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County survives severe storms

County survives severe storms

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A storm and high winds that ripped across the state Sunday hit Clare County hard, knocking trees and limbs down and causing power outages for more…

Lyon gets 18 to 60

Lyon gets 18 to 60

By Pat Maurer Correspondent After entering a no contest plea on July 8, Timothy Allen Lyon, 38, of Harrison was sentenced Monday to from 18 to 60 years for Assault…

Shannon faces 25 to 60 years for CSC

Shannon faces 25 to 60 years for CSC

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Tuesday, Jason Neil Shannon, 42, of Clare, was sentenced Monday by Circuit Court Judge Thomas R. Evans to four concurrent prison terms ranging from 25 to…

Ambrozaitis, Willing tell BOC IT should not be with Wilson

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Officials from Clare County’s judicial sector criticized the Board of Commissioners for transferring oversight of the Information Technology department to the sheriff’s domain. The move will be evaluated…

Woman tries to avoid detour

Woman tries to avoid detour

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare Police Chief Brian Gregory urged drivers to use the detour around the reconstruction of Clare’s Fifth Street railroad crossing. One driver didn’t. A Lake woman…

Dragged dog death an accident

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Reports that a dog was killed when it was dragged behind a vehicle west of Harrison Monday morning are true, according to Animal Control Officer Bob…

Art Alley project underway

Art Alley project underway

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An press release from Art Alley organizer Kim Kleinhardt says, “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” This Pablo…

Nest Cafe opens in Farwell

Nest Cafe opens in Farwell

By Pat Maurer Correspondent It has a new name, a new décor and a family atmosphere and it offers great family dining right in downtown Farwell. The Nest, formerly the…

Harrison woman busted on meth lab charges

Harrison woman busted on meth lab charges

By Pat Maurer A 37-year-old Harrison woman, Jillian Renea Husted, was arrested July 8 on charges of the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine. Clare County Sheriff’s deputies were investigating a…

Harrison man arrested for allegedly burning five kittens in bonfire

Harrison man arrested for allegedly burning five kittens in bonfire

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Richard Bancroft, 60 of Harrison, has been arrested and charged with “animal killing/torturing.” The arrest stems from a July 3rd complaint that he allegedly burned five…