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Clare BOE honors skiers, wrestlers, bowlers

Clare BOE honors skiers, wrestlers, bowlers

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Three members of the Clare Ski Team, two wrestling team members and one member of the bowling team were honored at the Clare Board of Education…

Harrison receives $14K grant

The City of Harrison will soon benefit from a $14,175 placemaking project grant from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority. The city was named one of 10 Rising Tide communities…

Mid-Michigan receives grant

Mid-Michigan receives grant

MidMichigan Health was awarded a $494,900 rural telemedicine grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The monies will be used to expand specialty medical services into rural areas…

Don’t waste your money on new movie

Don’t waste your money on new movie

The eagerly anticipated Superman vs Batman: The Dawn of Justice movie debuted at theatre screens last week. Unlike the Star Wars sequel that was widely loved and grossed well over…

We had a great time, but it’s good to be home

We had a great time, but it’s good to be home

I’m still operating on California/Arizona/Nevada time. We just returned from a week full of a “flurry” of activities – our vacation – sort of, and boy am I pooped… Nine…

Family Bonding is important

Family Bonding is important

I survived the empty nest syndrome and I’m not exaggerating when I warn you about how fast your kids will grow up. Before the next few years fly by and…

15 Spring home maintenance “must do’s”

To do a thorough job of spring home maintenance and cleaning, follow these easy and smart routines.   Roof With binoculars and a keen eye, you can generally spot roof…

Here’s how to have the best lawn on the block

A stunning lawn is the trademark of most proud homeowners. After all, the front yard is the first thing visitors and passersby see. But achieving and maintaining the perfect landscape…

Help the victims of Domestic Abuse

Dear Editor: Every year in the United States, over 12 million people, mostly women, are domestic violence victims. In 2014, police officers throughout the state investigated 91,147 incidents of domestic…

How to protect your home from a wildfire

Homes threatened by wildfire are primarily those located in the “wildland-urban interface”. This is the zone where homes and subdivisions have been located in wildland areas where natural wildfires can…