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LaBoda quits BOC

LaBoda quits BOC

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Rick LaBoda’s previous career as Clare-Gladwin district court magistrate and an elected position for nearly two years as District 5 Commissioner collided from a policy of…

Three Farwell children hospitalized with “superbug”

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Three cases of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) nearby have a Farwell grandfather very concerned. Michael Methner of Farwell says he just wants people to know about…

Poor voter turnout marks county

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent In spite of campaign material flooding mailboxes and TV screens, turnout at Tuesday’s primary election to nominate party candidates caused a ripple among the 23,096 registered…

Weed legalization may appear on Clare, Harrison ballots

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare and Harrison city voters may be voting on marijuana decriminalization in November. In Clare, “The Committee for a Safer Clare”, headed up by Eric Herbers,…

Seiter hopes Midland Chinese School will teach Farwell students

By Sylvia Stevens Correspondent The Farwell Area Schools Board of Education met Monday, but a quorum of board members was not present to vote on any topics on the agenda.…

Supervisor questions Bushong’s severance

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Ron Bushong leaves the Clare County Road Commission at month end following 25 years of service but Hayes Township Supervisor Terry Acton does not buy that…

Voters go to polls Tuesday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Voters who chose to vote Republican in the Primary next Tuesday will pick the next Clare County Road Commissioner. Incumbent Dick Haynak is seeking another six-year…

Dream kept alive, pizzeria opens

Dream kept alive, pizzeria opens

By Sylvia Stevens Correspondent It was Gaetano (Guy) Mazza’s dream to open a pizzeria in Harrison with his brother-in-law Dennis Latowski.  When he passed away in February Dennis and his…

Police seek driver in buggy hit-and-run

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare City Police are looking for the driver that hit an Amish buggy in Clare last Saturday and sped away. The accident, which happened on McEwan…

Man dies in crash

By Pat Maurer Correspondent One man died and two others received minor injuries in a traffic crash on Baseline Road in Isabella County’s Isabella Township July 24 according to a…