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Emergency child care options to be provided for essential workers

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer handed down her executive order for “Stay at home, stay safe” on Monday, regional organizations were mobilized to ... Read more

2 days ago by Christina Clark.

MDE to request federal waiver for child nutrition programs

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Education announced Wednesday it will request a federal waiver of statutory and regulatory requirements in the state child nutrition ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

School lunch programs still a go

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Despite a stay at home order handed down by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, families in southwest Michigan can still pick up school provided ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Community, schools rally to provide free meals to students during school closure

DOWAGIAC — Every morning for the past two years, Kailee Curtis wakes up to work the morning shift at the Dowagiac Marathon gas station that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Schools closed until April 5 due to coronavirus concerns

Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to include newly released information. SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Around 11 p.m. Thursday, local school administrators received news that ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Local robotics team 2959 places in district competition

ST. JOSEPH — On Saturday, area robotics team 2959 Robotarians came in 10th place at the St. Joseph FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan’s Empty Bowls fundraiser prepares for 25th year

BUCHANAN — Saturday, a small room inside the Buchanan Art Center was covered in gray pieces of clay. Some were shaped into hearts, while others ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan enters second season of new esports league

BUCHANAN — March 17 is a big matchup for the Buchanan Bucks, said Bryan Pearson, one of Buchanan High School’s newest coaches. That day, his ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Buchanan teen sewing, selling sock creatures

BUCHANAN — On a quiet day at Alan Robandt Antique, Vintage, & Modern, customers may hear a faint humming from the floor above. The 1906 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

DAR to recognize seniors, citizens

THREE OAKS — The Rebecca Dewey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will recognize several local high school seniors and community members at ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Berrien County Youth Fair celebrates 75 years of tried, true traditions

BERRIEN SPRINGS — For one week during the year, Berrien County comes together. The community celebrates a mutual love of corn dogs, as third and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Hannah Holliday.

Spirit tournament begins today

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — State Sen. Kim LaSata’s spirit tournament will start today, pitting students, staff and fans of southwest Michigan schools she serves against one ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

United Way hosting annual Spring into Reading book drive

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — The month of March means spring is around the corner. It also means United Way of Southwest Michigan’s Spring into Reading is ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

Buchanan teen hopes to be among first female Eagle Scouts

Growing up, Buchanan resident Emily Long had one dream that she wanted more than anything: to be an Eagle Scout. The dream was an impossible ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan Promise has time to fulfill goals, but impact is already seen

When Becky and JT Adkerson prepared to build a new home for their family three years ago, they had no intentions of moving out of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Southwest Michigan’s shining stars setting a bright light for the future

While no quantitative studies can prove it, perhaps the question high school seniors are asked the most is, “What are your plans after graduation?” These ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Berrien County schools can opt into pre-Labor Day start

BERRIEN SPRINGS — A public hearing on potentially starting school before Labor Day ended with a definite answer: Berrien County school boards can vote to ... Read more

1 month ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Area students compete for ticket to national spelling bee

BENTON HARBOR — With the chance to become national spelling bee champs on the line, nearly 50 students gathered last Thursday to test their linguistic ... Read more

1 month ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

New scholarship established to assist Buchanan residents

BUCHANAN — Michigan Gateway Community Foundation, serving south Berrien and Cass counties, has received a new gift to be used solely to further the education ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Girls on the Run returns to Moccasin Elementary

BUCHANAN — Buchanan Community Schools’ Moccasin Elementary will host another season Girls on the Run for any third- to fifth-grade girl this spring. From 4 ... Read more

1 month ago by Submitted.

Buchanan a finalist in statewide fan contest

BUCHANAN — Carter Aalfs yelled through a megaphone. Nora Kaltenbach jumped and danced on the bleachers. Around them, dozens of Buchanan students decked out in ... Read more

2 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Berrien County 4-H leaders elected

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien County 4-H Leaders Association elected six new leaders to its executive board, the Berrien County 4-H Leaders Council. The adults ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Niles, Buchanan students to compete in spelling bee

BENTON HARBOR — The 2020 Cloverleaf Spelling Competition is open to Berrien, Cass and Van Buren county and parochial school districts’ top three school spellers ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Basketball tournament to honor Buchanan man, fraternity that supported him

BUCHANAN — Avery Brown, of Buchanan, would have turned 30 Feb. 24, but gun violence prevented that from happening in 2018. Brown’s relatives, however, intend ... Read more

2 months ago by Beau Brockett Jr..

Berrien RESA board selects candidates to interview for superintendent post

BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien RESA Board of Education is moving forward in the selection of a new superintendent and is inviting the public to ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

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