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Tentative budget lower for Farwell Schools next year

Tentative budget lower for Farwell Schools next year

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Both revenues and expenditures are projected to be down for Farwell’s 2016-17 school year according to a preliminary budget developed by District Business Manager Jacob Sullivan…

Pere Marquette 1225 rolls through town

Pere Marquette 1225 rolls through town

By Steve Landon Nothing in the world can match majestic sounds generated by an approaching steam locomotive as it rolls down the track. A powerful yet soothing sound once common…

No Wake proposal has Lily Lake residents angry

No Wake proposal has Lily Lake  residents angry

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Boaters using Lily Lake in Greenwood Township may learn Monday whether the township board intends to seek a no-wake ordinance like their neighbor to the south. The southern…

Isabella jail inmate dies after suicide try

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 36-year-old Grand Rapids man, Cory Theis, who attempted to hang himself in the Isabella County Jail May 26, has died, according to a release from…

Car, Bike show Saturday

Car, Bike show Saturday

Kick off the summer car shows in an historic way in Clare Saturday when the annual Car & Cycle Show will be held by the old historic Clare Railroad Depot…

Clare man dies in two-car crash

Clare man dies in two-car crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An 87-year-old Clare man, Donald Snyder, died and his wife Dolores Snyder, also 87, was seriously injured in a crash just north of Clare May 26.…

Several roads to receive Road Commission help this summer

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County townships have contracted to have the Clare County Road Commission complete either a few or many projects this construction season. Sheridan has three drainage…

Hayes Twp. gym set to open this month

Hayes Township Treasurer Maye Rood demonstrates the elliptical machine at the new fitness gym at the township’s Municipal Complex. All the equipment  purchased from Rogers Athletics in Clare will be…

Sleeping victims robbed at gunpoint

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Two men who had pulled off  the freeway were sleeping at the park and ride near US 127 in Union Township early Sunday morning, when they…

CCAC moves into new Clare Depot home

CCAC moves into new Clare Depot home

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Following a closed session to discuss POAM (police) union negotiations, Clare City Commissioners approved the first lease with future tenants of the Clare Railroad Depot at…