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Weather can’t dampen Little League open ceremonies

Weather can’t dampen Little League open ceremonies

By Steve Landon Photos by Steve Landon Youngsters from Farwell and Clare, traded in their basketballs and winter gear last Saturday for bats, balls and snappy new jerseys to begin…

Area fire departments face critical shortage

Area fire departments face critical shortage

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Photos by Bob Guiliani After years of high unemployment, the working environment seems to have changed. Many employers are finding it more and more difficult to…

Harrison votes on bond issue this Tuesday

Harrison votes  on bond issue this Tuesday

Harrison School District voters will go to the polls Tuesday to vote on a $27.6 million bond issue to upgrade the school buildings and address critical safety and security issues…

Trail sports solar system sculptures

Trail sports solar system sculptures

The Pere Marquette Rail Trail has a new attraction. It is a sculptural representation of our solar system. As you bike from downtown Coleman east to North Bradley, you will…

Pirnstill fair promotes health and safety

Pirnstill fair promotes health and safety

By Steve Landon Spring is here which means people are chomping at the bit to get outside where they can tackle major home and lawn improvements or challenge the great…

Clare Egg Drop, Farwell EGGstravaganza a success

Clare Egg Drop, Farwell EGGstravaganza a success

Clare By Steve Landon Correspondent Mother Nature had not been kind to Clare Parks and Recreation and the Clare Municipal Airport during their Clare’s annual Easter Egg Drop. Dealing with…

World War I on display to celebrate 100th anniversary

World War I on display to celebrate 100th anniversary

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Joe Bradley is a World War I history buff. Since he was 12 years old, he has been collecting memorabilia: pictures, uniforms medals and more, about…

Clare approves purchase of new Jaws of Life tools

Clare approves purchase of new Jaws of Life tools

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Photos provided by Clare Fire Department Clare’s Fire Department will soon have new state-of-the-art lightweight battery operated Jaws of Life tools to replace the 17-year-old equipment…

Limbo record holder dances up a storm at age 78

Limbo record holder dances up a storm at age 78

By Pat Maurer Correspondent His birth name is Gust Golfis, of Barryton, but people know him by his stage name of Gus Limbo.  That’s because at 78 he still holds…

Harrison to vote on $26.7 million bond

Harrison to vote on $26.7 million bond

By Jenn Bomorra Correspondent It has been 22 years since voters in the Harrison Community School District have passed a bond proposal to upgrade facilities. On May 2nd 2017, voters…

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