For generations, farmers referred to Mother Nature as a mythical being that could change her mind at will.
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Sunday, January 06, 2019
BUCHANAN — When Matt Herm and Aaron Smith were given a tour of the historic Ross-Sanders building, their eyes immediately gravitated to the jail cells.
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
On Nov. 6, 56 percent of Michigan voters cast ballots in favor of Proposal 1, which legalized the use, possession and sale of recreational marijuana.
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
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.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
While many people in Southwest Michigan enjoyed a day off from work or school Friday, emergency responders and pizza delivery drivers braved the snow to get to work.
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
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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
Sunday, October 01, 2017
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
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
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
Sunday, May 21, 2017
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
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
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
Monday, August 22, 2016
BUCHANAN — Sept. 15 is the deadline for entering teams in the Oct. 8 Launching Hope fundraiser in Buchanan Township for Safe Shelter, organizers announced.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Thursday, August 11, 2016
BUCHANAN — A newly endowed scholarship program in Buchanan has community leaders, parents and students excited about what the $7 million investment will mean for the district and community.
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.