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School crafts for a cure

School crafts for a cure

The Clare-Gladwin Area School has partnered with the international non-profit charity Crafting for a Cure to help package craft-kits and create greeting cards for local children to…

Size, speed, experience should spell many wins

Size, speed, experience should spell many wins

By Ben Murphy It’s safe to say it’s been awhile since the Harrison football team had a season with as much potential as the one they’re about…

Sports

Experienced Clare hopes soccer fortunes improve

Experienced Clare hopes soccer fortunes improve

By Ben Murphy The Clare varsity soccer team isn’t used to losing seasons. After two straight losing seasons (6-13-1 last year) 13th year head coach Doug Helmling…

Kickers win 2 of 3

The Clare Pioneer Varsity soccer team took to the road Saturday, August 23 and traveled to Elkton-Pigeon to participate in the Laker Soccer Invitational Tournament.  Clare was…

Obituaries

J. Laurene Acton

J. Laurene Acton

J. Laurene Acton, age 76, of Clare, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland.  She was born the daughter of…

Margaret K. Noonan

Margaret K. Noonan

Margaret Katherine Noonan 85 of Lake George, Michigan passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at her home. Margaret was born March 28, 1929 in Grosse…

Letters to the Editor

It’s a “tail lights” kinda Friday…

Dear Editor: Timmy had been battling back against his brain tumor for nearly 12 years…during that time he won many battles; he won just enough battles to give us all…

What Manner of Man is He?

Letter to the editor: On April 6, 2009, in Ankara, Turkey, President Obama declared: “We do not consider ourselves a Christian nation.” A week later he spoke…