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Two apply for Missaukee emergency housing grants

By John Raffel Correspondent County administrator Precia Garland and her Missaukee County housing commission continues to keep busy. The Emergency Housing Grant program has especially been keeping the commission busy.…

Fishing slow in aftermath of rains

Fishing slow in  aftermath of rains

By John Raffel Correspondent Summer has started and the DNR reports strong winds have limited fishing on the Great Lakes, but anglers are going for largemouth bass, panfish, pike, bullhead…

McBain focuses on fixing roof leaks

By John Raffel Correspondent It’s summer but the McBain school administration is quietly taking care of things as it makes the transition from one school year to the next. “We…

Evart emphasizes summer football workouts

Evart emphasizes summer football workouts

By John Raffel Correspondent Football seasons don’t officially start practices until Aug. 7, but several teams, including the Evart Wildcats, are already getting ready with summer sessions. Summer activities are…

Arsonist Destroys Pontiac Middle School Roofing Materials

Arsonist Destroys Pontiac Middle School Roofing Materials

Fire was set to roofing materials meant for Pontiac Middle School in late May. While most residential fire and smoke damage comes in at a total of almost $4,172, this…

2017 Marion Fair Showmanship Results

2017 Marion Fair Showmanship Results

Jr. Poultry Showmanship 1st – Alex Mosher-Kunin 2nd – Autumn Ruffer 3rd – Carter Murphy Intermediate Poultry Showmanship 1st – Wyatt Sikkema 2nd – Sam Bailey 3rd – Ben Moore…

Exhibitors show their stuff at fair

Exhibitors show their stuff at fair

By Steve Landon Correspondent The 78th Annual Marion Fair officially got into full swing Monday, June 19th at the historic Marion Fairgrounds with youth of all ages gathering in the…

Man looking for cemetery treasure attacked

Man looking for cemetery treasure  attacked

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Sheriff’s Department deputies are looking for a 49-year-old Gladwin man and a 43-year-old Evart woman, suspects in a June 17 assault at the Hamilton…

Marion celebrates Log Cabin Day on Sunday

Marion celebrates Log Cabin Day on Sunday

The 31st annual Michigan Log Cabin Day is Sunday, June 25. It is celebrated all across Michigan at more than 90 registered log cabins. The Marion Area Historical Society is…

Evart man jumps off bridge, drowns

Evart man jumps off bridge, drowns

By John Raffel Correspondent Osceola County Sheriff’s Deputies reported a drowning on Sunday in Sylvan Township. A press release submitted from the department states that around 6:50 p.m., on Sunday,…