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Bertha I. Davis

Bertha I. Davis

Bertha I. Davis, age 93, died on July 20, 2014 at her home in Farwell, MI.  She was born to a farm family, the 5th of 7 children, in rural…

Bids in for water tower, industrial park, road

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The beginning of construction on Clare’s new industrial park, new water tower and the renovations and expansion of Colonville Road are getting closer. Bids are in…

Burger announces candidacy for county commission

Former County Commissioner, Jerry Burger of Freeman Township, has announced his candidacy for County Commissioner, District one. His qualifications include past commission experience in financial oversight, planning, Michigan Works Serves,…

Teens arrested for ‘egging’ cars from overpass Thursday

Thursday morning at 2 am, Clare County Dispatch received a couple calls from motorists on US 127 at the Bailey Rd overpass in Frost Township reporting subjects throwing objects over the overpass…

School of Choice deadline Aug. 12

Deadline for school of choice application slated for 2014-2015 school year Under the Schools of Choice legislation (Section 105 and Section 105(c) of the School Aid Act), kindergarten through twelfth grade students…

Fair keeps improving facilities, shows

Fair keeps improving facilities, shows

B y Pat Maurer Correspondent “We have been very fortunate that our shows have worked out so well over the past years,” Fair Board President Lamar Gunden said. “We have…

Country star Rhett leads fair headliners

Country star Rhett leads fair headliners

By Pat Maurer This year’s Clare County Fair, scheduled for July 28 through August 2, will feature a performance on Monday, July 28 by Thomas Rhett with an opening by…

Fabulous Flying Pages to “wow” crowds at fair

Fabulous Flying Pages to “wow” crowds at fair

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Circus Pages won’t be at the Clare County Fair this year, Fair Board President Lamar Gunden said Wednesday. “We will have Earnhart’s Globe of Death once…

Farwell BOE searches for Chinese alternative

By Sylvia Stevens Correspondent It was a much quieter board of education meeting than in previous weeks at Farwell High School. This week’s agenda focused on the hiring of a…

106-year-old Clare church gets new roof

106-year-old Clare church gets new roof

If you have driven down Fifth Street in the past few weeks, you may have noted several men on the top of the dome of Clare Congregational Church.  They have…