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Budd Lake re-opens after E.coli scare

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A weekend inconvenience at the Wilson State Park beach on Budd Lake in Harrison ended Tuesday when the Central Michigan District Health Department lifted a contamination advisory, thereby…

BOC tells department heads no more hires – period

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County’s special July 9 budget session dealt more with union negotiations and personnel issues than erasing deficits in the current fiscal year and next. Commissioner…

Clare City, Demarest spar over city projects

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Much of the July 5 meeting of the Clare City Commission was taken up with answering concerns and questions raised by former City Commissioner and Mayor…

Hayes complex officially open

Hayes complex officially open

Hayes Township officials join James Turner, state director of USDA Rural Development, in cutting a ribbon and officially opening the $2.6 million municipal complex on July 8. Treasurer Maye Rood…

Driver runs into Clare business

Driver runs into Clare business

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An accident Tuesday afternoon caused “significant damage” to a Clare business when a vehicle smashed into the front of the building. Clare Police Chief Brian Gregory…

Three in Farwell Work Program

Three in Farwell Work Program

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In an email Monday, Farwell Village Treasurer Tracy Lee announced, “I have some exciting news.” Three young people from the area, two from Harrison and one…

Organizations clean-up, secure Lake history site

Organizations  clean-up, secure Lake history site

There’s an old saying that “many hands make light work.” Many hands also make historical structures more inviting while providing added security. At least that was the case when individuals…

Hayes supervisor concerned about E. Coli in other lakes

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Hayes Township is investigating feasibility of having a sanitary sewer transmission line from Townline Lake Road north to Cranberry Lake Road, township Supervisor Terry Acton said.…

Ballerini headlines Clare County Fair

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Even the ordinary becomes extraordinary at this year’s Clare County Fair, scheduled this year from Sunday, July 24th through Saturday, July 30th! The 133rd annual Clare…

4-H kids show their talent

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Approximately 300 youngsters participate in many different 4-H clubs in Clare County. Around 15-20 of the various clubs participate in the auctions at the fair. According…