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Rare photos of Farwell Mill on display

Rare photos of Farwell Mill on display

The Farwell Mill was built by George Hitchcock starting in 1870 with local lumber that he selected.  In 1876 the mill became operational when the turbines were installed.  It was the…

Rail Trail closed

Part of the Pere’ Marquette Rail Trail near Farwell was closed this week while Consumers Energy completes a pipeline repair. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources said one mile of…

and the rockets red glare!

and the rockets red glare!

By Steve Landon Photos by Sherry Landon Visitors as well as residents packed lakes and cottages around to celebrate the 240th Birthday of the greatest nation on Earth – The…

Ballerini to headline Clare County Fair concerts

Ballerini to headline Clare County Fair concerts

Tickets for the Kelsea Ballerini Concert at the Clare County Fair at 7 p.m. on July 25 are now on sale. Her new song “Peter Pan” is #12 and rising…

4th a big hit in Harrison

4th a big hit in Harrison

by Steve Landon Photos by Steve Landon Clearly the summer of 2016 has been on the dry side, not exactly what farmers had hoped for, however, for area merchants the…

Clare festival features food, music

The Clare Music Festival is in its’ second year and has some great supporters behind this event. All of the Stage Sponsors bring a pool of talent destined to make…

Hayes Twp open house today

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Hayes Township has reason to show off a little when it officially has a formal ribbon cutting to mark the opening of its $2.6 million municipal…

Man sentenced for smuggling drugs in to prison for son convicted of Clare crime

A 65-year-old man was sentenced to three months in jail last week after attempting to smuggle opioid pain medication to his son, a prisoner at the Central Michigan Correctional Facility…

Harrison to celebrate 125th anniversary August 25th – 27th

Harrison to celebrate 125th anniversary August 25th – 27th

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent City of Harrison is focused on new building projects that will transform the city while at the same time on remembering the city’s history. The 125th…

Parade highlights Lake George 4th festivities

Parade highlights Lake George 4th festivities

By Steve Landon The population of Lake George exploded over the holiday weekend as visitors from across the state joined local residents to celebrate our nations 240th Birthday. Action kicked…