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Ghosts of Main: Great Ice Storm of 1922

Ghosts of Main: Great Ice Storm of 1922

By Julie Traynor Correspondent During February 21-23, 1922 what had become known as the Great Ice Storm swept through Marion, Michigan. Heavy rains fell for hours, encapsulating the area and…

Search ends for 15-year-old drowning victim

Search ends for 15-year-old drowning victim

By John Raffel Correspondent Rescuers ended a search on Friday for 15-year old Dylan Shaw of Evart, whom they presumed drowned after falling through the ice on the Muskegon River…

Another snow storm cripples area

By John Raffel Correspondent When the area received 12 to 15 inches of snow in late January, residents probably were hoping it would be the last bad storm of the…

Faces In The Crowd: Roger Pritchard

Faces In The Crowd: Roger Pritchard

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Roger Pritchard is on a mission. For the last twenty years, Roger has taken it upon himself to fix the Marion Mill Pond. That was why…

Evart woman charged with meth, harboring fugitive

By John Raffel Correspondent A 34-year-old woman from Evart, April Domke, faces charges in connection with a parole absconder case out of Roscommon County. A press release issued by the…

Man who used hatchet to kill father-in-law gets life without parole

Man who used hatchet to kill father-in-law gets life without parole

By Pat Maurer Correspondent On February 8th, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans sentenced James Bryan Kuhns to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing Leonard Hempel. Along…

Watkins named Osceola emergency manager

By John Raffel Correspondent REED CITY — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners approved and reauthorized the emergency plan at its meeting last week. The board also appointed Mark Watkins…

Better Days Are Ahead, I Promise

Forgive me if I appear to be preaching, but I’ve got to get something off my chest. My spouse, my child, my friends have heard me say a thousand times-…

Do You Have A Chocolate Hangover?

Do You Have A Chocolate Hangover?

IF you were fortunate enough to receive a box of Valentine’s Day candies from your honey we have to ask you a question. Do you have the willpower to only…

What’s Cooking?

Again on this Saturday morning, we have the SUN……but it is still very cold…This is the Michigan that I remember as a child…Cold, blowing snow, lots of snow and everyone…

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