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Man who used axe to kill grandfather convicted of first degree murder

Man who used axe to kill grandfather convicted of first degree murder

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a penalty hearing last Friday, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans issued a nine-page written opinion that concluded James Kuhns, 36 of Farwell, committed premeditated first…

Elderly man found dead near car in Lake George

Elderly man found dead near car in Lake George

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A  Mt. Pleasant man, missing since January 10th, was found dead near Lake George Tuesday. Charles W. Peterson, 84, was last seen on the 10th by…

Slick roads close schools for three days

Slick roads close schools for three days

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Rain and freezing temperatures earlier this week caused “black ice” conditions and closed area schools for three more days, bringing this year’s total to six times…

Arthur Township decides fire protection is necessary

By Pat Maurer Correspondent According to one Township official, at last week’s regular meeting at Arthur Township, the board approved a month-to-month contract with the Harrison Fire Department to provide…

Several oppose bond issue at Farwell BOE

Several oppose bond issue at Farwell BOE

By Pat Maurer Correspondent At a special meeting Monday, the Farwell Board of Education unanimously approved a Preliminary Bond Qualification Application in anticipation of voter approval at a May election.…

Farwell BOE settles two contracts

By Pat Maurer Correspondent At Monday’s special board meeting with all members of the new board present, the Farwell Board of Education unanimously approved the second of two union contracts.…

Kleinhardt elected BOC chairman

By John Raffel Correspondent The Clare County Board of Commissioners met for its organizational meeting on Wednesday and voted for a new chairperson and new vice chairperson. Jack Kleinhardt was…

CMU B&E suspects identified

CMU B&E suspects identified

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Two men, seen breaking into vehicles on the Central Michigan University campus last week have been identified, according to a post by the CMU Police Department.…

Champine sentenced up to 30 years for meth lab

Champine sentenced up to 30 years for meth lab

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Angela Champine of Farwell was sentenced Monday by Circuit Court Judge Roy Mienk to from three to 20 years in prison. Champine pled guilty November 31st…

Consumers grant will allow Clare to plant 25 trees

Consumers grant will allow Clare to plant 25 trees

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Consumers Energy Forestry Operations grant will pay for 25 new trees planted throughout the Clare community. Tuesday Consumers presented a $2,500 Tree Planting Grant to…

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