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FHS program wins top state award

Farwell High School was recognized with an Education Excellence Award on Wednesday, May 14.  The Michigan Association of School Boards selected Farwell’s Credit-Based College Tuition and Early College transition programs…

Man assaults neighbor with brick

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 54-year-old Harrison man was arrested last Saturday after he hit a neighbor in the head with a brick. According to a Mt. Pleasant State Police…

Haley named excellent

Mary Haley, of Clare, was selected for the 2014 Nursing Excellence Award. Mary is an RN at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw. Mary started her career with St. Mary’s upon…

Correction

The $30,000 that new owners of the remodeled Airport Restaurant in Harrison received from Clare County was not grant money.  It was a loan that they took out through Community…

New tax for roads? Are you crazy?

I’m getting more and more disenchanted with government. Our peers, and use that word loosely, seem more and more out of touch with the real world. Certainly those that run…

An unexpected holiday find

Our trip north to our camper at Roscommon over the holiday weekend turned out a whole lot better than the first trip this year. That time we not only battled…

They’re at it again

Michigan, which is considering a major fuel tax hike, already has some of the nation’s highest taxes on fuel, but the lowest spending on roads. It’s a nasty combination, but…

Grant Twp. news you can use – Roads, and our local plight

No one wants to pay higher taxes, but if I must pay higher taxes it is preferred to be funding a local need.  This way if things don’t work out…

PPO not enforced

Dear Editor: We have had an ongoing situation with the Clare County Sheriff’s Department related to the PPO’s we have against our neighbors.  What good are the PPO’s if officers…

D-Day – 70th Anniversary June 6th!

 Dear Editor: It’s a “beaches” kinda Friday…they saved America!…they saved the world!!…imagine if they had failed in their effort to put down Hitler, Mussolini and the Japanese Emperor…imagine what kind of world…