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Marion Fair Treasurer Arrested for Embezzlement

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Rebecca G. Johnson, 43, of Marion was arraigned in 77th District Court this afternoon (Feb. 26) on a felony charge of embezzlement over 20,000 less than…

Youngster saves family from fire – Home a total loss

Youngster saves family from fire – Home a total loss

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A quick thinking five-year-old saved her mom and sister last Friday when she “saw fire on a wall in the back of their home.” Clare Assistant…

Animal Shelter adoption rates are up

Animal Shelter adoption rates are up

2015 was a great year for the Clare County Animal Shelter. The shelter raised the percent of animals adopted up 20 percent from 2014. 2014 had a 65 percent adoption…

Garfield Twp. board kills blight ordinance

Garfield Twp. board kills blight ordinance

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The Garfield Township meeting had everything Feb. 22. A packed house of more than a hundred recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang the Star Spangled…

Lake bridge to be replaced

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Property owned by the Michigan Fraternal Order of Eagles on U.S. 10 in Clare County’s Garfield Township will become the staging area for Michigan Department of…

Lake parks hopes to build trailhead

Lake parks hopes  to build trailhead

Garfield Township filed an updated 5-year recreational plan with the Natural Resources Trust Fund which paves the way to file grant requests to build a Trailhead staging area around the…

Farwell Snowfest to crown royalty

Farwell Snowfest  to crown royalty

Farwell’s Snowfest has taken place this week. The Royalty Crowning is Friday, February 26, between the JV an Varsity Boys’ Basketball Games against Clare.  The Dance will be Saturday, February…

Fun at 2016 Marion Snowfest

Fun at 2016 Marion Snowfest

Despite the warm temperatures the Marion Snowfest was well atteneded with onlookers enjoying several vintage snowmobile races.…

Eight win full ride scholarships

Eight win full ride scholarships

This year marks the fourth in which Mid Michigan Community College awarded competitive full ride scholarships to eight exceptional high school seniors.  Laker Distinction (LD) Scholarships are offered at two…

Ice fishing, polar dip highlight Lake’s Winterfest

Ice fishing, polar dip highlight Lake’s Winterfest

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A typical winter blast will show up in time for Saturday’s annual Winterfest at Peterson Park on Crooked Lake in Lake during what has been an atypical winter…

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