Nature Notes – Spotlight

April Celebrations : 4/22 Earth Day & 4/30 Arbor Day by Jill McDonald Happy Earth Month! The month of April is full of celebrations to pause and appreciate the earth, as it seems to come alive with warming weather! Let’s explore two well-noted holidays, Earth Day and Arbor Day! Next week on April 22 isContinue reading “Nature Notes – Spotlight”


Buchanan Losses • 4/3-4/17 On behalf of our Buchanan Community, we wish to extend special condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and The Royal Family as they mourn with the globe the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, Friday, April 9, 2021. Born June 10, 1921, history’s longest-servingContinue reading “Remembering”

Nature Notes – Places

McCoy’s Creek Trail by Jill McDonald As the weather is warming and you’re getting the itch to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, you need not go far to enjoy a wonderful trail system. Buchanan, Michigan is home to McCoy’s Creek Trail! Peacefully winding through forests with babbling streams, graced with the beauty ofContinue reading “Nature Notes – Places”

Now That’s Funny!

April Fools!!! by Thomas Hoyt So recently we’ve all had the experience of a little known holiday that we call April Fools Day, which is on April 1st.  Typically on this day the object is to play a prank on someone.  I myself have had a particular item of clothing put in the freezer allContinue reading “Now That’s Funny!”

Mayor’s Memo

Imagine the Possibilities! by Mayor Sean Denison The Andrews University Buchanan Project Open House on April 28 at 5:00 PM is a go! Let’s make this a celebration of imagining the future of Buchanan together! Andrews University Buchanan Project Open House Event at The Common on April 28 at 5:00 PM The students from theContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo”

BCS Student Gallery

Buchanan Middle School by Editor Rebecka Hoyt, and BMS Principal Shelby Beasley * 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 teachers.Continue reading “BCS Student Gallery”

Health Huddle – Vaccine

My First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine by Kelly Brown (I booked an appointment for a covid vaccine on the Berrien County Health Department’s website and had it administered at River Valley Middle/High School as it was the closest location to me on 4/7/2021.) I’m not going to lie, I was nervous! Not about actually gettingContinue reading “Health Huddle – Vaccine”