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Stephenson announces candidacy for mayor

Matt Stephenson has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Harrison as a write-in candidate. Stephenson previously ran for Board of Education, Mayor and the City Council. He is a youth…

Grim seeks re-election

Lynn F. Laverty-Grim announces her candidacy for Clare County Commissioner, District 2, which covers the Village of Farwell, Surrey Township and the eastern half of Lincoln Township. Lynn is an…

Townships seek millage for roads, fire protection, trash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Three townships in Clare County are asking voters to approve millage for roads, two are asking for the renewal of fire protection, and one is asking…

Girl Scouts decorate Farwell corner

Girl Scouts decorate Farwell corner

Daisy Troop 50849 made up of 13 Kindergarteners and Troop Leader Alyson Dudley (Farwell Area Schools)came to help decorate the corner of South Hall and Main Street in Farwell. They…

County to get 338K in road improvement money from state

Michigan’s 2015 general fund budget will deliver more than an extra $1 million to road commissions in Arenac, Clare, Gladwin and Osceola counties for additional road improvements thanks to special…

Colorful Clare!

Colorful Clare!

Fall color on the Tobacco River…this picture was taken October 17 by the Cornwell Road Bridge just East of Clare. Photo by P. Maurer…

Hileman elected MARSP prez

Hileman elected MARSP prez

Officers for next year for the Clare County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel (MARSP) were sworn in at their last meeting of 2014. Pictured are (left…

Crop Walk raises $12k

Colene Moore, Treasurer of the Clare County CROP Hunger Walk, reports the final figure raised by the walk is $11,734.  Three teams led the way in reaching that total. The…

FHS Class of 1979 celebrates 35th class reunion

FHS Class of 1979 celebrates 35th class reunion

“The Farwell High School Class of 1979 held their 35 Year Reunion on Saturday, October 18th at the Clare Moose Lodge.  Delicious catering was by Big R’s Hogs and Dogs. …

Bras for a Cause gala Oct. 19

Bras for a Cause gala Oct. 19

More than 70 creative bras have been decorated by individuals, teams and businesses in support of  women’s health needs with the Bras for a Cause fundraiser. Hosted by the volunteers…