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Wining Football, Through Town Highlight Homecoming

Wining Football, Through Town Highlight Homecoming

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Another homecoming is in the books for Marion High School. The emphasis all week was on the theme, Road Trip. Dress up days were:…

Faces in the Crowd: Craig Pollington

Faces in the Crowd: Craig Pollington

Craig leads his expertise in cattle embryos and genetics while also advising Ugandans on how to create modern dairy farms. Ankole Ugandan native breed that Craig cross breed with Simmetal…

Osceola County’s 150 Year History Featured at Historical Museum

Osceola County’s 150 Year History Featured at Historical Museum

Roger Elkins, in character as a railroad conductor, is also an authority on railroads in Osceola County, spoke to the MAHS in December 2017 Osceola County has begun the celebration…

Ghosts of Main Street: Marion Dairy and the Milkmen

Ghosts of Main Street: Marion Dairy and the Milkmen

By Julie Traynor You can whip our cream, but you can’t beat our milk”. If you are a kid of a certain age, you will likely recall this proclamation in…

Faces in the Crowd: Kristin Huttenga

Faces in the Crowd: Kristin Huttenga

By Aaron Michell Kristin Huttenga has spent the majority of her life at McBain schools. The daughter of Jack and Diane Hoekwater, Kristin graduated from McBain High in ’97. After…

Marion Elementary sports new LEGO room

Marion Elementary sports new LEGO room

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Last spring the students at Marion Elementary participated in the Marion PTO penny wars fundraiser and voted to put the money towards a new LEGO room!…

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…

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