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Farmers attend legislative seminar

Every year, in February, Michigan Farm Bureau holds a Lansing Legislative Seminar that provides an opportunity for members passionate about Farm Bureau policy and issues affecting agriculture to: – Help…

Eagles drop nailbiter to Montabella in district tilt

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Farwell boys basketball team saw its season come to a difficult end in its class ‘C’ district opener on March 6. The Eagles, battling…

Clare will narrow right-of-way on Beech St.

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Despite a strong objection voiced during a Public Hearing by Clare resident Tom Bouchey, City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday evening to abandon 14 feet of right-of-way…

Townships busy with Board of Review

By John Raffel Correspondent It’s March, and for townships, that usually means Board of Review meetings. That’s the case this month in Clare County. Boards of Review go over taxable…

Correction

Last week’s article about the purchase of a zero-turn mower for the City of Clare was incorrect. It read: After assessing the pros and cons of the purchase, the City…

Lydia Marie Bolin

Lydia Marie Bolin

Lydia Marie Bolin, age 89 of Farwell, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home.  Lydia was born the daughter of the late Hugh and Cora (Taylor) Lambert on April…

Rudolph F. Kassin

Rudolph F. Kassin, 85, died March 7, 2017; he was born January 15, 1932.  Rudolph was loved and will be missed by Joyce, his wife of 35 years, his step-daughters, Dana…

60 compete in LEGO contest

60 compete in LEGO contest

Three Farwell Elementary teams competed in the ninth annual Chippewa River District Library LEGO Contest. The competition included preschoolers to adult levels, and even a team category. In all more…

Hornets bow out in districts

By Ben Murphy Harrison couldn’t use home court to its advantage in its class ‘C’ district opener on March 8. The Hornets, hosting eventual quarterfinal qualifying Beaverton, fell 65-18 on…

Farwell softball full of new aces

By Ben Murphy The Farwell softball team won a district championship last spring and nearly won 30 games. The Lady Eagles lost 10 players to graduation from that squad but…

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