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Man who attacked fiance with chainsaw jailed on $1.2 million bond

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Clinton Township man is in jail on $1.2 million bond after he allegedly attacked a woman with a chainsaw and dragged her through a fire. The assault happened in the Village of Temple at the Redding Township cabin of Robert Joseph Presley, Jr., 46 of Clinton Township. The incident led […]

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Missaukee, Wexford look to deputize, share officer

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners, at its finance committee meeting on June 7, listened to a presentation from administrator Precia Garland on a proposed mutual aid and warrant officer deputization agreement between Wexford and Missaukee counties. She said the agreement would provide additional Friend of the Court warrant officer functions […]

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Missaukee honors McGee, Mosher

By John Raffel Correspondent The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners, at its finance committee meeting on June 7, honored two employees that have retired. This includes Dawn McGee, who started her employment with the Missaukee County Library on May 13, 1986. Less than six years later, she became secretary for the equalization department. Her position […]

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Autumnatic first up at concert series

By John Raffel Correspondent The 2018 summer concert series at Evart has already started and promises to be another fan attraction this year. The concerts are conducted at the Evart Depot at 200 South Main Street. In case of rain, the concert will be at the Evart Middle School auditorium at 321 N. Hemlock. The […]

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Library starts summer reading program

By John Raffel Correspondent School is out and summer has started, but this could be a perfect time of season when youngsters can make opportunities available at the local library. The Marion Library has announced the Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program for the 2018 summer season. On tap will be fun activities, prizes and drawings. […]

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Lady Eagles playoff run ends at regionals

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer Marion’s fantastic season on the softball field came to a sudden end on Saturday. The Lady Eagles, fresh off a district title and 20-plus win regular season came up short against a strong Frankfort squad however, 11-0. Frankfort, the division four regional host went on to win the regional championship […]

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McBain softball tamed by Farwell

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain softball team had its post-season run come to an end on Saturday, when it came up short against Farwell, 13-0 in five innings. The setback came in a division three regional semi-final at Standish-Sterling. “This was a great season for the ladies,” head coach Tricia McGillis said. “They […]

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Marion schedules basketball camps

By John Raffel Correspondent The spring sports season has ended but it’s expected to be a busy summer of athletics at Marion. Various teams are having camps and scrimmages during the summer months. Matt LaGrow is leading the Marion Basketball camp June 25-28. It will feature a 4-day camp for boys and girls entering grades […]

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NMC Junior High Honor Roll

Earned Honor Roll status all 4 marking periods 6th Grade Ethan Bennett Gideon Curell Trenton Gladu Tristan Hill Kate Krick Brett Ritsema Kate Shaarda Jada VanNoord 7th Grade 8th Grade Katie Bell Megan Bennett Isaac Bowden Ethan Clark Aria Cucinella Lauren Closson Collin DeKam Wesley Curell Blake DeZeeuw Ryleigh Langton Paige Ebels Jonas Lanser Nathan […]

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NMC High School Honor Roll

Northern Michigan Christian High School Honor Roll in all 4 Marking Periods June 1, 2018 FRESHMEN Andrew Eisenga Makayla Hall Nickolas Heuker Allyson Krick Jenna Kuperus Kendra Westmaas Harper Zhao SOPHOMORES Madelyn Benthem Joshua Byard Amelia DeRuiter Jameson Haan Sydney Hart Callie Keysor Garrett Langton Anna Lanser Brandon Richardson JUNIORS Alberto Ibanez Kameryan Koning Andrew […]

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