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Former firefighter files lawsuit against Clare

Former firefighter files lawsuit against Clare

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A former firefighter, Matt Halicek, has filed a $25,000 lawsuit against City of Clare for his August discharge from the Clare Fire Department. City Manager Ken…

Farwell resident injured in hit & run

Farwell resident  injured in hit & run

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Kailynn Brugger, a rural Farwell resident, was hospitalized after she was hit by a vehicle on West Coleman Road Saturday evening. Kailynn is an employee at…

CCRC doubles road work this year

CCRC doubles road work this year

By John Raffel Correspondent Clare County road commissioner Deepak Gupta has had a busy season with projects and now being mid-October, he’s looking back with plenty of smiles on what…

Traffic stop leads to chase, drug arrest

Traffic stop leads to chase, drug arrest

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Bradley Allbee, 50, of Harrison, is behind bars after he fled a traffic stop in Hayes Township Monday. According to a release from Clare County Sheriff…

Clerk busy with last minute registrations

Clerk busy with last  minute  registrations

By John Raffel Correspondent Voter registration ended on Tuesday for the Nov. 8 election but Clare County clerk and register Pamela Mayfield was going as long as she could to…

Lee graduates from MPSI

Lee graduates from MPSI

Tracy Lee, Village of Farwell Treasurer, graduated from the Michigan Public Service Institute on September 22, 2016. MPSI is a three year training program which provides instruction expressly designed for…

Surrey says “no” to oil & gas lease

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A request from West Bay Exploration to lease 47 acres where the landfill is capped and ten acres where the transfer station is located was voted…

Fair embezzler gets delay of sentence

Fair embezzler gets delay of sentence

By John Raffel Correspondent A former Marion Fair Board member charged with embezzlement, was sentenced Friday at Osceola County’s 49th Circuit Court. Rebecca Jeanne Johnson, 43, of Marion, received a…

Dysinger outlines road projects

Dysinger outlines road projects

By Pat Maurer Correspondent With construction season winding down, Grant Township Supervisor Dan Dysinger outlined the projects completed this year and the ones started and scheduled for completion next year.…

United Way sets goals

United Way of Clare and Gladwin Counties 2016 Campaign is officially underway.  This year, United Way has decided to measure campaign success by the number of Clare and Gladwin County…