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LaBoda quits BOC

LaBoda quits BOC

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Rick LaBoda’s previous career as Clare-Gladwin district court magistrate and an elected position for nearly two years as District 5 Commissioner collided from a policy of…

Three Farwell children hospitalized with “superbug”

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Three cases of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) nearby have a Farwell grandfather very concerned. Michael Methner of Farwell says he just wants people to know about…

Mutant tomato?

Mutant tomato?

Sprouts growing inside a tomato? James Harville of Farwell bought a tomato at Tice’s Wednesday. When the fruit was cut open, he discovered a surprise. Something else, what looks like…

Poor voter turnout marks county

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent In spite of campaign material flooding mailboxes and TV screens, turnout at Tuesday’s primary election to nominate party candidates caused a ripple among the 23,096 registered…

Harper wins scholarship

The Gleaner Life Insurance Society Scholarship Foundation has announced Victoria Harper as the recipient of a $1,000 Law Arbor Scholarship Award. Harper’s parents are Lisa Harper and Scott Harper. Harper…

Rootbound Festival this Saturday

By Sylvia Stevens Correspondent  The Second Annual Rootbound festival will be start at 8 a.m. Saturday August 9 at 10885 N. Leaton Road, Clare. The event is free and has…

Weed legalization may appear on Clare, Harrison ballots

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare and Harrison city voters may be voting on marijuana decriminalization in November. In Clare, “The Committee for a Safer Clare”, headed up by Eric Herbers,…

If you don’t vote, don’t complain

If you don’t vote, don’t complain

Only 17% of the people registered to vote in Clare and Osceola counties, bothered to do so on Tuesday. I knew this Primary Election was rather mundane, with very few…

Making summer memories

Making summer memories

This has been the week for granddaughters. I love having the girls here, and we usually do Wednesday through Friday. They aren’t much trouble anymore. At 12 and 15, they…

Investing mistakes you don’t have to make

By Don Chiodo It’s easy to have confidence in investments made during bull markets: share prices climb and any losses from poor decisions are usually recovered quickly. But times of…