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

Lady Comets Edged by Pine River, 37-35

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain Northern Michigan Christian girls basketball team couldn’t quite finish off host Pine River Tuesday night. The Lady Comets held slim…

Lady Ramblers Claim Fourth Straight Win

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain girls basketball team picked a great time to find its grove. The Lady Ramblers pushed their win streak to four…

Obituaries

Harwood Bruce Ferrett

HARWOOD BRUCE FERRETT MAY 2, 1938 – JANUARY 30, 2020 Harwood Bruce Ferrett 81 of Marion, Michigan passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Prestige…

Susan R. McCauley

Susan R. McCauley, Died January 23, 2020 Tustin, Michigan- Susan R. McCauley, of Tustin and the Marion area, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at home…

Letters to the Editor

How Do You Define Pro-Choice?

The label of being “Pro-life” draws a line in the sand that is clear and there can be no misinterpretation of it’s meaning. So, how can “Pro-choice”…

Support Community Health Centers

Dear Editor: We know that small, locally owned businesses serve as economic engines on which communities can succeed and thrive. They account for 65 percent of all…