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

McBain Sweeps Highland Jamboree

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain cross country teams ran in the second Highland Conference jamboree of the season on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Houghton Lake.…

Houghton Lake Spikes Northern Michigan Christian

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain Northern Michigan Christian volleyball team served as hosts to new Highland Conference foe Houghton Lake Tuesday night. The Lady Comets…

Obituaries

Dale Dennis Williams

Dale Dennis Williams

Dale Dennis Williams Jr. age 68 of Marion, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, August 18, 2019. He was born on March 7, 1951 in…

Gordon John DeHaan

Gordon John DeHaan

Gordon John DeHaan, age 82, of Marion, passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Gordon John DeHaan He was born on July 21, 1937…

Letters to the Editor

Letters To the Editor

Dear Editor: In his column of 4 October 2019, entitled “Jesus is Real,” Dr. Fachting makes a valiant attempt to show that Jesus was not only a…

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…