By Ralph Echtinaw Add another $83,734 to this year’s cost of maintaining the city’s electric plant, as council awarded a contract in that amount Tuesday to replace a gas line. This comes […]
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 The St. Louis farmers market might get a new home within the next few years, after setting up in the parking lot of city hall since it began. “We’re […]
By Ralph Echtinaw EPA Project Director Tom Alcamo gave city council a report last week on progress at the Velsicol Chemical contamination cleanup site. A one-acre patch of the 54-acre site was […]
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 […]
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 […]