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3 from Longton family on court

3 from Longton family on court

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Burtice Longton, of rural Clare, is very proud of all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She has 33 grandchildren, and 32 great grandchildren. She especially…

FHS locked down when man threatens student

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A possible threat from a 27-year-old man walking near the Farwell High School prompted a call to police Tuesday morning. Undersheriff Dwayne Miedzianowski said the man…

BOC adopts budget, cuts restored

By John Raffel Correspondent The Clare County Board of Commissioners adopted at Wednesday’s meeting the county General Appropriations Act for 2017 fiscal year, which included a budget figure of $13,319,068.…

County fees to increase

By John Raffel Correspondent Pamela Mayfield handles various roles as county clerk and register of deeds, and wants the public to keep in mind there will soon be some increases.…

Anderman dies in ORV crash

Anderman dies in ORV crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Thomas A. Anderman, 30, of Lake, died Monday night when the ORV he and a Mt. Pleasant man were riding in Western Isabella County rolled over…

ValuLand to close at year’s end

ValuLand to close at year’s end

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare’s Spartan Store, Valu Land, on the north side of Clare, will be closing around the end of the year, said Vice President of Corporate Affairs…

Farwell celebrates homecoming

Farwell celebrates homecoming

Farwell High School kicked off their homecoming weekend on Friday, September 16 with their football game against Gladwin. During halftime, seniors Alex Dailey and Kelsey Jones were crowned king and…

Former fire chief celebrates 90th

Former fire chief celebrates 90th

Clare resident and former City of Clare Fire Chief Jim Brinkerhoff celebrated his 90th birthday this past week.  Jim was on the Clare Fire Dept. from 1955 to 1978 and…

Depot crowd funding raises over $40,000

Depot crowd funding raises over $40,000

By Pat Maurer Correspondent If all goes as planned the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce may be moving their offices into the renovated first floor of the historic old Clare…

Gun Board elimination impacts permit process

By John Raffel Correspondent The elimination of gun boards has meant a different process for individuals to get a concealed pistol license, Clare County clerk Pamela Mayfield said. Prior to…

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