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Troutarama attracts thousands to Baldwin

Troutarama attracts thousands to Baldwin

BALDWIN — Troutarama, a festival of tradition and homecoming, attracted thousands to Baldwin during the past weekend. The 58th annual event offered four days of attractions, such as a midway with rides, a grand parade, food vendors and crafts, beer tent, sidewalk sales, live musical entertainment, sports contests and fishing derbies. Lisa Creagan and her family enjoyed […]

Making new trails

Making new trails

Baldwin resident paves way for the opening of Pere Marquette bike trail BALDWIN — On Saturday, July 26, the Lake County community will gather together in downtown Baldwin to commemorate the completion of the Pere Marquette Bike Trail. As part of Michigan’s “Rails to Trails” initiative, there will be special speakers, safety demonstrations, and snacks […]

Michigan fighting car theft with new tool

LANSING — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson today announced that Michigan now participates fully in a national motor vehicle title database created to prevent car thefts and protect consumers from title fraud. Michigan recently joined Illinois and Texas as the latest states participating in the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System, which is administered by […]

What happened to brotherly love?

By Pastor David Stiles Baldwin Baptist Church What Happened to Brotherly Love? Have we all been blinded by the allure of the godless world system?  Is the lust in our own sensual desires so overwhelming, that we only think of ourselves?  Do the lies of the Devil and his crowd so permiate our lives and […]

Library adds new books to collection

Library adds new books to collection

By Sharon Wolfe Special to the Star Stop by the Pathfinder Library and check out these new titles recently added to our collection: New in Fiction: “Never Surrender” by Lindsay McKenna, “Power Down” by Ben Coes, “Dumping Billy” by Olivia Goldsmith, “The Secrets of Mary Bowser” by Lois Leveen, “Okay for Now” by Gary Schmidt, […]

Trial Court

The following actions were taken in Lake County Trial Court the week ending July 15, 2014:  Jams Ellis Mc Clain,19, of Grand Rapids, was arraigned on a charge of driving while license suspended/allowing a suspended person to operate. A pretrial was scheduled for June 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. The defendant failed to appear. A […]

Local girl scoring pageant prizes

Estella Barnard, daughter of Clarke Barnard, of Baldwin has only been around since last September (2013), but she has been collecting some nice prizes. So far she has won four crowns, five medals and three trophies. On March 8, 2014 she competed at the Muskegon Mall and came away with the first place trophy, a […]