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Newly elected governor pays visit to Clare

Newly elected governor pays visit to Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Thursday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer was at Cops & Doughnuts in Clare to host a round table with Michigan entrepreneurs and area small business representatives. As the…

Former area student shoots cop, captured in statewide manhunt

Former area student shoots cop, captured in statewide manhunt

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The search for Joshua Rosebush, 29 of Vassar and formerly of Clare County, prompted the Clare Sheriff’s Office to implement an “Outdoor Threat Mode” at both…

Slick roads close schools for three days

Slick roads close schools for three days

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Rain and freezing temperatures earlier this week caused “black ice” conditions and closed area schools for three more days, bringing this year’s total to six times…

Harrison family’s passion, a recovery center, set to open

Harrison family’s passion, a recovery center, set to open

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Mid Michigan Recovery Center, a non-profit Christian facility for recovering drug and alcohol dependent men is nearly ready to open in Harrison. All that’s left…

City honors Carol Santini

City honors Carol Santini

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Carol Santini, former Board of Education member and 17-year member and for most of those years Chair of Clare City’s Park and Recreation Advisory Board was…

Farwell BOE to ask voters to renew bond millage

Farwell BOE to ask voters to renew bond millage

By Pat Maurer Correspondent If voters say yes in a proposed May 7th election, the Farwell Board of Education will be able to begin making much needed renovations and upgrades…

Gas prices go up after early week lows

Gas prices go up  after early week lows

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Aound Clare and Gladwin Counties, the arrival of the New Year brought lower gas prices, at least for a couple of days. Prices plummeted again earlier…

Mid Foundation inducts Students of Promise

Mid Foundation inducts Students of Promise

The Mid Michigan College Foundation’s program, Students of Promise, recently inducted its thirteenth group of students. Twenty-five seventh grade students, selected from Beaverton, Clare, Farwell, Gladwin, and Harrison school districts,…

Faces in the Crowd: Destiny Adgate

Faces in the Crowd:  Destiny Adgate

by Gene Bodnar Correspondent Two friends of mine, Damon DuBois (Executive Director of the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce) and Liz Crafton (President of the Harrison Chamber of Commerce), both…

Looking back at events that shaped 2018

Looking back at events that shaped 2018

January 5th: New Year’s fire destroys home Dan and Mary Atyeo, and couple’s three children lost everything in a structure fire on New Year’s Day. Lawsuit against City denied A…