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Hard for me to imagine losing my belongings

I’ve been fortunate in life. I haven’t experienced the kind of tragedies many people have. That’s why I’m probably not the most qualified person to console the Wilsons, or any…

Road repair necessary, but don’t take more money from my wallet

Road repair necessary, but don’t take more money from my wallet

I really have mixed feelings about road millages that will appear on the ballot this year. Both Marion Township and Hamilton Township have already approved road improvement proposals for the…

Mike’s Musings – Tearjerker turns into controversial story

Talk about a firestorm!  Sometimes in this business they call journalism you run into a story that appears to be one way, but lo and behold once it’s in print,…

Mike’s Musings – Like it or not, “balanced calendar” needs your attention

Alright now, parents and kids, are lesson for today is “the balanced calendar” as educators would like to call it, or in layman’s terms- Year Around School! Yes, that’s right.…

Mike’s Musings – SHARE us and win $50

Times are a changin’, and in order to continue to be a viable communication option, we have to change with them. For an older guy like me, that’s sometimes difficult.…

Don’t be fooled by phone scams

Don’t be fooled by phone scams

We’ve gotten our fair share of calls from senior citizens wanting to warn others about the numerous scams that are taking place via the phone and internet. We’ve even gotten…

Blowing out 125 candles….congrats Marion Press

Do you know how long ago 125 years is? It is before electricity. Horse and buggys were the preferred mode of transportations- automobiles had yet to be invented. There were…

Mike’s Musings

Party Like the Irish this weekend Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I confess one day a year I become Irish. No it’s not necessarily St. Patrick’s Day. And no it’s not when…

Mike’s Musings – Tristen makes Farwell proud

Congratulations and more are in order for Farwell’s first ever state champion in any sport. Tristen Zienkiewicz, was crowned 160lb. champion at the MHSAA wrestling championships at the Palace of…

Mike’s Musings – Just when you think it can’t get any colder, it does

I know you’re sick and tired of reading rants from this writer about winter, but you’re going to have to hear it one more time. It’s Wednesday Feb. 26, and…