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ORV ban on Surrey Road discussed

The Surrey Township Board will look into a request to change the ruling that closes Surrey Road to ORV use. Chuck Gaskill was at the meeting to complain that the…

County attorney addresses health insurance changes, ambulance service

The Clare County Board of Commissioners held their regular meeting on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, with an abundance of topics on their agenda. Jennifer Martin from Cadillac Insurance came before…

Gaskill appeal denied, kidnapping rape conviction upheld

Gaskill appeal denied, kidnapping rape conviction upheld

After an appeal claiming insanity by the attorney of Justin Todd Gaskill, 31, the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld his conviction for the 2008 kidnapping and rape of an 11-year-old…

Imminent danger orders issued at two Clare County businesses

Imminent danger orders issued at two Clare County businesses

Two “imminent danger orders” were issued in Clare County last week to halt the sale of the new designer drugs, commonly called “bath salts” and “spice.” The orders declare the…

Farwell baseball falls short against Gladwin

Farwell nearly pulled off an upset over Gladwin in Monday’s division three baseball district at Pinconning, but instead, the Eagles dropped a 5-4 decision to the Flying G’s. “We fought…

McFadden leads area athletes with state titles in 110 and 300 hurdles

Clare senior Jake McFadden state championshps in the 110 (14.71) and 300 (38.88) hurdles on Saturday, winning both events for the second year in a row at the Division three…

McFadden wins state titles in 110 and 300 hurdles

Injuries nearly derailed Clare’s defending state champion track star Jake McFadden’s senior season. Yet, at the completion of Saturday’s 110 high hurdles and 300 IM hurdles at Saturday’s division three…

Clare softball falls in district championship

The Clare varsity softball team fell to host Pinconning 5-3 in Monday’s division three district championship game, with the hosting Spartans scoring three late runs to pull off the win.…

Clare and Farwell compete at golf districts – Pioneers advance to reigonals

On a day with less than ideal playing conditions, Clare and Farwell’s golf teams competed in district action on Friday, June 1 at Pinconning’s Maple Leaf Golf Course. The Pioneers…

Stone Soup going strong in Farwell, Harrison

There is such a thing as a free lunch. With two Community Kitchens, one in Harrison and the second in Farwell, The Stone Soup Project,  the Clare County Leadership Institute’s…