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-33, when it’s suppose to be 33, what’s the deal?

-33, when it’s suppose to be 33, what’s the deal?

So I went down south for some time in the warm air and sun. I thought I could relax and get a little rest. Was I wrong. The warm air…

Countdown to spring …and summer!

Countdown to spring …and summer!

With the end of February at hand, I thought it was time to start the annual countdown – you know to the time of the year when you know why…

How Much Life Insurance Is Enough?

How Much Life Insurance Is Enough?

If something were to happen to you, would your family have enough life insurance to continue living the way they do today? Experts say many families need 70%-90% of their…

Where the money goes

Where the money goes

Each year we are lucky to receive our Notice of Assessment Change which shows your properties assessed and taxable values change from the previous year. The last major change in…

Scientists can’t make up their minds

Dear Editor, Global Cooling? Global Warming? Climate Change? Scientists just can’t make up their minds can they? They were calling it Global Warming, and then it got cold last winter,…

I didn’t know him: A Tribute to Robert Friese

By Jim Reinke It was an innocent time back in 1966 for an eight-year-old boy. I played with my plastic toy soldiers, tanks, and other armaments. Like most kids of…

8 receive MMCC full ride

8 receive MMCC full ride

This year marks the third in which Mid Michigan Community College awarded competitive full ride scholarships to eight exceptional high school seniors.  Laker Distinction (LD) Scholarships are offered at two…

Johanna T. Folkert

Johanna T. Folkert

Johanna T. Folkert, age 78 of Clare, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the North Woods Nursing Center in Farwell.  Johanna was born the daughter of John Joseph and…

Annabelle Brown

Annabelle Brown

Annabelle (Virginia) Brown, age 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, February 20, 2015 in Ann Arbor. Annabelle was born the daughter of Stanley and Florence (Hilborn) on…

Richard Edward Swan

Richard Edward Swan

Richard “Dick” Edward Swan passed away peacefully on Friday, February 20, 2015.  Richard was born the son of the late George and Magdalene (Pond) Swan in Gary, Indiana on March…