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200 participate in Easter Egg Hunt

200 participate in Easter Egg Hunt

Farwell’s first annual Easter Egg Hunt was a great success, said Farwell Farmers Market Manager Tracy Lee. “We had more than 200 youngsters come and participate. We had raffles for…

Weidman sawmill destroyed by fire

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Only charred wood and debris remain of the Maeder Brothers Sawmill in Isabella County’s Nottawa Township. A fire reported early Tuesday morning destroyed the 160,000 square…

Man rescued from flood waters

By Pat Maurer Power was cut to about a dozen homes along the Muskegon River in Redding Township Wednesday afternoon and one resident was evacuated from the badly flooded area,…

Newly repaired Grant Twp roads reportedly damaged

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Severe winter weather has damaged some of the newly chip sealed roads in Grant Township. “We have to look into repairs…to find a solution,” Grant Township…

Getting the site ready for the big depot move

Partners, city officials, legislators, local ministers and committee members all gathered at the new site for the historic Clare Railroad Depot Wednesday morning for a site blessing and groundbreaking ceremony.…

Swiper promoted

Clare’s K-9 Officer Swiper, scheduled to retire from duty at the end of the month was promoted to Sergeant by the Clare City Commission last Monday evening. City Manager Ken…

Feneley to retire after 35 years

The Gateway Community Band has announced the retirement of it founding music conductor, Kenneth H. Feneley.  Starting in March of 2005 with 25 or so musicians, many of whom had…

Clare, Harrison petitions may add weed to ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Statewide move aimed at legalizing or decriminalizing possession, use or transfer of small amounts of marijuana for persons on private property is underway. Local petitions…

Harrison to seek city clerk title change

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent An adequate number of signatures have been collected on petitions to call for a title change for Harrison City Clerk-Zoning Administrator Tracey Beadle. Now it’s up…

Freedom Park awarded grants

The Veterans Freedom Park Committee got one step closer to achieving their goal of building the Veterans Freedom Park, thanks in part to two grants that they received. The first…