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Bosscher says farewell after 25 years as sheriff

Bosscher says farewell  after 25 years as sheriff

By John Raffel Correspondent A familiar face in the Missaukee County Sheriff’s department has called it a career. This month marks the retirement of Sheriff Jim Bosscher, who began his…

Faces In the Crowd: Josh Alberts

Faces In the Crowd: Josh  Alberts

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Although he went to elementary school in McBain and graduated from Cadillac, Josh Alberts has always considered Marion to be his home. Spending nearly every weekend…

Ghosts of Main Street: Shiny and Brite

Ghosts of Main Street: Shiny and Brite

By Julie Traynor Correspondent The shiny red tinsel poinsettias are mounted on Main Street’s lamp posts and have been since the opening of firearm deer season. These glittery seasonal blooms…

Families need help this holiday season

Families need help this holiday season

The following letters are just a few of the dozens we have received. The deadline to submit letters for help is on December 7th. You must include your name, address…

Faces In The Crowd: Shannon Schmidt

Faces In The Crowd: Shannon  Schmidt

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Shannon Schmidt is a bit of an entrepreneur. Along with her husband, Eric, her daughters Olyvia, Taylor, and Ayla, her mother, Donna, and her team of…

At the Dream Diner with J. August Lithen

At the Dream Diner with J. August Lithen

by Julie Traynor Just after the early November release of his book, The Road to Marion Town, I met with its author and my old friend, Jim Lithen for coffee and…

Families need help this holiday season

Families need help this holiday season

The following letters are just a few of the dozens we have received. The deadline to submit letters for help is on December 7th. You must include your name, address…

Faces In The Crowd: Jim Belcher

Faces In The Crowd: Jim Belcher

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Jim Belcher makes bows. As owner of Belcher Bows and Old Master Crafters, Jim, along with his partner Georgia Jeffrey, has been making traditional bows and…

Ghosts of Main Street: The Wangen Block

Ghosts of Main Street: The Wangen Block

By Julie Traynor Correspondent The year’s biggest shopping season is upon us and the folks in Marion, Michigan have Local groceries stocked up on extra candies and other seasonal treats…

Christmas Wish Letters Week One

Christmas Wish Letters Week One

Single mother asking for Christmas help Hello there, This year I am setting aside my pride and asking for help with the holidays. I am a single mother of three…

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