December 6, 2019

The Portland High School Wrestling team’s season will kick off on Wednesday, December 11th, when they travel to Marshall for the Marshall Quad.

Coach Andy Pulling told the Beacon, "We are a young and small sized team this year that is going to grow each week. We have qu...

December 6, 2019

The Shamrock girls basketball team traveled to Lansing Christian on Wednesday night for the opening game of their 2019-2020 season.  Thanks to a dominant offensive performance by senior center Samee Teachworth, the Shamrocks picked up a convincing 49-37 road victory.

Te...

December 6, 2019

The Michigan Automotive Parts Association board of directors recently elected officers and directors during their December 3rd board meeting in Lansing, MI. Elected to 2020 Chairman is Greg Phillips of West Branch Automotive in West Branch, MI, Vice Chairman Rick Tervo...

December 5, 2019

Starting on January 8, 2020, Social Security offices nationwide will be open to the public on Wednesday afternoons, Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, announced.   This change restores Wednesday public service hours that were last in place in late 2012.  “I...

December 5, 2019

While the secular world has already started counting down the days and basically celebrating Christmas, decorating their houses, putting up Christmas trees and doing their Christmas shopping, the Christian World just celebrated its new year with the beginning of Advent...

December 5, 2019

The Portland Music Program would like to add one more thing to your crazy Holiday schedule and invite you to the Portland Music Program Winter Concert. This will feature all of our band and choir students 6-12 grades. The concert is on Tuesday, December 17th at 7pm in...

December 5, 2019

The Auxiliary of Post 4090 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Portland Michigan continued their tradition of providing a free home cooked Thanksgiving meal to anyone that stopped in the Post hungry.  The meal was open to the public as well as the members.  Auxiliary President...

December 5, 2019

The Portland High School girls basketball season opened their 2019-2020 campaign with a decisive win over the Wolfpack of Laingsburg on Tuesday night at home.

Sophomore Ashley Bower led the Raiders offensively with 14 points including three three-pointers.  Sophomore Br...

December 3, 2019

Across the world, many debates, arguments, and discussions have taken place regarding the true nature of man. This question has created two sides of the argument;  mankind is inherently good, or mankind is inherently bad. By reflecting on various fictional literary wor...

December 3, 2019

Armon J. Platte, age 79, of Portland, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. He was born December 27, 1939 in Westphalia, the son of Harold and Viola (Simon) Platte. Armon was a faithful member of St. Patrick Catholic Church where he was an usher and Eucharistic Ministe...

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