Caleb Steensma, Author at Leader Publications

Cassopolis

Cassopolis to host second annual Juneteenth event

CASSOPOLIS – The Juneteenth celebration in Cassopolis is more than just a community gathering —  it is an educational event. The event will start at ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:49 am

Professional motocross

RedBud MX set to welcome back fans and full race season

As America starts final laps fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic, RedBud MX is ready to ride out of the mud and have familiar faces and ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:50 pm

News

Juneteenth festival to be hosted in Niles

NILES – An event coming to Niles next week is aiming to promote education and community betterment. A Juneteenth festival will take place from 10 ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:18 am

Brandywine Education

Brandywine Middle/High School to get new entrance

NILES – The drive into Brandywine Middle/High School will look different come later this summer. On Monday, the Brandywine Board of Education hosted a special ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 11:16 am

Cassopolis

Cassopolis Public Schools Foundation to host raffle fundraiser

CASSOPOLIS – The Cassopolis Public Schools Foundation is continuing its promise of supporting the students of Cassopolis. The organization will host its annual fundraiser as ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 9:00 am

high school soccer

UPDATED: Dowagiac girls’ soccer advances to district title game

As the first kick was made, Dowagiac showed its game plan was to attack and pressure host Buchanan. Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:31 pm

Education

PHOTO STORY: Niles non-traditional programs graduate students in outdoor ceremony

NILES – Sunny weather and a full parking lot helped make Niles Community Schools’ non-traditional education graduation one to remember. With a drive-in style ceremony, ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Tuesday, May 25, 2021 2:21 pm

Edwardsburg

Edwardsburg Village Council passes new maintenance employee wage scale

EDWARDSBURG – Edwardsburg Village Council members are valuing the importance of visual appeal and the inner workings of the village. Monday, a resolution was passed ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 2:43 pm

Berrien County

After 2020 cancellations, southwest Michigan communities look forward to traditional Memorial Day festivities

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Memorial Day came with an extra dose of sorrow last year, as communities across the country had to cancel the usual festivities ... Read more

by Caleb Steensma, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:00 am