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Vote NO on Proposal 1, YES on Marion Schools

Vote NO on Proposal 1, YES on Marion Schools

Voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to vote yea or nay on the controversial statewide Proposal 1. In the Marion School district another proposal will be decided- a…

The ‘girls of 1964’ descend on mid-Michigan

The ‘girls of 1964’ descend on mid-Michigan

I have been procrastinating again, and now I am paying for it. It is 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening and I am just starting this column. Sometimes it is just…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

BAJA 134D15: Baja is an owner surrender that came into the shelter because her owner had to move and Baja couldn’t go with them.  Baja is 2 yrs of age…

Police violence – some restraint in order

Police violence – some  restraint in order

We all would like to believe our local law enforcement agencies have the best intentions at heart. I know I certainly think police officers have one of the toughest jobs…

Thunderstorms sunshine, warm weather and a snowstorm!

Thunderstorms sunshine, warm weather and a snowstorm!

I am sitting here in Lisa’s vehicle watching granddaughter Alea play soccer in a snowstorm…and only five days ago it was sunny and 70 degrees outside. Go figure. Granddaughter Alison…

An open letter to Michigan State Attorney General Bill Schuette:

An open letter to Michigan State Attorney General Bill Schuette:

Dear Mr. Schuette: I applaud you and your team’s effort to track down Jesse Pace, who owed $95,625.78 in back child support. As widely reported by every news outlet in…

Spring fever arrives

Spring fever arrives

Wednesday is here – deadline day – and once again I am sitting here staring at the darn computer screen. As usual, I couldn’t think of a thing to write…

“Asleep at the wheel” hits home

“Asleep at the wheel”  hits home

The call came Friday morning. There’s been a bad accident on M-66, north of Marion, and we think one of your delivery people was involved. A thousand miles away I’m…

April showers arrive this week

April showers arrive this week

The calendar says it is April out there, but I think we are really about a month behind this year. April, that rainy, muddy wonderful month is slow in coming.…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

REMI 123D15: Remi is a stray that was found on Edwin Rd in Harrison. Remi is a big boy that weighs 65 lbs. Remi is an adult dog with pretty…

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