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Double tragedy hits Snyder family

Double tragedy hits Snyder family

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A tragic crash near Bangor in the southwest corner of the State has claimed another member of the Snyder family of Clare. Casey Aaron Donald Snyder,…

Farmer’s Market opens in Farwell

Farmer’s Market opens in Farwell

By Steve Landon Correspondent Photos by Steve Landon The Village of Farwell Farmers’ Market officially kicked off the 2016 season this past Saturday June 4th. In recent months the building…

Clare adopts $7.3 million budget for 2016-17

By Pat Maurer Correspondent It’s that time of year again, and Clare City Commissioners adopted a new budget and the City’s millage rate for the coming year at their regular…

Tentative budget lower for Farwell Schools next year

Tentative budget lower for Farwell Schools next year

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Both revenues and expenditures are projected to be down for Farwell’s 2016-17 school year according to a preliminary budget developed by District Business Manager Jacob Sullivan…

Pere Marquette 1225 rolls through town

Pere Marquette 1225 rolls through town

By Steve Landon Nothing in the world can match majestic sounds generated by an approaching steam locomotive as it rolls down the track. A powerful yet soothing sound once common…

No Wake proposal has Lily Lake residents angry

No Wake proposal has Lily Lake  residents angry

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Boaters using Lily Lake in Greenwood Township may learn Monday whether the township board intends to seek a no-wake ordinance like their neighbor to the south. The southern…

Isabella jail inmate dies after suicide try

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 36-year-old Grand Rapids man, Cory Theis, who attempted to hang himself in the Isabella County Jail May 26, has died, according to a release from…

Car, Bike show Saturday

Car, Bike show Saturday

Kick off the summer car shows in an historic way in Clare Saturday when the annual Car & Cycle Show will be held by the old historic Clare Railroad Depot…

Clare man dies in two-car crash

Clare man dies in two-car crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An 87-year-old Clare man, Donald Snyder, died and his wife Dolores Snyder, also 87, was seriously injured in a crash just north of Clare May 26.…

Several roads to receive Road Commission help this summer

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County townships have contracted to have the Clare County Road Commission complete either a few or many projects this construction season. Sheridan has three drainage…

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