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School

Farwell Board approves senior trip to NYC

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Last week’s Farwell Board of Education meeting was a quiet one with only three items under new business: approval of the resignation of…

Farwell High School band excels in competition

Farwell High School band excels in competition

Farwell Band received 1,2,1 and a 1 in sight seeing. Over all rating a 1 at the regional band competition held on April 21.…

Sports

Pioneers win tourney, sweep Cadillac

Pioneers win tourney, sweep Cadillac

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Clare baseball team hosted its annual early season invitational on Saturday, as it notched identical 6-1 wins over East Jordan and…

Evart takes two from Hornets

Evart takes two from Hornets

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Harrison baseball team was swept by visiting Evart on Wednesday, April 20, as the Wildcats pounded the Hornets 20-2 and 7-1…

Obituaries

Lyle Edgar Bontrager

Lyle Edgar Bontrager

Lyle Edgar Bontrager, age 91, passed away suddenly on  March 24, 2016, in Punta Gorda, FL.  Lyle was born February 27, 1925 in Midland, Michigan. About 20…

Constance J “Connie” Seats

Constance J “Connie” Seats

Constance J “Connie” Seats, age 76, of Lake George passed away on Monday April 25 at North Woods Nursing Center, after a long illness.  Connie was born…

Letters to the Editor

Another millage? Can’t tolerate more taxes

Dear Editor, Again we are called upon to pass another millage – to increase our property taxes. I am an advocate for education and I am a…

Millage will be hard on seniors

Dear Editor: I have read several letters in various publications in favor of the CTE RESD millage vote on May 3rd. This letter is in opposition. This…