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Truck rear-ends Amish buggy

Truck rear-ends Amish buggy

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 38-year-old Amish man, Loren Schrock of Farwell, and five children, ages 8, 8, 10, 12 and 14 were eastbound on Surry Road in a horse-drawn…

GEMS dedication Sept. 10

By John Raffel Correspondent The Department of Natural Resources has set a date for its dedication ceremony for a Grouse Enhancement Management Site (GEMS) in Osceola County on Sept. 10.…

83-year-old still enjoys Marion’s Rod & Gun Club

By John Raffel Correspondent Howard Dunkin is an active member of the Marion Rod & Gun Club and has a unique background, both locally and outside of the area. The…

Allegations dismissed against Missaukee County Prosecutor

Allegations dismissed against Missaukee County Prosecutor

The Michigan Department of State dismissed allegations against a Northern Michigan prosecutor. Missaukee County Prosecutor Melissa Ransom was facing questions about her re-election campaign.   They all came from her challenger,…

Zuiderveen wears many hats

Zuiderveen wears many hats

By John Raffel Correspondent Connie Zuiderveen wears many different hats, including that of Marion Township clerk and Marion Village treasurer. She’s been village treasurer for almost five years. “I just…

50’s Plus Lifestyles: Five ways to maintain good health after 50

50’s Plus Lifestyles: Five ways to maintain good health after 50

1 See your doctor regularly. As a person ages, she has different needs and can become susceptible to new diseases and conditions including heart disease and Alzheimer’s. Getting regular checkups with…

50’s Plus Lifestlyes: 10 people who switched careers after 50 and thrived

Don’t believe that old cliché about middle-aged dogs and new tricks. Lots of wildly successful people found big success in careers they began after their fiftieth birthdays. Here are just…

50’s Plus Lifestyles: Great time to catch up on lost opportunities

50’s Plus Lifestyles: Great time to catch up on lost opportunities

Do you feel like you missed out on life when you were younger? Well, now is the perfect time to catch up on all your seemingly lost opportunities. While some…

Your Vote Doesn’t Count

It’s nearly September and in two months voters will decide who will lead the United States for the next four years. We may choose Clinton, or Trump or a third…

Fall-ish

It happens every year about this time. You know. We have a day that jumps up and says look at me, “I’m fall and I’m here.” That happened just a…