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Faces in the Crowd: Joe and Renee Tolgo

Faces in the Crowd: Joe and Renee Tolgo

Most know him as their former middle school science teacher. Many know her as their former elementary teacher’s aide. But to know them, is to know that they are so…

Will Big Business Snag Marijuana Licenses?

Last week I mused about Big Pharma and their part in the opioid epidemic. By willingly doling out pills to distributors, who then willingly sold them to unscrupulous clinics and…

Picture Perfect Past

Picture Perfect Past

An interesting real photo black and white picture postcard came into the collection of the Marion Area Historical Museum recently. This is a slightly different view than most we see.…

When You Can’t Find The Silver Lining

“Look for the silver lining,” says an old song, adding, “There’s a silver lining behind every cloud you see.” Is this true? One struggling sufferer said if all clouds are…

What’s Cooking?

Finely, we have October weather so lets start our ovens to make some super-duper sweet goodies.  My friend, Linda White from Alma, came through again with these sweeties to share with you. Bless her…..…

Anglers continue to fish successfully

Anglers continue to fish successfully

By John Raffel Correspondent Sportsmen tend to lay aside their poles during October and focus more on hunting. But those who continue to fish rivers, lakes and streams should be…

Rains hurt farmers

Rains hurt farmers

By John Raffel Correspondent Heavy rainfall earlier this week is likely to have an immediate impact on farmers, Osceola County MSU extension agent Jerry Lindquist said. “We’re in the middle…

Carl Eugene Beasley 

Carl Eugene Beasley 

Carl, age 59, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, October 17, 2017.  Carl, the son of Eugene E. and Rosemary A. (Blume) Beasley, was born in Dowagiac, MI on September 14, 1958; was a…

Ramblers pounce on Fremont, 62-18

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer McBain put a bow on its regular season Friday night, when it easily handled host Fremont 62-18 in a non-conference football contest. “It was a…

Ramblers run to 7th

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain cross country teams competed at the Northern Michigan Championship races on Saturday, at Gaylord’s Michaywe Pines Golf Course. The McBain boys team finished…