Buchanan Losses • 10/1-10/15 Name Age Born Died Morris Lee Dahl 95 April 10, 1926 October 10, 2021 Helena Teresa Lach 61 August 18, 1960 October 5, 2021 Teddy Lee Florey 71 June 24, 1950 October 5, 2021 Marian Allegrezza 79 September 21, 1942 October 4, 2021 Richard W. Dudkowski 79 April 2, 1942 SeptemberContinue reading “Remembering”

Community Press Release – Office of Governor Whitmer

Governor Whitmer Signs Bill Renaming Stretch of I-94 After Late MDOT Employee Berrien County, MI – October 7, 2021 Governor Whitmer today signed Senate Bill 48, which renames a portion of I-94 in Benton Charter Township from the highway I-196 interchange to Napier Avenue exit as the “Kevin D. White Memorial Highway” in honor ofContinue reading “Community Press Release – Office of Governor Whitmer”


Buchanan Losses • 9/16-10/1 Name Age Born Died Kenneth Alan Hall 66 May 5, 1955 September 21, 2021 Donald S. O’Bryant 91 March 17, 1930 September 19, 2021 Jack Leroy Cauffman 83 August 30, 1938 September 16, 2021 Dora Lee Mann 88 January 27, 1933 September 16, 2021 We wish to respectfully honor the memoryContinue reading “Remembering”

Community Events – 20th Anniversary of 9/11

20th Anniversary of 9/11 by Rebecka Hoyt, Editor & Photographer 7:00pm Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Common in downtown Buchanan was the 20th anniversary of 9/11 for the Patriot Day service. This was put on by BAMA (Buchanan Area Ministerial Association), American Legion Post 51 and the Buchanan CIty Police and Fire Chaplains. SpeakersContinue reading “Community Events – 20th Anniversary of 9/11”

Mayor’s Memo

Remembering September 11th by Mayor Sean Denison There are times when I struggle to remember what I had for dinner the night before.  So, if you were to tell me that I would remember what the weather was like on a particular day 20 years ago I would say that you were crazy. But IContinue reading “Mayor’s Memo”

Now That’s Funny!

by Thomas Hoyt Now That’s Funny… or is it? Well folks, today I’m trying to think of something funny that happened. However, on this day 20 years ago there was nothing funny about what happened. I’m talking about the attack that was made by terrorists on 9/11/2001. I’m sure all of you reading this fullyContinue reading “Now That’s Funny!”


Buchanan Losses • 8/30-9/15 *This issue includes a special 20 year memory of 9/11… to all those we lost, to all who were so brave, we’ll never forget…* Name Age Born Died Dale R. Longacre 76 July 23, 1945 September 15, 2021 Jan Eileen Kuhl 79 December 10, 1941 September 13, 2021 Kari Marlene DeedsContinue reading “Remembering”

Buchanan Community Schools – Buckteen Reunion 2021

Buckteen All-Class Reunion Written & Submitted by Jerry Flenar & Joann Dodson Photos submitted by Jerry Flenar, Joann Dodson, Jan Jacobs, Brenda Klingerman On Sunday, August 22 the 2021 Buckteen all-class reunion was held at the auxiliary gym at Buchanan High School. Anyone who has been out of Buchanan High School for over 40 yearsContinue reading “Buchanan Community Schools – Buckteen Reunion 2021”

Local Opinion

Should We Have Left Afghanistan? Submitted by Kenneth Peterson, MAJ USA (Ret.), Buchanan MI Twenty years ago, the U.S. entered Afghanistan to root out Al Qaeda terrorists and topple the Taliban government for attacks against the U.S. on 9/11.  American troops quickly crushed the Taliban forces who offered an unconditional surrender in Dec 2001, whichContinue reading “Local Opinion”