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Grant asks CCRC to study Surrey Rd. traffic signal

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a report to the board at the regular Grant Township meeting December 11th, Supervisor Dan Dysinger said a written request was submitted to the CCRC…

Cruson sentenced up to 30 for burglary ring

Cruson sentenced up to 30 for burglary ring

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A McBain man, Joseph Cruson II, will serve concurrent prison terms of up to 30 years for his part in a multi-county theft ring that also…

Patnode sentenced up to 45 years for CSC

Patnode sentenced up to 45 years for CSC

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Andrew Patnode (aka Kummer) was sentenced in Circuit Court by Judge Thomas Evans Monday to serve from 11 years, 3 months to 45 years for molesting…

Lightfoot named Firefighter of Year

Lightfoot named Firefighter of Year

2018 Firefighter of the year for Lincoln Township Fire / Rescue is Robert Lightfoot.…

Leis named ‘Excitement Director’ at Pioneer Golden

Leis named ‘Excitement Director’ at Pioneer Golden

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Julie Leis of Clare, long-time community supporter, artist and art teacher, and experienced sales person in radio, television and newspaper advertising, has just joined the Pioneer…

Clare BOE honors outstanding teams, athletes

Clare BOE honors outstanding teams, athletes

By Pat Maurer Correspondent It was standing room only in the Clare High School Cafeteria Monday evening as family and friends came to see the fall season athletes honored for…

Bird found guilty of 14 rape counts

Bird found guilty of 14 rape counts

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Dale Byron Bird, 63 of Rosebush, could be sentenced to prison for up to 232 years for repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl at her Rosebush home.…

Voters will choose the Best of the Best!

The deadline is coming soon for our readers to pick the “Best of The Best” in the area. Voters still have sixteen days, until December 31, to have their chance…

Patients to benefit from Love Lights

Patients to benefit from Love Lights

A beautiful winter evening set the stage for the lighting of MidMichigan Medical Center – Clare’s Love Light Trees. More than $8,000 has been donated thus far to the MidMichigan…

Two injured in Old State Road crash

On December 9, 2018 at 2:34PM, Troopers from the Michigan State Police Mount Pleasant Post were dispatched to a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash on Southbound US-131 Fwy. near 22 Mile…