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Eggs-actly what I was looking for

Eggs-actly what I was looking for

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A March Easter had kids of all ages bundled up in winter clothes canvassing the grounds of the Marion VFW on Saturday picking up colored plastic eggs filled…

Ted Parkhurst plans to nominate author Norfolk for Pulitzer Prize

Ted Parkhurst plans to nominate author Norfolk for Pulitzer Prize

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Ted Parkhurst is a good judge of character.  The Marion-based publisher who singles out authors and storyteller wizards able to capture and keep an audience attentive…

Expect Marion water rates to change

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Village council signed an engineering contract with Art Krueger of Traverse City at its regular meeting on Monday night. “They need some information on…

Brochure promotes bond issue

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion School District has produced and is circulating across the district a brochure designed at providing information for the bond proposal on May 3. Superintendent…

MAHS picture history gets published

By Julie Trayner   The Marion Area Historical Museum is pleased to announce the publication of Marion, Michigan: A Pictorial History 1890-1950. Over 225 seldom seen photographs have been chosen…

Fewer snow days for local school districts this year

By John Raffel Correspondent It was an unusual winter from the standpoint that snow days for local school districts was more likely in March than it was in December. Spring…

MML claims State is unfairly taking money from municipalities

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The State of Michigan since 2002 has diverted money away from cities, villages and townships and used that revenue to fund state operations to the tune…

200 pounds of meds needles disposed of

More than 200 pounds of needles and medication have been safely disposed of, after Spectrum Health hosted two local safe disposal events. Medication and needle take back events were held…

Adopt a Pet April 1, 2016

Roody Roody is a male beagle/doxie mix and is about 8 months old. Good with small children he’s a happy boy and goes outside to potty when his run is…

Marion teacher awaiting math results

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion math students have been engaged in the Math Counts Competition series, a middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program designed to encourage math achievement through…

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