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Skydiving grandma takes plunge for birthday

Skydiving grandma takes plunge for birthday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Why in the world would anyone ever want to jump out of a perfectly good airplane? Because it is fun of course. 89 year-old Fran Love…

Lady Explorers win six team tournament

Lady Explorers win six team tournament

The Midland Lady Explorers 12U Girls fastpitch softball team hosted a fundraiser tournament in Clare at Stamina Fields on Sunday October 11th. There were a total of six teams that…

Filharts register most Angus beef in Michigan

Filhart, Clare, ranked as ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Michigan with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2015, which ended Sept. 30, according to Richard…

Lady Hornets fall to Houghton Lake Bobcats

Lady Hornets fall to Houghton Lake Bobcats

Harrison’s Paige Mogg (no. 15) and Erika Cullen (no. 26) go up for a block. Harrison’s Lexi LaChappa spikes the ball for a point during last week’s home loss to…

Evart Historical Museum damaged

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A brick thrown against the front door of the Historical Museum at the Evart Public Library shattered the glass and landed inside the building on the…

Recycle: Ore Not

Dear Editor When I was a young boy, my wise grandmother taught me a lesson that she learned as a young girl during World War II, we all must conserve…

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week is the Nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention program, reaching millions of Americans during the last week of October every year. By wearing red ribbons and participating…

Lunch buddies named

Lunch buddies named

Mid Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters is excited to announce (2) more Lunch Buddie matches. The matches will meet at least once a week during the younger child lunch period. …

Blazing sunsets and harvest moons

There we were, standing at one of our favorite places: near the end of a pier extending into Lake Michigan at sunset.  On the drive to the big lake, Pauline…

Sibilsky donates animal beds

Sibilsky donates animal beds

For several years, Gerry Sibilsky has made over 200 animal beds and donated them to the Clare County Animal Shelter. She makes most of the beds from scraps from quilting…