Community Events

Community Events March 24, 2016

KNITTING GROUP The Crafty Needles knitting group meets every Thursday at the meeting room in the Marion library, from 1-3. Beginners welcome.  DRUG TAKE BACK Spectrum Health Big Rapids and Reed City Hospitals are again partnering with Ten16 Recovery Network to provide two opportunities for residents in Mecosta and Osceola counties to safely dispose of unwanted items. […]

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Community Events March 17, 2017

Little Shop of Horrors Auditions     The Cadillac Footliters will hold auditions for Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Laura Porter and assisted by Julie VanHaitsma, on Monday, April 3rd, and Tuesday, April 4th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, at Cooley School Annex, 600 Granite Street in Cadillac.  There are many roles available.  Performance dates for Little Shop of Horrors are June 16, 17, 23, and […]

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Community Events March 10, 2017

AG CONFERENCE AT CADILLAC ON SATURDAY Jerry Lindquist of the Osceola County Michigan State University extension office is inviting Marion, McBain and Evart residents to attend the Highland Ag and Natural Resources Conference, which is coming to Cadillac this Saturday. The extension office is conducting the conference in conjunction with the Natural Resource Conservation Service […]

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Wheatlake Festival of Races

Spectrum Health Big Rapids and Reed City Hospitals are calling all local runners and walkers to register for the 2017 Annual Wheatlake Festival of Races. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Race proceeds will benefit the Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer and Wellness Fund, an endowment of the Spectrum Health Foundation […]

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Spectrum Health Proudly Offers 3D Mammography

Spectrum Health Big Rapids and Reed City Hospitals are pleased to announce the addition of state-of-the-art tomosynthesis services. For our patients who are 40 or older, a yearly mammogram is part of a healthy routine. We offer the latest tomosynthesis 3-D imaging technology—capable of finding signs of breast cancer that other mammograms may miss. The […]

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Community Events March 3, 2017

Monthly Diabetes Group When you or a loved one has diabetes, education and support are key factors to successfully managing the condition. Spectrum Health holds a monthly diabetes support group to help and encourage those with diabetes. The group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. in the diabetes education office […]

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Rod & Gun Club remains busy

By John Raffel Correspondent Despite any type of weather conditions the Marion Rod & Gun Club has remained busy and active during the winter. Shooting right now takes place on Sunday and Thursday nights. “Members can shoot anytime they want,” club member Mike Grice said. “A nonmember can also participate, he indicated. If someone else […]

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Gopherwood Concerts Fundraiser set for March 11th

On Saturday, March 11th,  at 8:00PM Gopherwood Concerts is teaming up with Oasis Family Resource Center to bring a round-robin lineup of some of our community’s most talented artists to the stage on the 3rd floor of the Elk’s building in Cadillac. Each year, Gopherwood regulars deem the FUNdraiser the “Best show of the year!” and 2017 is no different. […]

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Community Events 2-24-17

Missaukee County CD offering ‘hops’ workshop By John Raffel Correspondent Sherry Blaszak from the Missaukee Conservation District has announced a series of workshops taking place in March and April. The workshops, she said, will assist landowners on reforestration, landscaping and hobby projects. The first one is on March 2, and will be called: “Brew Your […]

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Community Events

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION Volunteer Recognition for Brian Polk-Tuesday February 28, 10:00 AM – 11:30 Marion Municipal Building Community Room.  Public invited to drop by and help recognize Brian for his volunteer work with the Marion Public Schools.   Refreshments TINY TOT PLAYGROUP This playgroup at the Marion Libary provides a unique opportunity for parents and caregivers to […]

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