Local Opinion – Grateful for Our Local Clerks

Those Who Serve Aren’t Always In Uniform Submitted by Kenneth Peterson, MAJ USA (Ret.), Buchanan MI Editor,  Those who serve aren’t always in uniform.  The Buchanan City Clerk and Buchanan Township Clerk offices did an excellent job during our recent midterm election. I along with several other poll watchers were privileged to observe processes firsthandContinue reading “Local Opinion – Grateful for Our Local Clerks”

BCS Sports – Region 6 Coach of the Year 2022 Mark Frey

Coach Mark Frey Named Regional Coach of the Year for Region 6 Submitted by Jodie Lollar 2022 MHSFCA REGIONAL COACHES OF THE YEAR – Region 6: Paul Jacobson Negaunee 6 1 Dave Suttle Jr Boyne City 6 1 Craig Ness Gladstone 6 1 Marty Malcom Standish Sterling 6 2 Jason Germain Millington 6 2 ShawnContinue reading “BCS Sports – Region 6 Coach of the Year 2022 Mark Frey”

Community Press Release – A Vision for Buchanan Wins Award

A Vision for Buchanan Wins Prestigious Urban Guild Award Submitted by Richard Murphy, City of Buchanan, Community Development Director Buchanan, MI – December 14, 2022 The community project, A Vision for Buchanan, which has been turning heads in the development world over the last year was awarded the prestigious national award by the Urban Guild for Student WorkContinue reading “Community Press Release – A Vision for Buchanan Wins Award”

Community Press Release – HCU 2022 Teacher Awards

Honor Credit Union Announces 2022 Teacher Award Winners Submitted by Kayla Smith, HCU Brand Coordinator Berrien Springs, MI ~ November 22, 2022 Honor Credit Union is thrilled to announce the winners of its 13th Annual Teacher Awards. With each year that passes, the Annual Teacher Awards continue to grow, and 2022 was no exception with theContinue reading “Community Press Release – HCU 2022 Teacher Awards”

BCS School Spotlight – BMS December 2022

Fall at Buchanan Middle School Submitted by BMS Principal Shelby Beasley Recent Happenings at Buchanan Middle School: – 2022 BMS Fall Fest including a wonderful hayride sponsored by Jane Mitchell and other School Farm volunteers. – Positive Behavior Incentives promoting our school-wide PBIS system.  – Rake-a-Difference around Buchanan: 40+ Students and Staff traveled around BuchananContinue reading “BCS School Spotlight – BMS December 2022”

Remembering – Issue 41

Remembering – Issue 41 Buchanan Losses • 11/13-11/30 Name Age Born Died Ruth Ann Metzger 99 December 21, 1922 November 30, 2022 Richard “Rick” Ray Clements 69 February 22, 1953 November 28, 2022 Paul W. Corum 62 November 27, 1960 November 28, 2022 Sharon Jane Dudgeon 66 April 30, 1956 November 23, 2022 James LarryContinue reading “Remembering – Issue 41”

Local Business – 40 Under 40 Local Winners

40 Under 40 Award Winners from Buchanan and Niles by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Jordan Lynch, Cameron Ondresky, Charlie Van LuVanee, and Kenny Fraker (all with ties to the Buchanan & Niles, MI communities) each received the 2022 Pat Moody’s Moody on the Market 40 Under 40 Award. This award goes towards young professionalsContinue reading “Local Business – 40 Under 40 Local Winners”

Upcoming Event – Three Oaks Snowflake Stroll 2022

Three Oaks 8th Annual Snowflake Stroll 2022 Save the date for this Harbor Country Holiday tradition! The Village of Three Oaks will hold it’s 8th Annual Snowflake Stroll. This year our stroll will be bigger than ever and a truly special community event. We hear that Santa will make an appearance and there are manyContinue reading “Upcoming Event – Three Oaks Snowflake Stroll 2022”

Local Faith – BAMA Meeting November 2022

November BAMA Monthly Meeting Recap Submitted by Pastor Nate Babcock, Buchanan Christian Church We had a very good meeting this past Tuesday morning (November 1) at Buchanan First Presbyterian Church.  Thank you David Habicht for your hospitality, and for your wonderful devotion about listening to the Lord, especially as He speaks to us through others.Continue reading “Local Faith – BAMA Meeting November 2022”

BCS Superintendent’s Note – Election Outcome 2022

Election Outcome for School Bond Proposal 2022 by Patricia Robinson, Buchanan Community Schools Superintendent Good Afternoon Buck Families, The results from the bond election have come in, and the bond did not pass. Therewere 2061 yes votes and 2326 no votes. Thank you to everyone who participated inyesterday’s election. Those of you who voted yesContinue reading “BCS Superintendent’s Note – Election Outcome 2022”