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Republican wave flips BOC control

By John Raffel Correspondent Clare County Commission chairperson Karen Lipovsky will have two more monthly meetings before calling it a career the end of December. Lipovsky has served on the…

Dysinger objects to restored CCTC funding

By Pat Maurer Correspondent At the Grant Township meeting Tuesday night, Supervisor Dan Dysinger reported on a November 9th meeting of the Clare County Local Task Force which resulted in…

Whitmer elected new Michigan governor

Whitmer elected new Michigan governor

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Democrat Gretchen Whitmer will be Michigan’s new governor. She bested Republican Bill Schuette in a statewide vote of 1,796,113 to 1,674,973 claiming just over 50 percent…

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…

Few township races contested, last week’s info wrong

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Last week’s issue incorrectly listed several races in next Tuesday’s general election based on information from a previous year’s article rather than the results from the…

State, local proposals on the ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Voters at the polls November 6th will decide on three State proposals and three millage renewals for Clare County Schools. According to an internet article, here’s…

Moolenaar challenged by Hilliard for Congressional seat

Moolenaar challenged by Hilliard for Congressional seat

By Aaron Michell Correspondent John Moolenaar, Republican (Incumbent) Moolenaar is challenging Democrat candidate Jerry Hilliard for a two-year term in Michigan’s 4th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives. …

House race has political newcomer challenging Wentworth

House race has political newcomer challenging Wentworth

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Celia Young-Wenkel, Democrat Young-Wenkel is challenging incumbent Republican candidate Jason Wentworth for a two-year term in Michigan’s 97th House of Representatives District. For Young-Wenkel’s complete biography…

Duggan announces road commission candidacy

Duggan announces road commission candidacy

Mike Duggan, Board Chair of the Clare County Road Commission, is running for re-election on the Democratic ticket. As chair of the road commission, Commissioner Duggan is proud that Clare…

Clerk’s office prepares for election on November 2nd

By John Raffel Correspondent Clare County clerk Lori Martin obviously has one major thing on her mind, as do others in her profession: the November election. “The election is our…

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