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Looking back on local sports

Looking back on local sports

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer Marion – Winter – Boys basketball The Marion boys basketball team struggled through a one win season last winter, but did give Big Rapids Crossroads…

Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and Donald Trump Could All Share the Stage at the Presidential Inauguration

Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and Donald Trump Could All Share the Stage at the Presidential Inauguration

In 2014, roughly 173,300 people were working musicians. Many of those artists go unnoticed by the masses, a few enjoy great success, and a very select few might be tapped…

Michigan Business Owners Urge Residents to Shop Small This Holiday

Michigan Business Owners Urge Residents to Shop Small This Holiday

Approximately 108.5 million American consumers shopped online over the Thanksgiving weekend. Still, experts estimate that consumers across the nation completed only 9% of their holiday shopping going into Cyber Monday…

Have a safe and Happy Holiday!

Have a safe and Happy Holiday!

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Fire destroys McBain area wind turbine

Fire destroys McBain area wind turbine

By John Raffel Correspondent TV 9&10 reported on Tuesday a wind turbine was destroyed when it caught fire midday. The station reported that a massive blade crashed off the burning…

Marion BOE seeks more parental involvement

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Board of Education added on to its parent involvement policy during the board’s monthly meeting on Dec. 14. “We added ways to expand our…

Missaukee commission honors District Four’s Vivian

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, honored retiring commissioner Dean Vivian of McBain for his 14 years of service. Vivian…

McBain board hires kindergarten teacher

By John Raffel Correspondent The McBain Board of Education hired a new kindergarten teacher at its monthly board meeting earlier this month. The district hired Kim Laskowski. “She’s been doing…

Three charged for meth

Three charged for meth

By Pat Maurer Correspondent When Clare County Sheriff’s Department deputies got a tip on the location of a wanted fugitive, they went to a residence on Springwood Lake in Hamilton…

A Look Back: The A. H. Corwin Store

A Look Back: The A. H. Corwin Store

By Julie Traynor Correspondent This photograph was taken inside the A.H. Corwin Store at Marion, Michigan. Ellen and Alva Corwin, the couple at the center, and their two employees posed…