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Candidates vye for school board, MMCC positions

By Pat Maurer Correspondent All three Clare County school districts have seats available on their boards. Farwell has the most. Seven candidates will be on the ballot November 4th in…

Non-homestead millage on ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent On November 4th, Voters from Clare, Harrison and Farwell School Districts will cast ballots that determine if the 18-mill non-homestead property tax will be renewed for…

30th Crop Walk earns over $10,000

30th Crop Walk earns over $10,000

A sunny fall day on Sunday, September 28th, helped 46 walkers and volunteers celebrate 30 years of raising funds to help hungry people.  Paul Robb, Master of Ceremonies, thanked everyone…

City seeks $100k depot grant

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a special meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Clare City Commission approved applying for a $100,000 grant from the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA)…

Pharmacy intends Harrison expansion

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The owner of two independent pharmacies in Clare County has plans of opening a third before the end of the year. Pharmacist John Gross owns Gateway…

Timmy’s Ride raises $2,150

“The Clare-Farwell  American Legion Post 588 held a combination Mystery Bus Trip & Motorcycle Run dubbed “TIMMY’S RIDE” on September 27 to raise funds for Hospice.  “Timmy’s Ride” was organized in…

Harrison home damaged by fire

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Townline Lake Road home of Peter Hunt was seriously damaged in a fire last Saturday evening, but firefighters still managed to save pictures, personal belongings…

Veteran pilot granted last wish to fly again

By Pat Maurer Correspondent When Jim Bonnell heard from his wife Kay that Viet Nam veteran John Cascaddan, 71, a resident of the Laurels in Mt. Pleasant, had a “last…

Hamilton crash kills Lake woman

By Pat Maurer A two-vehicle crash on the corner of Clarence and Athey Avenue killed a Lake woman Monday evening. Police were called to the scene of the accident at…

Large turnout expected for Hayes bid opening

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Hayes Township Supervisor Terry Acton expects a groundswell at a special meeting Oct. 14 when the township board opens sealed bids for a proposed building project…