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Snowmobile Races In Buchanan This Weekend


Set for this Saturday is the region’s premier summer snowmobile race. To be held at Nimby Pond in Buchanan, the Snowmobile Watercross Race will feature dozens of the winter machines, says Nimby Pond’s Mark Schutze. “It’ a

Strike Could Affect SWM Road Projects


Summer in Michigan means road repair and construction and that is certainly true this year in our corner of the state. Hundreds of union workers who operate heavy equipment went on strike Wednesday. The labor dispute with

Open House At Fort St. Joseph


There will be an open house this weekend at Fort St. Joseph in Niles. The Niles Historical Association says people can come out to see the site on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 from 10

Paw Paw Man Drowns In Cedar Lake


The drowning death of a 37-year-old Paw Paw man in Porter Township’s Cedar Lake is under investigation by the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department. The man is believed to have suffered a medical incident that caused him

Lawsuit Seeks To Stop Redistricting


From the Associated Press — Michigan Republicans have sued to block the creation of a redistricting commission, contending people would be unconstitutionally prohibited from serving on the panel. Voters last fall approved a constitutional amendment to have

Record County Land Auction Held Tuesday


The latest Berrien County Land Auction is one for the record books. Berrien County Treasurer Bret Witkowski tells us the event on Tuesday brought in $1.6 million for the county foreclosure fund, possibly putting it in the