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Resident shoots home invasion suspect

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Just after midnight Thursday morning Clare County Dispatch received a call from a Lincoln Township resident reporting that a man had broken into his home on…

CCTC millage passes, Martin to face Mayfield

CCTC millage passes, Martin to face Mayfield

By Pat Maurer Correspondent With just over 19 percent of Clare County’s 23,093 registered voters going to the polls for the Primary Election Tuesday, 61 percent voted for .3 mils…

Byl wins Garfield Twp. supervisor race, 201 to 164

Byl wins Garfield Twp. supervisor race, 201 to 164

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Hamilton Township: On the Republican side of the primary ballot Tuesday, David B. Wright, who garnered 127 votes with no challenges, will run for Supervisor in…

Carriage House Inn restored, open for business

Carriage House Inn restored, open for business

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A landmark in Harrison, the Carriage House Inn is once again open for business after being closed for eleven years thanks to a local couple that…

Two vie to be GOP clerk nominee

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Two Republicans are trying for a county clerk slot on the November ballot Tuesday. Kimberly Davis and Lori Martin each want to face Democratic incumbent Pamela…

Country star performs to sold out crowd

Country star performs to sold out crowd

Sheriff John Wilson posted this aerial shot of the sold out crowd at the Kelsea Ballerini concert held at the Clare County Fair.…

Russell takes over at Clare-Gladwin CTE

Russell takes over at Clare-Gladwin CTE

For new Clare-Gladwin Career & Technical Education Program Director Sandra Russell, it’s all about timing. Russell officially joined the CTE staff at the Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District in early…

Police search for person who stole from veterans

Police search for person who stole from veterans

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Sheriff John Wilson said, “It’s sad that someone would do something like this to our Veterans after all they have done in fighting for our country…

$1500 missing from Mud Bog benefit

$1500 missing from Mud Bog benefit

By John Raffel Correspondent A fundraiser to benefit a Marion woman with cancer met with success last weekend despite complications that were presented by a still unknown individual who apparently…

Mount Pleasant Speedway to host Tommy Bauer Memorial Race

Mount Pleasant Speedway to host Tommy Bauer Memorial Race

By Steve Landon Longtime Clare County businessman Tommie Bauer of Farwell, Mich., who passed away last December will be honored Friday night, August 5th at Mt. Pleasant Speedway in the…