School

CMU receives Community Foundation grants

Central Michigan University is the recipient of two grants from the Clare County Community Foundation totaling $3,500 to benefit Farwell High School youth participation in the Connections…

CFD provides ‘cool down’ for band camp

CFD provides ‘cool down’ for band camp

The annual Clare Band Camp students got a very welcome “cool down” Wednesday when the Clare Fire Department arrived with their tanker and hosed the band down…

Sports

Clare soccer opens season tonight

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer Don’t look now but the start of the MHSAA’s fall sports season is here. While each sport was allowed to begin practice…

Albaugh makes mark as Olivet track star

Albaugh makes mark as Olivet track star

Lillian Albaugh (far left), finished shot put in 11th place at the NCAA DIII Outdoor Track and Field Championships. During just her first year at Olivet, Lillian…

Obituaries

Roger Lee Brokob

Roger Lee Brokob

Roger Lee Brokob, age 84 of Farwell, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his home.  Roger was born the son…

Dale Alan Brandon

Dale Alan Brandon

Dale Alan Brandon, age 90 of Clare, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Prestige Place in Clare.  Dale was born the son of the late Clyde A.…

Letters to the Editor

In defense of defense…..

Dear Editor: The reason the 2nd Amendment is 2nd is because of the importance of self-defense.  It is of equal importance with freedom of speech, the press, and religion.   It…

Reader responds to Barker letter about God

Dear editor, I read with great interest Robert Barker’s letter in your August 9th edition. Mr. Barker claims to not be a Christian and made some claims…