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Budget talks to begin

By John Raffel Correspondent The Clare County Board of Commissioners will be having a work session next week to start the process for formulating next year’s budget, chairperson Karen Lipovsky…

Police looking for robbery suspects

Police looking for robbery suspects

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Last Sunday two men robbed the Shell Gas Station on Mission Street in Mt. Pleasant and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money, Mt. Pleasant Police…

Armed robber still being sought

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Mt. Pleasant’s Police Department is looking for the man that may have held up five businesses in the city. The man suspected of the robberies last…

Clare golfers expect to improve in MGC

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer Longtime Clare varsity golf head coach Chris Fedewa has a team full of familiar faces hitting the links this spring. The Pioneers finished sixth place…

Skys the limit for Clare track

By Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent The Clare track teams have never been strangers to success. Last spring was no different as the Lady Pioneers won the Division III MITCA Team…

Volunteers and Nonprofits Awarded at Ceremony

Volunteers and Nonprofits Awarded at Ceremony

Just recently, Mid Michigan Community Action celebrated its 50th annual award ceremony. Over 200 people, including the likes of staff, individuals representing businesses, and local officials, joined in to celebrate…

Former Michigan Tech President’s Residence is New Sustainability Demonstration Home

Former Michigan Tech President’s Residence is New Sustainability Demonstration Home

The former Michigan Tech University President’s residence is about to be transformed. Students with the Michigan Tech Alternative Energy Enterprise team are remodeling the entire house and turning it into…

Michigan Home Permits Hit a 10-Year High, But It’s Not All Good News

Michigan Home Permits Hit a 10-Year High, But It’s Not All Good News

Michigan is building itself back up after the recession, but it may not be completely smooth sailing. Over 98% of all privately-owned residential buildings are constructed in permit-issuing locations, and…

Going Green at the Irish Festival

Going Green at the Irish Festival

Photos by Steve Landon and Pat Maurer It may have been a chilly weekend, but that didn’t stop the fun as Clare party goers put on their “Irish” for the…

Wednesday night fire destroys home on Cottage Street in Clare

Wednesday night fire destroys home on Cottage Street in Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Photos by Bob Guiliani A structure fire late Wednesday evening completely destroyed an unoccupied home on Cottage Street in Clare, Fire Chief Jim Chapman said Thursday…