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Riley John White

Riley John White

Riley John White, age 20, of Clare, died suddenly on Thursday, July 21, at his home.   He was born the son of Joshua “Buck” Shilling and Stacy White on February…

Truck routes and steel wheels

It is well known that for many years Grant Township has been a completely deregulated community. This subject has crossed my desk several times each year; I’ve described this before…

Police search for person who stole from veterans

Police search for person who stole from veterans

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Sheriff John Wilson said, “It’s sad that someone would do something like this to our Veterans after all they have done in fighting for our country…

16th Annual Lumberjack Festival this weekend

16th Annual Lumberjack Festival this weekend

By Pat Maurer Correspondent This will be a big weekend in the little Village of Farwell. Saturday and Sunday (July 30 and 31) will be the 16th annual Lumberjack Festival,…

Transportation millage back on ballot

Transportation millage back on ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Voters who approved .3 mils for the Clare County Transit Corporation just last August are being asked to go to the polls again next Tuesday because…

“Consistency in bussing” is what Walter strives for

“Consistency in bussing” is what Walter strives for

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Safety for students and “consistency in bussing were two discussion items at the Clare Board of Education meeting July 18. New Superintendent Jim Walter II, on…

Here is a real-life hero

Here is a real-life hero

Here’s a story about a real life hero. Her name is Lori Boyd, “known in her neighborhood as the Lawnmower Lady, and thanks to Elizabeth White and WTVM, she is…

$1500 missing from Mud Bog benefit

$1500 missing from Mud Bog benefit

By John Raffel Correspondent A fundraiser to benefit a Marion woman with cancer met with success last weekend despite complications that were presented by a still unknown individual who apparently…

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Its summer in mid-Michigan: fair and festival time in and around Clare County and you know what that means. Goodies galore! I’m afraid to step on the scales lately because…

News from your Sheriff

News from your Sheriff

We currently have 183 inmates’ lodges in the Clare County Jail which consists of 82 local, 5 Department of Correction, 43 Federal, and 53 out-of-county Renters. From the beginning of…