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MHS Drama Club’s Peter and Wendy plays to packed house

MHS Drama Club’s Peter and  Wendy plays to packed  house

By Aaron Michell On Friday, May 10th, in front of a packed house, the Marion High School Drama Club presented their first ever performance, Peter/Wendy, a play by Jeremy Bloom.…

Ghost of Main Street: It’s Never Too Late – Remembering Allie Mosher

Ghost of Main Street: It’s Never Too Late – Remembering Allie Mosher

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Marion High School can count among her graduates a number of folks who lived long and prosperous lives. Steven Rennells, Class of 1922, faithfully returned for Old Fashioned…

Slater, Lynch headline Evart concert series

Slater, Lynch headline  Evart concert series

By John Raffel Correspondent The Evart Downtown Development Authority has announced its 2019 summer concert series, starting on June 29. “We have changed the concert series this year from an…

Faces In the Crowd: Kameron Vanscoyoc

Faces In the Crowd: Kameron Vanscoyoc

by Aaron Michell Kameron Vanscoyoc, a 2013 Evart grad, learned his lesson in perseverance shortly after high school. While traveling the country marketing a new kayak anchoring system for the…

Ghosts of Main Street: The Ghost of Jimmy Hoffa

Ghosts of Main Street: The Ghost of Jimmy Hoffa

By Julie Traynor Correspondent   Big news in July of 1975 was the disappearance of former Teamsters Union President Jimmy Hoffa. He went to a lunch meeting in the Detroit area…

Remembering Minnie Alberts

Remembering Minnie Alberts

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Marion’s Minnie Alberts, 92, at home last year.   We lost a valuable part of the fabric of Marion with the passing of Minnie Alberts last month. She…

Ghosts of Main Street – Giddy-up!

Ghosts of Main Street – Giddy-up!

By Julie Traynor At various times in the past horse racing was a lively and popular sport in Marion, Michigan. Thanks to folks like Billy Jones, Egbert Chapin and John Gibson, true…

Faces in the Crowd: Suzie Nowland

Faces in the Crowd: Suzie Nowland

By Aaron Michell Correspondent I like the way you walk. I like the way you talk. Oh, Suzie Q. Suzie Nowland, the daughter of Ed and Carmoneta Nowland, was actually…

Faces In the Crowd:Dan Massy

Faces In the Crowd:Dan Massy

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Osceola County Community Development Coordinator Dan Massy is a busy guy. As the go-to-guy for manufacturers and small business in Osceola County, Dan is the one…

Ghosts of Main Street – Sheep Men

Ghosts of Main Street – Sheep Men

by Julie Taynor Sheep were once more prevalent on farms across this part of Michigan. Folks in and around Marion raised sheep, a few or a flock. Some did so rather famously, with…