Clare County Review & Marion Press

Obituary: Jill Lynne Hochstetler

Jill Lynne Hochstetler-age 79 of Farwell, passed away on Saturday, August 6th, 2022, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Gratiot. Jill was born to parents Charles Phillip and Alice Louise (Gee) Hochstetler in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan on June 28, 1943. Jill has been a lifelong resident of Farwell and retired from Farwell Community Schools where she worked in Read More…

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Postcard from the Pines: Do you have an Old Fashioned Hangover?

Many Marionites are all in the same boat this week. They are suffering the after effects of Old Fashioned Days. In short, they have a good old-fashioned, Old Fashioned hangover. It comes from the anticipation, preparation and realization of our own yearly homecoming event. This happens most often to those involved with the planning and Read More…

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Marion contemplates how to spend ARPA funds

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – The Marion Village Council, at its monthly meeting earlier in August, had discussion on how to spend the $49,977.46 in ARPA funds.Among the discussions was something to plow the sidewalks with. The village will check what other municipalities use and get some prices to bring back to the next meeting.Also Read More…

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Missaukee budget shows revenues $80k above expenses

By John RaffelCorrespondent LAKE CITY – Administrator Liz Vogel reviewed the fiscal year proposed budget for 2022-23 at the Missaukee County finance committee meeting last week.She also presented third quarter budget amendments for fiscal year 2022 and said the net change to the general fund is revenues exceeding expenditures in the amount of $80,600.07.Changes were Read More…

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Osceola gas prices inching downward

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – Gas prices in Osceola County are averaging slightly above $4 per gallon according to figures released on Thursday by Triple A.While the national average is $3.99 per gallon as of Thursday, Michigan’s average is at $3.959.Osceola County is at $4.012, which is among the highest in the area. It compares Read More…

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Law enforcement, family, friends gather to put Nichole to rest

By Steve LandonCorrespondent Heaven gained a beautiful new resident last week when Nichole Shuff of Farwell entered the pearly gates following an amazing life of achievement, love and adventure . On Friday morning August 5,  family, friends and law enforcement officials from across the state gathered at the  Jaime  Performing Arts Center at Farwell High School to Read More…