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Fire destroys Sheriff’s home – Updated

    By Pat Maurer Correspondent Around 45 firemen and equipment from four area fire departments were at the home of Clare County Sheriff John Wilson Monday to fight a…

Depot moves to new home

By Pat Maurer A once-in-a lifetime event was held in Clare last Tuesday. The 119-year-old Clare Railroad Depot was picked up off the old site and moved to a new…

Farwell BOE upholds athlete’s suspension

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The 180 school calendar day athletic suspension against Farwell senior Kayla Cotton was upheld at the Farwell Board of Education meeting Monday evening, Superintendent Carl Seiter…

Suspicious fire destroys barn

A suspicious fire burned this 50 year old barn/garage on Saturday afternoon at Pine and 7th Street. Photos by Bob Guiliani…

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

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

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

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

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

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