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Johnson pleads guilty to embezzlement

By John Raffel Correspondent A 43-year-old Marion woman has entered a plea agreement to embezzlement with prosecutors, according to newspaper reports. An Osceola County 49th Circuit Court spokesperson said Rebecca…

Farwell teachers upset over layoffs, staff changes

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The proposed layoff of Farwell High School Math teacher Matt Horodyski, and subsequent staff changes in the Middle and High Schools brought comments from Horodyski and…

Old 27 Tour arrives Thursday

Old 27 Tour arrives Thursday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Big plans are underway for the arrival of the Tenth Annual Michigan Old U.S. 27 Motor Tour next week. The week-long tour begins in Indiana and…

Parked vehicle results in Hatton Twp. meth bust

Parked vehicle results in Hatton Twp. meth bust

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Sunday afternoon, Clare County Sheriff’s deputies noticed a white 2002 Cadillac Deville on the side of the freeway on southbound US-127 just south of Mannsiding Road…

Surrey Township ordinance places limits on fireworks

Surrey Township ordinance places limits on fireworks

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Surrey Township residents will no longer be able to shoot off fireworks anytime they please. The board voted unanimously (Joe Maxey was absent) to approve a…

Grant Township prohibits 12,000 lb trucks on some roads

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Commercial trucks weighing 12,000 pounds or more will soon be prohibited on certain roads in Grant Township. The Township board approved an ordinance limiting the roads…

Two arrested after 3 county pursuit

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Two men, who were seen stealing items from Walmart in Mt. Pleasant, led police on a high-speed chase through Isabella, Midland and Bay Counties Tuesday. The…

Saylor’s blackbirds are grand champions

Saylor’s blackbirds are grand champions

Most people when they think of fair think of amusement rides, cotton candy and youth showing their animals. Actually at the Clare County Fair adults can show animals in a…

Walmart tells Clare plans are delayed

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “Walmart won’t begin construction in August,” City Manager Ken Hibl told the Commission Monday evening. He said he had contacted them by email to tell them…

Lifesaver honored by City

Lifesaver honored by City

Clare Firefighter Lindsey Hazen, also manager at Arby’s Restaurant in Clare, recently performed CPR on Lincoln Township Firefighter and co-workerBob Keller, who had collapsed due to an apparent heart attack.…