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Johnson charged with embezzling Marion Fair funds

Johnson charged with embezzling Marion Fair funds

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The former longtime treasurer of the Marion Fair Board bonded out of jail Friday after being charged with allegedly embezzling from funds intended for fair functions. Rebecca…

Marion Fair Treasurer Arrested for Embezzlement

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Rebecca G. Johnson, 43, of Marion was arraigned in 77th District Court this afternoon (Feb. 26) on a felony charge of embezzlement over 20,000 less than…

Garfield Twp. board kills blight ordinance

Garfield Twp. board kills blight ordinance

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The Garfield Township meeting had everything Feb. 22. A packed house of more than a hundred recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang the Star Spangled…

Lake parks hopes to build trailhead

Lake parks hopes  to build trailhead

Garfield Township filed an updated 5-year recreational plan with the Natural Resources Trust Fund which paves the way to file grant requests to build a Trailhead staging area around the…

Ice fishing, polar dip highlight Lake’s Winterfest

Ice fishing, polar dip highlight Lake’s Winterfest

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A typical winter blast will show up in time for Saturday’s annual Winterfest at Peterson Park on Crooked Lake in Lake during what has been an atypical winter…

Farwell investigation reveals no wrongdoing

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Once again Farwell Village is in the news after a special committee investigated claims and allegations against the Village President and former employees. This time the…

Coleman man faces charges in crash that killed Amish woman

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In an arraignment February 17 in 80th District Court, Kevin Toner, 58 of Coleman has been charged OWI (Operating while Intoxicated) and causing the death of…

Walmart construction to begin this summer

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Walmart Supercenter in Clare will feature their new corporate colors, grey with blue and orange accents when it opens in the summer of 2017. The…

County agrees to spend money on runway upgrade

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioners okayed spending money in order to receive money to finally repair the runway at the county-owned airport in Hayes Township. MDOT Aeronautics, or…

More students, budget increase for Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare Schools’ student numbers have increased by seven since fall, Superintendent Doug Fillmore reported Monday evening. That and the budget proposed by Governor Rick Snyder are…