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 […]
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 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 […]
By Ralph Echtinaw City council approved the formation of a “complete count committee” Tuesday that will get the word out to residents on the importance of cooperating with federal census takers next […]
By Ralph Echtinaw The annual 10 percent increases in water and wastewater charges that began in 2017 are starting to pay off, as city council got the ball rolling Tuesday to sell […]
By Ralph Echtinaw City council pondered the possibility Tuesday of asking county officials to share county parks millage revenue ($446,000) with cities and townships that have parks of their own. The countywide […]
By Ralph Echtinaw A near record number of resignations and hirings in St. Louis schools were approved Aug. 19 as the district prepares for the beginning of the new school year tomorrow. […]