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Traffic stop nabs three in MP

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Mt. Pleasant police officer who pulled over a vehicle last Tuesday morning for a damaged front end, ended up arresting three; a man and woman…

Clare gets MWEA award

Clare has been awarded the Sustainable Energy in a Small Facility Award from the Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA). The award was presented on June 25th, 2019, at the MWEA’s…

Living in a dog’s world isn’t all bad

Living in a dog’s world isn’t all bad

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Instead of controlling my pets, they control me. I live in a dog’s world and I really don’t seem to mind it. My day starts at 4…

Fairs and summer fun remembered

Fairs and summer fun remembered

Pat Maurer It’s fair week and fun for both Clare and Isabella County fairgoers with rides, 4-H showmanship competitions, and all of the fun of old-time county fairs in mid-Michigan.…

Next Generation Pioneers

Next Generation Pioneers

Jim Walter Superintendent Clare Schools Modern parenting isn’t for the faint of heart. Neither is teaching in this new era. But there’s certainly always hope, and we really do have…

Rough Times…

Rough Times…

Daniel Fachting, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist, Lay Minister at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Clare, and Chancellor for Knights of Columbus Council #3029. He can be reached at…

Tells Editor how to deter snakes…

Dear Editor, I wonder sometimes, do you associate with your neighbors in your new southern local? A trick from Mississippi – cut up garlic cloves and place around wood piles,…

Gary E. Walker

Gary E. Walker

Gary E. Walker, age 70 of Lake George, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the MidMichigan Medical Center of Midland.  On May 9, 1949, Gary was born one…

Tana Marie Mashue

Tana Marie Mashue

Tana Marie Mashue 72 of Harrison passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Pioneer Golden Estates, Clare, surrounded and embraced by her family. Tana was born August 25, 1946 in…

Elaine L. (Shunk) Brooks

Elaine L. (Shunk) Brooks

Elaine L. (Shunk) Brooks, 72, of Spurgeon, Indiana passed away peacefully on January 20, 2019. Elaine was born June 13, 1946 in Ecorse, Michigan, the adopted daughter of Arthur and Blanche…