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PET OF THE WEEK: Ellis, of Animal Aid

Ellis is 8 weeks old and not afraid of anything. Playful and loving, he likes dogs and cats. Ellis loves chasing bell balls around the ... Read more

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Blumka-Edler

Sarah Blumka and Vincent Edler are the parents of a son, Revan Edler, of Buchanan. Revan was born Sept. 12, 2021, at Spectrum Health Lakeland. ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Luna, of Paws of Hope

Luna is a well-mannered, playful 1-year-old who loves people. She is likely a labrador retriever-pit bull terrier mix. She is loving, athletic and loves to ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Opal, of Cass County Animal Control

Meet Opal. When Opal was brought to the shelter, she had a badly injured and infected tail. With a lot of love and veterinary care, ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Ajax, of Seven Star Rescue

Meet Ajax, a 5-year-old lab/beagle mix. He is good with other dogs, cats and children. He is housebroken, crate-trained, neutered and current on shots. Meet ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Junior, of Cass County Animal Control

Junior is an energetic and sweet 9-month-old looking for his new forever home. He has been around a teenager and other dogs. Junior is looking ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Bambi, from Berrien County Animal Control

Meet Bambi. She can be a bit of a sass queen, but she can also be sweet — when she wants a treat. This independent ... Read more

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Heil

Maegan and Sean Heil, of Niles, are the parents of a son, Todd. Todd was born Aug. 10, 2021, at Spectrum Health Lakeland. He weighed ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Atlas, of Animal Aid

Meet cute Atlas, a smart 8-month-old. This lab-pit mix has a lab temperament. He is great with children and other dogs, but not good with ... Read more

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ANNIVERSARY ANNOUNCEMENT: Becker

William and Linda (Massey) Becker, of Edwardsburg, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 20. They were married in an elopement ceremony in the ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Sriracha, from Cass County Animal Control

Sriracha is a sweet, but spicy kitten that is 5 months old. When he came to the shelter in early July, he was sassy and ... Read more

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ANNIVERSARY ANNOUNCEMENT: Kidman

Phillip and Mary Ann Kidman, of Dowagiac, will celebrate their 50th anniversary Aug. 7. The couple was married Aug. 7, 1971. Children include Kim and ... Read more

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Liebetrau-Ingle

Mariah Liebetrau and Joshua Ingle are the parents of a son, Ledger Eagle, born at 9:03 a.m. Aug. 3, 2021, at Spectrum Health Lakeland in ... Read more

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Pet of the Week: Dave from Cass County Animal Control

Meet Dave. He is an 8-month-old German Shepherd mix that is good with kids and dogs. His adoption fee is $55 for a Cass County ... Read more

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Pet of the Week: Lily from Paws of Hope

Meet Lily from Paws of Hope. She loves nuzzling but is can also entertain herself. She is quiet, easy going, and good with kids and ... Read more

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BIRTHDAY: Aldrich

Oris Richard Aldrich celebrated his 94th birthday on Aug. 5. He was born Aug. 5, 1927. Aldrich has been married to his wife, Marjorie, for ... Read more

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Jones

Sarah Jones is the mother of a daughter, Amilia Jones, of Berrien Springs. Amilia was born July 26 at Spectrum Health Lakeland. She weighed 8 ... Read more

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Irvin-Huddleston

Georgina Irvin and Shannon Huddleston III are the parents of a daughter, Tinsley Huddleston, of Niles. Tinsley was born Aug. 1. She weighed 5 pounds, ... Read more

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PETS OF THE WEEK: Kit, Kat and Snickers, from Cass County Animal Control

Kit, Kat and Snickers are 11-week-old siblings who love to play, explore and cuddle. Kit and Kat are females, while Snickers is a male. They ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Floof, from Save A Stray

Meet Floof, a young adult Lionhead rabbit. Volunteers said she is super sweet and gets along with other rabbit-friendly animals. She weighs about 3 pounds. ... Read more

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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT: Ellison

Danielle and Kenyon Ellison are parents of a son, Xavier Ellison, of Niles. Xavier was born July 24, 2021, at Spectrum Health Lakeland. He was ... Read more

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PET OF THE WEEK: Snickers, of Seven Star Rescue

Snickers loves people. She likes treats and the occasional wet cat food. When not getting affection from family, she enjoys soaking up the sun in ... Read more

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Birth Announcement: Bryant-Brown

Ashli Bryant and Darren Brown are the parents of a son, Malikii-lee Brown, of Niles. Malikii-lee was born July 16 at Spectrum Health Lakeland. He ... Read more

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Cassopolis student named to dean’s list at Miami University

OXFORD, Ohio — John Aleva was named to the dean’s list at Miami University, located in Oxford, Ohio, for the 2020-21 spring semester. Miami University ... Read more

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Birth announcement: Skrarek

Harmony Skrarek is the mother of a daughter, Hope Krarek, of Niles and Benton Harbor. Hope was born July 7, 2021, at Spectrum Health Lakeland. ... Read more

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