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Skate Park opens at Stamina

Skate Park opens at Stamina

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “We want to let the kids know it’s here,” said Jan Winter. Clare’s new skate park equipment has been installed at Stamina Stadium’s Little League field…

Credit rating downgraded for Farwell, Chip Hills

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Farwell and Chippewa Hills School Districts are two of 43 Michigan school districts that have had their credit rating downgraded this year by Moody’s Investors Service.…

Whitman’s grand opening set for Sept. 12

Whitman’s grand opening set for Sept. 12

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Whitman’s, also known as Whitman’s Sharpening, has moved to Farwell. The business, located at 391 South Webber Street (the old VFW building), features many services and…

Gigantic pumpkin!

Gigantic pumpkin!

This 350+ pound pumpkin is one of six or seven huge ones in the Colonville Road garden of Linda Grigg of Clare. Photo by Trish Shaw…

Clare Antique Mall opens

Clare Antique Mall opens

By Pat Maurer Correspondent If you just love antiques, or you are a collector of beautiful vintage treasures, or you just love handmade items, this is the store for you.…

240 attend Tall Cop lecture

The Clare-Gladwin Communities That Care sponsored internationally recognized instructor and speaker, 6’9” Jermaine Galloway, who spoke to a crowd of 240 participants at Farwell Schools earlier this week. His lectures…

Gladwin’s Rice publishes “Hollywood Underground”

Gladwin’s Rice publishes “Hollywood Underground”

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Jim Rice of Gladwin, 45, recently published his memoir, “HOLLYWOOD UNDERGROUND,” the true story of his experiences as a young man living incognito for three years…

MMCC player signed by Alma

Former Mid Michigan Community College Men’s Basketball player Trevor Gernaat will continue his basketball career and education at Alma College (MI). Trevor was a cornerstone for the Lakers teams that won back-to-back NJCAA…

Police busy during CMU Welcome Weekend

This past weekend Central Michigan University celebrated Welcome Weekend in Mt. Pleasant. Thursday 08/27/2015 at 7:00 am through Sunday 08/30/2015 at 7:00 am, the Mt. Pleasant Police Department responded to,…

Eugene “Gene” Ray Blackledge

Eugene “Gene” Ray  Blackledge

Eugene “Gene” Ray Blackledge 77 of rural Harrison passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Mr. Blackledge was born March 4, 1938 in Lincoln Township,…

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