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Student protests limited compared to downstate schools

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Some Clare County students participated in the 17-minute walkout in memory of the 17 students who died at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida…

CGRESD awarded $400k grant for CTE programs

CGRESD awarded $400k grant for CTE programs

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District just received a Michigan Department of Education grant for $400,000 for their Career and Technical Education program. Sandy Russell, Director…

Isabella sheriff left gun in school locker room

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Isabella Sheriff Michael Main issued a statement last Monday taking full responsibility for leaving a gun in a Shepherd Middle School bathroom when he used the…

House approves Friese highway

The Michigan House of Representatives this week approved legislation introduced by state Rep. Jason Wentworth to name a portion of highway in Clare County after Army Spc. Robert M. Friese.…

150 dictionaries donated to Clare Primary

150 dictionaries donated to Clare Primary

Studley Grange in Midland delivered 140 dictionaries recently to the 3rd graders of Clare Primary School.  The Dictionary Project in Charleston, SC started this project in 1995 to provide a dictionary…

Dysinger outlines Grant Township road projects

Dysinger outlines Grant Township road projects

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In one of the briefest meeting anyone could remember at Grant Township, Supervisor Dan Dysinger told the rest of the Township Board that he didn’t, as…

BBBS auction rings in start of Irish Festival

BBBS auction rings in start of Irish Festival

Hundreds of people from Clare, Harrison, Gladwin and Farwell attended the annual Big Brothers – Big Sisters fundraiser Wednesday evening, marking the beginning of Clare’s 43rd annual Irish Festival. The…

Davis arraigned for murdering parents at CMU

Davis arraigned for murdering parents at CMU

By Pat Maurer Correspondent James Eric Davis Jr., arrested after a 15 hour search in Mt. Pleasant for the murder of his parents in his Central Michigan University dorm room…

Hibl admits, City owns Lake Shamrock

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare City Manager Ken Hibl said he has sent a letter of apology to the property owners around Shamrock Lake, many of whom have insisted that…

Clare approves grant apps to complete rail trail through City

Clare approves grant apps to complete rail trail through City

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare City Commissioners unanimously approved two grant applications to complete the “Clare gap,” the Pere Marquette Rail Trail through the City, at Monday’s meeting. During discussion…