David Farrell – Citizen of the Year


Congratulations to David Farrel who was elected Citizen of the Year in Colon MI. The banquet was held at the Baptist Church and was very well attended. David is very active in his Church and was the head of the …

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Closeup Convention 2010


ABBOTT’S 31st ANNUAL CLOSE UP CONVENTION..MARCH 19-20, 2010 Featuring John Bannon and Steve Beam Friday, March 19th will feature the almost famous “Peoples Choice One Trick Contest and Show” with $300.00 in merchandise certificate prizes. Plus a few surprises you …

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Girls Track Team Earns State Medals


The Magi Girls Track Team 400 meter relay team earned medals placing 8th place at the state track meet. The team consisted of Brenda Kauffman, Rachel Green, Rachel Hostetler, and Kinsey Malicki. Camile Hagadorn also finished well in the high …

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Magic Week


Magic Week is so hard to describe if you’ve never been here. There was magic in the streets, in bars, restaurants and on stage. Those who came were from complete novices to famous magicians. Kevin James just walked in unannounced. …

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Closeup Magic Convention

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Magic Flea Market


Now over a quarter century old, the Abbott Flea Market/Auction is an annual event which takes place each spring. In years past the Flea Market has been held in the Grade School in the morning and the auction in the …

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Closeup Magic Convention 2009

The Annual Abbott Closeup Convention is now over 30 years old, but still a “Johnny Come Lately” by Colon’s magic standards. This years lecturers included Paul Gertner, Tom Craven, Mike Powers, and Gordon Miller. Below is a complete list of …

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