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Farwell gets ready for 19th Annual Lumberjack Festival

Farwell gets ready for 19th Annual  Lumberjack Festival

The highlight of the festival is the Lumberjack show and the famous log-rolling event. By Pat Maurer Correspondent Since 2000, the Lumberjack Festival has been held on one special weekend…

Jessup honored for 40 years of service to Clare

Jessup honored for 40 years of service to Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The City honored Dan and Megan Jenkins of Elm Creek Nursery for their generous donation to the historic Railroad Depot in Clare. They are shown with…

Farwell BOE gives thumbs up to bond application

Farwell BOE gives thumbs up to bond application

Superintendent Steven Scoville explains how a sinking fund would finance building and infrastructure while leaving the general fund intact for student education. By Pat Maurer Correspondent At a special Board…

Presley guilty of firearms, attempted murder dropped

Presley guilty of firearms, attempted murder dropped

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Robert Presley Jr. Robert Joseph Presley, Jr., 47 of Clinton Township is facing up to ten years in prison as a felon in possession of firearms…

Three sentenced for meth, probation violations

Three sentenced for meth,  probation violations

Derrick PeekClayton ReedBrian Fodo By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Prosecutor Michelle Ambrozaitis posted this week that Derrick Michael Peek, of Lake, will serve from 36 months to 20 years…

Suydam sentenced from 15 to 40 years in prison

Suydam sentenced from  15 to 40 years in prison

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Brent Suydam Brent Phillip Suydam, of Jackson, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans July 8th to serve from 15 to 40 years in prison…

White gets up to 30 for home invasion, assault

White gets up to 30 for  home invasion, assault

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Curtis White July 8th Curtis Clarence White, 34 of Benzonia, Michigan was sentenced to three terms in prison for a home invasion and assaulting a police…

Polen sentenced up to 20 for meth lab

Polen sentenced up to 20 for meth lab

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Samuel Polen IV Samuel Polen, IV, of Harrison, was back in court on another charge, Clare County Prosecutor Michelle Ambrozaitis reported this week. June 13, Polen…

Community Events July-August 2019

Community Events July-August 2019

July 19 Senior Socials Our Lady of Hope Parish in Clare is hosting a social event for all seniors in the community. This fun get together will be held the…

Faces in the Crowd: Scott and Karen Burmeister

Faces in the Crowd: Scott and Karen Burmeister

Scott and Karen Burmeister By Gene Bodnar Correspondent Damon DuBois, the Executive Director of the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce, recommended that I interview Scott and Karen Burmeister, the owners…