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Evart Downtown Development Authority Looks to 2020

By John Raffel Correspondent EVART — Evart Downtown Development Authority director Bryan Tiedt is focusing on a busy 2020 program. “Things are quiet right now,” Tiedt said. “There’s a whole…

Missaukee County Housing Activity Slows Down

By John Raffel Correspondent LAKE CITY — Missaukee County administrator Precia Garland is wrapping up a busy 2019 year for her office and the county but acknowledged last week before…

“Charlie Brown” Provides a Lot of Laughs

It was a Charlie Brown Christmas at the Marion Baptist Church on Sunday evening. Attendees were treated to lots of laughs while Charlie Brown found the true meaning of Christmas…

Recreational Marijuana Business Opens in Evart

By John Raffel Correspondent EVART — Northwest Michigan’s first adult-use recreational marijuana retail location has opened in Evart. Lit Provisioning Centers had a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday and according…

Evart Seeking Applicants for Historic Commission

By John Raffel Correspondent EVART — The City of Evart is looking for applicants to create an historic district commission for the local Depot. It will be a seven-member commission,…

Spectrum Designated Level 4 Trauma

Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital emergency department staff have been recognized for their work with trauma patients after being designated as a Level IV trauma facility by the State of…

Biggest Tree Winners Named

ReLeaf Michigan, a non-profit tree planting and education organization, celebrated the conclusion of its 14th biennial Michigan Big Tree Hunt contest on Saturday, November 23rd at an awards ceremony at the…

Marion To Review Water Pipes

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Marion Village Council received a rundown from an official from the Watershed Commission on water pipes in town “We made a complete inventory…

Area Hit With Snow And Power Outages

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Weekend storms dumped snow on the area and also left people throughout the county without power. Weather forecasts indicated a storm of sorts was…

The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

By Roger Campbell Thanksgiving is usually the response of people to God’s faithfulness in times of extreme need. This was true when the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621…