Police Points – Call Log Issue 06

Police Call Log : 5/6 – 5/24 Buchanan City Police Department Description Total Calls of Type Sex Offenses 0 Larceny 1 Larceny – Theft from Motor Vehicle 9 UDAA (Motor Vehicle Theft) 2 Aggravated Assault 1 Non-Aggravated/Domestic Violence 1 Weapons Offense 2 Unlawful Entry 1 Intimidation/Stalking 1 Forgery/Counterfeiting 1 Fraud Complaint 1 Damage to PropertyContinue reading “Police Points – Call Log Issue 06”

Local Faith – Spotlight

God Doesn’t Call the Equipped, He Equips the Called – Jan Nowak by Stephanie Fain  As director of Redbud Area Ministries, AKA RAM Love, Jan Nowak’s job is to connect people in need with resources. RAM provides clothing, food, guidance, housewares, utility help and most importantly, prayer, laughter and hope. The small, sturdy brick buildingContinue reading “Local Faith – Spotlight”

Local Business – Vite Greenhouses

Local Business – Vite Greenhouses by Jill McDonald Are you looking to enhance the beauty of your garden? Would you like to have plants that attract butterflies or hummingbirds? How about creating a flower garden that would provide continual blooms? Vite Greenhouses in Buchanan can assist you! Vite Greenhouses is proud to be a family-ownedContinue reading “Local Business – Vite Greenhouses”

Past Event – Memorial Day Parade 2021

What a Parade! by Editor Rebecka Hoyt Memorial Day, May 31, 2021 was a great day in Buchanan, MI! After not having a Memorial Day parade last year due to the pandemic, the people of Buchanan and other cities of Michigan and I am sure other states as well came to the parade. It startedContinue reading “Past Event – Memorial Day Parade 2021”

Local Business – Union Coffee House

Roasted Flavor and Healthy Eats Await You at Union Coffee House and Cafe by Editor Rebecka Hoyt 11 years ago, in August of 2010, is when Union Coffee House and Cafe opened up at 115 E. Front Street in downtown Buchanan, MI. I was thrilled that I didn’t have to go to another town toContinue reading “Local Business – Union Coffee House”

Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Gallery

Buchanan High School Student Gallery by Editor Rebecka Hoyt with excerpts from Principal Stacey DeMaio’s May 2021 Monthly Update As the school year comes to an end, graduation for the Buchanan High School Seniors is coming up. In our spotlight, Malayna Craig, a freshman in Basic Art, was BHS’ artist spotlight for the month ofContinue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – BHS Gallery”

Local Business – Chicago Dogs

Local Business – Chicago Dogs by Nik Sanchez Ben and Danna have always had a dream of starting their own food cart or truck. As they retired that dream became true, in 2001 they started the Michigan Concession. It’s a place where you can find classic Chicago style hot dogs and the famous chili dogContinue reading “Local Business – Chicago Dogs”

Buchanan Sports – Athlete Spotlight

Heart, Hustle, and Muscle by Nik Sanchez The longest kick return(football) in Buchanan High School history(99 yards)Student athlete Gavin Fazi(18) holds it. Gavin falls nothing short of a dominant player both in basketball and football. The pictures speak for themselves as he shows heart, hustle and muscle. Upon speaking with Gavin I noticed he wasContinue reading “Buchanan Sports – Athlete Spotlight”

Buchanan Farmers’ Market : Meet the Market – Issue 06

Vada’s Hydration Station Submitted by Ashley Hanson Little Miss Vada is one of the market’s many vendors. She serves water and organic juice boxes, all very reasonably priced. Vada starts setting up with her business partner, aka mom, Alana Hollerbach at 7:30am. Though she claims she isn’t a morning person, Vada never disappoints on herContinue reading “Buchanan Farmers’ Market : Meet the Market – Issue 06”

City Commission Meeting Summary • May 24 2021

Three Cheers for New Social District Plan by Jan Wiezorek Buchanan’s new social district plan for outdoor consumption of alcohol received a round of encouragement from commissioners and residents during a May 24 virtual meeting. Commissioners unanimously adopted an application and maintenance plan for establishing the city’s social district downtown. Community Development Director Rich Murphy says he worked with leaders in St. Joseph, Bridgman,Continue reading “City Commission Meeting Summary • May 24 2021”