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Bremen resident opens ‘shabby chic’ shop in Plymouth

February 29, 2012

BREMEN — Ely Lane, located at 110 W. Garro St. in Plymouth next to the post office, opened on Valentine’s Day. The shop, run by Bremen resident Erin Yeager, carries handmade or hand-altered items for the home, such as refurbished furniture and unique dishes as well as some clothing and accessories. Yeager got her start creating handmade items when her grandmother gave her a sewing machine in 2009. Since, she has enjoyed success selling online and through local craft shows.

Bremen’s Berndt is new deputy prosecutor

February 29, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Lynn Berndt, of Bremen, was appointed new deputy prosecutor for Marshall County in February. 
Berndt previously served as deputy in the St. Joseph County prosecutor’s office and is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan Law School. 
“I liked the environment here,” said Berndt of her decision to work for Marshall County. “Everybody here, the attorneys, the judges — they all tend to work together really well. You don’t have a lot of people being contentious for the sake of being contentious. They are all very professional.” 

Ancilla College freezes tuition

February 29, 2012

DONALDSON — Ancilla College will not increase tuition rates for the 2012-2013 school year. The Ancilla College Board of Trustees voted for the “tuition freeze” during their Feb. 20 meeting.

Everyone loves a good paczki

February 29, 2012

BREMEN — Everyone loves to indulge once in awhile and what better excuse than Fat Tuesday to enjoy a paczki … or two.
The donut-like pastry is said to have originated in Poland in the 1600s when the ladies of the houses felt the need to use up all the lard and other taboo ingredients they had to give up for their beliefs so they didn’t go bad. Fat Tuesday (also Mardi Gras to the French or in Brazil, Carnival), the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, is marked as the Catholics’ last big, bad-eating indulgence day before the fasting period of Lent.

Game will help recently widowed mother and son

February 21, 2012

BREMEN — A tradition that started 16 years ago continues this March, when a small community will come together to help one of their own — and have some fun at the same time. The Tony Swartzlander basketball game, a contest between Bremen police officers and Bremen boys and girls senior players, will take place March 15 at 7 p.m. at the high school gym.

Pajama Day fundraiser a huge surprise for Garcia

February 21, 2012

BREMEN — For most students, the thought of arriving at school with their pajamas is one recalled in a nightmare, but for some Bremen Elementary-Middle School students, it was a reality they were happy to participate in.

Garcia recognized for her heroism

February 21, 2012

BREMEN — Valentine’s Day is special for many people but especially so for one Bremen High School freshman who was recognized at a ceremony Feb. 14 in front of an audience of her educators, community members and peers.
Magali Garcia, 14, and her family experienced many losses in the blaze that consumed the majority of their home and belongings Feb. 8. She had awakened (by choking on the smoke that filled her room from the fire below) and alerted her family and all eight of the home’s occupants made it out safely as emergency units arrived.

Battle re-enacted

February 21, 2012

At the end of day one of The Battle of Shiloh re-enactment at Bremen Public Library’s February Family Reading Program are (from left): Dillon Freeman (Union), Gary Kauffman (Confederate), Grant Kauffman (Confederate), Austin Hammond (Confederate), and Dalton Freeman (Union), with the Confederate army claiming victory at the “Hornet’s Nest.” 

Association presents Lenten series

February 21, 2012

BREMEN — As it has in years past, the Bremen Ministerial Association will host a series of Sunday evening services during the season of Lent.

Bi-County champions!

February 21, 2012

The Bremen J.V. Girls Basketball team won the Bi-County tournament, defeating Argos 29-12 in the first round. Bremen then outplayed New Prairie in the semifinals for a 28-24 win. In the championship game, Bremen faced off against Triton and never trailed in the game, playing a strong defense; the girls won 24-19.
Leading the way for the Lady Lions in the three-game tournament was Alexa Harshbarger with 22 points and 8 steals, Cassie Sears with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Brooke Fitch with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 11 steals. The girls finished their season with 14 wins and seven losses.

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