About Us



The Commercial Record has proudly served the Saugatuck/Douglas area since 1869, delivering our best in local news and sports coverage. The Commercial Record is the original Saugatuck/Douglas publication. Our weekly paper is published every Thursday. The deadline for submission of stories, photographs or advertisements is Monday at 4 p.m.

The Saugatuck/Douglas area is located in Southwest Michigan between Holland and Allegan along the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline.


Contact Us  

The Commercial Record
3217 Blue Star Highway
P.O. Box 246
Saugatuck, MI 49453
Phone: (269)857-2570
Fax: (269)857-4637
Email: commrec@allegannews.com

Kaechele Publications, Inc.
Corporate Offices
231 Trowbridge St., Suite 17
P.O. Box 189
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: (269)673-5534
Fax: (269) 673-5535
Email: editor@allegannews.com


Publisher: Cheryl Kaechele (publisher@allegannews.com)
Editor: Scott Sullivan (editorcommrec@allegannews.com)
Sports Editor: Jason Wesseldyk (jasonsports@allegannews.com)

Advertising: (commrecsales@allegannews.com)

Circulation: Al Shaheen (commrec@allegannews.com)



Subscription Rates  

Our one-year subscription rates are as follows:
Allegan County Resident: $35
Out-of County Resident: $41
Out of State: $47
Vacation Rate: $47
Call (269) 673-5534 to subscribe today!

Where to purchase a print edition:  

Blue Star Shell
Commercial Record Office
DeMond’s Supervalu
Dunes View
Nahal Marathon
Lakeshore Convenience
River Market
Saugatuck Drug
Alexander’s Drug Store
Fennville Shell
Fennville West Side Market
M-89 Shell
Main Street Market


Kaechele Publications, Inc.
231 Trowbridge St.
P.O. Box 189
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: 269-673-5534
Fax: 269-673-5535

Meet the staff

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P.O. Box 417
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The Commercial Record
3217 Blue Star Hwy.
P.O. Box 246
Saugatuck, MI 49453
269-857-8187 or 269-857-4637

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