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Faces In The Crowd: David and Linda Wing

Faces In The Crowd: David and Linda Wing

By Aaron Michell Corrispondent Faith. Family. Farming. Those are the three pillars that make David and Linda Wing who they are today. David, a 2003 Marion High School Graduate, and…

Young, talented NMC kickers hope to compete for title

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer Last season, the Lady Comets’ soccer squad finished 12-8 and in 2nd place in the Northern Michigan Soccer League Southern Division. Despite graduating 8 out…

Comets opens season with win

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer Youth, inexperience, and poor weather conditions aren’t typically the recipe for early season success. Not without talent, anyhow. Behind a hat trick from talented senior…

Helmboldt brings “Born to Fish, Bred to Hunt” to Marion library

Helmboldt brings “Born to Fish,  Bred to Hunt” to Marion library

By Julie Traynor Correspondent   Ron Helmboldt learned at a very tender age to hunt and fish. He had no choice. It is in his blood and deep in his…

DeMott, Haan named top students

DeMott, Haan named top students

Northern Michigan Christian School is pleased to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the graduating class of 2018. Salutatorian Tara “Ellie” Haan, the daughter of Mark and Jill Haan of…

Marion schools mull early start

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Board of Education discussed the concept at its monthly board meeting on Tuesday of whether or not to start school before Labor Day. Superintendent…

Faces in the Crowd: Linda Baughan

Faces in the Crowd: Linda Baughan

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Over the last fifty years, a lot has changed in the Marion area. One thing, however, hasn’t: If you need a haircut, you can still call…

Ghosts of Main Street: Big Daddy’s Ghost

Ghosts of Main Street: Big Daddy’s Ghost

By Julie Traynor Correspondent April and her temper tantrum of snow throwing has us all wishing for better weather and all the good times associated with summer. Some have just…

Missaukee BOC honors Palmer

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners recognized Carol Palmer at its finance committee meeting on April 5. It was noted Palmer, who is retiring, stared her…

Marionites gather in Florida

 Marion/Florida Snowbirds, raised and graduated from Marion High School more that 50 years ago.  (Except for Sandy Mosher from Leroy and Thora Blackledge from Evart)   All have been married for more…