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Clare starts process to dissolve Lake Board

Clare starts process to dissolve Lake Board

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Following a brief discussion last month and another discussion Monday evening, the Clare City Commission voted to direct the City staff to begin the process of…

New Pet Ownership Laws Aim to Curb Animal Cruelty and Provide Homes for Rescues

New Pet Ownership Laws Aim to Curb Animal Cruelty and Provide Homes for Rescues

Nearly one-third of all adoptions in the U.S. happen in single family homes. But for many Americans, adopting a fur baby is just as important as welcoming a child into…

Former Detroit Lion now partner at Sunset Shores resort

Former Detroit Lion now partner at Sunset Shores resort

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The National Football League’s former wide receiver Jeff Chadwick is now a partner with Kristen Blackburn in the management of Sunset Shores Up North, a four-cottage…

Bikini run raises funds for local cancer patient

Bikini run raises funds for local cancer patient

By Steve Landon Correspondent Nothing in the world beats spending a relaxing day on Houghton Lake watching people in shorts and bikinis romping on the beach and racing on the…

Firefighter, family man dies when tire explodes

Firefighter, family man dies when tire explodes

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare lost one of its own Monday morning when Firefighter Ethan Gage, 26, was killed in a tire explosion at Fair’s Salvage, his workplace in Isabella…

Gun used to shoot cop may have come from Clare County

Gun used to shoot cop may have come from Clare County

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The gun allegedly used by Joshua Rosebush, 26 of Vassar and formerly of Clare, to shoot Saginaw Officer Jeff Koenig during a traffic stop in Shiawassee…

28 Clare BPA students advance to state conference

28 Clare BPA students advance to state conference

On Saturday, January 12th 67 members of the Business Professionals of America Chapter at Clare High School attended the Regional Conference in Mount Pleasant. As many competed throughout the day…

McLaren to get new breast health technology

McLaren to get new breast health technology

McLaren Central Michigan (MCM) will soon be home to the latest technology for breast health.  MCM signed a purchase agreement late December to bring in Hologic’s 3D Digital Mammography machine,…

Record cold temps, snow, shut down county

Record cold temps, snow, shut down county

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Arctic cold along with a major winter storm dropped on Michigan and the Midwest this week causing hazardous driving conditions and warnings of frostbite over the…

Aging facilities pose safety risks for Farwell students

Aging facilities pose safety risks for Farwell students

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Farwell Superintendent Steven Scoville expressed his concern this week over some of the questions raised about the need for the funds that would be raised in…