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Farwell Band Director Shimmons lauded in national magazine

Farwell Band Director Shimmons lauded in national magazine

A simple blog on the internet about how Band Director Paul Shimmons is incorporating electronic instruments and his own iPad into the Farwell band program, led to a cover story…

Pauline Brinkerhoff

Pauline Brinkerhoff, age 88, passed away on Sunday, April 1 at home in Zephyrhills, Florida. Plauline was born the daughter of Louis and Jesse Marlett on December 12, 1923. She…

All Carded Up, and Nowhere to Go

The State of Michigan just can’t figure out what to do about marijuana. They don’t want to legalize it since that would set off a howl from the solid citizens…

Grab those jogging shoes and get on out to Harrison

From an idea to reality- that’s what’s occurring with Veterans Freedom Park. The park which will be located across from the Clare County building on the corner of Broad and…

Looking for morels

Looking for morels

I have been out hunting – unsuccessfully – for morel mushrooms. That doesn’t mean they aren’t there. With the mostly warm sunny weather we have been having mixed with rainy…

MMCC Foundation Raises $119,000

MMCC Foundation Raises $119,000

The Mid Michigan Community College Foundation raised over $119,000 at its eleventh annual fundraiser, A Northern Tradition, on April 22. The Northern Tradition is the Foundation’s biggest fundraiser.  Thanks to…

Harrison woman dies in US-127 rollover

On April 19, 2012 Troopers from the Mount Pleasant State Police Post responded to a traffic crash on US 27 in Vernon Township of Isabella County.  The crash occurred South…

Surrey decides against grass ordinance

Surrey Township decided at their April 10 meeting not to put a grass/weed ordinance into effect. After several months of discussion about the matter, Planning Commission Chair Mahlon Parsons said…

UPDATED – Harrison woman charged with embezzlement from Band Boosters

UPDATED – Harrison woman charged with embezzlement from Band Boosters

A Harrison woman is facing up to five years in prison and a possible fine of up to $40,000 if she is convicted of embezzling funds from the Harrison Band…

Motions to delay Scozzari civil trial denied

A motion to delay the June 19 trial date by both plaintiff and defendants in the Scozzari versus the City of Clare lawsuit was denied by U.S. District Judge Thomas…

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