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Community is a powerful word

Community  is a powerful word

Not all communities rally around an event. Some rally around a cause. As part of the Clare County Communities That Care Coalition, I’ve seen the power of a few dozen…

133rd. Clare County Fair underway

133rd. Clare County Fair underway

By Steve Landon Correspondent Temperatures soared into the 90’s this past week, however it didn’t stop visitors from making their way to 133rd edition of the Clare County Fair. As…

Few contested seats in townships

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Township races are few and far between this Primary Election. Most candidates are running unopposed. Franklin, Grant, Hamilton, Hatton and Lincoln townships will have swift voting…

Forgotten Eagles to visit Vet Park

The Forgotten Eagles are expected to be at the Veterans Freedom Park for the first time at 10:00am on August 3, 2016. The Ride Around Michigan by the Forgotten Eagles began in 2004…

My Three Forbidden Words

When Bill Hawks was sixty four years old, he accepted a call to be a missionary to Kenya, East Africa, even though accepting that call hadn’t been part of his…

Adopt A Pet July 29, 2016

Adopt A Pet July 29, 2016

Pet # 090C16 is Cotton, a male Lynx point who came in with his brother Pepper, a long haired tabby and while. Cotton is 2 years old and already neutered.…

Photo Essay: Animals and their owners

Photo Essay: Animals and their owners

Retiree puts land to good use growing hops

Retiree puts land to good use growing hops

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Retirement with having more time to ponder options was half the equation. The other half for David Armentrout was the century-old family homestead in Clare County’s…

McConnell is sponsor

McConnell is sponsor

McConnell Farm Supply is a 2016 Clare County Fair Sponsor!!  Being a Sponsor means so much to the kids who work so hard.…

Transformers cause Gateway Village outage

By Pat Maurer Correspondent At least two of the buildings at Gateway Village in Clare lost power for nearly 14 hours Wednesday. Resident Leann Litski reported that the power went…