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RESD schools now wireless; cost $1.1 million

RESD schools now wireless; cost $1.1 million

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The technology age has truly arrived for students. Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District Technology Director Ken Chinavare was at the Clare Board of Education meeting Monday…

City approves preliminary solar leases

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a 3-0 vote, the Clare City Commission approved two separate preliminary lease agreements with BAP Power Corporation, DBA Cenergy Power Company, who are interested in…

Recovery center finds new home

Recovery center finds new home

Ten16 Recovery Network has a new home in Clare.  After serving the community for the last 5 years from the 4th floor of the MidMichigan Medical Center, Ten16 has moved…

BOC votes to buy bullet proof vests

By John Raffel Correspondent The Clare County Board of Commissioners voted at Wednesday’s monthly meeting to allow the sheriff department to utilize $9,000 from already existing funds to purchase the…

Man tries to pay court with fake money

Man tries to pay court with fake money

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Reportedly it’s not a good idea to try to pay your child support at the courthouse with fake movie prop money. That is what happened in…

Landlord arrested for firing shotgun to scare tenant

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Mt. Pleasant man is facing charges after he reportedly fired off a shotgun in a tenant’s back yard Tuesday. According to a release from Isabella…

Woman dies in Midland County crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Melissa Maxwell, 37 of Beaverton, died  February 15 in a single vehicle crash on West Barden Road south of Geneva Township. The accident happened around 10…

Schools closed all around Clare County, flooding predicted for area

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Up to two inches of rain Monday night and Tuesday morning closed more than 40 schools north, east and south of Clare County Tuesday, although Clare,…

After months of controversy, Grant Twp. approves setback ordinance

By Pat Maurer Correspondent After four months of controversy, and a brief Public Hearing with very little fanfare Tuesday evening, The Grant Township Board voted 4-0 (Marge Bell absent) to…

Author plans book on Farwell mass murder

Author plans book on Farwell mass murder

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Author Christie Lypka is researching the February 1982 Farwell mass murder of seven members of the Post and Gaffney families by Robert Lee Haggart, who subsequently…

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