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Upper Michigan Schools Take Aim Against The Flu During Peak Season

Upper Michigan Schools Take Aim Against The Flu During Peak Season

This year’s flu season is hitting hard, but Upper Michigan schools are taking the appropriate measures to keep students protected against the virus. Teachers and administration are reminding students to…

The Number Of Michigan House Fire Fatalities Has Doubled Since 2019

The Number Of Michigan House Fire Fatalities Has Doubled Since 2019

The number of house fire fatalities in Michigan during the first five weeks of 2020 has doubled compared to the first five weeks of 2019. As of February 6, 2020,…

Balmy Weather Forces Cancellation of Snowfest

Balmy Weather Forces Cancellation of Snowfest

Photo by Steve Landon by Steve Landon Old Mother Nature has been challenging the Marion Snowmobile Club since the first Marion Snowfest that took place in February 2009 when a…

Flu Outbreak Forces Schools to Close

By John Raffel Correspondent EVART — The flu outbreak has had an impact on local school districts so far this winter. WXYZ, a radio station out of Detroit, reports Influenza…

120 Years Later, Gleaners Still Supporting Marion Community

Going on 122 years and counting, The Marion Arbor of Gleaners continue to support the local community. According to local Gleaner representative Donna Geyer, the Gleaners have been working to…

Commissioners Decree Osceola as 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

By John Raffel Correspondent The Osceola County Board of Commissioners approved at its Tuesday meeting a resolution, to declare Osceola County to be a second amendment sanctuary county. The recommendation…

Elvis Impersonator to Perform for Library Benefit

Elvis Impersonator to Perform for Library Benefit

Jake Slater will be performing February 15th The Marion Friends of the Library are super excited because Elvis is coming to town! The Friends are pleased to announce that ETA…

Write for Marion Writing Contest Winners:

Recently, Marion students in grades 4 through 12 were given the opportunity to participate in the first annual “Write for Marion” Writing Contest presented by the Illuminovelists Writing Group.  In…

Ghosts on Main Street: 100 Ghosts and 100 Years

Three of Marion’s Centurions. Ollie Vincent celebrated her 100th in 1982. Ruby Johnson, 100 in 1999, chats with her old friend Susan Hall at her 100th birthday fete in 2000.…

COA Eyes New Meals Building in Reed City

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners, at its Tuesday meeting, voted to accept the purchase of a building on 602 West Upton Ave., in…

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