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Snowmobilers donate 3 truckloads to food pantry

Snowmobilers donate 3  truckloads to food pantry

By Steve Landon Correspondent  The Marion Food Pantry received three pickup loads of food January 27th courtesy of the Marion Snowmobile Club. Each year the club donates food items with…

Cox says many positive changes seen at Marion schools

Cox says many positive changes seen at Marion schools

By John Raffel Correspondent Monica Cox was elected to another year as Marion’s school board president at its recent meeting and is ready for what could be a challenging and…

McBain students celebrate homecoming

McBain students celebrate homecoming

By John Raffel Correspondent It was quite a winter week for McBain High School’s homecoming celebration. McBain vocal music teacher Jill Neverth worked with the students on the event as…

Marion grad, now Indian chief shares life experiences

Marion grad, now Indian chief shares life experiences

By Julie Traynor Correspondent Frank Ettawageshik, former Chair of the Little Traverse Bands of Odawa Indians and the current Executive Director of the United Tribes of Michigan, writer and environmental…

Lake City woman wins $1 million

Lake City woman wins $1 million

A 78-year-old Lake City woman is looking forward to getting a new dishwasher after winning $1 million playing the Michigan Lottery’s Powerball game. Charlotte May Willis won the $1 million…

McBain teacher reflects on her duties

McBain teacher  reflects on her duties

By John Raffel Correspondent Kim VanderVlucht has worn many hats in the McBain School District and has enjoyed each one. Currently, VanderVlucht is principal at McBain Elementary School, grades K-6.…

Rambler robotics team gears up for competition

Rambler robotics team  gears up for competition

By John Raffel Correspondent It’s a unique time for McBain High School students working with the robotics team this year. Zachary Utecht, a senior, is among the students on the…

McBain superintendent Steve Brimmer settling in to new position

McBain superintendent Steve Brimmer settling in to new position

By John Raffel Correspondent McBain superintendent Steve Brimmer is only in his first year in his position, but seems to be at home with the current job. Before coming to…

Man files lawsuit against Sheriff, deputy

Man files lawsuit against Sheriff, deputy

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Clare County Sheriff’s Department came under fire last week when a Farwell man filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court – Eastern District in Bay…

AD’s happy mild winter makes for few reschedulings

AD’s happy mild winter makes for few reschedulings

By John Raffel It’s that time of year when winter weather can create headaches for area athletic directors when it comes to postponements and rescheduling. A mild December took away…