By Ralph Echtinaw School should be closer to normal for St. Louis students come September, as surveys of parents and staff showed an overwhelming preference for no masks. The survey of 383 […]
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 One police agency’s loss is St. Louis’ gain, as the police department is getting 16 new 800 Mhz portable radios for half price ($2,500 each). An opportunity was “unexpectedly” […]
The following is a press release from the Pine River Superfund Citizen Task Force. Since 2013, members of the Pine River Superfund Citizen Task Force have sought sampling for soil contamination where […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Wages seem to be rising everywhere, and that includes the city’s blue collar workers, who just approved two new three-year contracts. The city’s five electrical workers, already the highest […]
By Ralph Echtinaw St. Louis residents will pay 10.65 percent more for water and sewer beginning Sept. 1, as city council voted Tuesday to raise rates for the fourth year in a […]