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Seven file for State Rep.

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The 97th Michigan House seat is up for grabs. Five Republicans and two Democrats have filed their petitions and will be on the August 2 Primary…

Four arrested for mobile meth

Four arrested for mobile meth

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Four people in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation in Bay County are now facing drug charges after Michigan State Police Troopers discovered a “suspected…

Frederick, Thompson get 1 year probation for meth

Frederick, Thompson get  1 year probation for meth

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Adelord L. Frederick III, 27 of Harrison will serve five years of probation on charges involving a “rolling meth lab” last September. He was sentenced April…

BOC hopes to slash spending

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioners promised to slash spending as they begin a new budget season. As with most Michigan municipal governments, the county is required to budget…

Pirnstill health fair draws big crowd

Pirnstill health fair draws big crowd

By Steve Landon To some having money, a good job and the means to buy whatever they want whenever they want to is all that matters in life. Regretfully all these…

Five Lakes residents want road millage on Grant Twp. ballot

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Grant Township voters may be asked to vote for a road millage again, if enough residents say yes at a public hearing on the matter next…

Inmate attacks officer at McLaren, attempts escape

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An Isabella County Jail inmate is now facing even more charges after he attacked and tried to grab a corrections officer’s gun in the McLaren Hospital…

10 circuit judges finally “hanged”

10 circuit judges finally “hanged”

Clare County Historical Society members Jon H. Ringelberg and Lee Wixom undertook the project of re-hanging the Clare County Circuit Court Judges in the Circuit Courtroom.  The portraits had been…

McDevitt, family attend father’s burial in Arlington

By Pat Maurer Correspondent U.S. Army CW3 Kevin McDevitt of Farwell, a third class Warrant Officer in the Army National Guard, his fiancé’ Carol Smith and his family all recently went…

Engineers to meet with DEQ about Surrey landfill

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Reports over the past few years that the “plume” (contamination) from the old landfill may be migrating led to the approval to hire an engineering firm…