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Losing Just One Hour Of Sleep Can Double Your Car Accident Risk, AAA Says

Losing Just One Hour Of Sleep Can Double Your Car Accident Risk, AAA Says

By losing just one hour of sleep, you increase your risk of getting into a car accident. According to the American Automobile Association’s Foundation for Traffic Safety, missing two or…

Osceola escapes major flood damage

Osceola escapes major flood damage

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion area seems to have escaped significant damage from last week’s flooding conditions after heavy snow melting and rainfall. “Things so far look pretty good…

EMD says flooding limited to basements

By John Raffel Corespondent It’s been somewhat of a busy week for Mark Watkins. He’s the Emergency Management Director for Osceola County. The Emergency Management Department organizes, plans, and assigns…

Consultant finds COA, EMS discrepancies

By John Raffel Correspondent The Osceola County Board of Commissioners received a report from its consultant pertaining to a review of the EMS and Commission on Aging at Tuesday’s commission…

Faces In the Crowd: Sara Brunink

Faces In the Crowd: Sara Brunink

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Last week, Sara Brunink started working full-time at Barb’s Creekside Salon in downtown Marion. After working alongside Barb Thompson in a part-time role for the last…

Ghosts of Main Street: Ghosts of the Middle Branch

Ghosts of Main Street: Ghosts of the Middle Branch

By Julie Traynor  Correspondent This is the 52nd Ghosts of Main Street. There has been a whole year of weekly apparitions, and so it is only fitting that we mark this…

BOC seeks grant to expand Rose Lake

BOC seeks grant to expand Rose Lake

By John Raffel Correspondent REED CITY — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners, at Tuesday’s board meeting voted to approve the resolution authorizing submission of the Recreation passport grant for…

School Board hopes to convince Arrington to stay with extended contract

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion school board president Alicia Michell reported that at the board meeting earlier this month Stacy Sutton from the high school gave a report on  Education…

Kettlewell sentenced for assaulting teens

Kettlewell sentenced for assaulting teens

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Brian Kettlewell, 64 of Harrison, will spend up to 15 years in prison, Circuit Court Judge Roy Mienk said Monday. February 11th, Kettlewell pled guilty to…

Marion prom plans underway

Prom will be held on April 6th at Fox Hill Event Center in Cadillac. Ticket sales have begun and will run through March 21st and then again the week after…

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