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Sheriff’s investigation in to non-payment of auction proceeds sent to prosecutor

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The Osceola County Sheriff’s investigation into a complaint of alleged misappropriation of funds related to proceeds raised at the Marion Fair auction in 2015 has been…

Full steam ahead for bond issue Voters will be asked to approve $2.7 million

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Board of Education passed a motion to move ahead with a school millage bond proposal in May. The date will be May 3. The…

Marion grad, now Indian chief shares life experiences

Marion grad, now Indian chief shares life experiences

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Frank Ettawageshik, former Chair of the Little Traverse Bands of Odawa Indians and the current Executive Director of the United Tribes of Michigan, writer and environmental…

Lake City woman wins $1 million

Lake City woman wins $1 million

A 78-year-old Lake City woman is looking forward to getting a new dishwasher after winning $1 million playing the Michigan Lottery’s Powerball game. Charlotte May Willis won the $1 million…

McBain teacher reflects on her duties

McBain teacher  reflects on her duties

By John Raffel Correspondent Kim VanderVlucht has worn many hats in the McBain School District and has enjoyed each one. Currently, VanderVlucht is principal at McBain Elementary School, grades K-6.…

Yoplait tax appeal may be settled Neither side wants to see it in court

By John Raffel Correspondent It will be a special event on Feb. 1 at the Marion Elementary School. The school, starting at 1:15 pm., will have its Students Outstanding In…

Grose enjoys promoting area’s history

By John Raffel Correspondent Marilyn Grose has been a busy person as president of the Marion Historical Society, even during this time of year. “We display memorabilia of Marion and…

Late start for fishing

By John Raffel Correspondent Despite the recent cold weather and presence of anglers and shanties on area water surfaces, the DNR continues to tell area residents to be careful while…

Anonymous donor gave money for new McBain 500-seat auditorium

Anonymous donor gave money for new McBain 500-seat auditorium

By John Raffel Correspondent McBain School officials are anxiously awaiting completion of the district’s new auditorium. School superintendent Steve Brimmer did not elaborate on the expected completion date on the…

Students to participate in Jump Rope for Heart

By John Raffel Correspondent At Marion Elementary School, it’s a matter for students to “Jump For Their Hearts” and help save lives. Starting next week, the focus continues on fighting…

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