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Girl Scouts donate cookies to Fire Department

Girl Scouts donate cookies to Fire Department

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Girl Scout Cadet Troop 50831 recently offered Girl Scout cookie buyers a chance to purchase an extra box for a special donation to the Clare Fire…

Local children need your help

Local children need your help! Have you ever wondered about what happens to children when they are removed from their homes due to sexual, physical, or mental abuse? Through the…

Slippery roads continue to hamper drivers

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Once again slippery roads were the rule as the edge of a winter storm dropped a thin layer of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Mixed…

VFW fire causes damage to Clare facility

VFW fire causes damage to Clare facility

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare firemen were called to the Clare Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5738 at 145 Wilcox Parkway around 3:30 p.m. Monday for the report of a…

Clare Rotary honors three at Charter Night

Clare Rotary honors three at Charter Night

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare Rotarians, families and guests attended the annual Rotary Charter Night Saturday evening, which featured the presentation of three awards honoring local citizens and members. Former…

Man who used hatchet to kill his children’s grandfather gets life

Man who used hatchet to kill his children’s grandfather gets life

By Pat Maurer Correspondent On February 8th, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans sentenced James Bryan Kuhns to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing Leonard Hempel. Along…

School closures mount as ugly weather continues

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Area school closings have been adding up. As of Wednesday, Clare had accumulated 17 closures due to weather; while Farwell and Harrison had closed for 18…

County prepares for May election

By John Raffel Correspondent HARRISON — Three separate elections will take place in Clare County on May 7. The deadline for filing was on Tuesday. There will be three issues…

Pay raises voted in at Grant Twp meeting

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Despite a blustery snowy evening, Grant Township met for their regular meeting Tuesday evening to complete seven items of new business. Salaries for the board and…

Police arrest one, two still sought for armed robbery

Police arrest one, two still sought for armed robbery

By Pat Maurer One man, Douglas Gale, 20 of Mt. Pleasant, has been arrested and two other suspects are being sought by Isabella County detectives in connection with an armed…