BRIDGMAN — A little morning rain failed to dampen spirits at the 23rd Betty’s Buddies Golf Outing held Saturday, Aug. 1, at Pebblewood Country Club in Bridgman.
NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Township held its annual Public Safety Day on Sunday, Aug. 2, with some changes due to the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW BUFFALO — The long road to graduation for New Buffalo High School’s Class of 2020 reached its destination on Friday, July 24, right outside the building where students attended classes until March 13.
THREE OAKS — When River Valley Middle/High School Principal Patrick Breen chose “Resilience and Grit” as the building-wide theme for the 2019-2020 school year, he didn’t think students and staff would need to dig so deep into those qualities.
HARBERT — Red Arrow Roasters owner Jessica Nance has a supply of specialty coffee beans and a high-end roaster in her production (and recently retail) space located at 13933 Red Arrow Highway in Harbert.
THREE OAKS — The Rotary Club of Harbor Country installed new officers and named its Rotarian of the Year during a June 29 gathering at the rural Three Oaks home of member Tom Rosenbluth.
HARBERT — A tribute to the music of John Prine held Saturday, July 11, in the back yard of Executive Director Sandra Thompson kicked off the Acorn Anywhere! “exciting new series of fun events.”
BRIDGMAN — “It’s steady five days a week — everywhere I go we get pretty good crowds,” said Rick Murphy of Feeding America Southwest Michigan after pulling the Mobile Food Pantry truck into Woodland Shores Church in Bridgman on July 1.
THREE OAKS — An “amazing” local machine ahead of its time, a fearsome weapon faced by Michigan soldiers during the first World War, and locally made musical oddities for the home are among the exhibits making their debut at the Region of Three Oaks Museum, 5 Featherbone Ave. in Three Oaks, d…
THREE OAKS — The Harbor Country Singers held a community sing-along in Dewey Cannon Park on June 24, and approximately 20 socially distanced voices filled the air with 17 different tunes (all “Happy Songs of Spring & Summer”).
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Al-though the 75th anniversary celebration of the Berrien County Youth Fair has been postponed to 2021 (with a “Berrien County Showcase” planned this summer for youth exhibitors), the fairgrounds were filled with people lined up to get a taste of their summer favorites on J…
LAKESIDE — The coronavirus lockdown of the last few months has served as a time of discovery and creation for Lakeside Inn artist in residence Rosśa Crean.
BRIDGMAN — The Bridgman High School Class of 2020 received their diplomas and plenty of praise during a Sunday, June 14, outdoor drive-in commencement ceremony (also live-streamed) held in the parking lot next to “the Hive” gymnasium.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Farmers Market kicked off its 2020 drive-up format on Friday, June 19, at the corner of Merchant and Whittaker streets (hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Fridays).
THREE OAKS — Members of the River Valley High School Class of 2020 were the focus of a Heroes Tribute Parade held Friday evening, June 5, between Three Oaks Elementary School and American Legion Post 204.
NEW BUFFALO — Four Winds Casinos looked a bit different on Monday, June 15, when every location opened to the public for the first time in three months.
THREE OAKS — The Harbor Country Singers (HCS), the area’s community chorus, is sponsoring an outdoor summer sing-along at the Three Oaks Arts & Education Center on Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. (eastern). Everyone is invited to join in. Michigan COVID-19 guidelines now allow outdoor ga…
LANSING — On June 5 Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an Executive Order that starting on June 15 will re-open personal services including hair, massages, and nail salons statewide.
SOUTH BEND — Teachers Credit Union has completed the acquisition of New Buffalo Savings Bank, a community financial institution with $111 million in assets and locations in New Buffalo, Sawyer and Three Oaks, Michigan, further expanding the credit union’s presence in Southwest Michigan.
LAKESIDE — The Rotary Club of Harbor Country made a special delivery to the superintendents of the New Buffalo and River Valley school districts on Monday, June 1.
THREE OAKS — The School of American Music (SAM) in Three Oaks has received a $10,000 grant from the Pokagon Fund. The grant will enable the school to extend its need-based scholarship program this summer up to 100 percent of the cost of lessons.
BRIDGMAN — The Bridgman High School Class of 2020 was publicly recognized, celebrated and immortalized during the last week of a very unusual senior year.
NEW BUFFALO — On May 16 New Buffalo High School seniors were presented with "Class of 2020 — ‘Virtually’ the greatest class of all time” signs (and had their pictures taken — see photos accompanying this article).
NEW BUFFALO — The May 15 New Buffalo Business Association Check-In & Chat focused on the ongoing Red Arrow Highway Union Pier Corridor Improvements Project.
NEW BUFFALO — In New Buffalo the National Day of Prayer (Thursday, May 7) was observed at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church and Converge Community Church as a total of about 50 people gathered (at a safe social distance) to pray for the community and country.
BRIDGMAN — Country Stitches Alterations & Embroidery, located at 9794 Red Arrow Highway in Bridgman, doesn’t have the words “face masks” in its name, but since the coronavirus pandemic hit they’ve been the main product.
NEW BUFFALO — New Buffalo Business Association Board President Blagica Bottigliero introduced a May 8 Special Local Business Check-In & Chat streaming session as a “very open dialog” and a way to get to know what business owners are up to.
NEW BUFFALO — A parade of about 50 vehicles made the 22nd anniversary of Father John Peter Ambrose’s ordination something special on Monday, May 4.
THREE OAKS — Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce Board Vice President Maggie Martin made the organization’s first digital mixer, held online April 30, a musical celebration.