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Douglas R. Pratt

Douglas Ray Pratt- age 66 passed away at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on November 3, 1946, the son of Clifford Charles and Almeda (Deverage) Pratt,…

Walter J. Wiscavage

  Walter J. Wiscavage, 89, of Gaylord, died Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Otsego Memorial Hospital.  Born on October 23, 1923 in McIntyre, PA, Walter was the son of Walter…

Kenneth L. Chaffee

 Kenneth “Ken” Lee Chaffee 55 of Farwell passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at his home. Mr. Chaffee was born May 10, 1957 in Clare, the son of Donald A.…

Palkojk’s spare no expense when decorating for holiday season

Palkojk’s spare no expense when decorating for holiday season

  Mitch Palkojk doesn’t hold back when he decorates for the holiday season. He has over 4,000 lights and fifteen blow-up decorations. If you are interested in taking a look…

Farwell kitchen serves free Thanksgiving dinner to 130 people

Farwell kitchen serves free Thanksgiving dinner to 130 people

The Stone Soup Project, a non-profit kitchen that feeds the needy in Clare County served a Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings to more than 130 people out of their…

Loaded Lady Pioneers team to beat in JPC

By Ben Murphy Photo by Ben Murhpy With several key pieces back from last year’s Jack Pine Conference championship squad, second year head coach Matt Rodenbo is confident in his…

Did somebody change the rules?

Dear Editor, In response to Martha Putt’s letter of 11/23/2012, I find a few flaws. Unless somebody changed the rules, I thought we lived in a free enterprise economy. To…

Bias in the courtroom

Dear Editor, My son, an eight year Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and an Iraqi War Veteran stepped into a Clare County Court room on his daughters 2nd…

Free veterans dinner

  Dear Editor, I wish to acknowledge the owners, managers, and staff of the Ponderosa for the free dinner provided to area veterans. It was an acknowledgement for service that…

The ultimate threat- a Colt 45 to the side of my head

In my over thirty years as a journalist I have covered my share of crazy stories. It never ceases to amaze me, however, the reaction of some people to those…