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Clare BOE says ‘more input before bond decision’

By Pat Maurer Correspondent After a lengthy discussion Tuesday evening, the Clare Board of Education voted unanimously against a recommendation by Superintendent Doniel Pummell to select Kingscott as the architect…

Clare claims top spot in state school ranks

By Pat Maurer Of the three high schools in the Clare-Gladwin Regional Education District, Clare High School ranked best in the just-released State’s Top-to-Bottom list coming in at 315 of…

Clare BOE looks for bond support

Clare BOE looks for bond support

By Pat Maurer Correspondent There was a small show of support for a new bond issue for Clare Schools July 7. Thirty-two, including school staff, attended a special meeting in…

Grant Twp. asks CCRC to save roads

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Grant Township is hoping other township will agree that the Clare County Road Commission needs to do something to protect Clare County’s gravel roads. The Grant…

Seniors seek millage increase

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioners at a special meeting Monday authorized a millage increase for operating senior services. Voters at the November general election will be asked to…

Work progress on Depot

Work progress on Depot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Work continues on upgrades to the historic old Clare Railroad Depot. Now in a brand new location across from Clare Castle on Fourth Street, the building…

Brewfest set for Saturday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent  Clare Rotary’s 4th annual Brewfest in Clare will be held August 16 this year. Forty breweries and wineries will be represented and more than 120 varieties…

LaBoda quits BOC

LaBoda quits BOC

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Rick LaBoda’s previous career as Clare-Gladwin district court magistrate and an elected position for nearly two years as District 5 Commissioner collided from a policy of…

Three Farwell children hospitalized with “superbug”

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Three cases of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) nearby have a Farwell grandfather very concerned. Michael Methner of Farwell says he just wants people to know about…

Poor voter turnout marks county

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent In spite of campaign material flooding mailboxes and TV screens, turnout at Tuesday’s primary election to nominate party candidates caused a ripple among the 23,096 registered…