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Absentee Ballot Requests in Clare county and Michigan

More than 2.3 million absentee ballot requests have been submitted in Michigan as of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. In Clare county in 2016, 1460 absentee ballots were requested.  This year 5,648 …

Rep. Wentworth: Clare water line replacement project to move forward

 Rep. Jason Wentworth today announced a new state budget approved by the Michigan House that includes $2.5 million in critical funding for the city of Clare to move forward with a water line …
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Loons to Host High School Football Watch Parties at Dow Diamond

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce high school football is coming to Dow Diamond!  In collaboration with MCTV, select Dow & Midland varsity games will …
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MDOT is hiring!

September 22, 2020 -- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting a virtual career fair 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, to help fill a number of seasonal and permanent …
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Troopers Make Arrest for Weapon Offenses in Clare
CLARE, MICH. Troopers from the Mount Pleasant State Police Post arrested a subject for weapon offenses during an investigation in the …
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Residents to Bear Larger Cost of Budd Lake’s Health
HARRISON – Only three of the five Budd Lake Improvement Board members were present at the board’s Aug. 29 meeting: Carl …
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Clare Man Pleads Guilty to GPS Device Tampering
Clare County Prosecuting Attorney Release Richard Hunter Thompson, of Clare, Michigan, plead guilty on August 3, 2020, to tampering …
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Virtual Free Freedom from Smoking Program Offered – Begins October 15
MIDLAND, Mich. – To help smokers kick the habit, MidMichigan Health will host a virtual American Lung …
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Minor Injuries in Two-Car Crash on Beaverton Road
At 4:21 p.m. on September 4 Clare County Central Dispatch received a report of two vehicle motor vehicle accident with injuries at the …
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Letter to the Editor -Reader objects to in-person classes
I find it amazing that six of our seven school board members would vote to send our students back to school in person during a …
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Case Arrested on Methamphetamine Charges On 09/03/20 at approximately 12:15 p.m. Clare County Central Dispatch received a from a property owner requesting a check of his property.  The caller advised that the tenants at the property …
Harrison Man Arrested on Multiple Charges Clare County Sheriff Release On, Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Clare County Sheriff’s Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop for a vehicle that …
Two Lake Men Arrested Day After Shooting Incident in Surrey Twp Justin Brian Baker, 24, and Connor McFalls, 21, both of Lake, are facing charges stemming from an investigation that began with a “shots fired” call to Clare County Central Dispatch on …
Hayes Meeting Convenes Al Fresco HARRISON – Responding to the re-institution of the mandated maximum of 10 people at indoor meetings, the Hayes Township Board took it “to the street” – the parking lot, …
Seeking Information for the Farwell Museum The Farwell Museum has received a concrete slab that was a part of the Lochabar School. It was not a cornerstone. It was in the center of the front above the window. It is inscribed “Lochabar …