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Bosscher says farewell after 25 years as sheriff

Bosscher says farewell  after 25 years as sheriff

By John Raffel Correspondent A familiar face in the Missaukee County Sheriff’s department has called it a career. This month marks the retirement of Sheriff Jim Bosscher, who began his…

Faces In the Crowd: Josh Alberts

Faces In the Crowd: Josh  Alberts

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Although he went to elementary school in McBain and graduated from Cadillac, Josh Alberts has always considered Marion to be his home. Spending nearly every weekend…

Car, tow truck collide, driver dead, 14-month old uninjured

On December 9, 2018 at 2:34PM, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Mount Pleasant Post were dispatched to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash on Southbound US-131 Fwy. near 22 Mile…

Marion Food Pantry receives $1650 check from Valuland

Marion Food Pantry receives  $1650 check from Valuland

On December 5th, Valu Land presented the Marion Food Pantry with a check for $1650.  The money was raised through local donations from customers at check-out. “We’re fortunate that our…

Ghosts of Main Street: Shiny and Brite

Ghosts of Main Street: Shiny and Brite

By Julie Traynor Correspondent The shiny red tinsel poinsettias are mounted on Main Street’s lamp posts and have been since the opening of firearm deer season. These glittery seasonal blooms…

Two injured in Old State Road crash

On December 9, 2018 at 2:34PM, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Mount Pleasant Post were dispatched to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash on Southbound US-131 Fwy. near 22 Mile…

Harrison man arrested for brandishing gun in argument

Harrison man arrested for brandishing gun in argument

By Pat Maurer Correspondent William Usher, 29 of Harrison was arrested December 5th after he allegedly pointed a gun at a 29-year-old Harrison man during an argument. Clare County deputies…

Missaukee discusses adding more EMT staff

By John Raffel Correspondent Missaukee County prosecutor Melissa Ransom talked to the county’s finance committee last week concerning the victim rights advocate in her office. It’s a position, she noted,…

Building renovation designs discussed by finance committee

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Finance committee met with Dean DeKryger of DK Design at its meeting last week to talk over the concepts for the building renovations…

FD reminds residents to water their Christmas trees

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion assistant fire chief Chris Peterson said it’s been relatively quiet at his department in recent months and he would prefer to keep it this way.…

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