School

Area schools get four more days forgiven

By Pat Maurer Correspondent With Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s signature last Friday, Clare County students will get out for the summer a little earlier than expected. Both the…

FHS prioritizes recycling, returns 3050 cans

FHS prioritizes recycling, returns 3050 cans

Farwell High School recycling and concessions class works all year recycling materials throughout the school district. One of those tasks is recycling the aluminum cans in the…

Sports

Clare, Farwell play to baseball split

Clare, Farwell play to baseball split

Al Warner delivers a pitch during Clare’s home game with Ogemaw Heights.  by Ben Murphy Sports WriterPhotos by Shannon Zinser Farwell was a winner in the opener.…

Clare boys win, girls runner-up at Alma track classic

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Clare track and field teams competed in a final tune up for the post-season on Saturday, when it competed at the…

Obituaries

Phyllis Arlene Shields

Phyllis Arlene Shields

Phyllis Arlene Shields, age 96, of Clare, passed away peacefully at Pioneer Golden Estates on Saturday, May 11, 2019.   She was born the daughter of Bertrand and…

Richard George Athey

Richard George Athey

Richard George Athey, age 52, of Clare passed away May 12, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Richard was born on April 5, 1967…

Letters to the Editor

Reader urges… Shop local whenever possible!

Dear Editor: Our family just moved to Clare a year ago.  I have a History here from when I was a child, visiting my Grandfather in Lake. …

New resident urges..’Shop Local’

Dear Editor:Our family just moved to Clare a year ago.  I have a History here from when I was a child, visiting my Grandfather in Lake.  I…