Elk Rapids Progress posts first online news

Here is an excerpt from the first online article, posted on the Elk Rapids Progress preliminary online Web site, by Editor Samantha Tengelitsch:

Village welcomes new Police Chier,
Support for Josephine Mandamin,
Discusses docks, street striping, placemaking

By Samantha Tengelitsch, Editor

The Elk Rapids Village Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday (3/7). Village President Dan Reszka welcomed Tom Emerson to the position of Chief of Police. Mr. Emerson arrived at his post earlier in the week.

Josephine Mandamin performs a “water blessing” during the inaugural ER Green Days event held last May.

During public comment, Elk Rapids resident Royce Ragland requested the Village submit a letter of support toward the nomination of Josephine Mandamin to the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame in the area of environmentalism. Mandamin facilitated a blessing of the water at last year’s ER Green Days and was featured in Kevin McMahon’s documentary film, Waterlife. Beginning in 2003, the Anishinaabek elder began walking around the entire Great Lakes Basin to raise awareness of issues relating to water quality, a feat representing more than 17,000 km.  More at Elk Rapids Progress …


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