Governor Rick Snyder on Wednesday delivered his third State of the State message to a joint session of the Legislature and the people of Michigan, and State Rep. Joel Johnson, R-Clare, was in attendance. “I’m happy to see that our state is seeing the benefits of the reforms we’ve accomplished,” said Johnson after the address. “Employment in the state has increased by approximately 177,000 since 2009, our state is in the top-ten nationwide for personal income growth, and the governor and I both remain focused on providing efficient and effective government with excellent customer service for our hard-working taxpayers.” Johnson [...]
Review Correspondent The much-anticipated final design of the Clare County Veteran’s Freedom Park memorial project was unveiled to a crowd of over 100 veterans and citizens on Tuesday at the Clare County Courthouse in Harrison. Renee Haley, Director of Veterans Services for Clare County, gave the presentation along with the all of the committee members who have worked diligently for the past year to bring the project to its current stage. Haley opened the ceremony by saying, “Serving in the military is truly one of the greatest accomplishments that anyone can achieve in their lifetime. So many men and women [...]
By Ben Murphy Clare led 12-7 after the first quarter of Saturday night’s non-conference basketball game at Central Michigan University. However, the Aggies scored at least 22 points in every quarter the rest of the way to hand the Pioneers a 78-48 loss. “We got off to a great start,” Clare head coach Rob Wise said. “We got tired and our defense started to suffer. They were getting easy drives to the basket and easy scores. Our ball handling was also poor. At times we were having trouble bringing it up the court.” Beal City took a 32-35 lead at [...]
State Rep. Joel Johnson, at right, today took the ceremonial oath of office as state representative for the 97th House District in the 97th Michigan Legislature. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley administered the ceremonial oath in the state Capitol in Lansing. Johnson serves the people of Arenac, Clare, Gladwin and the east half of Osceola counties.
January 28 The Michigan Department of Transportation will host an open house-style meeting to provide information about US-10 Business Route (BR) improvements in Clare and Isabella counties, expected to begin later this year. The meetings will be held at Clare City Hall in the large conference room from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and MDOT staff will be on hand to explain the coming project. The meetings will provide an opportunity for the public to meet with Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) staff and learn about planned corridor improvements on US-10 BR (Fifth Street and/or [...]