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New prosecutor contemplates new hearing for Strunk

New prosecutor contemplates new hearing for Strunk

By John Raffel Correspondent New Osceola County prosecuting attorney Tony Badovinac expects to see a lot of challenging cases. But one his most challenging battles could come when an Osceola…

The short life of George S. Blesch

The short life of George S. Blesch

By Julie Traynor Correspondent  I’ve been hunting old ghosts on Main Street for quite a while and one in particular has been eluding me for a long time. I’ve seen…

County seeks updated phone system

By John Raffel Correspondent Osceola County governmental officials are looking for a new phone service that the county describes as a voice over internet protocol hosted managed voice solution. The…

Marion cheer team back on schedule

By John Raffel Correspondent Due to the structure of the schedule and some snowouts, Marion entered this week without much competitive cheer action the previous two weeks, prior to a…

McBain robotics team gears up for their second season

McBain robotics team gears up for their second season

By John Raffel Correspondent The robotics team made a successful debut at McBain High School last season and is gearing for another year. Danielle Utecht is among the FIRST Robotics…

County seeks to secure buildings

By John Raffel Correspondent The committee with the long name in Osceola County met again on January 19 and continues to make progress, said chairman Mark Gregory. He’s among two…

Marion Transportation Director keeps eye on icy black roads

By John Raffel Correspondent It’s been a busy winter season so far for school district transportation directors such as Brad Sikkema of Marion. Depending on Mother Nature it could even…

Evart raises water and sewer rates

By John Raffel Correspondent The Evart City Council received a recommendation its water and sewer committee that the council increase the water rates at its recent meeting. The council improved…

Protests and Pageantry What a Weekend

As I watched the weekend events unfold, I could only think what a great country we live in. America, despite all its division and derision, is awesome in this writer’s…

We Are Still Here

Marion, Michigan’s official birthday is fast approaching. On January 16, 1889 the folks of Clark’s Mill met and decided to officially incorporate as a village. The state legislature approved and…

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