Birth announcements

Brown

Davona and Dave Brown, of Buchanan, are the parents of a daughter, Karen Marie Brown, born 7:42 p.m. Nov. 15, 2018.

She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 22.25 inches long.

Her siblings are Annie Brown, 11, William Brown, 5 and Mary Frances Brown, 2.

Brant-Stafford

Ember Brant and Daniel Stafford, of Niles, are the parents of a daughter, Stella Stafford, born 4:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2018.

She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

Grandparents are Jon Brant, Julie Soales and Boyd Nutting, of Niles. Paternal grandparents are David and Chandra Stafford, of Niles. Great-grandparents are Mary Soales, of Niles and Lynn and Mike Norred, of Niles, and Cathy Messner, of Edwardsburg, and Pennie and Lew Carrington, of Berrien Springs.

Layman-Jarquin

Eve Layman and Edwin Jarquin, of Eau Claire, are the parents of a daughter, Elaina Jarquin, born 8:05 a.m. Nov. 19.

She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 ½ inches.

Her siblings Elsie Jarquin, 2; Kylo Jarquin, 2; Luke Jarquin, 3; Nala Jarquin, 4 and Chevy Jarquin, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Larry and Dina Layman, of Sodus. Paternal grandparents are Maria Belen Rosado, of Sodus. Maternal great-grandparent is Nancy Trail, of Eau Claire.

Cass County

State AG office to handle Diamond Lake Party case

Sports

Big Ten to play conference-only games in seven sports

Edwardsburg

Inaugural Edwardsburg Art Fair Aug. 1

Sports

Niles City Golf Tournament registration under way

Berrien County

Gov. Whitmer signs executive directive requiring implicit bias training for health professionals

Buchanan

High Profile Boutique Cannabis to open next week in Buchanan

Dowagiac

Janel’s Industries named one of Michigan’s 50 Companies To Watch

News

Wonderland Cinema to show “The Incredibles” Friday

Newsletter Sports

MIS to host four races without fans in August

Sports

PGA cancels Ryder Cup, Presidents Cup until next year

Buchanan

Fernwood Botanical Gardens offering pop-up weddings

Education

Niles Community Schools hosts annual libraries, adapted for social distancing

Buchanan

Buchanan to interview superintendent candidates starting Monday

Dowagiac

Dowagiac District Library expansion continues following COVID-19 delay

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support emergency global funding for COVID-19 in CARES 2.0

Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sen. Peters is an outstanding public servant

Edwardsburg HS

Senior bios: Edwardsburg’s Conner Nelson

Leader Columnists

CULTON: Think of other people

Columns

KAUFMANN: Join the bicycle boom

Buchanan

Buchanan named ‘Nicest Place in Michigan’ by Reader’s Digest

Obituaries

Darlene J. Jones, of Lansing, Illinois

Obituaries

Elsie A. Loux, of Cassopolis

Obituaries

Susan C. Polomcak, of Cassopolis

Obituaries

Judith Benson, of Dowagiac