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Farwell man injured in Grant crash

Farwell man injured in Grant crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent James Johnson, 73, of Farwell was seriously injured last Thursday, October 1, when the 1997 GMC Sonoma pickup he was driving went off the road and…

Manton woman injured in M-115 crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Shawnee Horn, 46, of Manton was injured October 1 when her 2007 Ford pickup was rear-ended as she was turning left into a business drive. The…

Marion Fair board failed to pay 4-H’ers Auction proceeds

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Darryl Bode now presides over the Marion Fair board in wake of a police investigation into the fair organization’s finances. Bode replaces Howard McCrimmon who resigned…

Rotary honors law enforcement for “Job Well Done”

Rotary honors law enforcement for “Job Well Done”

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Sunday was a special day for Clare County’s law enforcement agencies. Clare Rotary members presented a well-attended “Law Enforcement Appreciation” event at the Doherty Hotel for…

Four testify Bigford had gun when Lake man killed

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Mary Lou Bigford, charged with murder in the April 18 shooting death of Lawrence Howard Jr., the father of Bigford’s three-year-old granddaughter, was in court Monday…

Spivey first ever to sweep small animal competition

Spivey first ever to sweep small animal competition

By Steve Landon This past summer at the Clare County Fair Crysta Spivey ‘19 of Farwell did what no one has ever done in small animal showmanship competition – she…

Clare native heads up food service company

Clare native heads up food service company

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Ted Benic’s company, Profile Food Ingredients (PFI) was recently featured in the magazine, Food and Drink International. Benic, who lives in St Charles, Illinois with his…

Harrison named a Rising Tide city

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The cities of Evart in Osceola County and Harrison in Clare County that have made significant improvements this year are now singled out for a special…

Two Lake brothers parallel WWII experiences

Two Lake brothers parallel WWII experiences

Out of the 16.5 million men and women who served in uniform in WWII, only a few over 800,000 – only five percent — are still alive. And of that…

Duo charged with 14 break-ins

Duo charged with 14 break-ins

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 17-year-old Lake man and a 25-year-old Lake man are each facing seven felony counts after an investigation into 14 break-ins reported in Lincoln Township. Robert…