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Weekend storm makes mess of roads

Weekend storm makes mess of roads

By John Raffel Correspondent The Osceola County Road Commission may not have guessed a few months ago how busy it was going to be the weekend of April 14 and…

Marion Fair to feature Eric Chesser

Marion Fair to feature Eric Chesser

After a successful 2017 Fair, the Marion Fair Board has been busy with plans to make 2018 even better! While many of the favorites are returning, we are excited to…

Faces In The Crowd: David and Linda Wing

Faces In The Crowd: David and Linda Wing

By Aaron Michell Corrispondent Faith. Family. Farming. Those are the three pillars that make David and Linda Wing who they are today. David, a 2003 Marion High School Graduate, and…

Helmboldt brings “Born to Fish, Bred to Hunt” to Marion library

Helmboldt brings “Born to Fish,  Bred to Hunt” to Marion library

By Julie Traynor Correspondent   Ron Helmboldt learned at a very tender age to hunt and fish. He had no choice. It is in his blood and deep in his…

DeMott, Haan named top students

DeMott, Haan named top students

Northern Michigan Christian School is pleased to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the graduating class of 2018. Salutatorian Tara “Ellie” Haan, the daughter of Mark and Jill Haan of…

Faces in the Crowd: Linda Baughan

Faces in the Crowd: Linda Baughan

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Over the last fifty years, a lot has changed in the Marion area. One thing, however, hasn’t: If you need a haircut, you can still call…

McBain native named college coach of the year

McBain native named college coach of the year

By John Raffel Correspondent McBain High School principal Joel Bronkema is going to remember the 2017-18 collegiate basketball season for a long time. His son Andy, was recently named the…

Scrambling for eggs

Scrambling for eggs

Last Saturday dozens of children attended the annual Marion Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Coordinator Brenda Seales said roughly 10,000 eggs were prepared for the…

Faces in the Crowd – Joel Felsk

Faces in the Crowd – Joel Felsk

By  Aaron  Michell Correspondent Baseball season is upon us. Or at least it should be, if not for the eight inches of snow gracing our local baseball diamonds. But that’s…

Bodies of Missaukee couple found in swamp

Bodies of Missaukee couple found in swamp

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The months-long search for 19-year-old Alexandria Marie Foust and 34-year-old Jeff William Hurley may now be over. The bodies of a couple, found in a swampy…

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