Schools

McBain XC rosters loaded with talent – should win title

McBain XC rosters loaded with talent – should win title

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain cross country teams are both loaded with talent and are hoping for big things in the 2018 season. Last year…

NMC Junior High Honor Roll

Earned Honor Roll status all 4 marking periods 6th Grade Ethan Bennett Gideon Curell Trenton Gladu Tristan Hill Kate Krick Brett Ritsema Kate Shaarda Jada VanNoord 7th…

Sports

Lady Eagles cap impressive week with sweep of Pentwater

by Aaron Michell Sports Writer Not a bad week. After a doubleheader sweep of Evart on Friday, followed by a second-place Bear Lake Invitational finish on Saturday,…

Eagles play well but fall twice to Pentwater

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Marion baseball team wasn’t able to pick up a West Michigan ‘D’ Conference win Monday night. The Eagles were playing at…

Obituaries

James Burton

James Burton, of Flint and formerly of Marion, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the Durand Senior Care and Rehab center.  He was 98.   Jim…

Mayetta Louise Michell

Mayetta Louise Michell, of Marion, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Timbers in Dowagiac. She was 95.  She was preceded in…

Letters to the Editor

Why, Oh Why Do People Act This Way?

Why, Oh Why Do People Act This Way?

Dear Editor: 1) Why do people burn wet leaves that cause white smoke to billow out covering their neighbors homes and yards? Don’t people realize dry leaves…

Great Snowmobile Coverage

Great Snowmobile Coverage

    Dear Editor: Good Day: I browse through the paper if my husband brings it home. I’m writing to compliment your correspondent, Steve Landon. The article…