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Gladwin Drain Commission faces $11 billion lawsuit

Gladwin Drain Commission faces $11 billion lawsuit

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Gladwin Drain Commissioner Robert Evans is facing an estimated $11 billion lawsuit charging that he violated Parts 31 and 91 of the Environmental Protection Act for…

Grant Twp. says goodbye to longtime clerk

Grant Twp. says goodbye to longtime clerk

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Long-time Grant Township Clerk Sue Wentworth submitted her letter of resignation, effective June 11th, to the board at their May 8th meeting. Wentworth, who has been…

Clare Conservation District Hosts Make Your Own Mushroom Log Course

Clare Conservation District Hosts Make Your Own Mushroom Log Course

Clare business spurs legislature to make fuel change

When Michigan legislators enacted the Motor Fuel Tax Act in April 2000, the intention was to provide funding for road maintenance and improvements with a tax on motor vehicles that…

County hires Loomis for IT

By John Raffel Correspondent The Clare County Board of Commissioners hired Nick Loomis during Wednesday’s county board meeting to work in the IT department. “He was hired at a salary…

Kolander resigns as parks and recreation chair

By John Raffel Correspondent HARRISON — The Clare County Board of Commissioners heard a report from Don Kolander from the parks and recreation department at Wednesday’s meeting. “He told us…

House approves Friese highway

The Michigan House of Representatives this week approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Jason Wentworth to name a portion of highway in Clare County after Army Spc. Robert M. Friese.…

Clare approves marijuana ordinance

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Clare City Commission very nearly invalidated their Master Plan’s Future Land Use Map in a vote at Monday’s meeting, when there was a 3-2 first…

Wentworth votes to end driver responsibility fees

Wentworth votes  to end driver  responsibility fees

State Rep. Jason Wentworth today voted for bipartisan legislation in the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee that eliminates driver responsibility fees by October 2018, provides alternative methods by which to pay…

Rep. Moolenaar honored

Rep. Moolenaar honored

The Midland Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed U.S. Reps John Moolenaar and John Upton, as well as Ben Taylor from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to its monthly Government Issues…

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