Our First Issue • March 20 2021

Welcome to Our First Issue!

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The Buchanan Chronicle

Buchanan’s News

The Newspaper Lives On! By Rebecka Hoyt Welcome to our first online issue of The Buchanan Chronicle! We are so glad you decided to read it today. My name is Rebecka Hoyt, the Editor of The Buchanan Chronicle. When I heard The Paper (Buchanan’s most recent print newspaper) ceased business this January, I was saddened.…

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A Note from the Editor and Publisher

By Rebecka Hoyt, Editor, and Jen Garry, Publisher Thank you for turning on your electronic device today whether it be a computer, tablet, smart phone, iPad, etc… to read the first issue of The Buchanan Chronicle! Since today, Saturday, March 20, 2021, is the first day of spring, we thought that it would be a…

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Local Tragedy

West Wind Apartment Fire By Nik Sanchez On March 15th, 2021, the Buchanan Township needed community strength, as West Wind Apartments caught fire. Building G (located in the back lot of the complex west of Buchanan on Front Street) caught fire from a blaze that seemed to have started from the first-floor level, according to…

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Local Business – Pinnacle Emporium

Pinnacle Emporium Opens Buchanan Shop By Nik Sanchez What does Pinnacle Emporium mean? Well, pinnacle is the most successful point or the culmination of something or business. Emporium means a wide variety of goods, put those words together and you have created a successful business in a growing market. Pinnacle Emporium offers a professional, sustainable,…

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Local Business – J.KRU Sweets

J.KRU Sweets: A Sweet Business to Sweeten your Easter Baskets! By Rebecka Hoyt If you have not heard by now, Buchanan has a chocolate company! Jen & Joe Krueger reopened up their in-home licensed kitchen, J.KRU SWEETS on October 15, 2020. They had previously operated under the Cottage Law from 2017-2019. So, what influenced Jen…

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Eating Well Buchanan – Restaurant Week 2021

Buchanan Restaurant Week: March 24-31, 2021 By Nik Sanchez Too many businesses, especially restaurants, have had a tough time staying afloat this year. Many families have had to stay inside, shut out from the world. Well, this year the Buchanan Area of Chamber Commerce is sponsoring a special treat for the people of the Buchanan…

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COVID Vaccination Update

UPDATE from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS): Starting Monday, March 22, COVID-19 vaccination eligibility expands to:• Everyone 50 years and older• People 16 and older with disabilities or medical conditions that put them at high risk of negative COVID-19 outcomes and their caregiver family members and guardians Learn more at Michigan.gov/COVIDvaccine

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Health Huddle

New Nurse Practitioner at Redbud Health Services By Teresa Green We are pleased to announce that Tammie Riess, ANP-BC, CBDCE, has agreed to join our Redbud Health Services clinic. Redbud Health Services is located inside Redbud Fitness & Lifestyle Center, 500 E 3rd Street in Buchanan, MI. Many Buchanan residents have seen Tammie for their…

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Buchanan Community Schools

A Note from BCS Superintendent By Patricia Robinson There was no handbook on how to survive a pandemic available last March when our country shut down during the onset of the Coronavirus outbreak. Now, almost a year later we remain in the state of navigating through a time of uncertainty. Our staff, students and parents…

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BCS Student Gallery

Ottawa Elementary School By Rebecka Hoyt, Buchanan Chronicle Editor, and Stacey Denison, Ottawa Principal To spotlight our local students and their amazing work, this section is going to focus on one school per issue. Student’s artwork/writing will be shared in this space to show off their talent and perhaps a word from their principal and/or…

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Tapping Trees

Maple Syrup – A School and Family Tradition By Rebecka Hoyt Every school year the Buchanan 4th graders and the virtual learning students get to tap the sugar maple trees at Life Action Camp in Buchanan, MI. They use special hand held tools to drill a little hole into the tree then hang a metal…

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Mayor’s Memo

Spring in Buchanan! By Mayor Sean Denison It’s an exciting time to live in Buchanan. The weather is changing of course, but there is so much more than that to look forward to this Spring. Vaccinations are being carried out in an attempt to end the pandemic, government restrictions are being relaxed, and all of…

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Local Clubs

Buchanan College Club since 1922 By Sarah Gault The Buchanan College Club was formed in 1922 to unite the college women of Buchanan to work on the educational, civic, and social issues of the Buchanan community. The purpose of the club is to provide interest-free loans for advanced education to Buchanan High School graduates. Any…

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Tech Tips

Spring Clean Those Electronics By Kelly Brown Spring has officially arrived! And if you’re anything like me, you have your list of spring cleaning chores all made up and are ready to start crossing off tasks one by one. Truthfully, I rarely make it through the whole list in any given year. Life just has…

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Nature Notes

Spring is Upon Us! By Jill McDonald At last the season of spring has sprung! According to http://www.earthsky.org, spring officially began today, March 20th at 5:37am EDT! According to astronomers, the seasonal dates on our calendars are based on the position of the Earth in relation to the sun. These dates therefore fluctuate slightly each…

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Buchanan Faith Bulletin

In this section we’ve included as many area churches and their information as we could find. Please let us know anything we can add or update. Church Address Phone Officiant Link Bethel Apostolic Tabernacle 945 Chippewa 695-3356 Pastor Paul Deeds https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bethel-Apostolic-Tabernacle/113727461982163 Buchanan Christian Church 112 W 3rd St 695-6621 Pastor Nathan Babcock https://www.facebook.com/BuchananCC/ Buchanan Church…

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Buchanan Sports – Intro

Cook to Writer! By Nik Sanchez Hey welcome to the sports corner, my name is Nik Sanchez. I currently reside in the “Nicest Place in America” Buchanan, but I am originally from Chicago. I am a huge Chicago sports fan and can appreciate any type of memorabilia involving sports. The teams I support are the…

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Buchanan District Library

March is Reading Month By Meg Paulette, Director, Buchanan District Library NEW! With Comics Plus®, Buchanan District Library patrons now have unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga! Unlimited, simultaneous access for every user means that your book club, class, family, etc., all can check out the same title at…

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Movie Showtimes

Wonderland Cinema • 3/19-3/25 Movie Rating Times Chaos Walking PG-13 1:15, 4:00, 7:00 Raya and the Last Dragon PG 12:45, 1:30, 3:30, 4:15, 6:30, 7:00 Tom & Jerry PG 1:15, 4:00, 6:45 The Father PG-13 1:30, 4:15, 7:15 The Courier PG-13 1:00, 3:45, 6:45 Moore Movie Bucket Policy: Moore Movie Bucket Policy Monday-Wednesday each bucket…

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Community Events

March 20 – April 3 : 2021 Date/Time Time Event Location Sponsor Event Link Wed March 24 10a Ukulele Club Online Buchanan District Library https://fb.me/e/1kaCQ4r8S Wed March 24 10:30a Story Time Online Buchanan District Library https://fb.me/e/25K6eUFYK Fri March 26 12p-6p Buchanan City Fire Dept. Blood Drive Buchanan City Fire Dept:105 W Front St Buchanan City…

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The Clark Barker

Out for Walks! Hi friends! I’ve been adopted and am loving it at The Buchanan Chronicle! While here I’ll still be bringing you my friendly, neighborly tips in each issue. Spring is here and temperatures are getting warmer, woof-woof! People are out walking more and I have some tips that my walking partners want to…

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Thank you so much for Reading Our First Issue!


Look for Our Second Issue:

April 03, 2021