Two bald eagles are nesting near the banks of the St. Joseph River, at Berrien Hills Golf Course in St. Joseph Township.
Friday, May 22, 2020
Friday, May 15, 2020
Due to the cancellation of the spring sports season due to COVID-19 concerns, the athletic directors of the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference sought to provide recognition to their spring sports athletes by recognizing them as BCS All-Conference in their respective sports.
Saturday, May 09, 2020
Thursday, May 07, 2020
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Saturday, May 02, 2020
Art Huey is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet and a pretty good bass fisherman, even though he still uses push-button Zebco reels, which most bass anglers stop using around age 9.
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Kayak fishing on Southwest Michigan lakes has been enormously pleasant this spring without jet-skis and yay-hoos in bass boats trying to see how fast they can go.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association elections and postseason tournaments for the 2020-21 school year have been announced – including football divisions determined preseason for the first time since 1998 – and with enrollment breaks for postseason tournaments posted …
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Several large flocks of American white pelicans have been reported in the region over the last couple of weeks, including one flock on April 11 numbering between 70 to 80 individuals seen over Shoreham, as reported by Peter Plikaitis.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan released its academic all-State teams and several area basketball teams were named. Teams with a weighted team GPA of 3.0 or higher were recognized as academic all-state.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Saturday, April 04, 2020
Anyone who signed up to compete in the Sarett Spring Stampede can still head to Sarett Nature Center on April 11 as planned, run or walk the five-kilometer course, and get their race shirt and participation medal.
I’ll admit that I was one of the coronavirus skeptics when it first started making headlines about a month ago. It seemed like another one of those things that Democrats could use to attack President Trump and that the national media could use to scare everyone into watching the news.
The Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference released its all-conference selections for winter sports recently, and several Lakeshore and St. Joseph athletes made the cut.
Friday, April 03, 2020
Michigan Lutheran girls basketball standout Mara Rugen’s season may have been cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn’t mean her exploits went unnoticed by opposing coaches and players.
The Berrien Springs and Lake Michigan Catholic competitive cheer teams were well-represented in the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference’s all-conference selections released last week.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The Rotary Club of St. Joseph-Benton Harbor announced on Tuesday that it has canceled its annual track meet, which was scheduled for May 1 at St. Joseph High School, due to coronavirus concerns.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Eastern bluebirds typically begin nesting in Southwest Michigan during March, and one female bluebird was photographed by Arthur Herman checking out a nesting box on March 18 in Hagar Township.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
SOUTHFIELD — Benton Harbor’s Carlos Johnson was an all-state basketball star as a freshman and a state championship game hero as a sophomore. As a senior, the player known as “Scooby” is the best in Michigan.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Readers of this column should keep an eye out for bald eagle nests along the St. Joseph, Paw Paw and Dowagiac rivers and Lake Michigan. One adult bald eagle was seen March 14 in St. Joseph Township near the river by Bob Conrad.
Friday, March 20, 2020
The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its all-conference selections for winter sports this week and several Coloma and Watervliet athletes made the cut.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Paul Wilhite’s name will soon be on Benton Harbor’s basketball court. His contributions have been visible there for more than 50 years.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s decision to suspend all athletic activities indefinitely amid the coronavirus pandemic sent shockwaves throughout the state.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Brandywine and Michigan Lutheran girls basketball teams were well-represented in the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference’s all-conference selections released on Friday.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Instantly recognizable as a harbinger of spring is the American robin, sporting red breast, white eye-ring and sooty black back. While the species is present year-round over southern half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, numbers are greatly reduced during the cold months as the majority l…
It’s 9 p.m. Thursday night and I just got to Missouri after driving down endless I-57 through Illinois. I’m at a McDonald’s somewhere just across the line, in what feels like Tornado Alley. It’s raining and an oddly warm wind is blowing and blowing hard. I left home in Paw Paw eight hours ag…