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Evart Police Log

Evart Police Department Weekly Report July 29-Aug. 11 July 30: Verbal Domestic – Officers were called to a domestic dispute which resulted in one subject being trespassed from the property.  July…

Community Events August 16, 2019

32ND ANNUAL GOLF OUTING A fun day on the golf course will provide transportation assistance for area cancer patients utilizing Spectrum Health’s Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center in Reed…

Payton Grace Kelley

Payton Grace Kelley, infant daughter of Lillian Grace Elizabeth Whitlock and Kamden Mykale Kelley of Marion, passed away on August 6, 2019, at the Birthing Center at Munson Healthcare Cadillac…

Donald Stephen Jeffery

Donald Stephen Jeffery

Donald Stephen Jeffery, age 89 of Lake, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the MidMichigan Medical Center of Midland.  On February 2, 1930, Don, known to family…

Hole-in-One

Hole-in-One

Mark White from Barryton had a hole-in-one on Saturday, August 3rd at Birch Valley Golf Course in Sears, MI. Mark had the hole-in-one while playing in the Lake Eagle Rec…

Ghosts of Main Street: The Ghost of Swiler’s Fruit Market and Sports Center

Ghosts of Main Street: The Ghost of  Swiler’s Fruit Market and Sports Center

By Julie Traynor Correspondent  Marion, Michigan gained another ghost when the remnants of Swiler’s Fruit Market went down earlier this summer to make way for a Dollar General. Swiler’s was by no…

Old Fashioned Days- a festival for the ages

Old Fashioned Days- a festival for the ages

By Steve Landon Correspondent The summer of 2019 has gone by much to fast, it seems like yesterday it was Memorial Day weekend and people were looking forward to the…

Sheriff steps down to become COA director

Sheriff steps  down to become COA director

By John Raffel Correspondent A very familiar face in Osceola County has been appointed by the Board of Commissioners as the new Director of the Commission on Aging for Osceola…

Faces in the Crowd: Jessie Sikkema

Faces in the Crowd: Jessie Sikkema

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Jessie Sikkema, a 2005 Marion High School grad, is excited about some of the big things that have been happening in her hometown of Marion. As…

Albert’s frog bests competition

Albert’s frog bests competition

The 12th year of Marion Days Frog and Toad Jumping was a TOADally awesome time for this year’s hoppers. Of the 15 contestants, one frog in particular has jumped over…