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Happy Birthday America!

Happy Birthday America!

I’ve said it before and I will say it again. The best July 4th gatherings I’ve known were those spent at Lake George with the Gardener’s family.  Yup, bar-none, the best red, white…

What’s Cooking?

I have just had a wonderful weekend as my daughter, Susan, came up from North Carolina to visit…We packed a lot in a weekend and Sunday we put her back on the plane…

God Really Cares

How do you react when trouble comes? Do you become pessimistic? Depressed? Are you difficult to be around because you lash out at others? Do you find yourself angry at…

Richard L. Christie

Richard L. Christie

Richard L. Christie passed away on June 23rd, 2018 at Munson Healthcare in Cadillac, Michigan. He was 74. Richard was born in Marion, Michigan on June 25th, 1943. He was…

Carol Ann Carpenter

Carol Ann Carpenter, of Lake passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital. She was 77. Carol Ann was born on June 10, 1941, in Almont,…

George A. Wonsey

George A. Wonsey of Middle Branch Township, Marion, passed away on June 25, 2018 at his home surrounded by family and friends. In accordance with George’s wishes no services will…

Dribble, pass, shoot, Marion kids learn basketball skills

Dribble, pass, shoot, Marion kids learn basketball skills

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion basketball coach Matt LaGrow has reported on the success of this week’s camp. “Over 30 kids participated in grades 3 through 8 with an even…

Fifteen students place at MITES state level competition

Fifteen students place at MITES state level competition

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Marion Industrial Arts teacher Ronald Schmidt reports the district had several students compete last month in the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society (MITES) competition.…

63 attend Lee family reunion

The family of Mark & Lena Lee held their annual reunion Sunday, June 24th in Gaines, Michigan. The family of Dorothy (Lee) Murphy were hosts with 63 in attendance.  They…

Four earn spot on President’s List

There were more than 500 students from Saginaw Valley State University whose determination and commitment to academic excellence earned them a spot on the winter 2018 semester President’s List. Rebecca…