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Blackledge wins $200k playing Powerball

A Clare County woman is looking forward to financial relief after winning a $200,000 prize playing the Michigan Lottery’s Powerball game. Beverly Blackledge, 70, matched four of the white balls…

Lewis big winner in Wood’s raffle

Lewis big winner in Wood’s raffle

Wood’s Household celebrated their 73rd Anniversary over the weekend.  Pictured here are Brett Moser from Wood’s, Brandi Lewis (55” UHD TV), Wanda Eberhart ($500 cash) and Sara Schafer (merchandise of choice).…

Clare County Woman Wins $200,000 Powerball Prize

Clare County Woman Wins $200,000 Powerball Prize

A Clare County woman is looking forward to financial relief after winning a $200,000 prize playing the Michigan Lottery’s Powerball game. Beverly Blackledge, 70, matched four of the white balls…

Slick roads cause Jeep to crash into semi

Slick roads cause Jeep to crash into semi

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Ice caused a crash when a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee lost control while passing a semi sending both the driver and passenger of the Jeep to…

Frostbite golf winners named

Frostbite golf winners named

Men’s First place in the annual Frostbite Golf on the Lake even at Harrison’s Frostbite Winter Festival was won by Hang’s Chinese Team – Xa and Turbo. Second Place was…

Glove dryers placed in classrooms

The Green Glove Dryer was created by Karen Smoot from Portage, Michigan. The dryers fit over registers in home and schools to dry hats, mittens, and other winter wear without…

Former Detroit Lion headlines MMCC Foundation fundraiser

Mid Michigan College is excited to announce Jeff Chadwick, former NFL wide receiver, as the special guest at its annual fundraiser, A Northern Tradition,planned for Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Jay’s…

20-year-old man arrested for home invasion in Rosebush

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 20-year-old man from Concord who broke into an elderly woman’s home early Saturday morning was arrested for home invasion, drunkenness and license violations and is…

Clare BOE looking at contracted bussing

Clare BOE looking at contracted bussing

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Clare Board of Education gave Superintendent Jim Walter the go-ahead to solicit a Request for Proposal for the district’s transportation services. “The problems [we have]…

Did You Know? Henry Ford’s enforcer set up camp near Clare

Did You Know? Henry Ford’s enforcer set up camp near Clare

Harry Bennett, head of the Ford Motor Company “service” department and personal security enforcer for Henry Ford, built a concrete cabin with a mote, hidden concrete bunker, and a machine…