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Faces In the Crowd: Brandon Butler

Faces In the Crowd: Brandon Butler

Aaron Michell Correspondent Brandon Butler is an entrepreneur. And although you may not know who he is, chances are, you’ve probably heard of his companies. Brandon’s the “Butler” behind Networking…

Ghosts of Main Street: The Ghost of Swiler’s Fruit Market and Sports Center

Ghosts of Main Street: The Ghost of  Swiler’s Fruit Market and Sports Center

By Julie Traynor Correspondent  Marion, Michigan gained another ghost when the remnants of Swiler’s Fruit Market went down earlier this summer to make way for a Dollar General. Swiler’s was by no…

Old Fashioned Days- a festival for the ages

Old Fashioned Days- a festival for the ages

By Steve Landon Correspondent The summer of 2019 has gone by much to fast, it seems like yesterday it was Memorial Day weekend and people were looking forward to the…

Faces in the Crowd: Jessie Sikkema

Faces in the Crowd: Jessie Sikkema

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Jessie Sikkema, a 2005 Marion High School grad, is excited about some of the big things that have been happening in her hometown of Marion. As…

Ghosts of Main Street: Marion’s Hospitality

Ghosts of Main Street: Marion’s Hospitality

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Old Fashioned Days often brings questions about Marion people and places. Saturday a question about an old Marioninstitution came along. Marion native and life-long resident Ken Richardson wanted to know about…

Marion’s Mill Pond on the cusp of change

Marion’s Mill Pond on  the cusp of change

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Everyone knows Marion’s Mill Pond. It has been here as long as Marion herself, earlier in fact. Christopher Clark envisioned a millpond powering his sawmill as…

Old Fashioned Days are here!

Old Fashioned Days are here!

An apple bobber catches his winning apple after fishing with his teeth. By Aaron Michell Correspondent Marion’s Old Fashioned Days celebration has arrived! Beginning Friday, August 2nd, and running through…

Faces In the Crowd: Robert Schumacher

Faces In the Crowd: Robert Schumacher

By Aaron Michell Correspondent For the last year, anyone frequenting the Marion Shell has probably seen Robert Schumacher. As one of the key team members at the “Hub” of Marion,…

Ghosts of Main Street: It’s All About Coming Home

Ghosts of Main Street: It’s All About Coming Home

By Julie Traynor Correspondent It is August already, the eighth month of the year. We’re half way through summer and on the road to autumn. For some, this month signals…

2019 Marion Old Fashion Days Schedule of Events

2019 Marion Old Fashion Days Schedule of Events

Friday August 2nd 9:00 am – ? Street Vendors (Business District) 11:00-5:00pm – Yard Sale & Bingo (VFW Hall) 11:00-5:00pm – United Methodist Church Sidewalk Sale 5:00pm – 1:00am –…

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