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Need holiday help? Write to us!

Need holiday help? Write to us!

With the Christmas Wish Program, families in need write to us and tell us what kind of help they need. The following letters are only a few of the dozens…

Faces in the Crowd: Steve Cooper

Faces in the Crowd: Steve Cooper

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Steve Cooper loves basketball. He loves to watch basketball, he loves to play basketball, and he loves to coach basketball. That’s why this fall, Steve was…

Hinkens’ donate $6.2K to cancer

Hinkens’ donate $6.2K to cancer

Helping Cancer Patients. Christina and Larry Hinken of Irons present a check for $6,200 to assist patients at Spectrum Health’s Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center in Reed City. The money…

Readers seek Help!

Readers seek Help!

          With the Christmas Wish Program, families in need write to us and tell us what kind of help they need. The following letters are only…

Still no decision on Nestle plant

Still no decision on Nestle plant

By John Raffel Correspondent Osceola Township officials are waiting for a decision by a visiting 51st Circuit Court judge from Mason County on Nestle Waters North America’s request for a…

Elkins to talk trains with MAHS

Elkins to talk trains with MAHS

By Julie Traynor Correspondent   Roger Elkins, one of Osceola County’s foremost historians and a historical re-enactor, will talk trains with the Marion Area Historical Society at their last meeting…

Bontekoe overcomes attack, hikes Appalachian Trail

Bontekoe overcomes attack, hikes Appalachian Trail

Aaron Michell Press Correspondent On March 28th, 2017, Carol Bontekoe and her two-year-old American foxhound, Leo, set off from Springer Mountain, Georgia in an attempt to hike the 2200-mile Appalachian…

79-year-old Leroy hunter bags 25-pointer

79-year-old Leroy hunter bags 25-pointer

Aaron Michell Press Correspondent Frank Schmaltz has been hunting nearly every single day since the 1st of October. In that time, he’s seen exactly one legal-size buck appear through his…

Letters of Holiday Hope from readers

Letters of Holiday Hope from readers

Need help with a vehicle for medical appointments Hello, I am writing this letter, in response to the newspaper article “Do you need help? Write us!” So here is my…

Marion honors veterans

Marion honors veterans

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