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Buchanan Area Senior Center raising funds to convert porch into sunroom

BUCHANAN — A local organization is raising funds to allow itself to grow and better care for area seniors. The Buchanan Area Senior Center is currently ... Read more

1 day ago by Sarah Culton.

Lyons Industries donates 12 thermal imaging cameras to Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department

SISTER LAKES — A local company is doing its part to keep firefighters safe while on duty. Lyons Industries, 30000 M-62 W., recently donated 12 ... Read more

1 day ago by Max Harden.

Buchanan Scarecrow Charities nearing completion on new building

BUCHANAN — More than a decade ago, co-founder of Buchanan Scarecrow Charities Mary Fisher was putting together scarecrows to benefit downtown Buchanan in her basement. ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Culton.

Annual Crop Walk to take place Oct. 3

CASSOPOLIS — An annual fundraiser is returning to Cassopolis in October. The annual Cass County Crop Walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 3. Registration will ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Ascension Borgess-Lee Foundation Board announces retirements

DOWAGIAC — One local foundation recently honored retirees from its board of trustees. It was recently announced that Sue McCormick and Shani Zinn recently retired ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Michigan Gateway Community Foundation launches Promise Fulfilled video series

BUCHANAN — A community promise years in the making has finally been fulfilled. The Board of Trustees for Michigan Gateway Community Foundation recently presented the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Wine, beer tasting event raises $47,000 for local hospital

DOWAGIAC — The Ascension Borgess Lee Foundation brought an annual tradition back for its 10th annual wine and beer tasting event. The event, featuring food ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Niles, Cassopolis organizations among MEC grantees

CASSOPOLIS — Midwest Energy and Communications recently awarded grants to 12 nonprofit organizations across its electric service territory. In early 2021, MEC launched the inaugural ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Dowagiac Moose Riders raise $2,000 for Cass County Cancer Services

DOWAGIAC — Earlier this month, motorcycle riders put up their kickstands for a cause. Sunday, Aug. 15 found a crowd of motorcycles meeting at the ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

ESC hosting movie night, backpack giveaway

EDWARDSBURG — One local organization is hosting an event this weekend to help children celebrate their return to school. The Edwardsburg Sports Complex, 27566 US-12, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Sarah Culton.

Hidden Acres hosts first-ever Antiques at The Farm Bazaar and Artisan Market

DOWAGIAC — Hidden Acres Safe Haven put the “farm” in farmer’s market on Sunday. The nonprofit farm, 50582 Pleasant St., Dowagiac, hosted its first-ever Antiques ... Read more

1 month ago by Max Harden.

Niles church nearing fundraising goal for new community playground

NILES — Drivers on Bertrand Road the last few months have likely taken notice of a banner featuring a bright red fundraising thermometer tallying up ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Niles church to host Family Fun Fest Saturday

NILES — A day of free fun is coming to the Niles community this weekend as a local church hosts a family-friendly event. Community Evangelical ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Southwest Michigan thrift stores seeing sharp increase in donations

NILES — Clothes are flying onto the shelves of resale stores across the country, and southwest Michigan is no different. In southwest Michigan and beyond, ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

Edwardsburg Lions Club celebrates 75 years

EDWARDSBURG — One local club is celebrating 75 years of service in the Edwardsburg community. The Edwardsburg Lions Club will celebrate its 75th anniversary in ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Two 10-year-olds raise money for Buchanan nonprofit

BUCHANAN – On Sunday evening, two 10-year-olds set up a tent, despite the on-again, off-again rain, in front of the Buchanan Police Department on Front ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

Family of man swept off St. Joseph pier donates equipment to Berrien County Sheriff’ Office

BERRIEN COUNTY — The family of a man killed after being swept into Lake Michigan have donated equipment to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office to ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Niles church to host sixth Serve the City Saturday

NILES – Taylor Bailey’s voice filled with excitement when she spoke about Relevant Church’s Serve the City outreach event. It was one of the first, ... Read more

2 months ago by Christina Clark.

10-year-olds to host fundraiser for RAM

BUCHANAN — Two Buchanan children will be volunteering their time to raise money for charity this weekend. From 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, 10-year-olds Eloise ... Read more

2 months ago by Submitted.

Sister Lakes Fire Department’s Fourth of July Bigfoot Parade, BBQ fundraiser raises $12,000

SISTER LAKES — A local fire department had a Fourth of July weekend to remember. The Sister Lakes Fire Department hosted its annual Fourth of ... Read more

2 months ago by Max Harden.

PHOTO STORY: Dowagiac Fire Department hosts annual corn, sausage roast

DOWAGIAC — Before Fourth of July fireworks took to the skies last weekend, Dowagiac community members came together to support an area agency. Friday, the ... Read more

2 months ago by Sarah Culton.

Dowagiac District Library hosts dedication ceremony for The Pokagon Room

DOWAGIAC — Local students looking for a space to work on school or crafting projects need look no further than the Dowagiac District Library. On ... Read more

3 months ago by Max Harden.

20th annual Niles Burn Run raises funds to send burn-injured children to camp

NILES – Motorcyclists are sometimes known for being a tough crowd, but this past weekend, hundreds joined together in Niles to show their softer side. ... Read more

3 months ago by Christina Clark.

United Federal Credit Union helps the Alex Mandarino Foundation raise $35,000 for childhood cancer research

ST. JOSEPH — United Federal Credit Union recently announced it helped The Alex Mandarino Foundation raise more than $35,000 during the ninth Annual Alex’s Duck ... Read more

3 months ago by Submitted.

Community rebuilds Little Free Library dedicated to late sister following vandalism incidents

DOWAGIAC — This week, the Dowagiac community came together to give a Little Free Library a new home and honor the memory of a late ... Read more

3 months ago by Sarah Culton.

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