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 for children ages 3 (by Oct. 1) to 5 years of […]

DAYS GONE BY: The County Seat War

DAYS GONE BY: The County Seat War

By Shanna Avery Lake County Historical Society The bloody fight for the Lake County seat on April 30, 1875, has long been remembered locally as the Battle of Chase  Chase, the oldest town established in Lake County, first held the county seat. Baldwin and Luther, both lumbering centers at this time, wanted to be the […]

DUANE COSTELLO: Faith and works

DUANE COSTELLO: Faith and works

The bible says in James 2:14-26 (NLT): What good is it, dear brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but don’t show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone? 15) Suppose you see a brother or sister who has no food or clothing, 16) and you say, “Good-bye and have a […]

Trial Court

The following actions were taken in Lake County Trial Court the week ending Aug. 18, 2014:  Alan Dale Baker, 22, of Luther, was set for a date of Sept. 29, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. to enter a criminal plea. Bond of $5,000, 10 percent was continued.  Clark Saloom Barnard, 25, of Baldwin, was scheduled for […]

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 […]