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Texas woman dies, 3 injured in crash

By Pat Maurer A two-vehicle crash in Lake Wednesday afternoon killed a Texas woman and injured three others. According to a release from the Michigan State Police Mt. Pleasant Post,…

Traffic stop leads to chase, arrest for drugs

Traffic stop leads to chase, arrest for drugs

After she ignored officers and fled police who were attempting to pull her over, Jillian Husted was arrested in Frost Township Monday. A release from the Clare County Sheriff’s Department…

Commissioners authorize $355k for office renovation

Commissioners authorize $355k for office renovation

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County commissioners on Wednesday authorized spending $355,000 for renovating County Building offices and departments to provide more storage, better security and office efficiency. The cost…

Bigford trial back on again

Bigford  trial back on again

By Pat Maurer Correspondent They say the third time is the charm, which seems to be the case in the Bigford murder trial that is finally ongoing in Isabella County.…

Former Farwell mom and daughter missing

Former Farwell mom and daughter missing

The Michigan State Police have issued an Amber Alert for Sapphire Palmer, age 7 and her mother Amanda Hayward, age 30, formerly of Farwell. They went missing around 3:00 a.m.…

Ledford announces candidacy for sheriff

Former Clare County Undersheriff and career law enforcement professional, Barney Ledford has declared his candidacy for Clare County Sheriff. Ledford’s career in law enforcement spans 37 years. In addition to…

Surrey resident asks why zoning complaints not resolved

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Concerns raised in a letter from township resident Kathy Jankowski last month about the Zoning Administrator Rod Williams were resolved at Tuesday night’s meeting, when the…

Long time Hayes trustee dies in crash

Long time Hayes trustee dies in crash

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent The Hayes Township municipal complex was closed on Wednesday so elected officials and staff could attend the funeral of Willard Lee Dancer, a township trustee who…

Constant testing changes concerns Farwell’s Seiter

Constant testing changes concerns Farwell’s Seiter

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In his report to the board Monday evening, Superintendent Carl Seiter expressed his concerns over the constant changes the State has been making in the required…

‘People are dying from odors’, resident tells BOC

‘People are dying from odors’, resident tells BOC

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Agricultural land in Clare County is selling “quite well, more than what we assessed at,” remarked Kim Halis, county equalization director during an annual report to…