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School

School of Choice deadline Aug. 12

Deadline for school of choice application slated for 2014-2015 school year Under the Schools of Choice legislation (Section 105 and Section 105(c) of the School Aid Act), kindergarten through…

Eight leaders graduate from Clare institute

Eight leaders graduate from Clare institute

“The Clare County Leadership Institute has been graduating outstanding future leaders since 2004.  This year’s students are already gearing up to take leadership roles in the community,”…

Sports

Mid-Michigan place 5th at Eastern nationals

Mid-Michigan place 5th at Eastern nationals

The Mid-Michigan Heat 12U traveled to La Plata, Maryland during the week of July 28th. The Heat team had an excellent week in Maryland. On Tuesday the…

Area football teams ready for 2014 season

Area football teams ready for 2014 season

By Ben Murphy One team is hoping to continue its strong tradition. One team is hoping a new coach makes the difference. One team is hoping to…

Obituaries

Alvie J. Smith

Alvie J. Smith

Alvie J Smith of Clare left this earth on August 10, 2014, to join hands with his beloved wife Ruth, who preceded him in death by three…

Joseph Craig Ackerman

Joseph Craig Ackerman

Joseph Craig Ackerman, age 67, of Clare, passed away on August 1, 2014, at his home.  He was born the son of Ralph and Doris (Ramey) Ackerman…

Letters to the Editor

Kudos to Dr. Schepperley

To The Editor: This letter leaves me heartsick, but my heart tells me it needs to be written. Over the weekend of August 1st, 2014, we lost…

Take a break, have some fun at the Relay for Life

Dear Editor: On the weekend of Aug. 9-10, get your kids away from the video games and yourselves away from the TV or chores, and come out…