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Students collect food for pantry

Students collect food for pantry

The second grade students at Marion Elementary sponsored a food drive to benefit the Marion Food Pantry.  In second grade the theme for social studies is community and students must…

Marion “C”, McBain “D” on report cards

Marion “C”, McBain “D” on report cards

By Pat Maurer Correspondent State Schools have been graded and given their report cards for the past year. Mt. Pleasant and Gladwin High Schools both received a “B.” Area high…

Road mils on LeRoy tax bills

Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Taxpayers in LeRoy Township and village of LeRoy will notice a road millage on December tax bills. Millage collected will be spent in 2015 and millage collected…

Christmas Kick Off set for Saturday in Marion

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Santa Claus rides into Marion on Saturday for an early visit with children during the annual Christmas Kick Off, organized by the Marion Area Chamber of…

Families in need respond to Christmas Wish

The following letters are only a few of the dozens we have received so far. In the weeks ahead we will be fulfilling some of the wishes, thanks to the…

Fish habitat improvements completed

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A stream habitat restoration project in the village of Hersey on the Hersey River was completed recently, according to project manager Dixie Ward at the Muskegon…

Veteran’s campground to be developed on Muskegon River

Veteran’s campground to be developed on Muskegon River

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Just west of Harrison an all new kind of campground especially for veterans and their families is being developed. The founder, Wayne Daggett is a Viet…

Last weeks Arctic blast not unusual

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent There are two groups of people describing last week’s arctic blast. Those who remember wintry beginnings to firearm season and those who don’t. Luke Houlton, engineer/manager…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

Mr. Muggles Say hello to Mr. Muggles! He was found in Marion. His finder looked for his owner but one was never found! Mr. Muggles is ready to find a…

The healing power of Thanksgiving

The healing power of Thanksgiving

“Do you still look out your study window and give thanks?” asked my grandson, his question being drawn from memories of childhood. Allow me to explain. During one of the…

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