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Back in the day

Eileen Brow writes: Interesting article on K & K Thriftway store in Farwell.  Brought back many family memories for me.  My mom and dad opened Brow’s Market in this store…

MFCU breaks ground

By Ray Augenstein The Members First Credit Union is experiencing growing pains and is now in the process of building a new facility next to the old building. The credit…

Spring means onset of wildfires – Wildfire training held at CFD

Spring means onset of wildfires – Wildfire training held at CFD

As spring approaches so does the concern for wild fires. Knowing this, Chad Michels arranged to have the DNR give a refresher course to the Clare Fire Department.  As with…

Home remodeling, new mortgages poised to surge

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “The housing market, like the rest of the economy, is on a gradual recovery path,” said Michael Hanson, a former Federal Reserve economist now working for…

Field named to list

Spring Arbor University is pleased to announce that Caitlin Field was named to the Fall 2013 Academic Honors List. The Academic Honors List recognizes full-time students who have received a…

Homa on Dean’s List

Melissa Homa of Harrison was named to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List at The University of Findlay. To earn this achievement, a student must attain a grade point average of…

Homeowners ready to get started on lawns, gardens

Homeowners ready to get started on lawns, gardens

By Pat Maurer Correspondent With the arrival of nice weather the time is right to work on your outdoor living area and there are some nice people out there ready…

Hardware stocked and ready for spring

Hardware stocked and ready for spring

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The long, hard winter of 2014 is finally over and everyone is gearing up for spring, whether it is for cleaning up the yard, home maintenance,…

You might want to consider a metal roof

You might want to consider a metal roof

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The record storms during the seemingly never ending Winter of 2014 in Mid-Michigan left many homeowners and building maintenance crews scrambling to keep up to reduce exterior…

The legacy of the common loon

The legacy of the common loon

Approximately 65 million years ago, give or take a day or two, a mountainous asteroid struck the Chicuxlub Basin on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula at a speed of 40,000 M.P.H. Its…