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Stroke hasn’t slowed apron making for Edgecomb

Stroke hasn’t slowed apron making for Edgecomb

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Over the years, Ruth Edgecomb developed a local reputation for being quite the homemaker. A member of the Marion community for over 21 years, her works…

“Rain, Rain, Go Away! All of Marion Wants To Play!”

“Rain, Rain, Go Away! All of Marion Wants To Play!”

That old children’s chant has certainly been applicable in these parts this spring. We wonder what Mom Nature has planned for us next. First, it was the cold and now…

Students wash cars to show teacher appreciation

Students wash cars to  show teacher appreciation

During teacher appreciation week – which happened May 4th – 8th – Marion teachers were presented with coupons for a “student car wash” that were redeemable at a later, more…

6-year-old run over by logging truck dies

By John Raffel Correpondent The Osceola County Sheriff’s Department reported to the scene of a fatal accident on Monday morning in Sylvan Township involving a 6-year-old Evart boy. The call…

Splash Pad nears completion in Evart

By John Raffel Correspondent Evart city manager Sarah Dvoracek gave a progress report this week on Riverside West Park and the splash pad, which is currently being finished. “Hopefully in…

Faces In the Crowd:Mike and Lee Juillet

Faces In the Crowd:Mike and Lee Juillet

By Aaron Michell Correspondent A little over a year ago, Mike and Lee Juillet decided to make the move to the Osceola/Clare County area and take over the Buckhorn Saloon.…

Ghosts of Main Street: Eugene Kirby, Stonemason

Ghosts of Main Street: Eugene Kirby, Stonemason

Part Two: A Mark Left In Stone, An Ending Unknown By Julie Traynor Correspondent In a 1991 piece for the Marion Press, writer Sara Ludvigson was a fortunate gal to…

BOC authorizes purchase of 3 MDT computers

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners authorized the purchase, at its meeting last week, of three sheriff’s department MDT computers as presented with payment…

Missaukee begins budget process

By John Raffel Correspondent LAKE CITY — It’s budget time at Missaukee County. Administrator Precia Garland reviewed the fiscal year 2020 recommended budgets at the county’s finance committee meeting on…

Sigler named Missaukee 4-H coordinator

By John Raffel Correspondent LAKE CITY — The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners met a new county employee during its finance committee meeting on June 6. Shar Spoelman, from MSU…