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Farwell woman saves best friend’s life, donates kidney

Farwell woman saves best friend’s life, donates kidney

By Pat Maurer Correspondent They say if you have a friend for seven years, you will have that friend for life. DeAnn Eichhorn and Kelly Jarstfer, both of Farwell, are…

Funtastic Festival! Farwells Lumberjack a hit for young and old

Funtastic Festival! Farwells Lumberjack a hit for young and old

Story and Photos By Steve Landon Some traditions just can’t be missed if you live in Michigan, the Farwell Lumberjack Festival is one of them. For the last 15 years visitors…

$30K raised for new Clare Skate Park

$30K raised for new Clare Skate Park

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare is going to have a new Skate Park for area youngsters thanks to the fundraising efforts of a very small committee. Since the old historic…

Hundreds enjoy free concert in Clare Sat.

Hundreds enjoy free concert in Clare Sat.

Hundreds of people came downtown last Saturday evening to enjoy the free “Blues and BBQ event between Fifth and Fourth Streets on Old 27  (McEwan). The BBQ was sponsored by…

Doherty Hotel is centerpiece of infamous Clare history

Doherty Hotel is centerpiece of infamous Clare history

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Everybody knows Clare’s color is green, but in the 1920s and 30s it was really Purple. That is when the famous Purple Gang had a strong…

Two face meth, Walmart fraud

Two face meth, Walmart fraud

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Harrison man, Zachary Allen Thompson, 25, and a Lake woman, Autumn Nicole Wonsey, 19, were arrested July 9 at Wal-Mart in Mt. Pleasant on meth…

Wild West comes to Clare

Wild West comes  to Clare

By Jennifer Bomorra Correspondent The busy streets of Downtown Clare and the Clare City Park came to life more than usual Friday, July 3rd and went back in time with…

Farwell Celebrates 4th

Farwell Celebrates 4th

Photos and Story by Steve Landon Visitors as well as residents packed lakes and cottages around to celebrate the 239th Birthday of the greatest nation on Earth – The United…

Farwell farmer blames feds for ostrich demise

Farwell farmer blames feds for ostrich demise

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Richard Sills used to have an ostrich farm. From 1995 to 2005 he raised the birds for meat – a healthy alternative to the high calorie,…

Dance movie being filmed in Clare

Dance movie being filmed in Clare

John Wayne Bosley is set to film his third feature film, The Heart of a Dancer, this July in Clare, Michigan. This film is an inspirational movie about a dancer who…

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