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Twenty-three file petitions for county offices, five for judicial spots

The deadline for petitions was Tuesday at 4 p.m. and the slate of candidates for the 2012 elections is full. In the August 7 Primary, 55th Circuit Court Judge Roy…

New Farmer’s Market to start in Farwell

Beginning in June Farwell will have a weekly Farmer’s Market each Saturday. At Monday’s regular meeting, the Farwell Village Council discussed possible appointments to the new Farmer’s Market Committee, which…

Swartz sentenced for Carpenter embezzlement

Crystle Catherine Swartz, arraigned last January on charges of embezzlement from Clare Attorney Dwight D. Carpenter, was sentenced Monday by Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans. A former employee of the…

Farwell High School announces Valedictorian/Salutatorian

Farwell High School announces Valedictorian/Salutatorian

Ben Barnhart is the son of Scott and Sabine Barnhart. He is currently involved in baseball and NHS. He has previously been involved in football, basketball, and track. His hobbies…

Local educators participate in ‘transition’ focus group

Local teachers and administrators took part in a focus group on March 27 to discuss the transition of students with special needs from high school to life beyond high school.…

Clare senior attends FSU Hospitality Gala

Clare High School senior Kendra Ives was one of two students selected from the CTE Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program to attend the Ferris State University (FSU) Hospitality Gala…

Surrey Township Public Library May 2012 Newsletter

We will be closing at 4 on May 25, and closed on May 26 & 28 for Memorial Day and carpet cleaning.  Have a great holiday! Michigan Authors Visit in…

3rd Generation Joins Family Business

Letherer Truss and Wall Systems Inc., Clare, Michigan, announces that Jeffery Letherer, PE has recently been installed as Vice-President of the privately owned corporation. Jeff graduated from Michigan Tech in…

Farwell Band Director Shimmons lauded in national magazine

Farwell Band Director Shimmons lauded in national magazine

A simple blog on the internet about how Band Director Paul Shimmons is incorporating electronic instruments and his own iPad into the Farwell band program, led to a cover story…

MMCC Foundation Raises $119,000

MMCC Foundation Raises $119,000

The Mid Michigan Community College Foundation raised over $119,000 at its eleventh annual fundraiser, A Northern Tradition, on April 22. The Northern Tradition is the Foundation’s biggest fundraiser.  Thanks to…