School

55 inducted into MMCC Honor Society

55 inducted into MMCC Honor Society

Fifty-five student members were recently inducted into Mid Michigan College’s Alpha Omicron Omicron Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society. The mission of Phi Theta Kappa…

Students of Character named

Students of Character named

Farwell Elementary Students of Character for November, great job kids! Back row left to right:  Easton Brown, Madasyn Eichhorn, Emma Barnett, Savannah Krabill, and Adison Sheets Middle…

Sports

Pioneers squeeze out two more victories

Pioneers squeeze out two more victories

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer Photos by Shannon Zinser So far so good for the Clare boys basketball team. The Pioneers kept their early season perfect record…

Lady Pioneers fall to Ithaca in season opener

Lady Pioneers fall to Ithaca in season opener

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Clare girls basketball team may have lost its season opener on Tuesday, but that isn’t putting a damper on the expectations…

Obituaries

Connie L. McNerney

Connie L. McNerney

Connie L. McNerney, age 88, of Clare, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 while surrounded by her family.  Connie was born the daughter…

Jacob “Jake” T. Mester

Jacob “Jake” T. Mester

Jacob “Jake” T. Mester, age 21 of Midland, formerly of Farwell, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 from injuries sustained in a car accident. Jake…

Letters to the Editor

Turbines will ruin the neighborhood

Dear Editor, It’s a sad day when someone in your neighborhood can create such a block to progress: obliterating hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for…

Saving at the grocery with a key card similar to health insurance

Dear Editor, I was surprised at the grocery store yesterday when a small cart of groceries rang up at $60. No worries – the cashier ran my…