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NMC graduate Sigafoose wins national title

NMC graduate  Sigafoose wins  national title

By Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent Aquinas College junior Adri Sigafoose has been an All-American several times already in her stand-out collegiate running career. Now, Sigafoose can call her self national…

MFD ready to go with new AEDs

MFD ready to go with new AEDs

The Marion Community Fire Department recently placed into service three Automated External Defibrillators (AED). Funding for the new AED’s started over a year ago, with a thousand-dollar donation from the…

McBain robotics team places second at competition

McBain robotics team places second at competition

By John Raffel Correspondent It’s been a successful spring for the McBain robotics team. Coach Dannette Utecht, McBain junior/senior high mathematics teacher, said the team has completed its first two…

Wind storm cause of couple’s death when tree falls on car

Wind storm cause of couple’s death when tree falls on car

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion area and Osceola County, in general, seemed to have escaped, for the most part, significant damage from last week’s (March 8) wind storm. “We…

Students, semi driver injured in M-115 bus/truck collision

Students, semi driver injured in M-115 bus/truck collision

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A snowstorm has been called a factor in the crash between a Farwell school bus and a semi on the corner of Cedar Road and M-115…

Gillmore upbeat with spillway project

Gillmore upbeat with spillway project

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion Village council president Don Gillmore was an optimistic individual last week after the board moved to authorize the drawing up of plans for the spillway…

Maddox runner-up at state Mathcounts

Maddox runner-up at state Mathcounts

An eighth grade student from Marion Jr./High school has qualified for the Mathcounts state competition to be held  at the General Motors Tech Center in Warren  Michigan this coming Saturday, March…

Area sustains wind damage, power outages

Area sustains wind damage, power outages

By John Raffel Correspondent Wednesday’s wind storm throughout northern Michigan had an impact locally. TV 9&10 reported that nearly 23,000 were in the dark across Northern Michigan Thursday morning because…

Marion agrees to hire engineer for spillway

Marion agrees to hire engineer for spillway

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Village Council voted at its monthly meeting on Monday to hire Tiffany Engineering of Kingsley for a engineering report on the spillway project at…

Harrison man runs into double trouble

Harrison man runs into double trouble

John Hamilton had a crappy day, Wednesday. On that day, the severe winds that rolled through the state, sent a giant tree through his roof. In a matter of hours,…

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