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Former deputy faces 8 felony charges

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A former Isabella County Sheriff’s Deputy and former Clare City reserve officer is facing CSC, extortion, misconduct, attempted bribery and firearm charges. Isabella County Sheriff’s Deputy…

Marion man found dead in vehicle

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Sheriff’s Department Detectives are investigating the death of a 38-year-old Marion man. The man was identified as Thomas Lee Aldrich. Central Dispatch received a …

Yoder’s 31 Amish Craft & Quilt Show May 15-16

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Every spring Clare is the home of one of the largest consignment sales in the Midwest and a semi-annual quilt auction that can’t be beat. Next…

CCAC to display, raffle quilts downtown

CCAC to display, raffle quilts downtown

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The first ever annual Quilt Festival, sponsored by the Clare County Arts Council, will be held in Clare next weekend to coincide with Yoder’s 31st annual…

Walmart’s Clare plans “on go”

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Walmart has been planning to build a new 158,000 square foot super center on the north side of Clare for nearly a year now. The new…

Four CHS Vals named

Four CHS Vals named

The faculty and staff of Clare High School are proud to announce the valedictorians and salutatorian for the Class of 2015. This year’s valedictorians are Tessa Huovinen, Jayda Sykora, Olivia…

Foote named new Harrison Supt.

Foote named new Harrison Supt.

Long time employee Richard Foote is the Harrison Board of Education’s choice as the new Superintendent for the district. The board made the decision to hire Foote Wednesday evening contingent…

Voters will say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on Proposal 1 Tuesday

Voters will say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on Proposal 1 Tuesday

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Next Tuesday, May 5th, Michigan voters will be asked to approve a 1 (one) cent sales tax increase to help fund Michigan’s roads and schools. The…

Clare man found in vacant home

Clare man found in vacant home

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 22-year-old Clare man, Duane Warner, was found in a vacant Vernon Township home and arrested by officers last Saturday afternoon. A Michigan State Police news…

Sen. Emmons, prosecutor discuss victims’ rights at forum

Sen. Emmons, prosecutor discuss victims’ rights at forum

By Jennifer Bomorra Correspondent A community event to celebrate crime survivors was held this past Friday, April 24th at the Brown Corners Church in Clare Michigan. Speakers and crime survivors…