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Honoring our fallen heroes

Honoring our  fallen heroes

By Steve Landon For many people Memorial Weekend signals the start of summer, is a time to fire up the grille and get away for a relaxing four day weekend,…

Former police chief to meet birth mom after 72 years

Former police chief to meet birth mom after 72 years

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Mike Becker is happy and excited. He is looking forward to an exciting time in his life. On June 4th he will board a plane and…

Harrison raises 18.5K for youngster seeking trained dog

Harrison raises 18.5K for youngster seeking trained dog

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent While the Hamilton Township Williams family looks forward to adopting an alert dog for their 8 year-old son diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it appears the…

Contract expires, 9 & 10 no longer on Dish Network

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Local news and weather won’t be available to some satellite television viewers now. Because their contract with Dish Network has expired, WWTV/WWUP-TV, in our area the…

Industrial Park infrastructure 90% done

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Infrastructure for the new Clare North Industrial Park is 90 percent complete, Clare City Commissioners were told at the May 18 meeting. The City approved another…

Wells, Wildey chosen to design Art Alley mural

Wells, Wildey chosen to design Art Alley mural

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Another step in the process of making Clare a truly unique destination is underway. May 16 two winning artists were announced for the design of the…

Get Ready for the ‘What-ifs’

Get Ready for the ‘What-ifs’

The future holds many uncertainties, and your retirement is no exception: “What age should I retire?” “How long will I live in retirement?” “When should I start taking Social Security?”…

Not much difference between Michigan and Alabama

Not much difference  between Michigan and Alabama

The longer I am in Alabama the more I realize life is pretty much the same wherever you live. For those readers that don’t know, I purchased a newspaper in…

Don’t take those wildlife babies home

Don’t take those  wildlife babies home

Jack was mowing Tuesday morning and startled a newborn fawn who was hidden in the bushes at the edge of the river. The little one ran for its life around…

Spreading the word on climate change

Dear Editor: Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training in Cedar Rapids Iowa. The training was three days long and at the…

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