UNION PIER — The Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce gathered at The Grove Restaurant inside the Gordon Beach Inn on Jan. 13 for its first members mixer of 2020.
BRIDGMAN — A man who narrowly escaped drowning last month after his vehicle landed upside down in a flooded ditch got a chance to meet and thank his rescuers on Jan. 14.
THREE OAKS – The first order of business for the members of the Three Oaks Township Board during their Jan. 13 meeting was to praise the members of the Three Oaks Fire Department for their response and exemplary actions they undertook as they arrived at the scene of a fire on Dec. 21 at the …
BENTON HARBOR — The 2020 FIRST high school robotics season was kicked off on Saturday, Jan. 4, with the Star Wars-powered announcement of an INFINITE RECHARGE challenge.
NEW TROY — The New Troy Community Center’s Bathroom Renovation effort has taken a great leap forward with the recent news that three grant applications have been approved.
La PORTE — Home to 15 miles of coastline and 50 miles of trail across three Northwest Indiana counties, the Indiana Dunes National Park offers plenty of sightseeing and recreational opportunities to visitors.
The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission’s Cleaner Water Better Beaches website for the Lake Michigan Tributaries Watershed Management Plan (www.BetterBeachesSWMI.org), offers visitors a comprehensive understanding of the streams and rivers that empty into Lake Michigan from Stevensville t…
UNION PIER — A new-look Milda’s Corner Market is rising at 9910 Townline Road as repairs and upgrades provide relief from the damage caused by a July 5 car-building collision.
THREE OAKS — A local funeral home proved the perfect place to film a short film about “a young woman (portrayed by Tara Hazel Walsh) hired for what she thinks is an ordinary photography job — until she discovers the real reason she was hired.”
BERRIEN SPRINGS — Faith Kittleson made history earlier this fall as the kicker on the Berrien Springs varsity football team.
NEW BUFFALO — The New Buffalo Business Association (NBBA) looked back on 2019 and ahead to the new year during its Dec. 5 Annual Meeting at the Marina Grand Resort.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The New Buffalo Band had a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving as they traveled to Walt Disney World in Florida.
NEW BUFFALO — The recently opened New Buffalo Early Head Start at the former St. Mary of the Lake School building was officially opened with a Monday, Dec. 2, ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house.
NEW BUFFALO — A Santa clad in green and five members of the Culver Pipes and Drums added a touch of St. Patrick’s Day to a Nov. 30 Fill Santa’s Sleigh (and Karaoke with the Queens) Toys for Tots Drive celebration at Dooley’s Lake House Pub in New Buffalo.
NEW BUFFALO — The designation of New Buffalo High School as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence was celebrated during a well-attended Sunday, Nov. 17, open house and ceremony at the facility.
THREE OAKS — Beginning their 2020 reigns during a Nov. 17 "Greatest Superheroes" pageant were Miss Three Oaks/River Valley Madison Lumley, Mr. Three Oaks/River Valley Davyd Bronson, Miss Teen River Valley Lexie McCarty and Miss Junior Teen River Valley Addyson Frazier.
THREE OAKS — The River Valley Drama Club presented A Seussified Christmas Carol” in the middle/high school auditorium on Saturday, December 7, and on Sunday, December 8.
BRIDGMAN — The community of Bridgman got a new royal court of kings and queens during two "Broadway's Greatest Hits" pageants held Saturday, Nov. 16.
THREE OAKS — The Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce welcomed The Barn of Three Oaks with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Friday, November 8.
NEW BUFFALO — Kick off the holidays New Buffalo Style on Saturday, Nov 30, with Santa visits, Shop Small Saturday specials, gingerbread decorating, tree lighting and more presented by the New Buffalo Business Association.
NEW TROY — A lot of things have changed at the Weesaw Fire-Rescue Department in the last half-century, but one thing stayed the same until the Oct. 16 Township Board meeting.
BARODA — Members of the Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce looked back at a successful year and heard about plans for a bright 2020 during the Oct. 24 annual dinner held in a spacious event tent in the vineyards at Tabor Hill Winery.
THREE OAKS — It was a storybook ending to one of the most challenging seasons in River Valley High School football history as the Mustangs came though with big plays again and again on Friday, Oct. 18, to hold off White Cloud 34-21 in the 2019 Homecoming Game.
NEW TROY — The Friends of New Troy kicked off fund-raising efforts to renovate the bathrooms in the New Troy Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 19, with a Sound Bath and Breath Work Session.
NEW BUFFALO — As a part of the biannual exchange established in 2013, New Buffalo High School recently welcomed 17 students from The English Business in Seville, Spain, October 4-13.
GALIEN — The 2000 murder of Lisa Fein of Galien, whose fingernails provided key evidence to convict her former boyfriend, is the subject of an upcoming Investigation Discovery television program.
NEW BUFFALO — The Annunciation-Agia Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church in New Buffalo again has a bell (located atop a tower finished earlier this year), and that was a cause for celebration on Sunday, Oct. 13.
NEW TROY — Members of the Southwestern Michigan Chapter of the Eddie Gaedel Society No. 1/8 recently gathered together for their second annual meeting at the home of Garry and Liz Lange.
THREE OAKS – Optimism was in no short supply at the well-attended Sunday, Oct. 6, fundraiser to support the renovation and preservation project for the Spring Creek School building that was hosted by Lynn and Allen Turner at their historic and scenic Spring Creek Farm property.
MICHIGAN CITY — More than 300 luminarias were lit up in front of the Michiana Humane Society on Sept. 26 during the annual Remember Me Thursday ceremony.
HARBERT — Participants in the Sept. 28 “The Art of Living Well,” an annual fundraiser for Meals on Wheels of Southwest Michigan, practiced what they preach and combined for an event that was even more successful than last year, according to Executive Director Linda Strohl.
NEW BUFFALO — Chef Jackie Shen collaborated with an old friends from her Chicago days to transform her normally comfortably casual café at 802 W. Buffalo St. into a magical setting for a French Cuisine Dinner to benefit the New Buffalo Township Library on Sunday, Oct. 19.