Thursday, October 23, 2014

 Pictured is Edwardsburg quarterback Dante Razzano. Edwardsburg beat Berrien Springs 42-21 Friday, Oct. 17, in Wolverine Conference football at Leo Hoffman Field.

Edwardsburg handed Berrien Springs their first Wolverine Conference football loss of the season. 42-21 was the final score.

Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 11:32 p.m.
 The public listens at a Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, hearing on the Ontwa Township, Mich., proposal to build a sewer treatment plant, which has generated opposition in Elkhart County. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality held the hearing at Edwardsburg, Mich.

Michigan environmental officials are accepting public comment on Ontwa Township’s request for a permit letting it discharge treated sewage into Cobus Creek.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Oct. 15, 2014 at 11:45 a.m.
 Pictured is Edwardsburg Eddies' Ben Robertson.

Edwardsburg's Isaiah Miller scored three touchdowns and Ben Robertson scored the final touchdown for the Eddies in win over Dowagiac.

Posted on Oct. 10, 2014 at 11:57 p.m.
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Edwardsburg defeated South Haven 34-22 in a smash mouth, run first football game.

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Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 4:24 p.m.

The Eddies outlasted the Indians in a game that featured a combined 119 points and 1,237 yards gained by the two Wolverine Conference clubs.

 Mike Machlan, left, head of the Elkhart Board of Public Works, confers with Lynn Brabec, right, after the Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, meeting of the group while board member Andy Carter looks on. Brabec is the city's environmental compliance officer. The board fined Ontwa Township, Mich., $30,000 because of continued high readings of hydrogen sulfide, which damages the sewer network the locales share.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 3:47 p.m.

The new fine stems from testing in June and July, and testing in August and September shows the problematic material remains.

 Cyndy Herms of Save Cobus Creek addresses a group on April 2, 2014, about efforts to halt Ontwa Township, Mich., plans to build a sewer treatment plant that would discharge into the waterway. The meeting, which drew about 100 people, was held at the Elkhart Conservation Club.
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

Michigan environmental officials plan to issue a draft permit for the plans, which, if approved, would allow the project to proceed.

 Katie Kopf, an Edwardsburg High School graduate, competed for four years for the University of South Carolina equestrian team. She showed on a Western saddle for the Gamecocks and graduated magna cum laude.
Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 6:44 p.m.

Katie Kopf rode for four years on the University of South Carolina equestrian team after a distinguished career as a youth rider.

 Dustin Vires  EDW football  8/22/2014
Posted on Sept. 6, 2014 at 8:16 p.m.

Isaiah Miller, Damien Pompey and Dustin Vires tally two touchdowns each as Eddies move to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the Wolverine Conference.

 The Elkhart Public Works and Utilities office on Nappanee Street as seen March 19, 2013.
Posted on Sept. 2, 2014 at 4:23 p.m.

Ontwa Township, Mich., had been assessed $27,750 in fines up till now due to problems with hydrogen sulfide.

 Cobus Creek, viewed from Elkhart Road, opposite the outlet to Garver Lake in Ontwa Township, Mich. A proposed sewage treatment plant nearby that would discharge into the creek, which flows into Elkhart County, has generated the opposition of Elkhart officials.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 4:19 p.m.

Critics in Michigan and Elkhart County worry the proposed sewer plant would harm Cobus Creek.

 Edwardsburg High School seniors and twins Sierra (left) and Saige Gaunder sign to continue their academic and volleyball careers at Graceland University in Laconi, Iowa, in front of parents John and Dianne Gaunder and Krush Volleyball Club coach Vince Streling.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 4:13 p.m.

Saige and Sierra Gaunder will be attending an NAIA school.

 Edwardsburg High School football coach Kevin Bartz (far left, second row) welcomes back returning letterwinners: (from left, first row) Michael Thomas, Daniel Snell, Justin Alexander, Alan Miller, Dustin Vires, Austin Deitch, Robby Cline; (second row) Bartz, Ben Robertson, Tyler Lutz, Jackson Gaideski, Dante Razzano, Zach Plummer, Dillon Cline and Devon McGrath.
Posted on Aug. 25, 2014 at 6:27 p.m.

The Eddies open the season Friday, Aug 28, with a game against Three Rivers.