Eastside Connections honor roll

5th Grade All A’s

Amponsah, Kwame

Borst, Andi

Daniel, Delanee

Garza, Julian

Kessler, Madison

Lamberton-Herman, Carter

Matlock, Khloe

Murray, Alison

Okeley, Addison

Petrowski, Annalee

Smith, Anna

Trout, Oliver

Watson, Sadie

Webb, Kaleb

6th Grade All A’s

Beckman III, William

Brown, Collin

Brown, Ryne

Bruckner, Benjamin

Contreras-Ledesma, Iyanina

Donker, Savannah

Gessinger, Carson

Gowen, Colin

Kirtdoll, Beau

Lace, Brody

Miller, Addison

Pesce, Liam

Smith, Leyla

Williams, Evan

Zache, Bryce

7th Grade All A’s

Chadderdon, Makenna

Gerdes, Collin

Hamilton Ruggles, Brandon

Holtgren, Lyla

Knight, Gabrielle

Lakeman, Emma

Racht, Jaxen

Riggenbach, Amity

Riggenbach, Colton

Riggenbach, Ian

Riggenbach, Owen

Saylor, Joshua

Schrader, Keaton

Torres, Guy

Wiemuth, Brayden

Zache, Madison

8th Grade All A’s

Bowman, Alaina

Daniel, Paxton

Gerdes, Kendall

Gowen, Addison

Jacobs, Kaydence

Kohler, Ashlyn

Loftus, Brooke

Martin, Leah

Murray, Aubree

Quist, Jordan

Ritter, Nathan

Sandoval, Dominick

Slater, Kaiya

Slater, Kelsea

Troup, Lexi

Wilds, Natalie

Williams, Emma

5th Grade All A’s and B’s

Allen, Aivian

Bondy, Desmond

Casey, Alissa

Custard, Harrison

Johnson, Sophie

Kirtdoll, Ceon

Lenox, Anabella

McCaffery, Madisyn

Meyer, Aubrey

Modlin, Keegan

Racht, Reese

Vazquez, Steven

Worvey, Connor

Yeager, Cameron

Zietlow, Zachary

6th Grade All A’s and B’s

Bennett, Cortlind

Borst, Natalie

Burnett, Isabella

Castillo, Carrie

Garza, Scarlett

Gray, Riley

Kumi, Miriam

Morales, Daniel

Palmer, Thayne

Rachels, Tanner

Ritter, Haleigh

Tropiano, Maxwell

Watson, Amaya

7th Grade All A’s and B’s

Albright, McKenna

Burris, Malachi

Clanton, Morgan

Dandurand, Gavin

Daniel, Ava

Eckerley, Ella

Grady, Sh’Mya

Hamilton, Jaiden

Hopper, Blake

Jenkins, Brooklyn

Kopczynski, Anastasia

Matlock, Michael

Mehl, Carsen

Reed, Kiya

Ross, Olivia

Ruppart, Mark

Scally, Lillian

Thalman, Scarlet

8th Grade All A’s and B’s

Buskirk, Aiden

Cole, Skyla

Eckerley, Peyton

Garlanger, Alexis

Jackson, Adam

McFadden, Meadow

Smith, Bralen

Smith, Hannah


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Cass County

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Drugs found in Ontwa Township residence


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Cass County

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Berrien County

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Long-lost friends, Navy veterans reunite after 58 years

Berrien County

Honor Credit Union announces Tracy Sanders as VP of operations


Dowagiac students named to Saint Mary’s College dean’s list


Local dispensaries donate to Ontwa Township/Edwardsburg Police Department


Brandywine grads aim to achieve dreams in the film industry


Buchanan schools will have shorter Wednesdays starting fall 2021


Parents, district respond after homophobic Snapchat messages surface

Berrien County

Madeline Bertrand County Park expansion moves forward


Bell Road under construction Friday, Saturday


LMC students earn spots on spring president’s, dean’s lists


Clayton Mason named CFO of Four Winds Casinos


Saint Francis Outreach’s Food Backpack Program concludes fifth year


Dowagiac Police Log: June 4-8


Cassopolis to host second annual Juneteenth event

Cass County

In first trial in 15 months, Cass County jury finds man guilty on firearms charges


Niles resident hopes Monday morning robbery keeps others alert to surroundings