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Harrison’s Hill to evaluate Super Bowl commercials

Saginaw Valley State University student Dan Hill, a marketing major from Harrison, will participate in a focus group evaluating this year’s Super Bowl commercials. The focus group is organized by…

Wertz Warriors visit Trail’s End

On Tuesday February 4 Trails End Pub in Leota hosted its annual Wertz Warrior Breakfast.  Wertz Warriors was founded by Dick Wertz a former Detroit Tiger. The group was started…

Hayes denies Monkey-doo rezoning request

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The odd name listed on a Hayes Township rezoning application for 80 acres of vacant land are nicknames a mother chose for her children then used…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – Just grumbling about the weather — again

Well I shouldn’t have done any weather predicting last week. Guess I would make a great weatherman because before the paper even came out it was wrong and my prediction…

Mike’s Musings – Marion tops area schools in Bridge ranking

Last week Pat Maurer wrote an article about Bridge Magazine’s ranking of Michigan School Districts. The rankings don’t put area schools in a very favorable light. The rankings are based…

Reflections – The source of joy in tough times

On May 6, 1934, a young minister in Charlotte, North Carolina, named Vance Havner, devoted his weekly column in the Charlotte Observer to a problem that relates to discouraged people…

Answers concerns over Hayes Township project

Dear Editor: As the Hayes Township Hall building project moves forward quite a few misconceptions have started to circulate in the community. Totally normal for a fairly large project in…

Is MDNR stuffing the ballot box on antler issue?

 Friends & Deer Hunters, I just got a call from my cousin, Ret, USAF Msgt Gary D. Moore in Wash state, tonite. He received from the MDNR a “third” MAPR…

Jean Ann Welch

Jean Ann Welch of Merrill, MI., our beloved wife, mother, daughter, and sister passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014, at the age of 49. Jean Ann was born December 9,…

Virginia Rae ‘Jean’ Irwin

Virginia Rae “Jean” Irwin, age 90, of Farwell, passed away on Sunday, February 2, at MidMichigan Medical Center in Clare.  She was born the daughter of Earl and Florence (Cover) Green…