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Meier resigns amid double-dipping accusations

Meier resigns amid double-dipping accusations

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Board of Education announced at its meeting on Wednesday superintendent Mort Meier has retired. TV 9&10 reported school board president Monica Cox read a…

McBain chooses Elk Rapids chief to replace Brimmer

By John Raffel Correspondent The McBain Schools Board of Education voted to enter into contract negotiations with Steve Prissel on Wednesday night to be the next superintendent. Current superintendent Steve…

79th Marion Fair offers slate full of fun

79th Marion Fair offers slate full of fun

By Steve Landon Correspondent The 2018 Michigan County Fair season got underway Monday June 18th with the opening of the 79th Annual Marion Fair at the historic Marion Fairgrounds/Veterans Memorial…

Ghosts of Main Street: Mrs. Little’s Maternity Home

Ghosts of Main Street: Mrs. Little’s Maternity Home

By Julie Traynor Correspondent                         For much of Marion’s early history new citizens were born at home. One of the local doctors was called when a birth was imminent and…

Missaukee BOC opposes bill, would lose large amount of revenue if passed

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee Board of Commissioners, voted at its meeting last week to oppose House Bill 5908, which would amend the Local Community Stabilization Authority Act to…

Hypothermia, meth responsible for couple found dead in swamp

Hypothermia, meth  responsible for couple found dead in swamp

Seven months after a couple went missing in Missaukee County, the investigation into their deaths is over. Tuesday we reported the autopsy results were in for Jeff Hurley and Alexandria…

ATV hits tree, passenger dies, driver arrested

ATV hits tree, passenger dies, driver arrested

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Pamela Brashaw, 48 of Lake died when the vehicle she was a passenger in went off the road and crashed into a tree in Lincoln Township…

Osceola BOC hears favorable audit report

By John Raffel Correspondent REED CITY — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners listened on Tuesday to a favorable auditor’s report. The report came from Anderson, Tackman & Co. PLC.…

Marion staff honored

Marion staff honored

On Thursday, June 24th Marion Public Schools staff members Tammy Ladd (32 years), Pam Hopkins (33 years) and Kurt Gillespie (15 years) were honored for serving the schools. Please follow…

Missaukee approves mutual aid agreement

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting last week, voted to approve the proposed mutual aid and warrant officer deputization agreement for FOC warrant…

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