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Hit and run driver identified

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The man that (allegedly) hit a Farwell woman and left the scene October 9 has been identified, according to a recent release from Isabella County Sheriff…

Student enrollment up in Clare, Harrison, but down slightly in Farwell

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare’s fall student count is up, while Farwell and Harrison’s are slightly down, but all three districts budgets are looking pretty good for the coming school…

School millage up for renewal

On Nov. 8, voters in school districts in Farwell, Harrison and Clare will be asked to consider the renewal of the school operating millage that represents a significant portion of…

More students means $350k additional for CPS

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In his report to the Board of Education Monday evening, Superintendent Jim Walter said the unofficial student count shows an increase of 23 students over last…

Firefighters conduct walk-thru

Firefighters conduct walk-thru

Surrey Township Fire Department arranged a walk through of the Lear Corporation to have a better understanding of the premises so to be better prepared in case of an emergency…

Budget restored, full steam ahead for County P&R

By John Raffel Correspondent Clare County parks and recreation director Don Kolander is still on the job but it took a little bit of work with county officials to make…

Distracted driver hits buggy, three injured

Distracted driver hits buggy, three injured

By Pat Maurer A driver, reportedly distracted by spilled coffee, rear-ended an Amish buggy on Beaverton Road near Clarwin Avenue October 14 injuring three people in the buggy. Rachel Hershberger…

Four seek 4-H ambassadorship

Four seek 4-H ambassadorship

By Sherry Landon On October 16th the Clare County 4-H program hosted ambassador interviews for 4-H youth looking to serve as 4-H Ambassadors. This year Four area youth applied for…

Former firefighter files lawsuit against Clare

Former firefighter files lawsuit against Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A former firefighter, Matt Halicek, has filed a $25,000 lawsuit against City of Clare for his August discharge from the Clare Fire Department. City Manager Ken…

Farwell resident injured in hit & run

Farwell resident  injured in hit & run

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Kailynn Brugger, a rural Farwell resident, was hospitalized after she was hit by a vehicle on West Coleman Road Saturday evening. Kailynn is an employee at…