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Farwell returns 3, new coach

Farwell returns 3, new coach

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer First year Farwell girl’s basketball coach Gordie Risbridger may have just taken over as the Lady Eagles varsity basketball coach, but he is far from…

Clare hopes to build on success

Clare hopes to build on success

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Clare girls’ basketball team has seen its fair share of success on the court in recent years. The Lady Pioneers have won four straight…

Harrison hopes to crack win column

Harrison hopes to crack win column

By Ben Murphy He did it before so he can do it again. That’s what newly named Harrison girl’s basketball coach Carl Anderson is hoping for at least, as he…

MMCC clobbers Alpena

By Ben Murphy Mid-Michigan Community College had an easy time with visiting Alpena Community College on Monday, handing the Lady Lumberjacks a 94-59 loss in women’s basketball. The Lady Lakers…

Holiday Lights Festival tomorrow in Farwell

Holiday Lights Festival tomorrow in Farwell

By Pat Maurer Correspondent This year’s theme for the Farwell Chamber of Commerce’s Holiday Lights Festival, scheduled for Saturday, December 6th, is “I Love the 80s.” They say “Cold weather…

Petrongelli, Dennis named to all-state teams

Petrongelli, Dennis named to all-state teams

By Ben Murphy Harrison’s turnaround football season was the talk of the area football season this past fall. The Hornet’s 8-2 season didn’t go unnoticed either as both head coach…

New veterans’ campground planned for Harrison

New veterans’ campground planned for Harrison

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Just west of Harrison an all new kind of campground especially for veterans and their families is being developed. The founder, Wayne Daggett is a Viet…

All-Stars puts smiles on faces of special needs kids

All-Stars puts smiles on faces of special needs kids

By Melissa Schlicht Correspondent “I started this program to raise awareness. I wanted people of all abilities to come together to build friendships and life lessons. This program has meant…

County schools rated average

County schools rated average

By Pat Maurer Correspondent State Schools have been graded and given their report cards for the past year. Mt. Pleasant and Gladwin High Schools both received a “B.” Area high…

Families in need sending wishes in

The following letters are only a few of the dozens we have received so far. In the weeks ahead we will be fulfilling some of the wishes, thanks to the…