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Fun with Purple

OK, the movie Purple: Organized Crime in aSmallTown, has come and gone leaving behind renewed interest in Clare’s gangster past. I wrote a column a few weeks ago about Meyer…

Farwell approves zoning for new business

After hearing concerns from area residents, the Farwell Village Council approved a request to rezone the east side of South Webber Street as “Light Industrial” at their regular meeting August…

County football teams eye start of season

Clare County’s three varsity high school football teams have been in practice mode for two weeks now and though numbers are slightly down for each team, the area coach’s are…

Bits – Summer is winding down

The countdown is on. School starts again in just over two weeks! You know what that means… with the arrival of another Labor Day, summer will be over again. Now…

Purple Gang documentary sold out

Purple Gang documentary sold out

The July 27 article in the Review asked, “Why are area people so fascinated with the Purple Gang?” The question got an answer Wednesday evening approximately 1,300 people came to…

United Rescue millage fails

United Rescue Ambulance Service won’t be seeing any extra operating funds in the next few years. The Primary ballot proposal had asked for .9 mills for five years to be…

Thoughts about Tuesday’s Primary Election

-I guess the old adage that if you spend enough money you will surely win, didn’t hold true. I was truly shocked that Pete Hoekstra was able to crush Clark…

Primary Election results

McClellan will face Wilson in November Of 23,426 registered voters in Clare County, 4,812 or 20.54 percent turned out Tuesday to vote in the Primary election. On the Republican side…

Forrest Burns Meek

Forrest Burns Meek, known to most as Woody, was born June 11, 1928 and died August 6, 2012. In the years between those dates, his curious, optimistic nature brought him…

Klaus, Hovey will face off in November for Probate Judge

Marcy Klaus and Tara Hovey will face off in November’s non-partisan election for the17th District Probate Judge’s seat in Clare and Gladwin Counties. The two attorneys bested former Clare County…