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Clare Schools a finalist for Thompson technology grant

Clare Schools a finalist for Thompson technology grant

By Pat Maurer Correspondent At Monday’s Clare Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Jim Walter reported that Clare is a finalist for the Thompson Technology Grant, which if awarded could support…

Winds ground plane, but Easter Egg hunt still successful

Winds ground plane, but Easter Egg hunt still successful

By Steve Landon Correspondent For several years the good old Easter Bunny has braved all kinds of weather just to fly into the Clare Municipal Airport for the annual Clare…

Best to create life size conductor for Depot

Best to create life size conductor for Depot

The depot will have a new addition this fall thanks to a donation from the Clare County Arts Council. Local artist Jeff Best will create this life-size vintage train conductor…

Clare County Man Wins $25,000 a Year for Life Playing Lucky For Life

Clare County Man Wins $25,000 a Year for Life Playing Lucky For Life

LANSING, Mich., April 8, 2019 – A Clare County man threw away a Lucky For Life ticket with a $25,000 a year for life prize, but realized it in time to…

$30 million MDOT project routes traffic through Clare

$30 million MDOT project routes traffic through Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A $29.9 million Michigan Department of Transportation project to resurface 8.2 miles of US-10 around Clare will close the freeway to eastbound traffic through May, routing…

Lake DAV celebrates a year as senior center

Lake DAV celebrates a year as senior center

By Pat Maurer Correspondent When the County’s senior meal site closed in Lake last year, it prompted a public outcry from the senior citizens of that area at the loss…

Faces in the Crowd – Christi Kleinhardt

Faces in the Crowd – Christi Kleinhardt

By Gene Bodnar Correspondent This article is a very special one for me, because I interviewed my own daughter, Christi Kleinhardt.  A few weeks ago, she was hired as an…

Baldridge home a total loss after Tuesday fire

Baldridge home a total loss after Tuesday fire

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The East Ludington Drive home of Gerald (Peanut) Baldridge and his family was destroyed in a Tuesday morning fire. No one was at home at the…

Over 100 4-wheelers attempt to climb Snowsnake Ski Mountain

Over 100 4-wheelers attempt to climb Snowsnake Ski Mountain

By Steve Landon Correspondent The sound of skis, snowboards and tubes charging down a snow-covered mountain had become just a memory in recent weeks. Melting snow and warmer temperatures had…

Faces in the Crowd – Eric Echelbarger

Faces in the Crowd – Eric Echelbarger

By Gene Bodnar I stopped in the Trackside Meat Market one day, where I met Eric Echelbarger, the Manager and Head Butcher of the store.  I asked him if he…