Schools

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…

Marion Honor Roll

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion School District has announced the Marion Junior-Senior High Third Quarter Honor Roll: 4.0 GPA 6th Grade: Cody Barron, LeeLyn Collige, Gabriella…

Sports

Lady Ramblers rally falls short in regionals

Lady Ramblers rally falls short in regionals

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer It was one heck of a rally. It came up just short however, as McBain wasn’t able to overcome its slow start…

NMC’s Pogue finishes 16th in D4 state golf

NMC’s Pogue finishes 16th in D4 state golf

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer McBain Northern Michigan Christian senior Grant Pogue closed out his high school golf career with the best golfers in the state over…

Obituaries

David Lee Gibson

David Lee Gibson, age 62, a resident of Marion, passed away on June 4, 2019 at the home of his parents following a six months illness. He…

Minnie M. Alberts

Minnie M. Alberts

Minnie M. Alberts, of Grand Rapids and former longtime resident of Marion, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Edison Christian Health Center. She was 92.…

Letters to the Editor

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…

Greenwood Cemetery Nightmare

Greenwood Cemetery Nightmare

I am writing in regard to the “Greenwood Cemetery” located one mile west of Marion. We have several relatives buried there and went Memorial Day Week-End to…