School

Backpack Program provides weekend meals for hungry kids

Backpack Program provides weekend meals for hungry kids

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Margaret Zinser and two other volunteers, Kris Hubel and Keri Smith, will soon be busy filling “backpacks” with weekend meals for Clare Primary…

Eagle band prepares for halftime

Eagle band prepares for halftime

The Farwell Eagle Marching Band spent much of the summer preparing new music for half-time shows during varsity football games.…

Sports

3 to lead Hornet runners

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Harrison cross country teams will begin their season next week, when they hope to get an early look at how their…

Clare spikers hope for better

Clare spikers hope for better

By Ben Murphy Sportswriter First year Clare head volleyball coach Shannon Zinser is the first to admit that things didn’t go as planned for her team last…

Obituaries

Jerome Maynard Densmore

Jerome Maynard Densmore

Jerome Maynard Densmore – age 85 of Farwell, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland. He was born on August 22,…

Debra Ann Williams

Debra Ann Williams

Debra Ann Williams age 61, of Farwell, passed away on Friday, August 12, at MidMichigan Medical Center in Clare.  She was born the daughter of Charles Sr. and…

Letters to the Editor

The taxpayers of Clare have a right to know

To the Editor:  Ken Hibl is perhaps unaware of how he and the police chief get paid — let alone how the city buys things such as…

As Summer Ends A New School Year Begins

Dear Editor, All school age kids love the pleasures of summer: extra family-time, long playdates, late nights, warm nights, and sleeping-in with no reason to hurry out…