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Clare’s Dave Coker rides for cancer

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “I’ve signed up for the 2019 Great Cycle Challenge and will be riding again this June to fight kids’ cancer! My goal is to pedal 500…

Tuesday’s election to decide fate of Farwell’s bond proposal

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Tuesday, Farwell School District voters will be asked to approve a bond issue for the schools. If voters say yes at the polls next Tuesday, the…

Clare County 76th in new Kids Count book

Clare County 76th in new Kids Count book

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A release from the Michigan League for Public Policy last Tuesday said that Clare County ranked number 76 out of 82 in the 2019 Kids County…

$180k bequest will fund Clare recreation

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare City received an $180,000 check from the estate of Dr. Kuno Hammerberg last week. The bequest from Dr. Kuno Hammerberg, $179,939.20 was augmented with funds…

Senate approves more snow days

By Pat Maurer Correspondent With only five or six weeks left in the school year, Michigan House bill 4206 was “tweaked” and passed unanimously by the Michigan Senate Tuesday. The…

Four arrested in Flint after robbing wrong victim

Four arrested in Flint after  robbing wrong victim

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Facebook conversation between a person who claimed to have won $2,000 at the Soaring Eagle Casino and a Flint woman led to a Mt. Pleasant…

Farwell grad and coaching legend dies

Farwell grad and coaching legend dies

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Rexford Terwilliger, of Iron Mountain, and a former Farwell sports star and graduate, died Sunday at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison. He was 83.…

Faces in the Crowd: Sara Ebaugh

Faces in the Crowd: Sara Ebaugh

By Gene BodnarCorrespondent Sara Ebaugh Damon DuBois of the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce recently informed me that Sarah Ebaugh of Ebaugh’s Whistle Stop in Lake recently joined the chamber.…

House bill would forgive some snow days

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Schools across Michigan could see some relief from the extended school year if a measure approved by the House is approved in the State Senate. Clare…

Three sentenced for string of robberies

Three sentenced for string of robberies

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Gregory Todd Siegel of Harrison, also known as Gregory Todd lafrate, will serve seven to 40 years in prison for his part in a string of…