A piece of history – actually four pieces of history – are hidden, in plain sight, on the walls of the Clare Middle School.
Four giant murals adorn the walls of the Clare Middle School auditorium, and they have been there since 1938 when the building was the high school. Continue reading
The city of Clare is in many ways a typical small town.
Some big ideas have taken root, especially when it comes to the arts. Continue reading
Today our On The Map series makes its next stop in Clare.
As you drive down any highway in Michigan, you may see an unfamiliar (or familiar) billboard for “Cops & Doughnuts” a ‘World Famous Bakery in Clare.’ Talking with the owners of the bakery you would never know these guys are world famous, as they act like a friendly hometown neighbor. Continue reading
Christmas came a little more than a month early for hunting stores. The open of firearm deer season is boosting activity for several types of businesses and game in Michigan.
Each of these bills are counterfeit, courtesy of the Clare City Police Department.
Reports of counterfeit money are coming out of the central Michigan area, and police are asking for the public’s help.
Michigan State police are asking for the public’s help in cases involving armed robberies of Amish residents.
Police said in Gladwin County a suspect attempted to rob an Amish man as he was riding in his buggy. Officials said the suspect was in a motor vehicle, blocked the buggy, impaired the driver’s vision with his headlights, and attempted to hold up the driver. The Amish driver turned his buggy and drove away. In Clare county there was a successful robbery of an Amish resident. Continue reading
Photo courtesy of the Clare Railroad Depot.
After more than a century at its current location, a historical building in Clare is being relocated – all of approximately 900 feet.
For some people, recycling is a part of the daily routine; like recycling paper or cans, but what about tires?
515 Art Gallery in downtown Clare. Photo by Rick Westover.
It’s a misty, gray afternoon out front of the 515 Gallery, but for Kim Kleinhardt and her students the smiles are genuine as they set up for their latest exhibit, Tree-scape.