School

Robinson pitches for hunger

Robinson pitches for hunger

Clare Middle School student and athlete Savannah Robinson participated in the Strike out for Hunger program this year. The program allows local softball pitchers the opportunity to…

MMCC, CMU launch Chippewa Achieve Program

MMCC, CMU launch Chippewa Achieve Program

Central Michigan University and Mid Michigan Community College today announced the launch of the Chippewa Achieve Program — a collaborative student success agreement. The program will provide…

Sports

Clare football hopes to bounce back

Clare football hopes to bounce back

by Ben Murphy When you’ve had as much success as the Clare football team has had in recent years, failing to win the Jack Pine Conference or…

15 newcomers look to boost Farwell

15 newcomers look to boost Farwell

by Ben Murphy The Farwell football team saw significant strides under head coach Ben Bryant’s second year last  season. Strong off-season attendance has the third year coach…

Obituaries

William L. Burns

William L. Burns

William L. Burns, age 82, of Clare, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 13, 2016. He was born the son of Elijah and Marjorie…

Joseph E. Pudvay

Joseph E. Pudvay

Joseph E. Pudvay, age 84, lifelong resident of the Clare area, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw.  Joseph was born the son of…

Letters to the Editor

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…

Rail Trail Thank You

Dear Editor, Thank you to whoever picks up trash and mows the Pere-Marquette Rail-Trail parking area and around the Mill Pond. I looks wonderful after you come…