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Board selects Mikulich as interim superintendent

Board selects Mikulich as interim superintendent

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion School Board has hired an interim superintendent to replace Mort Meier who announced his retirement last week. The board voted unanimously earlier this week…

Can you spell success? Marion Fair can

Can you spell success? Marion Fair can

By Steve Landon Correspondent Just a little over a week ago the Marion fairgrounds was buzzing with activity as the 79th Annual Marion Fair kicked into full swing. In what…

Ghosts of Main Street – Marion’s Forgotten Son

Ghosts of Main Street – Marion’s Forgotten Son

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Phillip Parmelee – Pioneer Aviator  July 4th is soon upon us. It is a time when every town across America proudly touts its accomplishments, its history and…

Evart Police Log

By John Raffel Correspondent Weekly Report • June 18-24 June 18: Misdemeanor Traffic Offense – Officers conducted a traffic stop which resulted in a citation being issued for improper plate, no…

Johnson pleads to charity theft

Johnson pleads to charity theft

A woman accused of trying to steal a donation box from the Cadillac Dairy Queen has entered a plea deal in the case. Jessica Johnson was arrested in May after…

Three arrested for Mecosta burglaries

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Michigan State Police investigation of thefts from a storage facility in Mecosta County’s Big Rapids Township June 20th led to the location and arrest of…

Marion Fire Department adds grass fire unit to fleet

Marion Fire Department adds grass fire unit to fleet

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Marion Community fire department chief David Turner said his department is in the midst of adding equipment to its current fleet. “We’re working on our…

MCD plans Invasive Species Awareness campaign

MCD plans Invasive Species Awareness campaign

By John Raffel Correspondent LAKE CITY — The Missaukee Conservation District has announced Aquatic Invasive Species Awareness Week for July 2-8.  The week will be a joint effort between North Country…

Faces In the Crowd: Ryan Pace

Faces In the Crowd: Ryan Pace

By Aaron Michell Correspondent All things considered, Ryan Pace has had a pretty decent year. As head coach of the Marion Varsity Softball team, Pace led the Eagles to one…

Lemonade Stands Shouldn’t Be Subject To Police, Fines

Growing up, I have fond memories of my makeshift lemonade stand I would place near the sidewalk to catch thirsty walkers or drivers. I was six or seven at the…

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