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Clare gas leak closes McEwan, businesses

Clare gas leak closes McEwan, businesses

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A gas main that was breached during renovation to the old Clare Ford Dealership on the south city limits of Clare Monday led to the evacuation…

Dawson is Clare’s first ground school student to solo

Dawson is Clare’s first ground school student to solo

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Looking for a unique experience for 2016? Have you ever wanted to learn how to fly? Now it is possible, and even affordable right at the…

Storms batter county, state for the holidays

Storms batter county, state for the holidays

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Two back to back storms hit the State in less than a week causing widespread damage and accidents. Thunderstorms followed by high winds battered Michigan on…

Another fire destroys rural Clare home

Another fire destroys rural Clare home

By Pat Maurer Correspondent For the third time in just over a month Clare fireman fought a blaze that destroyed another home in their district Monday. They were also called…

Fire destroys family’s home the day after move-in

Fire destroys family’s home the day after move-in

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A fire just one week before Christmas did “significant damage” to a family’s home the day after they moved in. The Harrison Fire Department was called…

Sheriff honors dogs & their handlers

Sheriff honors dogs & their handlers

On December 17, 2015 Sheriff John S. Wilson presented plaques to K9 Handlers Michael Bailey (K9 Bruno), Lawrence Kahsin (K9 Rocky), and Luke Tessner (K9 Remi). The plagues were in…

Mother dies, three children injured in van, buggy crash

Mother dies, three children injured in van, buggy crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Sheridan township woman, the mother of six children, died Monday evening after the Amish buggy she and three young children were traveling in was hit…

Train derails in Clare

Train derails in Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Photos by Steve Landon A switch that was slightly open apparently caused a Great Lakes Central Railroad engine to derail in Clare Monday afternoon. GLC President…

Farwell businessman, motor sports enthusiast laid to rest Dec. 8

Farwell businessman, motor sports enthusiast laid to rest Dec. 8

By Steve Landon Correspondent They say the luckiest people in life are those blessed with a loving family and good friends. In the end all the material things in this…

Clare, Farwell celebrate the holiday season

Clare, Farwell celebrate the  holiday season

Saturday was the big day for Christmas in Downtown Clare with activities all day long, Santa, Mrs. Claus, elves and even the reindeer visiting the city, and special activities, games,…