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Nasty weather causes accidents

Nasty weather causes accidents

By Pat Maurer Correspondent April weather this year has mimicked the traditional late February and early March storms in the area. Heavy rains followed by snowstorms have plagued the first…

Eggs-zactly what I was looking for!

Eggs-zactly what I was looking for!

By Steve Landon Correspondent Following three miserable days of freezing rain, snow, broken trees and several area power outages old mother nature put on her Easter Bonnet and brought out…

Mid-Michigan receives grant

Mid-Michigan receives grant

MidMichigan Health was awarded a $494,900 rural telemedicine grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The monies will be used to expand specialty medical services into rural areas…

Thousands get their Irish on in Clare

Thousands get their Irish on in Clare

By Mike Wilcox Photos by Steve Landon, Pat Maurer and Jack Maurer This year’s version of the Irish Festival, was again a great success. The dozens of events were well…

Boy receives Paisley guitar

Boy receives Paisley guitar

Mid Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Matt McPherson surprised his Little Brother TJ with tickets to the Brad Paisley concert at Saginaw Dow Event Center on Friday, March 11.  Matt…

Walter named Clare’s new superintendent

Walter named Clare’s new superintendent

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Pending contract negotiations, the Clare Board of Education unanimously voted Tuesday to offer a contract to James P. Walter II as their choice to fill the…

Moolenaar announces re-election bid

Moolenaar announces re-election bid

U. S. Representative John Moolenaar (R) is running for reelection and all last week he held events across the district to meet vooters and talk with them about the issues…

Clare County chooses Trump, Sanders – 9-1-1 increase passes

Clare County chooses Trump, Sanders –  9-1-1 increase passes

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Nearly 30 percent of registered Clare County voters went to the polls Tuesday to make their selections for presidential candidates and vote on a county-wide 9-1-1…

New hands, new life for fire victim

New hands, new life for fire victim

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Nearly two and a half years ago, Jodi Mata, now 32, was so badly burned in a fire that destroyed her Harrison home that she lost…

9-1-1 increase on Primary ballot Tuesday

9-1-1 increase on Primary ballot Tuesday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County voters going to the polls next Tuesday, March 8, will have the option to vote in either the Republican or Democratic Primary, but not…