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Marion Honor Roll

By John Raffel Correspondent The 2019-2020 Marion Junior-Senior High Semester 1 honor roll: Sixth grade: Keirston Allen, Nadia Baker, Eliza Bergey, Elaina Cebulski, Alyssa Cornell, Taha Echoubi, Jennifer Fouch, Molly…

Lady Eagles top MCC for Sixth Straight Win

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer There appears to be no slowing down the Marion girls basketball team. The Lady Eagles, who sit in second place in the West Michigan ‘D’…

Comets Drop Close Battle with Evart

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain Northern Michigan Christian boys basketball team battled tough the entire game with Evart Tuesday night. In the end the Comets came up just…

Eagles Drop Road Game at Pentwater

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Marion boys basketball team wasn’t able to pick up a road win at Pentwater Wednesday night. The Eagles hung around, but dropped the West…

Ramblers erupt, trounce PR by 40

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain’s boys basketball team hadn’t played in over 10 days entering Tuesday’s home game with Pine River Tuesday night. The Ramblers showed the time…

The Number Of Michigan House Fire Fatalities Has Doubled Since 2019

The Number Of Michigan House Fire Fatalities Has Doubled Since 2019

The number of house fire fatalities in Michigan during the first five weeks of 2020 has doubled compared to the first five weeks of 2019. As of February 6, 2020,…

Write for Marion Writing Contest Winners:

Recently, Marion students in grades 4 through 12 were given the opportunity to participate in the first annual “Write for Marion” Writing Contest presented by the Illuminovelists Writing Group.  In…

COA Eyes New Meals Building in Reed City

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners, at its Tuesday meeting, voted to accept the purchase of a building on 602 West Upton Ave., in…

Commissioners Hire Firm to Handle Courthouse Security

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Osceola County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a contract for security services with DK Security at its Tuesday meeting. The commissioners also…

Village Approves $480K Budget

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Marion Village Council passed its 2020-21 budget at Monday’s monthly meeting. Council president Don Gilmore said the total budget is $480,000. “This includes…