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Time to vote this Tuesday, November 8

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Voters go to the polls Tuesday to mark their choices for President and Vice President; their representative in Congress for the 4th District; and for a…

Two Clare youngsters in van injured in hand gun accident

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare … A five-year-old boy and a six-year-old girl, his cousin, were injured Monday morning when the boy found a loaded handgun in their grandmother’s van…

Streets, roads, 911 and school proposals on Tuesday ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Both the City of Clare and Grant Township are asking voters in the general election to approve millage to repair and reconstruct streets and roads. Clare…

Harrison man dies in semi crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent David Kolp, 55, of Harrison died Tuesday after the tractor trailer he was driving left southbound US-131, and drove into trees alongside the roadway. The accident,…

Candidates tell why they are running

Candidates tell why they are running

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Candidates on the ballot were invited to send in their information and why they have chosen to run for election in Tuesday’s General Election. Following are…

Townsend, Wentworth vie for Johnson’s state representative seat

Townsend, Wentworth vie for Johnson’s state representative seat

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Republican Jason Wentworth and Democrat Robert Townsend will face off Tuesday in a race to fill the 97th District seat in Michigan’s Legislature and replace term-limited…

Many seats unopposed in township elections

By Pat Maurer Correspondent At the township level several seats are up for grabs in next Tuesday’s General Election, while many other are uncontested. Arthur Township – one race Three…

12 seek seats on Farwell BOE

12 seek seats on Farwell BOE

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Six of the seven Farwell Board of Education members are facing challenges for re-election in the November 8 General Election, now just ten days away. One…

First snowstorm cause of lost power

By Pat Maurer A snowstorm that began Wednesday afternoon and continued into the evening dropped a couple of inches of heavy, wet snow on Clare County and caused power outages…

Trick or Treat Hours

Trick or Treat Hours

Clare’s Halloween Trick or Treat hours have been set for 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday October 31, a change from last year. Farwell, Harrison, Coleman and Rosebush will also…