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Marion President Announces No Foot Traffic in Offices

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Marion Village Council president Don Gilmore has announced the Village Hall office is being closed to foot traffic effective this past Tuesday, in response…

Osceola Commissioners Close County Building

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners, at its Tuesday meeting, approved millage ballot language as presented for the Commission on Aging for the August…

Missaukee County restricts office hours

By John Raffel Correspondent Missaukee County has issued the following statement on restricting visits to the county offices: “Following the Executive Orders declared by Governor Whitmer regarding the COVID-19 virus,…

Faces in the Crowd: Roger Hagerman

Roger Hagerman Roger Hagerman taking photos of the birds on the Mill Pond Roger Hagerman loves shooting birds. And his weapon of choice is the Canon EOS 1D Mark II…

COA Closes Meal Sites Until Further Notice

By John Raffel Correspondent REED CITY — Osceola County Commission Aging director Justin Halladay is keeping busy, and for many good reasons. “With the corona virus situation there have been…

Superintendents Address Coronavirus Issue

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Local school districts are taking action concerning the Coronavirus. “We have been accessing resources provided for school communicators,” Marion superintendent Chris Arrington said. “Last…

McBain Hires Three New Coaches

By John Raffel Correspondent MCBAIN – The McBain Board of Education made coaching appointments at a recent meeting. The board appointed Kelsey Kooistra as varsity softball coach, Kasey McQuestion as…

Spectrum Offering Free Covid-19 Screenings

Spectrum Health announced it has posted downloadable materials, travel tips, videos and other information on its website as a means to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Community members, churches, schools,…

Voters Got to the Polls for Primary This Tuesday

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The March 10 election involves a presidential primary for area voters plus some local issues. Osceola County clerk Karen Bluhm said Sherman Township will…

County Accident Claims Life of Woman

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Osceola County sheriff Ed Williams has provided details of a fatal traffic accident which he said occurred onThursday evening, Feb. 27. It was a…

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