By Ralph Echtinaw St. Louis City Council voted unanimously June 4 to adopt a budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year that tops $17 million. Capital improvement projects in the budget include: Preventative […]
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.
The weather couldn’t have been better for the Memorial Day parade and cemetery ceremony in St. Louis today. Here are a few pictures of it.
By Ralph Echtinaw Sewer and water rates continued their upward spiral Tuesday as city council voted unanimously to increase charges to homeowners by 10.5 percent beginning Aug. 1. The increases are the […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Congressman John Moolenaar, state Rep. James Lower, state Sen. Rick Outman and Michigan GOP Vice Chair Terry Bowman spoke to the Gratiot County Republican Party at the Alma Elks […]
In the course of drilling holes in Area Two of the contaminated Velsicol Chemical site, the EPA has run into, but not been deterred by, bits and pieces of the plant that […]
By Ralph Echtinaw They’re not talking about merging Alma and St. Louis yet, but recent developments seem to be sliding in that direction. The cities have already combined their water service and […]
By Ralph Echtinaw City council approved revised rules for Oak Grove Cemetery last month in response to citizen complaints about when decorations can be placed on graves, among other things. Click on […]