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Faces in the Crowd – Mary Ann Shurlow

By Gene Bodnar Correspondent Having enjoyed several lunches at the Herrick House and Mulberry Café over the past couple of years, I decided that the owner, Mary Ann Shurlow, would…

Computer glitch empties Farwell water tower Saturday, Residents warned to boil water

Computer glitch empties Farwell water tower Saturday, Residents warned to boil water

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A malfunction of Farwell’s SCADA (computer) system caused the Village water tower to empty, resulting in a “boil water alert” for approximately 378 system customers last…

The War to End All Wars, the history of Veterans Day

The War to End All Wars, the history of Veterans Day

World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of…

Clare teachers protest over stalled contract talks

Clare teachers protest over stalled contract talks

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare teachers from the primary, middle and high schools, wearing “red” to show their protest over the lack of contracts for this year, protested in front…

Shop Small, Save Big event set

Shop Small, Save Big event set

By Pat Maurer Correspondent What was formerly Small Business Saturday in Clare has now become their new week-long “Shop Small, Save Big” event starting Sunday November 18 and running through…

Republicans sweep BOC seats, CCRC chair defeated

Republicans sweep BOC seats, CCRC chair defeated

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The County Board of Commissioners will see some changes in the coming year with three incumbent Commissioners defeated in Tuesday’s General Election. Clare County Road Commission…

Winners announced for VFW Auxiliry K-5 card contest

Winners announced for VFW Auxiliry K-5 card contest

Clare VFW Auxiliary held a “Make a card for Veterans” Contest for students K-5. The purpose of this contest is to aid in the teaching of patriotism. This year marks…

10 Michigan destinations to visit this Veterans Day

10 Michigan destinations to visit this Veterans Day

Each November, veterans, families and friends come together across the nation, to honor those who served and remember those who lost their lives in ceremonies as part of Veterans Day. In…

Faces in the Crowd – Betty Lewis

Faces in the Crowd – Betty Lewis

by Gene Bodnar Correspondent While I was attending the Grand Opening ceremonies of the Railroad Depot on October 12th, I was introduced to Betty Lewis, who had a major role…

Candidates, proposals headline Tuesday ballot

Candidates, proposals headline Tuesday ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Voters head to the polls next Tuesday to make their selections; choosing a new governor, US representatives, State Senators and representatives in the Michigan House. Candidates…