Schools

Marion Essay Contest Winners, and Their Essays

By Aaron Jay Michell Recently, Marion students in grades 4 through 12 were given the opportunity to participate in the first annual “Write for Marion” Writing Contest…

Marion Honor Roll

By John Raffel Correspondent The 2019-2020 Marion Junior-Senior High Semester 1 honor roll: Sixth grade: Keirston Allen, Nadia Baker, Eliza Bergey, Elaina Cebulski, Alyssa Cornell, Taha Echoubi,…

Sports

Ramblers Topple Lake City Before Tourney Shutdown

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer McBain continued its late season surge into the division three boys basketball tournament. The Ramblers, fresh off two big wins to close…

Comets Claim Victory Over Baldwin in District Semis

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain Northern Michigan boys basketball team took care of business in its division four district semi-final game on Wednesday, March 11.…

Obituaries

Verna Mae Salisbury

Verna Mae Salisbury, longtime resident of Marion passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Pleasant Ridge Assisted Living. She was 95. Verna was born on January…

Shirley Virginia Blackedge

Shirley Virginia Blackledge, age 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 3, 2020, at Munson Hospice House in Traverse City. She was born February 13, 1938, in…

Letters to the Editor

Crisis? Let Us Look At The Numbers

Dear Editor: Would you put your tickets to the Final Four up against the odd chance that you might catch a case of the flu.  Well fortunately for…

Whiskey vs Medical Marijuana/Cannabis

I’m very disappointed with the Lake City City Council Members who approved TWO Whiskey Tasting Openings for downtown LC, but DENIED the openings of Medical Marijuana, or Cannabis…