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A Tale Of Two Brothers

I went to the eye doctor yesterday. I don’t know if it’s another sign of getting old or simply an exercise to keep peace with the wife who claims I…

Fallen Tree Humor

Fallen Tree Humor

Dear Editor: Nice to see humor…the big tree that blew over next to the little chapel heading into McBain, there’s a sign placed there saying’ help me I’ve fallen and…

What’s Cooking?

We are getting very close to that  Bang-Up Day in July and those great foods that we always like to eat.  Hot Dogs, S›mores, Potato Salad, Watermelon and all kinds…

Prayer In Public

When I was a child we never prayed in public. If ever we went to a restaurant, we ate without praying. At public school we never prayed. I doubt that…

Kenneth James Robinson

Kenneth James Robinson

Kenneth James Robinson, of Marion, passed away on November 28, 2018 at the Curry House in Cadillac. He was 89. Kenneth was born on July 31, 1929 to John and…

Academic Honors

Five make Dean’s List More than 1,900 students from Saginaw Valley State University earned a spot on the winter 2019 semester Deans’ List. To be eligible for the Deans’ List,…

Hot Rods,Hot dogs converge on Lake George

Hot Rods,Hot dogs converge on Lake George

By Steve Landon The spring of 2019 has been rough on farmers, outdoor contractors and homeowners with unfinished “Honey Do” projects. For car, truck and motorcycles enthusiast’s who love to…

Faces In The Crowd: Claude Pollington (Part 1)

Faces In The Crowd: Claude Pollington (Part 1)

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Not every Marion resident has had a book published about their life. But then again, Claude Pollington isn’t your typical Marion resident. He’s the founder and…

Tractor pull, Figure 8 headline Marion Fair

Tractor pull, Figure 8 headline Marion Fair

By Steve Landon Correspondent County Fair season officially kicked off this past Monday with the opening of the 80th Annual Marion Fair at the historic Marion Fairgrounds/Veterans Memorial Park. Poultry…

Ghosts of Main Street: Pearl Austin – Piano Lessons

Ghosts of Main Street: Pearl Austin – Piano Lessons

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Spring has been the traditional time for students of all kinds to shine. There are High School, Middle School and Kindergarten graduations. Academics and athletics are…