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Saugatuck track teams placethird at Shepherd Invitational

By Jason WesseldykSports EditorSHEPHERD—Talk about symmetry.Competing at the Bluejay Invitational in Shepherd on Friday, May 3, both the girls and boys track teams from Saugatuck finished with 78 points. And both placed third in the eight-team Small Division with that point total.Pewamo-Westphalia and Fowler finished first and second, respectively, in both the girls and the Read More…

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Kilpatrick back to help Douglas plan

By Scott SullivanEditorRyan Kilpatrick, Douglas community and economic development director from 2009 to 2014, will consult with city again about meeting affordable housing goals.City council Monday hired Kilpatrick’s Flywheel Community Development Services for $3,500 to conduct a housing workshop and plans to provide ongoing assistance towards that end.Douglas planners have long seen lack of affordable Read More…

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Mike’s Musings: Taxes just keep piling up

Like many of us I struggle with having to pay taxes each year. I often wonder why I put aside more and more each year to pay the government yet get lesser and lesser services.For instance, I’m drawing social security. I get about $20,000, yet nearly half of that goes to pay Medicare. I was Read More…