By Ralph Echtinaw After almost 20 years with St. Louis schools, Athletic Director Scott Hemker has resigned to take a job with Success Virtual Learning Centers. Wasting no time, the school board […]
I am editor and publisher of the St. Louis Sentinel, an online newspaper just for St. Louis, Michigan. I have lived in St. Louis since 2011 and run a window cleaning business called I Feel Your Pane. My journalism experience is 14 years as reporter, editor and copy editor from 1987 to 2001.
By Ralph Echtinaw Starting five years ago with just $400, Marie A. Green and a group of animal lovers founded Gratiot Animals In Need (GAIN). Today the group spays and neuters 800 […]
By Ralph Echtinaw City council approved purchase Tuesday of a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD for $36,197 from Berger Chevrolet of Grand Rapids. The truck will replace a 2004 three-quarter ton Dodge pick-up […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Maple Street between South Main and Michigan Avenue will be reconstructed next year, as city council approved hiring Malley Construction of Mt. Pleasant for the job Tuesday. With a […]
By Ralph Echtinaw St. Louis is losing police officer Adam Hoy, 28, to the Gratiot County Sheriff’s Department on Sept. 29. Hoy has been employed part time in St. Louis, and the […]