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Child Care Fund get $100k as part of new county budget

By John Raffel Correspondent The Clare County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Action took place at the board’s Wednesday monthly meeting. Chairperson Karen…

Mt. Pleasant woman faces embezzlement

Mt. Pleasant woman faces embezzlement

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Jenifier Kae Jerman, 37, of Mt. Pleasant, is facing forgery charges and embezzlement of over $100,000 and forgery in connection with missing funds at J. Murray,…

Gladwin native to race in Iditarod

Gladwin native to race in Iditarod

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Shaynee Seipke-Traska has been dreaming of competing in the Iditarod for 20 years. Next year that dream will come true. She was not only the first…

Outside threat initiated Farwell Schools lockdown

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A lockdown at Farwell Schools last week lasted just 23 minutes, Interim Superintendent Tom House reported at the board meeting Monday Evening. “It was an ‘outside…

Chemical Bank to close branches, layoff workers

By Pat Maurer Chemical Financial Corporation, the largest bank in Michigan, announced September 7 that they will be restructuring. A filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission said…

Renovations underway at Surrey House

Renovations underway at Surrey House

By Pat Maurer With the goal of beginning the renovations next year for the potential 2019 opening of the new location for the Harrison District Library, the cleanup work has…

Fire leads to meth charges

Fire leads to meth charges

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Beaverton Fire Department, accompanied by a Gladwin County Sheriff’s Department deputy were called to a fire on West Brown Street in Beaverton August 30. When…

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Harrison man and woman were arrested last Saturday when Clare County deputies discovered drugs in their vehicle. Timothy Davis, 33, and Mandy Houck, 21, were…

Lake woman dies in rollover

Lake woman dies in rollover

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Lake woman, Taylor Mann, 24, died September 9th when her 2000 Ford Explorer rolled on northbound US-127 near East Vernon Road. Isabella County Sheriff Michael…

Man injured in U.S. 127 rollover

Man injured in U.S. 127 rollover

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Joseph Stephenson, 45 of Roscommon was injured last Thursday, September 7th, when he was ejected from a rollover accident on south bound US-127. According to a…