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Ambrozaitis bars official from public employment

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A public official who held several administrative positions simultaneously in Missaukee County for decades has been barred from public employment while serving 12 months probation, said…

63 deer strung up on Marion buck pole

63 deer strung up on Marion buck pole

Organizers of the annual Marion Buckpole had another rousing start for the rifle hunting season and nearly broke a record. Jessica Miller said this year’s event was another “huge success…

Clare BOE ok’s bus purchases, starts superintendent search

Clare BOE ok’s bus purchases, starts superintendent search

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Clare Board of Education voted unanimously Monday evening to purchase four previously leased 2013 school busses from Capital City International Trucks for $53,250 each, a…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

DUSTY 252C15: Dusty is an owner surrender that came into the shelter on 11-9-15.  Dusty is 7 months of age and he weighs 9 lbs.  Dusty is already neutered.  Dusty…

Man sought for several car break-ins

Man sought for  several car break-ins

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department is on the lookout for a couple of men who have been breaking into motor vehicles at the Lexington Ridge and…

Thanksgiving! It’s here!

Thanksgiving, for most of us is less than a week away. Not for the Maurer clan.. For years we have celebrated Thanksgiving on Saturday, mostly because of deadlines and putting…

Thanksgiving: the antidote for anger

  We’ve become an angry people. Reasons for our anger range from the fear of another terrorist attack, becoming the victim of a violent crime or to what some see…

Primary substance of abuse for Veterans is alcohol in treatment admissions

Primary substance of abuse for Veterans is alcohol in treatment admissions

November is the month we honor our Veterans. Every year a public holiday is held on the anniversary of the end of World War I. This year it fell on…

Up front and transparent is important for officials

Dear Editor: I would be remiss if I did not speak out in regards to the Oakbridge Inn, Homeless Shelter for Veterans. The director of Oakbridge Inn appeared before the…

Put God back in homes, government, schools

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter because I am very concerned for America, France and this world. America has been a blessed nation under God’s leadership. God has protected…