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Ghosts of Main Street: The Methodist Churches of Marion

Ghosts of Main Street: The Methodist Churches of Marion

By Julie Traynor Corrispondent                         This week we have a Did You Know? story to tell of two sibling church buildings, both still very much with us today. Did you…

Crappy Weather Follows Me Everywhere

So this is global warming? I can’t remember Old Man Winter ever hanging on so long. What we experienced in Michigan last week was out right cruelty at its best.…

Riding Out The Storm

Riding Out The Storm

We took a trip last week to visit family, watch some basketball and to catch some early spring. We most pleasantly did all three and did not intend to find…

What’s Cooking?

Well I thought that Spring was here and as we all know by looking out the window today (Sunday) it is still winter.  If this was April 1st I would…

Praise Pays

A retired businessman once told me how damaging negative comments could be to a committee evaluating people for different levels of employment. He said the first evaluation usually proved to…

Peggy M. Strauch

Peggy M. Strauch

Peggy M. Strauch, longtime resident of Marion, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Munson Healthcare’s Cadillac Hospital. She was 89. Born Cassie May ​Fox​ on June 1, 1928, in Pontiac,  to…

Gerald E. Coon

Gerald E. Coon

Gerald E. “Jerry” Coon, 88, passed away on January 20, 2018. In Fort Mohave, Arizona where he and Mary resided the past 15 years. Jerry was born on August 25,…

Ronals William Surfus

Ronald William Surfus, age 76, of Marion, passed away at his home on April 10, 2018. He was born to William & Pauline (Case) Surfus on January 14, 1942, at…

Jay Harold Ellens

Jay Harold Ellens, a long-time resident of Farmington Hills, Mi, died peacefully at home with his family on April 13, 2018. He was born in McBain, Mi in 1932 and…

CAVB honors Westdorp, Featherston and others

Over 100 area businesses and volunteers celebrated last week at the Cadillac Area Visitors Bureau (CAVB) Annual Meeting and Tourism Awards Banquet, held at Cherry Grove Event Center.  The event…