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United Way of Southwest Michigan honors community’s resiliency with annual awards

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way has crafted another unique experience to acknowledge the generosity of donors and the impact made in the community in 2020. ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Buchanan Middle School threat under investigation

BUCHANAN – On Thursday, May 6, Buchanan Community Schools reported a student had made “some alarming threats” at Buchanan Middle School. In a letter released ... Read more

1 week ago by Christina Clark.

2021-22 Strengthening Schools grant cycle open

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 Strengthening Schools Grant program. For the 2020-21 school year, 26 grants totaling ... Read more

1 week ago by Submitted.

Tri-County Head Start planning new Cass County facility

CASS COUNTY — A regional educational organization has its eye on a new facility to better serve Cass County residents. Tri-County Head Start, an organization ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

LMC to hold drive-in/drive-thru commencement Saturday

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College graduates will celebrate this year’s commencement ceremony in-person, although not in the traditional way. Because of COVID-19, last year’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Volunteer team builds bikes for Buchanan elementary students

BUCHANAN – New rides for students arrived in boxes at Ottawa Elementary School Saturday. After only a 20-minute assembly line comprised of volunteers from the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County Dancers announce spring concert

BERRIEN COUNTY — Tickets are now on sale for a concert showcasing talent in Berrien County. The Berrien County Dancers will host its spring dance ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

School, community partner to bring bikes to Buchanan students

BUCHANAN – This Saturday, a Buchanan Community Schools physical education teacher will be teaming up with volunteers from Bike Buchanan to build more than 20 ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Christina Clark.

Despite governor’s urging, local students return to classrooms after spring break

BERRIEN COUNTY – Students around Berrien County left for spring break on April 2, and returned to classrooms with their peers on Monday. Despite urges ... Read more

1 month ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan senior awarded for top essay in local DAR contest

THREE OAKS — Six local students were recently recognized for good citizenship by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Rebecca Dewey ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Buchanan High School student named featured finalist in New York Times writing contest

BUCHANAN – A Buchanan High School senior had her work selected to be included a special print section of The New York Times. The section ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Berrien County educators receive second COVID-19 vaccine

NILES – “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang rang through the decorated hallway school staff and educators used to exit Niles High School on Friday ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

One Year Later: Educators reflect on COVID-19 school shutdown anniversary

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — On March 13, 2020, Michigan students packed up their bags from school for what was, initially, just a temporary break through April ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Junior Achievement of Berrien and Cass Counties announces “Play for JA” event

BENTON HARBOR — Junior Achievement serving Berrien and Cass counties is inviting the community to engage in team-building to support local youth education in financial ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Buchanan High School has remote day due to teacher shortage

BUCHANAN – Buchanan High School students got an unplanned remote day of instruction to begin the week with on Monday. A communication to parents and ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

United Way invites community to sponsor children to receive free books

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — March is National Reading Month, and United Way of Southwest Michigan is encouraging the community to rally around early childhood literacy by ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

During virtual learning, students experiencing homelessness can fall through the cracks

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN – Recently, the number of students experiencing homelessness in some way throughout Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties seems to be lower than ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan Superintendent Patricia Robinson on getting students back into the classroom, serving community

This February, to celebrate Black History Month, Leader Publications will be running profiles on African American leaders and community members making history in southwest Michigan. ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

United Way scholarship focuses on community service

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — High school seniors dedicated to community service in southwest Michigan have the chance to win a scholarship toward their post-secondary education. United ... Read more

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

High school volunteers encouraged to apply for United Way scholarship

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — United Way of Southwest Michigan is seeking nominations for the Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award. The Volunteer United Youth Scholarship Award recognizes ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Area schools take half-day for vaccine clinics

BERRIEN COUNTY – On Tuesday, some area school districts will be taking a half day to allow their staff members to get their first dose ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Buchanan junior wins two awards in regional art judging

BUCHANAN – A Buchanan High School junior will have two pieces of her work exhibited at the annual 2021 Scholastic Art Awards exhibition at the ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

Applications open for annual Honor Credit Union scholarship

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — One regional business is looking to reward graduating seniors for making their communities better places. Applications are currently open for Honor Credit ... Read more

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Buchanan teen becomes one of nation’s first female Eagle Scouts

BUCHANAN — This month, Buchanan teen Emily Long will see her childhood dream come true — a dream she used to think would have been ... Read more

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

MDHHS to provide COVID tests to educators to keep staff, students and community safe as schools offer in-person learning

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is moving forward with plans to offer a voluntary COVID-19 testing program that will provide ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

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