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Flu epidemic forces hospitals to take precautionary measures

Flu epidemic forces hospitals to take precautionary measures

Spectrum Health Big Rapids and Reed City Hospitals are working to meet the challenge of the current CDC-declared flu epidemic. One of the most important tools in fighting the transmission…

Cox named school board prez

Cox named school board prez

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Board of Education elected officers at its monthly meeting last week. “Every January, the school board reorganizes,” superintendent Mort Meier said. “What that means…

Missaukee BOC elects Vanderwal

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners elected Frank Vanderwal as chairperson at its organizational meeting on Tuesday. Hubert Zuiderveen was elected vice-chairperson for 2018. Laura Quist,…

Marion prepares for budget

By John Raffel Correspondent The village of Marion is having a budget workshop on Jan. 23. “That’s when we’ll decide on spending for this year, starting in March,” village president…

Faces In the Crowd: Tammi Birtles

Faces In the Crowd: Tammi Birtles

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Tammi Birtles loves kids. It’s part of her job description, really. As a preschool teacher for the Marion Head Start program since 2001, Tammi’s spent the…

BOC votes to buy patrol car

By John Raffel Correspondent The Osceola County Board of Commissioners voted at its monthly meeting on Tuesday to purchase a 2018 patrol car from My Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in…

Library offers Wi-Fi lending

By John Raffel Correspondent Ardis Missaukee District Library director Laura Marion has announced that her facility is addressing needs of individuals being asked to go online to access business, education…

Man accused of pistol whipping roommate

Man accused of pistol whipping roommate

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A disagreement between roommates led to the arrest of a Harrison man, 27-year-old Adrian Ford, for “assault with intent to murder last Thursday, January 11th. Central…

Evart Police Log

Weekly Report Evart Police Department Jan. 8-14 Jan. 9: Traffic Complaint – Officers were called to a traffic complaint. It was determined that the complaint occurred outside the city.  Jan. 9:…

No Hate, Just Acts Of Kindness

Like many of us considered the “older generation”, Martin Luther King had a profound effect on my thought processes. While the Black Panther party and other activists were creating havoc…

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