David Lee Todd

David Lee Todd

1943-2014 David Lee Todd, aged 70, passed away on August 5, 2014.  He was born in Saranac Michigan on November 15, 1943 to Homer and Margaret (Williams) Todd. He lived in Grand Rapids and retired from Knape and Vogt after 30 plus years.   He retired to Baldwin where he lived for the last 10 […]

Lois Suzanne Aupperlee

Lois Suzanne Aupperlee

Lois Suzanne Aupperlee, 92, passed away on Thursday, August 7, 2014 surrounded by her family.  She was born in Flint, Michigan to John and Karen (Matson) Woolsey on December 21, 1921. She graduated from Central High School in Grand Rapids in 1939, then attended Western Michigan University for a short time. Suzanne married John George […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor; If you aren’t satisfied about the charges on your electric bill, the place to write to or phone is: Great Lakes Energy Cooperative 1323 Boyne Ave. PO Box 70 Boyne City, MI 49712-0070 Telephone: 1-232-582-6213, Toll Free: 1888-485-2537 Michigan Attorney General Schuette said that “regulation of cooperative electric and gas utility companies […]

Community Calendar

Deadline Reminder All items for the Lake County Star Community Planner must be in the Lake County Star office no later than NOON ON MONDAY for that week’s paper. Today Head Start Enrollment Open Now Enrollment for the Head Start Program is now open. The program is for children ages 3 (by Oct. 1) to 5 years […]

1939 Off the Press

1939 Off the Press

Editors note: This article is part of Off The Press, in which the Lake County Historical Society shares stories and other details from previous editions of the Star. These points of interest are 75 years old, and come from the Aug. 18, 1939 edition of the Star. The Lake County Historical Society office and museum […]

A half century of dedicated volunteerism

A half century of dedicated volunteerism

By Kim Engebretsen Boy Scouts from around western Michigan celebrated a memorable milestone of service to Lake County last Thursday, when they converged on Baldwin for the 50th annual cleanup of the Pere Marquette River. The event, sponsored by the Lake County Riverside Property Owners Association (LCRPOA), is made possible each year only by the collaboration and […]