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Amish man electrocuted in work accident

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Alvin James Yoder, a South Rogers Road resident, died last Saturday afternoon while working to clear a 20 foot high grain tank on his farm. The…

Proposed injection well comment period extended

Proposed injection well comment period extended

By Chris Stevens CMU Correspondent Those with concerns about the proposed conversion of the Holcomb 1-22 well to an injection well for “enhanced oil recovery” fielded their questions to Coty…

Clare’s Ann Arbor Trail closed for 2 months

Clare’s Ann Arbor Trail closed for 2 months

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Five blocks of Ann Arbor Trail from West Fifth Street to Woodlawn will be closed for the next two months while McGuirk Construction heads up a…

Harrison’s historic Carriage House up for auction

Harrison’s historic Carriage House up for auction

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A landmark in Harrison, the Carriage House Inn is for sale. An auction of the historic property is scheduled on August 26 at 11 a.m. by…

Clare City honors McGraw

Clare City honors McGraw

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Officer Jeremy McGraw was honored at the Clare City Commission meeting Monday for his quick thinking and actions that saved the life of a Clare man…

Farwell BOE & teachers ratify a 3-year contract

By Pat Maurer Correspondent After a mid-meeting closed session for negotiations Monday evening, the Farwell Board of Education ratified a proposed contract with the Farwell Education Association. On Wednesday, the…

Dewey wins Surrey Library’s chair painting

Dewey wins Surrey Library’s chair painting

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Panda Dewey took first place, Kim Putnis claimed second and Joe Green was the third place winner in the Surrey Township “Paint a Chair” contest recently.…

Lake caboose moved to new location

Lake caboose moved to new location

The caboose in Lake looks pretty good for being 100 years old. With its shiny new coat of paint, it will now be showcased in a new location next to…

Ponderosa restaurant gets new owners

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare’s Ponderosa Restaurant has new owners. The business, which opened in Clare in 1986, has been owned by Donna and Dave Maxwell since 1998. Since they…

A Farwell Veterans’ Reception & New Exhibit

A Farwell Veterans’ Reception & New Exhibit

In April of 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war on Germany. Congress complied and the US entered “The War to End All Wars,” sending American troops to…

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