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Disappointed…

Dear Editor: How very disappointing to learn that the The Clare County Senior Services Department (a privately held company in Harrison) has chosen to close the Monday-Friday lunch and activity…

Forgotten?

Forgotten?

59,000,000 is a large number, approximately one sixth of the population of the United States. It is also the approximate number of unborn children that have been killed since the…

Building Setback Ordinance and what it means

Building Setback Ordinance and what it means

The Grant Township Board under advice from our Building Inspector moved to proceed with creation of a setback ordinance. Everyone should know by now that Grant Township does not have…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

Disclaimer: I’m NOT a perfect parent…but I am a growing parent and I’ve learned a great deal from my kids over the last 17 ½ years. Slowly, I’m becoming the…

It’s warm, no it’s cold, no it’s warming up again

It’s warm, no it’s cold, no it’s warming up again

Seems like I am always talking about the weather this time of year. Every week it is different. Last week’s title was ‘Baby, it’s cold outside.’ This week? Who knows?…

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Sometimes writing this column can be a real chore. I just put the finishing touches on my latest rant- this about the government shut down, when I learned late Monday,…

Icy roads force schools to close

Icy roads force schools to close

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Once again warmer temperatures approaching 40 degrees hit the area earlier this week with a second “January Thaw” that melted most of the snow in the…

Wise Township approves licenses for marijuana facility

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The area will soon have another medical marijuana facility in operation. On December 22, the Wise Township board approved three licenses, two Class C licenses for…

CCSO honors top officers

CCSO honors top officers

By Pat Maurer Correspondent January 12th was a big day for the Clare County Sheriff’s Office. It was the annual meeting for all of the county officers and the day…

Polen arrested for meth, assault again

Polen arrested for meth, assault again

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Samuel Polen IV, one of two men found passed out in a vehicle with a mobile meth lab inside in the intersection of South Clare Avenue…