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Faces In the Crowd: Jean Miller

Faces In the Crowd: Jean Miller

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Jean Bates was born on a farm near Luther in 1926. The oldest of eight siblings, Jean graduated first in her class at Luther High School…

Man who killed grandfather with hatchet convicted of first degree murder

Man who killed grandfather with hatchet convicted of first degree murder

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a penalty hearing last Friday, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans issued a nine-page written opinion that concluded James Kuhns, 36 of Farwell, committed premeditated first…

Ghosts of Main Street — True Treasure

Ghosts of Main Street — True Treasure

By Julie Traynor Correspondent This week’s ghost isn’t really a ghost. It is the result of a great black and white, 5”x7” glossy photograph being reunited with the news item…

Dvoracek begins Evart city manager duties

Dvoracek begins Evart city manager duties

By John Raffel Correspondent Sarah Dvoracek is a familiar face at the City of Evart offices, and opened the new year with a new job. “I am the Interim City…

Faces In the Crowd: Dan and Becky Wilhelm

Faces In the Crowd: Dan and Becky Wilhelm

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Dan and Becky Wilhelm are supposed to be retired. Well, that was the plan anyhow. In 2011, the couple purchased their up-north getaway home in Leota.…

Ghosts of Main Street: Ghosts above the Ground

Ghosts of Main Street: Ghosts above the Ground

By Julie Traynor Correspondent From time to time the ghost of the Marion Airport raises up to let us know that although it may be gone it is not completely…

Faces In the Crowd: Julie Gerhard

Faces In the Crowd: Julie Gerhard

By Aaron Michell Correspondent 2019 is going to be a big year for Julie Gerhard. On June 8th, the first weekend of her summer break from teaching, she’ll marry the…

Ghosts on Main Street: The Marion Protective Association – the Assurance of Insurance

Ghosts on Main Street: The Marion Protective Association – the Assurance of Insurance

By Julie Traynor Correspondent There are ghosts of the Marion Protective Association still among us, even though the local insurance group disbanded nearly 30 years ago. Tucked away in the…

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Faces In the Crowd: Faces of 2018

Faces In the Crowd: Faces of  2018

By Aaron Michell Correspondent As we wrap up our first full year of Faces in the Crowd, we want to thank all of our readers – and all of our…