Schools

Lady Ramblers edged by MP

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer McBain amped up its defense in its road non-conference game at Mt. Pleasant Tuesday night. The Lady Ramblers still came up short…

Marion cheer team selected

Marion cheer team selected

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion cheerleading coach Danyel Prielipp has announced her cheer team for the 2017 season. The team will be cheering during varsity football games.…

Sports

Four seniors provide high expectations for Lady Comets

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer After having coached the junior varsity girls basketball team for seven years, Jason Towers has taken over the varsity gig this winter…

Lead evaporates, Comets lose

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain Northern Michigan boys basketball team led for a good chunk of its season opening game at Big Rapids Crossroads Tuesday…

Obituaries

Elizabeth Jean Schmidt

Elizabeth Jean Schmidt

Elizabeth Jean Schmidt passed away peacefully on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Heavenly Homestead Foster Care in Gladwin. She was 91. Elizabeth Jean was the first daughter,…

“Carl” Carrol R. Patterson

“Carl” Carrol R. Patterson

“Carl” Carrol R. Patterson, of Marion, passed away at Autumnwood of McBain, Friday, November 10, 2017. He was 89 years old. Carl was born to Thomas and…

Letters to the Editor

Government is not a football game!

Dear Editor: This morning I opened CNN and saw a quote from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that sums up everything that is wrong in American politics.  “You…

The older we get

The older we get

Mike, Like you, I bemoaned the thought of growing old until I was reminded that so many of us aren’t fortunate enough to do so. Lou K.…

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