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Clare to convert street lights to LED, cost $131K

Clare to convert street lights to LED, cost $131K

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare will soon look a “little brighter” because the City Commission approved a bond issue to finance most of the $130,000 needed to upgrade the City-owned…

4-year-old heart patient’s wish comes true

4-year-old heart patient’s wish comes true

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Four-year-old Kaiden Barron will have the Magic Kingdom to think about during another stay in the hospital. On May 27 he will be a patient at…

Northern Tradition fundraiser tallys over 101K

Northern Tradition fundraiser tallys over 101K

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Mid Michigan Community College Foundation raised over $101,000 at its 15th annual fundraiser, A Northern Tradition, held last Sunday evening at Jay’s Sporting Goods in…

Knight’s music sales a pain in butt for local cops

Knight’s music sales a pain in butt for local cops

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Mikel Knight has an unusual way to promote his music and it is causing problems for police around the mid-Michigan area. The Maverick Road Street Team,…

Seven file for State Rep.

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The 97th Michigan House seat is up for grabs. Five Republicans and two Democrats have filed their petitions and will be on the August 2 Primary…

Four arrested for mobile meth

Four arrested for mobile meth

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Four people in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation in Bay County are now facing drug charges after Michigan State Police Troopers discovered a “suspected…

Frederick, Thompson get 1 year probation for meth

Frederick, Thompson get  1 year probation for meth

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Adelord L. Frederick III, 27 of Harrison will serve five years of probation on charges involving a “rolling meth lab” last September. He was sentenced April…

BOC hopes to slash spending

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioners promised to slash spending as they begin a new budget season. As with most Michigan municipal governments, the county is required to budget…

Pirnstill health fair draws big crowd

Pirnstill health fair draws big crowd

By Steve Landon To some having money, a good job and the means to buy whatever they want whenever they want to is all that matters in life. Regretfully all these…

Five Lakes residents want road millage on Grant Twp. ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Grant Township voters may be asked to vote for a road millage again, if enough residents say yes at a public hearing on the matter next…

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