Schools

McBain Bands, Singers Perform in Concert

By John Raffel Correspondent MCBAIN — McBain school district bands got into the holiday spirit with various concerts last week led by band director Heather Wiggins On…

Marion High School/Junior High Honor Roll

MARION — The Marion Junior-Senior high school honor roll for the first quarter has been announced. Sixth grade: Carrierose Allen, Nadia Baker, Eliza Bergey, Zane Brunger, Elaina…

Sports

Marion Girls Blank Mesick in Fourth to Gain Victory

The Marion girls basketball team found themselves down six points entering the fourth quarter of their home West Michigan ‘D’ League game with Mesick Monday night. The…

Comets Offense Stalls Against Lake City

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain Northern Michigan Christian boys basketball team battled one of the Highland Conference’s top squads on Tuesday. The Comets couldn’t hand…

Obituaries

Jack Duane Munn

Jack Duane Munn, age 82, passed from this life unexpectedly on December 24, 2019 at Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin, Texas. Jack was born in Montcalm…

David “Kurt” Forsgren

David “Kurt” Forsgren of the Marion area, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Munson Cadillac Hospital. He was 81. He was born on August 8,…

Letters to the Editor

How Do You Define Pro-Choice?

The label of being “Pro-life” draws a line in the sand that is clear and there can be no misinterpretation of it’s meaning. So, how can “Pro-choice”…

Support Community Health Centers

Dear Editor: We know that small, locally owned businesses serve as economic engines on which communities can succeed and thrive. They account for 65 percent of all…