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Ware’s salary increase, new title questioned by resident

Ware’s salary increase, new title questioned by resident

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent A resident at the Clare County Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday questioned the re-classification of Lori Ware who was named last November as community services…

Buggy runs over car on Bard Road

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In an unusual turn of events, another Amish buggy car hit and run incident was reported on January 3rd in Gladwin County. This time, it was…

Family donates conservation easement to conservancy

Family donates conservation easement to conservancy

The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy announced  the completion of a permanent conservation easement on 528 acres of land in Clare County. The property, owned by siblings David S. Mattern and Laurie…

Hayes Twp to hear about human trafficking

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent To raise awareness among parents, young people and community members, a program bringing attention to human trafficking will take place 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Hayes Township…

Paine elected Farwell BOE prez

Paine elected Farwell BOE prez

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Farwell Area Board Of Education held their Organizational Meeting, followed by their first regular meeting of the year January 4 with all the board members…

Surrey purchases fire truck

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Surrey Township Transfer Facility Manager Terry Beemer got a raise, and the Fire Department got a new truck to start off the New Year. Some fees…

More road work on tap for Grant

By Pat Maurer Correspondent They still have to finish the budget process before a decision is made, but the Grant Township Board is planning to do more roadwork in 2016…

1920s era caboose joins Depot renovations

1920s era caboose joins Depot renovations

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Aerial Photos by Bob Guiliani Additional Photos by Steve Landon Another addition to the display of Clare’s fascinating railroad history arrived last Tuesday. A green caboose,…

Clare PD honors whole department

Clare PD honors whole department

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a totally different approach, Clare’s Police Officers and the Clare PD Reserves were all honored at the Clare City meeting last Monday evening as “Officer,…

Jenks inducted into Hall of Fame

Jenks inducted into Hall of Fame

For the last three years,  Michigan State University Extension in Clare County has been partnering with The Whitehouse restaurant owner, Denise Jenks,  to host several Share Our Strength’s Cook Matters…