Schools

Averill studies in South Korea

 Alma College students have the opportunity to participate and receive funds to offset the cost of an Alma Venture – a hands-on experience that takes the theory…

Marion Honor Roll

By John Raffel Correspondent Stacie Sutten, academic, college and career readiness teacher at Marion Junior and Senior High School, has announced the third-quarter honor roll: ** Denotes…

Sports

Trout season opens this Saturday

By John Raffel Correspondent For many area fishermen, the last Saturday in April is like what Nov. 15 is for deer hunters. Trout season opener is Saturday.…

Ramblers drop 2 to Kalkaska

By John Raffel Correspondent McBain put up a good fight in the second game, but the Rambler baseball team still dropped both ends of its non-league doubleheader…

Obituaries

Loretta Jane Swiler

Loretta Jane Swiler

, age 63 of Tustin, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 8, 2017 at her home following a struggle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s…

Dorothy Leona Joslin

Dorothy Leona Joslin

Lowell, Michigan – Dorothy Leona Joslin, of Hart and Lowell, originally from Marion, passed away on her birthday, Thursday, April 6, 2017. She was 90. Dorothy was…

Letters to the Editor

A 7th Grade View: Harrison Bond Proposal

A 7th Grade View: Harrison Bond Proposal

Dear Editor, I’m a 7th grade student at Harrison Middle School, and we’ve been hearing a lot about the bond proposal lately. I know for sure that…

Pro Life “Trumped” the Election

Pro Life “Trumped” the Election

Dear Editor: I hated this past presidential  primary and general election.  I am sure many of you felt the same way.  Talk about mud slinging, back biting…

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