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Stranded man saved from drowning

Stranded man saved from drowning

By Pat Maurer A tragedy was averted Tuesday afternoon when a man stranded in the Muskegon River was rescued by Clare County deputies and the Harrison Fire Department. Central Dispatch…

Notorious Purple Gang hangout on Garden Tour

Notorious Purple Gang hangout on Garden Tour

By Sandra Doherty CCAC Join the Clare County Arts Council July 15 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. in Clare, MI for their annual tour of local gardens in and…

Shamrock Lake future up in air

By Pat Maurer Correspondent As part of the Acting City Manager’s report at Monday’s meeting, Steve Kingsbury reported that Shamrock Lake property owners will meet July 27 at the Shamrock…

Burtons purchase Gateway Lanes

Burtons purchase Gateway Lanes

By Pat Maurer Correspondent After 35 years under the ownership of Jack and Julie Gross, Gateway Lanes and the Lounge has new owners. Matt and Colleen Burton became the official…

Motorcycle, Explorer crash, Harrison man seriously injured

Motorcycle, Explorer crash, Harrison man seriously injured

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Duane Walt, 32 of Harrison, was seriously injured Sunday when he crashed into a Ford Explorer that pulled out into his path. Clare County deputies were…

Parades, fireworks on tap for weekend

Summer fun will be in full swing over Clare County’s Fourth of July weekend. Harrison, Lake George, Farwell and Clare will all get in on the excitement. Harrison and Lake…

Milton sentenced for Harrison robbery

Milton sentenced for  Harrison robbery

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Rodney Milton 19, of Saginaw, was sentenced Monday by Judge Roy Mienk for the January 16 armed robbery of the Sunrise Gas Station on First and…

Seiter recommends House as Farwell interim superintendent

Seiter recommends House as Farwell interim superintendent

By Pat Maurer Correspondent At the end of a very lengthy special meeting Tuesday, the Farwell Board of Education agreed to look for an interim superintendent, and “take their time”…

BOC approves full-time prosecutor, 4-3

By John Raffel Correspondent The Clare County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting on June 21, voted to approve a request from the prosecuting attorney’s office to promote a part-time…

Weidman pellet plant burns

Weidman pellet plant burns

By Pat Maurer Correspondent For the second time in just over three years, a building at the Weidman Maeder Brothers lumber business was destroyed by fire Monday. Maeder Brothers Inc.,…

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