Clare County Review & Marion Press

Farwell boys rough up in loss at Lake City

by Ben MurphySports Writer The Farwell boys basketball team wasn’t able to get much going in their road non-conference loss at Lake City on Monday. The Eagles fell behind by double digits after the first quarter and never recovered, falling 78-37.In the first quarter, Landen Heller was able to score five points and Jeremy Walkiewicz Read More…

Clare County Review & Marion Press

Lady Comets blow by Houghton Lake

by Ben MurphySports Writer A big night on offense and an impressive defensive effort led to a lopsided home victory for the McBain Northern Michigan Christian girls basketball team Tuesday. The Lady Comets, hosting Houghton Lake, dominated their way to a 67-9 victory.“The girls played a decent game for not having played in three-and-a-half weeks,” Read More…

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Gerrymandering lives, county chair complains

By Scott SullivanEditorAllegan County Commission chair Jim Storey (R-Holland) is not impressed by redistricting that divvies the county among three U.S. Congressional districts and places Saugatuck-Douglas in a state House district that truly resembles a salamander.The latter (see map) slithers down the Lake Michigan coast all the ways south to New Buffalo. The term “gerrymander” Read More…