Local Clubs – An Interview with Miss Buchanan 2020

Jade Smith, Miss Buchanan 2020 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer December of 2019 was the last time the Miss Buchanan Scholarship Pageant was held and Jade Smith was crowned Queen for Miss Buchanan 2020. During a recent phone interview while she’s attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, I learned more about howContinue reading “Local Clubs – An Interview with Miss Buchanan 2020”

A Note from the Publisher

by Jen Garry, Publisher Welcome to 2022! We’re so grateful to be able to bring Buchanan all the latest and most local news! Thank you as always for reading along with us, to interact with and learn about your community and things that affect your neighbors, your family, and you! An introduction is needed, asContinue reading “A Note from the Publisher”

Nature Notes – Meteorologist Matt Rudkin

Weather Forecaster Goes Freelance by Jill K. McDonald, Writer, and Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Just before Christmas, some of our team got the chance to have a Google Meet interview with Meteorologist Matt Rudkin. Most of our readers know him as the former Chief Meteorologist at the WSBT 22 TV station in Mishawaka, IN.Continue reading “Nature Notes – Meteorologist Matt Rudkin”

Local Veterans – Stories of Local Vets

Stories of Local Vets by Garrick Stubblefield This entire year I will be trying to interview local vets that have served our country and give us some stories that they experienced in the time they served.  Garrick Stubblefield, MSSA Navy Garrick served in the Navy and was a “mess specialist” in the Navy. Garrick servedContinue reading “Local Veterans – Stories of Local Vets”

Local Business – Gustavsen Cafe

Sweet Cinnamon Rolls & Roasted Coffee Await for you in Downtown Buchanan by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer Sweet news of cinnamon rolls and Ethiopian coffee at Gustavsen Bread & Coffee has been going around town. Norwegian sweet bread was just brought to the menu as well. You can find them at 125 Days Avenue,Continue reading “Local Business – Gustavsen Cafe”

Buchanan Community Schools – Band Spotlight

Marching Band Spotlight – Garrett Brackett by Thomas Hoyt This article is about Garrett Brackett who plays the trumpet with the Buchanan High School Band. I had the pleasure to interview Garrett and learned that what he finds most exciting about being with the band is the competitive performances and helping the younger students. GarrettContinue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – Band Spotlight”

Community Press Release – Song by Dr. Greta Pope

Buchanan Michigan’s Own Dr. Greta Pope Announces New Christmas Song Dedicated to Her Hometown Buchanan, MI – November 17, 2021 Buchanan Michigan has a long legacy of town-wide events that garner record amounts of participation from its citizens. The holidays in Buchanan are one example of such an event. As more locals became involved, theirContinue reading “Community Press Release – Song by Dr. Greta Pope”

Local Arts – Musician Dave Van Dyke

A Chat With Local Buchanan Musician Dave Van Dyke by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer If you attended the summer concerts down at the Common, there’s a good chance you heard Dave Van Dyke’s song, “Small Town Come on Home to me.” Perhaps you did not hear it. However, you are in luck because thereContinue reading “Local Arts – Musician Dave Van Dyke”

Community Press Release – City of Buchanan

New Clerk Joins the Team at Buchanan City Hall Buchanan, Michigan – November 2, 2021 The City of Buchanan welcomes our new City Clerk, Kalla Langston.  The role of City Clerk serves as a dedicated clerk to the City Commission, is responsible for overseeing all elections and voter registration in the city, as well asContinue reading “Community Press Release – City of Buchanan”

Community Press Release – City of Buchanan

New Executive Director to Lead Buchanan’s Programming Buchanan, Michigan – October 1, 2021 The City of Buchanan welcomes our new Chamber Executive Director/Main Street Manager, Ashley Regal. The Chamber Executive Director/Main Street Manager will sustain a dual role serving both the City of Buchanan and the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. WorkingContinue reading “Community Press Release – City of Buchanan”