By Ralph Echtinaw City council unanimously rejected extension of a tax break to Greenland Place Apartments on Tuesday. Rent there is expected to rise by $43 a month as a result. Established […]
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 With a turnout of 9.68 percent, St. Louis voters elected Bill Leonard and Roger Collison on Tuesday to fill two city council seats being vacated by Jerry Church and […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Four St. Louis residents will be on the ballot Nov. 5, competing for two open seats on the St. Louis City Council. They are Bill Leonard, 73, Don Dean, […]
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 […]
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 […]