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Beat Fear This Year

John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist Church, saw a link between swearing and worrying; seeing them both as acts of unbelief. Yet many people of faith fret continually over…

What’s Cooking?

Well so much for the Spring Weather, now it is back to reality with Winter and some heart warming recipes…. PAN-FRIED PERCH or ROCK BASS from my family cookbook Perch…

Lady Ramblers slam Comets, Beal City, Manton

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain girls basketball team may be tied atop the Highland Conference standings with Manton and Pine River, but it certainly looked like the team…

Ramblers earn tough road win

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Highland Conference is already loaded with tough basketball teams. The McBain boys basketball team has a beefed up non-league schedule as well, most recently…

80th Birthday

80th Birthday

Ed Kirkby a retired geologist, volunteer, Model-T enthusiast, grandpa of 9 and as of  January 30th, octogenarian! Wish him a happy birthday when you see him! Please follow and like…

Eagles dominate Coleman for second victory

By Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent Things fell into place perfectly for the Marion boys basketball team Tuesday night. The Eagles, hosting non-league opponent Coleman played some of their best ball…

Lady Eagles can’t tame Eastern

Lady Eagles can’t tame Eastern

By Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent Marion stumbled out of the gates in its home girls basketball game Monday. The Lady Eagles, hosting Mason County Eastern in a non-conference battle, scored…

NMC topples MCE

By Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent The McBain Northern Michigan Christian boys basketball earned its most lopsided win of the season Monday night. The Comets, hosting Mason County Eastern in a…

Five tips to keep your vehicle running in winter

Five tips to keep your vehicle running in winter

Keep these five car-care tips in mind as the mercury plummets. You don’t want to be stranded by a dead battery or get into an accident because you can’t see out your…

So many snow days means more school during summer

So many snow days means more school during summer

By John Raffel Correspondent It’s winter, and the time of year for possible school district snow days. So far, lots of snow and lots of snow days. January has presented…