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Demolition 90% complete at COA building site

By John Raffel Correspondent Progress continues to be made on the new Commission on Aging building for Marion. Osceola County COA director Scott Schryer said last Friday he visited the…

Osceola County Board approves software update

By John Raffel Correspondent The Osceola County Board of Commissioners approve proposals for replacement of the sheriff’s department and jail reporting software. The action was taken at the board’s regular…

Area drivers shine in Gladwin vintage snowmobile races

Area drivers shine in Gladwin vintage snowmobile races

By Steve Landon Correspondent Since racing came back to the historic Gladwin County Fairgrounds in 2014 old Mother Nature has gone out of her way to make life difficult for…

Superintendent evaluation, school renovation discussed

By John Raffel Correspondent The date of a monthly school board meeting is very rarely on a Saturday. But it’s been an unusual year for the Marion School District, thanks…

Icy roads create havoc for Osceola Road Commission

Icy roads create havoc for Osceola Road Commission

By John Raffel Correspondent The Osceola County Road Commission engineer/manager Luke D. Houlton likes a challenge, and he’s certainly had one with the area weather so far this winter. “We’re…

Temporary Seasonal Weight Restrictions begin

Due to unseasonable warm weather, Seasonal Weight and Speed restrictions will be enforced on Osceola County Roads effective 7:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2017 until further notice. The current projection…

Two arrested for armed robbery

Two arrested for armed robbery

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Saginaw man and woman were arrested and arraigned for armed robbery at the First and Main (Sunrise) gas station in Harrison Monday. Clare County Sheriff’s…

Missaukee agrees to snowmobile grant

Missaukee agrees to snowmobile grant

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners, at its recent meeting, matched a law enforcement grant for the sheriff’s department. The grant totaled $953. From a previous…

Brunink re-elected McBain President

By John Raffel Correspondent The McBain Board of Education swore in new board member Matt Kline, and had the election of officers for the board at its monthly meeting on…

Ryan wins VOD check

Ryan wins VOD check

Brittany Ryan, winner of the 2016 Voice of Democracy Program at Marion High School was presented with a plaque and a check for $300.00. The awards were presented by Althea…