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 ofContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo”

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 JenContinue reading “Local Business – J.KRU Sweets”

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 BuchananContinue reading “Eating Well Buchanan – Restaurant Week 2021”

Nature Notes

Spring is Upon Us! By Jill McDonald At last the season of spring has sprung! According to, 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 eachContinue reading “Nature Notes”

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 Wed March 24 10:30a Story Time Online Buchanan District Library Fri March 26 12p-6p Buchanan City Fire Dept. Blood Drive Buchanan City Fire Dept:105 W Front St Buchanan CityContinue reading “Community Events”

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 bucketContinue reading “Movie Showtimes”

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 metalContinue reading “Tapping Trees”

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

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 atContinue reading “Buchanan District Library”