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Enjoy the Season of Miracles

The season of miracles has finally arrived. Spring is no longer “just around the corner.” And while words seem inadequate to describe the wonder of this favorite time of the…

NMC outkicks Clare in key league contest

by Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent McBain Northern Michigan Christian picked up a key Northern Michigan Soccer League South Division win at home Tuesday night, as it topped Clare 4-1. “Clare…

Osceola Co woman shoots rare turkey

Osceola Co woman shoots rare turkey

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION – An Osceola County woman had a unique experience hunting for a turkey recently. Tammy Livermore decided to shoot more than just hunt an ordinary…

Marion softball swept by Pine River

Marion softball swept by Pine River

By Ben Murphy The first game was close. The second game wasn’t. The Marion softball team wasn’t able to pick up a win in either side of its Highland Conference…

Lady Ramblers drop 2

By Ben Murphy Frankfort was a rude host as it took the brooms to McBain on Friday. The Lady Panthers, hosting the Lady Ramblers in a non-league twinbill won with…

NMC golfers best Benzie

By Ben Murphy The McBain Northern Michigan Christian golf team won its match at Benzie Central on Friday. The Comets out-played the Huskies 199-220 at Champion Hills Golf Course. “Our…

State Government Focuses On Worker Safety With MDOT Initiative

State Government Focuses On Worker Safety With MDOT Initiative

The Michigan Department of Transportation is aiming to increase road worker safety, with 75 injuries reported in state work zones in 2016. This statistic is up from 69 injuries in…

MBE votes 5-2 to keep Meier

MBE votes 5-2 to keep Meier

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Board of Education voted 5-2 last Friday at a special meeting to extend superintendent Mort Meier’s contract by two years. But a major focus…

Quilt block added to Missaukee trail

Quilt block added to Missaukee trail

Another quilt block was added to the Missaukee/Wexford “Quilt Trail” this past Saturday at Beth and Kenneth Zuiderveens’ on 7-Mile Road in Missaukee County. The farm has been in the…

Osceola planners turn down Nestle pumping request

Osceola planners turn down Nestle pumping request

By John Raffel Correspondent Planning commissioners in Osceola Township voted on Tuesday to deny Nestle Waters’ permit to build a new booster pump. There’s been heavy debate over the company…