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Skydiving grandma takes plunge for birthday

Skydiving grandma takes plunge for birthday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Why in the world would anyone ever want to jump out of a perfectly good airplane? Because it is fun of course. 89 year-old Fran Love…

Clare voters asked to approve 3 mills

By Pat Maurer Correspondent November 3 will be a quiet election day for the voters of Clare County. Only Clare City voters will be going to the polls. City voters…

Landfill opponent Elliot demands BOC take care of noxious odor

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Hayes Township resident Ray Elliott claimed the Northern Oaks Landfill located near his home is a “massive problem” and insisted the county do something about it.…

BOC approves several salary increases

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioners on Wednesday approved two percent salary increases with five groups of union employees but will enter into mediation with a sixth. The units receiving increases…

Clare approves broker, honors 3

Clare approves broker, honors 3

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Approval of a brokerage agreement with Brindlee Mountain to help sell the Fire Department’s old aerial truck and Pumper number 41 prompted some dissention and a…

3 injured in buggy-car crash

3 injured in buggy-car crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An Amish man and his two children were injured when an Amish buggy was hit from behind on Beaverton Road Tuesday evening. According to a release…

Kovan to speak at MMCC

Kovan to speak at MMCC

Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC) will host Jeffery R Kovan, DO, Team Physician at Michigan State University (MSU), on October 26th at 7PM for a presentation about his work with…

Surrey Twp. to purchase new grass rig

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Surrey Township will be getting another new piece of fire equipment for the fleet, possibly in December. Fire Chief Dave Williams asked and got approval from…

Oakridge receives check

Oakridge receives check

Accepting a donation is Dave Homan, of the Oakridge Inn of Clare from Gary Maas on the behalf of the North-Central Chapter of the “Michigan Wild Turkey Hunter’s Association.” The…

Two Clare businessmen pass

Two Clare businessmen pass

Bicknell owned Allens By Pat Maurer Correspondent John Bicknell, 81, a prominent community member and former business man in Clare, died at his home Sunday. John was a life-long resident…