Schools

50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

Marlin and Jean (Eisenga) Venema, long time dairy farmers near Marion, will celebrate 50 years of marriage on August 15, 2019. An open house, in their honor,…

Bloss, Neuman named Marion valedictorians

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion High School has announced its co-valedictorians and saluatorian. School officials have provided the following information on each student. Trinity Bloss Co-Valedictorian Trinity…

Sports

Comet soccer blanks Grant, 3-0

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer An early goal. A steady defensive effort throughout. The McBain Northern Michigan Christian boys soccer team controlled its home game with Grant…

Bad week for McBain volleyball, lose four

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain volleyball team couldn’t pick up a win in an early season Highland Conference tri-match at Houghton Lake on Tuesday. The…

Obituaries

Carl Raymond

Carl Raymond

Carl Raymond, of Marion, died accidentally Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Highland Township, Osceola County working in the woods. He was 91. Carl was born on July…

Thomas Anthony Vokes

Thomas Anthony Vokes

Thomas Anthony Vokes, of Leroy, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. He was 80. Tom was born…

Letters to the Editor

Fallen Tree Humor

Fallen Tree Humor

Dear Editor: Nice to see humor…the big tree that blew over next to the little chapel heading into McBain, there’s a sign placed there saying’ help me…

That “Didn’t Do” Dad Of Mine

That “Didn’t Do” Dad Of Mine

Dear Editor: It’s a “didn’t do” kinda Friday…I never realized how handsome my father was until I saw him in the mirror this week…I guess I never…