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Clare awarded $52K grant for depot rehab

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a very brief meeting Monday evening, Clare City Commissioners heard more good news for the renovation of the historic Clare Railroad Depot. City Manager Ken…

UW halfway towards $200K

UW halfway towards $200K

So far, United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties has collected donations totaling more than 51% of the Clare County goal to raise $200,000 in this year’s campaign. That’s a…

Senate inaction has Seiter frustrated

Senate inaction has Seiter frustrated

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Farwell Superintendent Carl Seiter outlined his concerns to the Board of Education at Monday’s meeting. “The real concern I had was about the legislature’s ‘lame duck…

Beautiful Babies – Round 3

By Sherry Landon We have a total of 122 bright happy faces in our beautiful baby contest for children ages 0-24 months vying for the honor to be named the…

Vandals break into Farwell church

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Farwell United Methodist Church had a break-in over the weekend. The break-in, which happened either Friday or Saturday, was discovered Sunday and reported to the…

Exotic cat caper unsolved

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Investigation of a theft of exotic cats from a Highland Township property had not concluded as of early this week, according to Detective George Pratt of…

Texas man charged for computer sex crimes

Texas man charged for computer sex crimes

By Pat Maurer Correspondent An Austin, Texas man who came to Mt. Pleasant to meet with a 14-year old he met on the internet two years ago was arrested in…

Homeless shelter opens today in Gladwin

Homeless shelter opens today in Gladwin

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The “New Dawn Shelter” opens today in Gladwin. The homeless shelter is the first of its kind in the area, offering not only a warm place…

Farwell BOE honors departing board members

Farwell BOE honors departing board members

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Three former Farwell Board of Education members were honored at the regular meeting December 15 – Irene Hanner, Terry Ellenwood and Duffey Doxtader. Hanner and Ellenwood…

2-car wreck injures 1

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Harrison woman received minor injuries in a two vehicle accident on Clare Avenue in Hayes Township December 19. According to a release from Clare County…