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Weidman pellet plant burns Monday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent For the second time in just over three years, a building at the Weidman Maeder Brothers lumber business was destroyed by fire Monday. Maeder Brothers Inc.,…

Amazingly Two Presidents died on 50th Anniversary of our Independence

Many of us look forward to the celebration of July 4th. It means time off work, parades, picnics, boating, warm weather, hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill, bonfires and…

We Are Family

We Are Family

Like most people who’ve been around a while, I’ve attended my share of wedding celebrations. I cannot tell you whose wedding was the first I attended or recall but my…

Celebrating Freedom

The well known quote, “The truth shall make you free,” has found its way to college cornerstones, historic marble markers and other prestigious places, yet relatively few know its source…

What’s Cooking?

With the 4th of July celebration this weekend, I have  several great grilling recipes which I think you will enjoy…. GRILLED  OUTDOOR  BURGERS 1 lb. ground beef 1/4 cup chopped onion 2 Tbsp. finely chopped…

County parks gear up for 4th

County parks gear up for 4th

By John Raffel Correspondent Osceola County parks director Carl Baumgras is expecting to have the busiest weekend of the year. After all, it’s getting close to the Fourth of July.…

Heavy rains slow down hay harvest

By John Raffel Correspondent Area farmers are keeping an eye on what has been a topsy-turvy summer season so far this year. Heavy rains within the last week are making…

Missaukee County looking at budget

By John Raffel Correspondent Missaukee County officials such as administrator Precia Garland are looking at continuing the budget process for 2017-18. “We’re getting to the point where we’ll be adjusting…

Evart Police Log

Evart Police Department Weekly Report June 19-25, 2017 June 19: Fleeing and Eluding – While on patrol, officers encountered a vehicle with defective equipment. The driver of the vehicle did not…

Milton sentenced for Harrison armed robbery

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Rodney Milton 19, of Saginaw, was sentenced Monday by Judge Roy Mienk for the January 16 armed robbery of the Sunrise Gas Station on First and…