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Ghosts of Main Street: The Marion Depot

Ghosts of Main Street: The Marion Depot

By Julie Traynor Correspondent The Toledo/Ann Arbor Rail Road Depot in Marion was built in 1889 and left the Main Street landscape by the close of 1957. It had been…

Midway returns to headline 79th annual fair

Midway returns to headline 79th annual fair

By Steve Landon Correspondent The crops are planted, schools out and tourist season is in full swing which means it’s time to get the whole family together and come out…

Faces In The Crowd: Laurie Zoyiopoulos

Faces In The Crowd: Laurie Zoyiopoulos

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Laurie Zoyiopoulos is your local midwifery specialist. Try pronouncing that three times fast. [Zie-op-uh-liss, mid-whiff-er-ee; okay, now try again] Her last name, and her profession, are…

Brimmer leaves McBain for Shepherd job

Brimmer leaves McBain  for Shepherd job

By John Raffel Correspondent After three years as McBain Schools superintendent, Steve Brimmer has decided to leave to take a similar position at Shepherd. Before coming to McBain, Brimmer was…

Faces In the Crowd: Ashlee Flachs

Faces In the Crowd: Ashlee Flachs

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Ashlee Flachs wants to help you find your happy place. After all, that is her motto – her Rockgate Real Estate office in downtown Evart bears…

Ghosts of Main Street: The Old Swimmin’ Hole

Ghosts of Main Street: The Old Swimmin’ Hole

By Julie Traynor Correspondent  For kids in mid-century Marion, Michigan, the hot days of summer meant a trip to the new Village swimming pool, just below the dam. The pool…

Evart honors park’s namesake, WW1’s Guyton

Evart honors park’s  namesake, WW1’s Guyton

The city of Evart honored one man’s service this week — 100 years after he became the first American to die on German soil in World War I. Private Joseph…

Ghosts of Main Street

Ghosts of Main Street

By Julie Traynor Correspondent   One of Marion’s happy places each summer is the Frosty Freeze. And it has been since the seasonal ice cream business came to be in…

Faces in the Crowd: Joel Bronkema

Faces in the Crowd: Joel Bronkema

Joel Bronkema is ready to begin his 4th quarter. On June 29th, 2018, Bronkema will walk the halls of McBain High School as principal one last time, nearly 50 years…

Mud, water doesn’t stop T.E.R.R.O.R. riders

Mud, water doesn’t stop T.E.R.R.O.R. riders

By Steve Landon Correspondent Last May over 1,000 off road enthusiasts along with their friends and family packed the little town of Leota with UTV’s, ATV’s, dirt bikes, jeeps, trucks…

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