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14th Lumberjack Festival begins July 25

14th Lumberjack Festival begins July 25

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The 14th annual Farwell Lumberjack Festival begins at 5 p.m. next Friday evening with a spaghetti supper at the Surrey Township Fire Hall. The festival continues…

Gina Hamilton named Farwell Village president

Gina Hamilton named Farwell Village president

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Farwell Village President Pro-tem Gina Hamilton chaired her first meeting as Village President July 7. Hamilton was named acting President of the Village Council at the…

Johnson, Sepulvenda charged

Johnson, Sepulvenda charged

A man and a woman were formally arraigned Thursday on charges that included aggravated assault, larceny, possession of stolen property, lying to a police officer, and bringing contraband into jail.…

Hit and Run remains a mystery in Lake

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Sheriff’s Detectives are asking anyone with information about a possible car crash, or car pedestrian crash on Crooked Lake Road south of Eight Point…

Farwell man sentenced – 15 years for CSC

Farwell man sentenced – 15 years for CSC

By Pat Maurer A Farwell man will serve up to 15 years in prison for 11 counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct and child pornography after his trial in 55th District…

Carnival cancelled for Labor Day

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “We have had a lot of calls from people thinking we wouldn’t be having a parade this year,” Farwell Labor Day Committee Chair Gina Hamilton said.…

Grant Twp residents complain about Lorraine Dr.

Grant Twp residents complain about Lorraine Dr.

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Earl and Martha Covell were at the Grant Township meeting one more time to try and resolve problems on Lorraine Drive where they live. The couple…

Chamber now at City Hall

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare City Manager Ken Hibl told the Commission Monday night that the Clare Chamber of Commerce is moving to City Hall this week. They will be…

Freedom Park gets $25K grant

Freedom Park gets $25K grant

The Veterans Freedom Park is the recent recipient of a $25,000.00 grant awarded from ‘The Charles J. Strosacker Foundation’  of Midland. With this generous contribution and the recent golf outing fundraiser…

Despite parent pleas, Farwell BOE nixes Chinese Program

Despite parent pleas, Farwell BOE nixes Chinese Program

Hopes were dashed for parents and students at the Farwell Board of Education meeting held Monday as the board refused to reinstate the Chinese Immersion Program. The room was standing…