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Faces in the Crowd: John Uber and Matt Roach

John Uber and Matt Roach If you’re having car problems, there’s a good chance John Uber and Matt Roach can help you out. John’s the owner of John’s All Vehicle Service in downtown Marion. He’s owned the shop for about the last eight years, but he’s been working at the shop since 1985. For the […]






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Kessinger Found on the Run in Georgia

Matthew Kessinger By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Gladwin man, Matthew R. Kessinger who is also known as Sam Kessinger, who last week the Review reported was being sought by the Michigan State Police and the Midland County Sheriff’s Office in connection with an eight-hour standoff in Coleman January 31st, has been found and arrested. Troopers […]






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Tickets Still Available for Library Event

A limited number of tickets for the 1st annual Love Your Library event are still available in advance at the Marion Public Library until Friday, February 14th at 4 pm. Elvis Tribute Artist, Jake Slater will be performing with dinner provided. Tickets are $15 each or two for $25 for the Saturday night event. The […]






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Elkins explains why he voted against second amendment sanctuary

By John Raffel Correspondent EVART — Commissioner Roger Elkins of Evart cast the lone no vote in a 6-1 approval by the Osceola County Board of Commissioners at its Feb. 3 meeting on a resolution to declare Osceola County to be a second amendment sanctuary county. Commissioner chair Jack Nehmer of Marion said around 90 […]






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Garland tells Board Of Commission essential to update 911 platform

By John Raffel Correspondent LAKE COUNTY — The Missaukee County Board of Commissioners reviewed several county-related items with administrator Precia Garland at its meeting last week. Garland reviewed proposed changes to Policy P-9395 Immigration Law Compliance. Garland also reviewed a plan update for Enhanced 911 (E911). She indicated updating this plan is essential to moving […]






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Missaukee reviews HVAC, consulting bids

By John Raffel Correspondent LAKE CITY — Missaukee County administrator Garland presented two bids received for the HVAC Preventative Maintenance Services RFP at last week’s finance committee meeting. The bids are for three years beginning on Feb. 1. Garland said approval is recommended for the low bid not including filters, from Spangler Heating in the […]






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Marion Essay Contest Winners, and Their Essays

By Aaron Jay Michell 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 cooperation with Marion Public Schools, the contest was sponsored by the Marion Press, the Marion Library, Parkhurst Brothers Publishing, Shananjac’s Pizza, […]






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Marion places second at invitational

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Marion Invitational competitive cheer event on Feb. 5 featured teams competing in varsity Division 3, varsity Division 4, junior varsity and middle school. Shepherd won Division 3. East Jordan, with a score of 733.42 won Division 4. Marion was in second place with 662.64. Evart was third at […]






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Lady Comets bounce Evart, 43-33

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer It took a second half comeback bid to do it, but the McBain Northern Michigan Christian girls basketball team erased a mini two game losing streak Wednesday night, as the Lady Comets were able to take down Evart, 43-33. The Lady Wildcats led 10-3 after the first quarter and 18-10 […]






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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 Hower, Jaden Kiger, Cayden McCrimmon. Collin McCrimmon. Ava Nehmer, Reagan Richards, Cannon Stauffer Seventh grade: Zachary Fisher, Micheal Hall. Jeremiah Nolan, Malley Raymond, Lauren Rose, […]






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