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Sunday, April 14, 2019

BUCHANAN — Down on the farm will have a new meaning when River Saint Joe at Flatwater Farms opens this summer.

Sunday, January 06, 2019
Thursday, December 27, 2018

BUCHANAN — The Korean War may be America’s “forgotten war,” but Korean War veterans haven’t forgotten their service in that war and don’t want others to forget either. This year marks the 65th anniversary of the end of the Korean War in 1953.

Friday, November 30, 2018
Monday, November 05, 2018

The Buchanan American Legion continues its Veterans Day tradition of honoring the nation’s military heroes with programs in Buchanan and near St. Joseph over the Veterans Day weekend.

Friday, October 12, 2018

BUCHANAN — Fernwood Botanical Gardens will celebrate the opening of its new $2 million center with the community Sunday with an open house, live music and refreshments from 2-5 p.m., the center announced.

Sunday, October 07, 2018
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Thursday, July 26, 2018

ST. JOSEPH — Jerry Flenar has served Buchanan for the last 38 years. 

Friday, May 11, 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018

BUCHANAN — The Redbud Fitness & Lifestyle Center has opened in Buchanan with a variety of offerings, including pickleball courts, an indoor walking track, Zumba and other fitness classes, a pool, weightlifting and exercise machines.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien Springs hydroelectric dam on the St. Joseph River is still in a state of high-flow emergency, Indiana Michigan Power officials said Friday.

It’s been a long week for emergency responders and homeowners as water levels continue to fluctuate throughout Berrien County.

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Tuesday, February 06, 2018

GRAND RAPIDS — A Buchanan woman has agreed to plead guilty to attempted tax evasion and faces up to five years in prison. The plea bargain stems from an investigation into an alleged embezzlement scheme.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Three south Berrien County business organizations are undergoing changes.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

BUCHANAN — Vandalism and theft at a local garden that has been featured in various magazines is the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Sunday, January 07, 2018
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

BUCHANAN — The idea of having a medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Buchanan isn’t sitting well with some local residents, including a number of downtown merchants.

Sunday, October 08, 2017

BARODA — Saturday’s wind created problems for trees and power lines, but it made things ripe for flinging pumpkins.

Sunday, October 01, 2017

BUCHANAN — Construction is underway for a $2 million education center at Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve.

Monday, September 11, 2017
Thursday, August 31, 2017

NILES — A Buchanan man deserves every day of his 22-70-year prison term for molesting a young girl and recording the acts over a six-year period, a Berrien County prosecutor argued this week.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

BUCHANAN — Part of the former Clark Equipment complex in downtown Buchanan has gotten a new lease on life with the opening of Lehman’s Orchard Brewery & Farmhouse.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

BENTON TOWNSHIP — It would take more than a single room to display all the accomplishments of the late Frank Poorman, who served Berrien County, Buchanan and the state of Michigan for more than 50 years.

Sunday, June 04, 2017

BUCHANAN — The problem isn’t lead, as in Flint and other American cities, but that doesn’t mean residents of a Buchanan neighborhood can’t be unhappy about their water.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

BARODA — The Moersch family celebrated the largest Michigan winery purchase in state history by raising a glass to friends and family who gathered around them Tuesday night.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

NILES — A St. Joseph man who led police on a 13-mile chase in southern Berrien County in late January is getting a chance to stay out of prison.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

BUCHANAN — A new bakery has opened in downtown Buchanan, thanks to Gail Hanchar.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

BUCHANAN — Veteran Buchanan varsity softball coach Mike Welsh won’t be back after this season and his players and his friends in the community aren’t happy about it. Welsh has coached in Buchanan for 33 years and has accumulated nearly 700 career wins.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

BENTON HARBOR — Benton Harbor children were the big winners Tuesday when voters approved renewing the Benton Harbor school district’s sinking fund millage for capital improvement projects, school Superintendent Shelly Walker said.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Fairplain’s rue21 to close its doors

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

BUCHANAN — Buchanan City Commissioners might not know where new medical marijuana facilities may be built, but they have decided that they want the city to “opt in” to the new state laws to allow municipalities to license a variety of medical marijuana facilities.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

BUCHANAN — The possibility of medical marijuana dispensaries opening in Buchanan continues to be a hot topic. More than a dozen of the estimated 50 people in attendance spoke to the issue at Monday’s City Commission meeting.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

BUCHANAN — State police officers tracked down the driver of an alleged stolen vehicle Monday afternoon, arresting the Angola, Ind., man along the St. Joseph River after he had fled on foot following an unusal chase in south Berrien County.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A trio of outdoor wintertime celebrations in the form of two ice carving festivals and a tubing event are on tap for the next three weekends in Dowagiac and in two southern Berrien County communities.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

BUCHANAN — Five members of the elite U.S. Army K9 Combat Tracker Teams of the Vietnam War have come to Buchanan for Veterans Day activities, starting tonight.

Friday, October 28, 2016

BUCHANAN — It took two tries, but Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority Board members agreed to raise the pay for landfill manager Sonny Fuller at a special meeting Wednesday.

Friday, September 09, 2016

With 25 coal power plants scheduled to shut down in Michigan by 2020, an energy company is looking to invest in Southwest Michigan.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Friday, August 12, 2016

BUCHANAN — When people buy property through the Berrien County land auction, they know they are taking a chance by making an investment sight-unseen.

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Friday, August 05, 2016

BUCHANAN — The move to have two more sheriff’s deputies in the courthouse in St. Joseph was made permanent Thursday night by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners.