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Farwell celebrates MEAP scores

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Farwell Middle Students has something to celebrate. They met, or exceeded their “proficiency targets” for all but one of the subjects in last fall’s Michigan Educational…

Clare’s 39th Annual Irish Festival is here!

Clare’s 39th Annual Irish Festival is here!

By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent Clare is turning “green” this weekend. The biggest festival of the year, the Irish Festival, began Wednesday in Clare. The 39th annual event, scheduled March…

2014 Irish Festival Schedule of Events

Wednesday, March 12 Business After Hours – 5-7 p.m. at the Doherty Hotel. Sponsored by Firstbank. Big Brothers Big Sisters /CCAC Art & Silent Auction – 7 p.m., Doherty Hotel…

Hale tells of firsthand experience in Ukraine tiff

Hale tells of firsthand experience in Ukraine tiff

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare businessman Randy Hale, owner of Clare Family Fitness, had front row seats at the recent uprising in the center of Kiev, Ukraine. They are safely…

$600K grant to jump start Harrison renewal

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent  Several years ago the Michigan Municipal League published a book identifying characteristics propelling communities to stardom in the eyes of people living there and visitors who…

Cops sell 14,000 paczki for Fat Tuesday, set records

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare’s world famous Cops and Doughnuts set a couple more records this week.   The 118-year-old bakery shipped paczki to all 50 states and to Washington…

Farwell BOE considers bond for new busses – okays emergency police surveillance

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Farwell Board of Education is leaning towards a bonding issue for August to provide the funds needed for bus replacement next year. Business Manager Jacob…

Old Man Winter puts strain on CCRC – More bitter cold forecast

By Pat Maurer Correspondent With one of the coldest, snowiest winters in recent years not over yet, Ron Bushong, Manager of the Clare County Road Commission, is worrying about what…

Emergency crews stop gas leak, avert further trouble

Emergency crews stop gas leak, avert further trouble

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A day-long effort by emergency personnel may have averted a more serious situation in Clare last Sunday. Emergency crews from Clare Fire Department, Clare City’s Department…

30 vehicle pile-up on U.S. 127

By Pat Maurer Correspondent US-127 was closed last Friday afternoon between M-20 and M-46 due multiple crashes that involved at least 30 vehicles.  It occurred on US-127 northbound, north of…