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Train returns to Clare

By S. Landons The famous 1225 steam locomotive came to Clare on Saturday, March 14 during the Clare Irish Festival. Folks traveling on the train from Owosso to Clare arrived…

Alzheimer’s finally gets the best of mom

It was less than five years when my father died suddenly. It was a great shock to my siblings and I, because he was very fit and healthy. Just a…

Michigan state leadership continues to ignore the law

In 1978 the Michigan Constitution Article 9 was changed by what is widely known as the “Headlee Amendments”. I won’t get into all the intricate history of how this evolved…

Are You and Your Spouse on the Same Page?

After 24 years of marriage, Joe and Jane often finish each other’s sentences. So imagine how surprised they were when some differing goals emerged during a recent retirement income planning…

Your song can return

Solomon’s poetic portrayal of spring is about to be reenacted: “The winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the…

Abolish Daylight Savings time

Editor, I find it interesting that you chose to comment on Daylight savings time.  An article on face book also makes mention that a Ann Arbor Democratic Rep. Jeff Irwin…

Fuel tax increase?

Dear Editor: Per the Free Press, each year, the 41.7 cents per gallon minimum fuel tax would be increased by 5 cents per gallon or the rate of inflation, whichever…

Joann Louise Wilcox

WILCOX, JOANN LOUISE, age 85, of The Villages, Florida, formerly of Ortonville, Michigan, passed away on March 11, at Holt Senior Care and Rehab Center in Holt, Michigan. She was…

William Albert Ingraham

William Albert Ingraham, age 90, of Coleman, passed away on Friday, March 13, at Woodland Hospice in Mt. Pleasant.  He was born the son of William Lewis and Angeline (Vandermeulen)…

Willing, Halis seek more money from BOC

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Clare County Commissioners won’t worry about texting or emailing each other during meetings and violating the Open Meetings Act. They haven’t supplied themselves with computers or…