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Faces in the crowd: Lonnie Glines and Don Mulder

Faces in the crowd: Lonnie Glines and Don Mulder

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Driving up M-115 just south of Marion, it’s hard not to spot the wood creations of Lonnie Glines and Don Mulder. Bears, eagles, deer; Spartans, Wolverines,…

Mill Pond featured at 18th Annual Clark Days

Mill Pond featured at 18th Annual Clark Days

By Julie Traynor Correspondent The Marion Area Historical Society invites the community to the 18th Annual Clark Day, Saturday, September 14, 2019. The annual event honors Marion’s founders Christopher and…

Prosecutor warns of failing bridge

By John Raffel Correspondent Osceola County prosecuting attorney Anthony Badovinac has issued a notice of bridge fragidity and a warning regarding the three-ton load limit on the Fifth Avenue bridge.…

Missaukee road commissioners eye wage increase

By John Raffel Correspondent Missaukee County administrator Patricia Garland presented a request from the Missaukee County Road Commission to increase road commissioner compensation at last week’s finance committee meeting. The…

Ghosts Of Main Street: Mystery Farms – The Whole Picture

Ghosts Of Main Street: Mystery Farms – The Whole Picture

By Julie Traynor Correspondent   During parts of 1954, ‘55 and ‘56, the Marion Press ran an often front-page, game like feature called Mystery Farm. The premise was this; the…

Finance committee offers budget amendments

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Finance Committee, at its meeting on Sept. 5, put together several budget amendment proposals to present to the full Board of Commissioners. Revenues…

Nehmer gears up for safety talks

By John Raffel Correspondent Osceola County Board of Commissioner Jack Nehmer is gearing up for a health and safety and grounds committee meeting next week to talk about building security.…

Downtown Evart threat contained

By John Raffel Correspondent The Evart Police Department released details of a potentially sensitive incident ocurring on the afternoon of Sept. 5. In its report, officers were called to conduct…

Carl Raymond

Carl Raymond

Carl Raymond, of Marion, died accidentally Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Highland Township, Osceola County working in the woods. He was 91. Carl was born on July 16, 1928, north-east…

Thomas Anthony Vokes

Thomas Anthony Vokes

Thomas Anthony Vokes, of Leroy, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. He was 80. Tom was born on December 10,…

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