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New home for Joshua’s House

Joshua’s House Maternity Home will be moving to Clare due to the generosity of June Melnek of Farwell.  June and her late husband Charles have owned the property located at…

Armed robbery in Marion, do you recognise this man?

On 02/19/2012, at approximately 2207 hours, troopers from the Mt. Pleasant Post responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Marion Shell Gas Station located at 101 N…

Cops and Doughnuts may host new reality show

Clare City Commissioners gave their support and will ask the City attorney to look over a proposed contract that would allow a Hollywood production company to film a pilot show…

I.C.A.R.E. brings grievances to BOC, no action taken

Amidst the presence of two television crews at the Clare County Building on Wednesday, the Independent Citizens for Ambulance & Rescue Efficiency (I.C.A.R.E.) presented a report packet to the County…

Surrey Township approves radio upgrade

Surrey Township approved a motion to upgrade the radio service and siren located at the transfer station to narrow band for an estimated cost of $1,650, from Pro-Com. The radio…

Grant discusses new sample well, tests at old township dump

Grant Township board members agreed Tuesday evening to get estimates to test residential wells that might be affected by pollutants from the Grant Township Dump site, which has been closed…

CLARE AREA CHAMBER TO HOST BUSINESS EXPO FEBRUARY 23

The 2012 Clare Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, themed “Rope in New Business,” is offering business owners the chance to exhibit their companies at this networking event. The expo…

Clare, Farwell teens arrested for burglary spree in 3 counties

A call to the Clare County Sheriff’s Department about two breaking and entering complaints led to the discovery of a rash of 18 similar incidents over the night of February…

Harrison man sentenced for CSC with teen

Robert Thomas Hill-Johnson was sentenced to 18 to 40 years in prison Monday for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a 14-year old Harrison girl. Hill-Johnson was arrested and arraigned on four…

Sheriff Wilson pleased with joint investigation

On 2-9·12 the Clare County Sheriff Deputies handled 2 breaking and entering complaints at two local gas stations. One was at Oak Ridge Party Store in Farwell the second was…