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School

New teachers announced

New teachers announced

New staff at Clare Schools includes teachers Kathryn Kruskamp, Eric Osthowski and Beverly Warnok, all shown here with new Superintendent Doug Fillmore.…

6 make SVSU list

In total, 2,078 students from Saginaw Valley State University were named to the Deans’ List for the winter 2015 semester. To be eligible for the Deans’ List,…

Sports

MMCC player signed by Alma

Former Mid Michigan Community College Men’s Basketball player Trevor Gernaat will continue his basketball career and education at Alma College (MI). Trevor was a cornerstone for the Lakers teams that…

Clare opens with loss to Ithaca

Clare opens with loss to Ithaca

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer Ithaca must not have like losing. The Yellow jackets, fresh off a loss in the division six state finals that snapped their…

Obituaries

Eugene “Gene” Ray Blackledge

Eugene “Gene” Ray  Blackledge

Eugene “Gene” Ray Blackledge 77 of rural Harrison passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Mr. Blackledge was born March 4, 1938…

Mary Louise Snear

Mary Louise Snear

Mary Louise Snear -age 66 of Farwell, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, August 30, 2015. Mary was born one of nine children…

Letters to the Editor

Response to Weaver’s answers

In response to Mr. Weaver’s lack of answers: Why does Mr. Weaver continue to dwell on his statement that the departure of the superintendent was due to…

War on drugs failing American society

Dear Editor: Before we begin to have the conversation on drugs and their effect on neighborhoods and the true cost to society and human dignity, we need…