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Clare BOE adopts $14 mil. budget, approves teacher contract

Clare BOE adopts $14 mil. budget, approves teacher contract

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Following a 6:30 p.m. budget hearing Monday evening, the Clare Board of Education adopted a tentative budget for the coming year of just over $14 million…

Schunk graduates

Kyle Schunk received his Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management from MSU on May 7th. He is the son of Joan and Max Schunk of Clare.…

Several make Dean’s List

More than 2,100 students from Saginaw Valley State University were named to the Deans’ List for the winter 2016 semester. To be eligible for the Deans’ List, a student must…

Hot rods and hot dogs take over Lake George

Hot rods and hot dogs take over Lake George

By Steve Landon A beautiful warm, sunny late spring day, a view of one of Northern Michigan’s many lakes and several automotive gems sparkling in the morning sun. It doesn’t…

Students send visual letters to China

Thousands of Michigan kindergarten through sixth grade children participated in the 2016 Michigan 4-H Art Exchange with China. Of those thousands, one hundred pieces were selected to send to China. …

90 compete in Middle O’ Mitt triathlon

90 compete in Middle  O’ Mitt  triathlon

The Friends of Clare County Parks & Recreation held a multi-sport mania the weekend of June 3rd thru the 5th.  The event, pictured here, promoted fitness and enjoyment of the…

Parade, flea market highlight tractor show

Parade, flea market highlight tractor show

By Steve Landon Correspondent You can always tell spring has sprung in Mid Michigan by the sound of tractors as area farmers churn up the soil to begin the planting…

Mt. Pleasant man wins $1 million

Mt. Pleasant man wins $1 million

A Mount Pleasant man got a big surprise when he checked his Mega Millions ticket and learned he won $1 million. Herman Lauer matched the five white balls drawn –…

McLaren tech charged with drug embezzlement

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Angelee Wilkerson, a 43-year-old Weidman woman, is facing several felony embezzlement charges for stealing prescription medication after turning herself in this week. Wilkerson, a Pharmacy Technician…

Two firefighters injured in Lake apartment fire

Two firefighters injured in Lake apartment fire

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Three fire departments fought a blaze for nearly nine hours last Saturday that erupted in a four-apartment complex at Circle Court off Lake Station Avenue just…