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Hempel’s murder charge reduced

Hempel’s murder charge  reduced

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a plea deal this week, Angela Hempel, 31 of Farwell, pled guilty to lying to police, concealing death and as an accessory after the fact…

Pouillon sentenced to 40-65

Pouillon sentenced to 40-65

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Owosso man who pled guilty last month of the March, 2015 murder of his mother and assault with the intent to murder his father was…

US-10 bridge work underway this summer

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Drivers heading through Clare County may be experiencing some traffic difficulties if they are traveling on the freeways and M-115 this summer. Last Monday, the Michigan…

Grant Twp. to seek 1.2 mils for roads

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Once again, Grant Township voters will be asked to approve a road millage. After a lengthy discussion and hearing an extensive special presentation on funding and…

Cops & Doughnuts purchase American Cleaners building

Cops & Doughnuts purchase American Cleaners building

Cops & Doughnuts of Clare announced Thursday that they have signed papers on the purchase of another building downtown. The nine cop owners now own the former American Cleaners building…

Double tragedy hits Snyder family

Double tragedy hits Snyder family

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A tragic crash near Bangor in the southwest corner of the State has claimed another member of the Snyder family of Clare. Casey Aaron Donald Snyder,…

Farmer’s Market opens in Farwell

Farmer’s Market opens in Farwell

By Steve Landon Correspondent Photos by Steve Landon The Village of Farwell Farmers’ Market officially kicked off the 2016 season this past Saturday June 4th. In recent months the building…

Clare adopts $7.3 million budget for 2016-17

By Pat Maurer Correspondent It’s that time of year again, and Clare City Commissioners adopted a new budget and the City’s millage rate for the coming year at their regular…

Tentative budget lower for Farwell Schools next year

Tentative budget lower for Farwell Schools next year

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Both revenues and expenditures are projected to be down for Farwell’s 2016-17 school year according to a preliminary budget developed by District Business Manager Jacob Sullivan…

Pere Marquette 1225 rolls through town

Pere Marquette 1225 rolls through town

By Steve Landon Nothing in the world can match majestic sounds generated by an approaching steam locomotive as it rolls down the track. A powerful yet soothing sound once common…