Clare County Review & Marion Press

Missaukee to place public safety on ballot

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – The Osceola County Board of Commissioners voted to approve the SheriffDepartment to apply to Cargill / Walmart for grants to purchase Electronic Citation Equipment at its meeting earlier the week.“Currently if there’s a stop or a citation that is issued, they have to type that information in,” commissioner Roger Elkins Read More…

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Commissioners here suggestions for spending ARPA funds

By John RaffelCorrespondent MCBAIN – The Missaukee County Board Commissioners, at its recent meeting, received suggestions on how to spend ARPA funds.During public comment, Natalie Davis encouraged the board to consider using the ARPA funding for community project applications.Amanda Gibel, of Advisacare, wanted to support the Auto Reform Resolution on the agenda and discussed how Read More…

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Ukrainian and American Pain – We must unplug from Russia and China

I’m turning over my column space to my friend, Dr. Glenn Mollette this week. Mollett a doctor and a writer, is of the opinion we need to disconnect ourselves from a reliance on both Russian and Chinese goods. I couldn’t say it any better.America is no longer buying energy or vodka from Russia. Russians can Read More…

Clare County Review & Marion Press

Osceola appoints Andrews to transit board

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – The Osceola County Board of Commissioners, at its meeting last week, voted to appoint Sally Andrews to the Mecosta-Osceola Transit Board for a 3-year term ending Dec. 31, 2024.Commissioners also approved a 911 surcharge of $3 from June of 2022 to July of 2023.“That recommendation is from the 911 authority,” Read More…

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Leroy man arrested for home invasion, CSC

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – An Osceola County man was arrested earlier this month for home invasion and several counts of criminal sexual conduct.Joshua Thomas Lutzke, 23 of LeRoy, was arraigned in the 84th District Court in Missaukee County on three counts first degree criminal sexual conduct, one count assault with a dangerous weapon, one Read More…

Clare County Review & Marion Press

Clare police chief retires, Saad takes helm

By Pat MaurerCorrespondent Clare Police Chief Brian Gregory is retiring April 1st, and will be replaced with Captain David Saad, City Manager Jeremy Howard said Wednesday.Gregory began his law enforcement career in 1980 serving both as a City Police officer and as a Deputy Sheriff until 1996 when he began a full-time career training Police Read More…

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Irish Festival kicks into high gear this week!

After the annual event was downsized due to the pandemic last year, the 47th Clare Irish Festival is back this year with most of the traditional events plus some brand-new ones!The four-day event will include entertainment, food and drink specials, shopping deals and much more, the Clare Chamber of Commerce posted. You won’t want to Read More…

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Mid Michigan Health president dies in plane wreck

A press release Wednesday, March 9 announced that MyMichigan Health President and CEO Diane Postler-Slattery, Ph.D., FACHE, 63, and her husband Don died following a fatal plane crash in northwest Florida Tuesday evening.“This is a great tragedy for our health system,” Executive Vice President and COO Greg Rogers said. “Diane was a strong, passionate and Read More…