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Elderly man found dead by his car in Lake George

Elderly man found dead by his car in Lake George

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Mt. Pleasant man, missing since last Thursday, January 10th, was found dead near Lake George Tuesday. Charles W. Peterson, 84, was last seen on the…

Attempt to re-instate COA head fails again

By John Raffel Correspondent Another attempt to reinstate Scott Schryer as Commission on Aging chairman for Osceola County failed at Tuesday’s commission meeting. At the committee of the whole meeting,…

Vanderwall elected Missaukee BOC chair

By John Raffel Correspondent Frank Vanderwal was elected chairperson of the Missaukee County Board of Commissioners at last week’s meeting. Hubert Zuiderveen was elected vice chairperson. County treasurer Lori Cox…

Faces In the Crowd: Jean Miller

Faces In the Crowd: Jean Miller

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Jean Bates was born on a farm near Luther in 1926. The oldest of eight siblings, Jean graduated first in her class at Luther High School…

Man who killed grandfather with hatchet convicted of first degree murder

Man who killed grandfather with hatchet convicted of first degree murder

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a penalty hearing last Friday, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans issued a nine-page written opinion that concluded James Kuhns, 36 of Farwell, committed premeditated first…

Ghosts of Main Street — True Treasure

Ghosts of Main Street — True Treasure

By Julie Traynor Correspondent This week’s ghost isn’t really a ghost. It is the result of a great black and white, 5”x7” glossy photograph being reunited with the news item…

Sears Was The Amazon Of The 50’s

I was reading an article that was listing several retailers that were essentially “in trouble.” I was surprised to see J.C. Penney, Pet Smart and Guitar Center on the list.…

What Kind Of A ‘Day’ Is It For You?

What Kind Of A ‘Day’ Is It For You?

Each day some media source informs us of what day it is. You know, International Spaghetti Sauce Day or National Wool Sock Day or some such designation used to draw…

What’s Cooking

This is a very strange winter we are having but so am not going to complain even if it suddenly turns cold and we have snow…..I will just make some…

Dirty Cups

“Lord, cleanse my soul and I will be truly clean.” Jesus seemed to have a way of angering people by pointing out certain truths and challenging people with the truth.…

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