The Lead

Remembering Sandpiper’s Chip Harrell

So when The Sandpiper Lounge announced last week that Chip had passed on Sept. 4, it should be no surprise that more than 100 community members and Sandpiper patrons from across the state, and the country, expressed their sorrow over the loss of a friend and a true fixture of the...


Class Notes

  Next Generation Artists Show Promise Two St. Catherine School students won first place in the Festival of Art junior artist contest. Sixth-grader Charlotte Sekerka, left, and Franky Rasic, both received certificates for their work.   Welcome Mat Rolls Out for New...


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Street Beat

Drivers Take Note: Checkpoint Planned

Police say they will conduct a DUI and drivers license checkpoint on Saturday, Aug. 26, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Law enforcement officials aim to educate drivers that DUI applies to prescription drugs and marijuana,...


Letter: We Need Council That Works Together

I’m not aligned with Democrats, Village Laguna, or the Chamber of Commerce. I made small contributions to the City Council re-election campaigns of Rob Zur Schmiede and Toni Iseman. Late in the campaign, Rob bowed out, due to a family emergency, but this past week it was reported...