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No shortage of events, winners at Irish Fest

No shortage of events, winners at Irish Fest

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Photos by Pat Maurer, Steve Landon, Jordan Wilcox and Bob Guiliani Clare turned “green” last weekend for the 45th annual Irish Festival and a few lucky…

Farwell students compete at Regional Science Olympiad meet

Farwell students compete at  Regional Science Olympiad meet

Teachers Duncan Gervin and April Frost had a presentation at the BOE meeting March 4th with Farwell high school and middle school students who competed at the Regional Science Olympiad…

Tasty desserts make food court interesting

Tasty desserts make food court interesting

By Ryan Reed, Intern This past Wednesday, BPA (Business Program of America) sponsored The Food Court Wars in the cafeteria. This is to teach BPA students how to be entrepreneurs…

Dr. Spencer joins McLaren staff

Dr. Spencer joins McLaren staff

Timothy Spencer, DO, board certified neurosurgeon, recently joined McLaren Central Michigan’s medical staff. The addition of Dr. Spencer to McLaren’s medical staff brings a new service line to the community,…

Reed’s shooting was justified, prosecutor rules

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Sheriff’s Officers Sergeant Aaron Miller, Deputy Ryan Weakman and Deputy Steven Sentz were vindicated of criminal charges by Clare County Prosecutor Michelle Ambrozaitis’s March…

Hunt named Irish Parade Grand Marshal

Hunt named Irish Parade Grand Marshal

By Pat Maurer Correspondent This year’s 19th annual Irish Parade Grand Marshall is Todd Hunt, a 1986 Clare graduate, Air Personality (DJ) at WGDN, 13.1 of Gladwin, musician and a…

Five named Irish Festival poster winners

Five named Irish Festival poster winners

The winners in the Clare Primary School’s Irish Festival Poster contest have been named. (From left) The kindergarten winner is Gabe Schreiber; first grade winner is Shayla Wentworth; second place…

MMMC penalized again, Director says report is old

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare’s MidMichigan Medical Center is one of 24 hospitals across the state penalized by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for “hospital acquired conditions,”…

CCRC honored with “project of the year”

CCRC honored with “project of the year”

Clare County Road Commission received the 2018 Project of the Year award for Continued Dedication to Reducing Sedimentation in the Cedar River Watershed by Saginaw Bay Resource, Conservation & Development…

Harrison teachers receive mini-grant

Harrison teachers receive mini-grant

Educator mini-grants of up to $250 were recently made available through the Clare County Community Foundation’s Youth Action Council, and it didn’t take long for one Harrison Middle School teacher…