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Storm wreaks havoc on area

Storm wreaks havoc on area

  By Pat Maurer Correspondent A storm with high winds that dropped between four and six inches on the area between Saturday night and Monday wreaked havoc on mid-Michigan and…

Lightning destroys CHS tech equipment

Lightning destroys CHS tech equipment

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “It will take one to two months to replace all of the damaged technology equipment [at Clare High School],” said Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District Engineer…

Fund set up for fire victims

Fund set up for fire victims

Gabe Gransden had just dropped his daughter off when he noticed the fire trucks and followed them into town.  When he realized it was his own home that was fully…

Veterans welcomed home

Veterans welcomed home

The Vietnam Veterans of America 1047 hosted their 3rd Annual “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” on March 30, 2014. The event was hosted in Harrison at the American Legion Post.…

Farwell landmark closing its doors

Farwell landmark closing its doors

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Farwell landmark, K & K Thriftway, at 174 West Main downtown, will be closing its doors forever in just two weeks. The property is being…

Fire Ravages Clare House

Fire Ravages Clare House

                Story & Photos by Melissa Schlicht The family home of Gabe and Christine Grandsden at 807 Wheaton in the city of Clare…

Unique proposal highlights Irish Festival events

Unique proposal highlights Irish Festival events

An Irish Engagement:  Alro Steel employee Ryan Wakefield, of Clare, picked a unique way to propose last Saturday. Ryan was dressed as Scooby Doo for the Irish Parade and during…

Bear honored by House

Bear honored by House

State Rep. Joel Johnson, R-Clare, center, had the honor of introducing Josiah Bear, a sophomore at Clare High School, to Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger this week during the MSU…