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Four fire depts. can’t save building

Four fire depts. can’t save building

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Photos by Bob Guiliani A fire in the early morning hours last Saturday completely destroyed a pole building on Tobacco Drive before Clare firefighters could even…

Walton’s recovery labeled miraculous

Walton’s recovery labeled miraculous

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Although this November has been a long difficult one, Thanksgiving has a whole new meaning in the Walton home. “Our Thanksgiving was low-key and so very…

It’s Small Business Saturday in Clare

It’s Small Business Saturday in Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent If you hate the idea of fighting the crowds on Black Friday, why not come to downtown Clare for Small Business Saturday from 10 a.m. to…

Horse rescued after falling in hole

Horse rescued after falling in hole

Thanks to the efforts of Harrison Fire Department, friends, neighbors and a Veterinarian, a draft horse named Rex at the Buggy Down Carriage Company on North Clare Avenue is alive…

Local psychics protest pipeline at Standing Rock

Local psychics protest pipeline at Standing Rock

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Barry and Beth Gilmer of Reed City, psychics who offer their services in Clare at Always Healing, will be going to support the Standing Rock protest…

Two Clothing Drives Happening Throughout November to Help Those in Need

Two Clothing Drives Happening Throughout November to Help Those in Need

There are two coat drives taking place this November that will help the less fortunate Michigan residents stay warm this winter. Spare Coat Foundation is accepting warm coat donations for…

Abby soars over area on first airplane ride

Abby soars over area on first airplane ride

By Pat Maurer Correspondent What would the experience of flying feel like without your eyes? That is the question 11-year-old Abby Hurt desperately wanted to find out. Abby who is…

New life for Clare’s old Purple Gang house

New life for Clare’s old Purple Gang house

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Inside the city limits of Clare sits a historic home on 80 acres, once owned by a man affiliated with the Purple Gang and the source…

Republicans sweep fed, state, county seats

Republicans sweep fed, state, county seats

Moolenaar, Wentworth win By Pat Maurer Correspondent Record numbers of voters across the Country cast their ballots in Tuesday’s General Election and in what has been called a historic upset,…

Warren Willet remembers World War II

Warren Willet remembers World War II

By Pat Maurer Correspondent For years Warren Willet, who just turned 96 November 1st, didn’t like to talk about his experiences during World War II. “Dad never talked about the…

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