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Oldugly declares his “write-in candidacy”

Oldugly declares his  “write-in candidacy”

A neighbor from back in the day named Frank Rowley shared this “tongue-in-cheek essay with me, and I thought it was an exceptional read for those of us who are…

Cooler weather… that means Halloween!

Cooler weather… that means Halloween!

Well, with the end of October just around the corner (next Wednesday), it looks like our beautiful fall weather is just about over with.  It has been a bit cooler…

Questions…

Questions…

“Mommy, where did I come from?  Who made me?  Where did the world come from?  Who made the world?  Why am I here?  Who am I?  What happens when we…

John A. Kline

John A. Kline

John A. Kline, age 81, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 18 at his home in Midland, Michigan, surrounded by his family, after a 28 month…

Dwayne R. Evans

Dwayne R. Evans

Surrounded by his family, Dwayne R. Evans, age 79, of Clare, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Sparrow Health Systems in Lansing.  He was born to Robert and Rhoda (Taylor)…

Frazer Lee Bartel

Frazer Lee Bartel

Frazer Lee Bartel 66 of rural Harrison passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. Frazer was born February 29, 1952 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, the son of Frazer…

Richard Miller

Richard Miller

Richard Miller of Akron, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at McLaren – Bay Region in Bay City, Richard was born June 20, 1932 in Mt. Pleasant,…

CCCF Friendraiser earns $6000 for schools

CCCF Friendraiser earns $6000 for schools

Supporters of the Clare County Community Foundation recently attended the inaugural “Fall Friendraiser” at the newly-renovated Tobacco Ranch, located near downtown Clare. Sponsorships and ticket sales successfully raised over $6,000…

Hospitals overcharge to keep out uninsured and inadequately insured

Dear Editor: I wrote to you two months ago, talking about the actual cost of our current health care system to each and all of us. I gave as an…

Truth, Justice and the American Way

Election time is upon us again. Once more we are  deluged with exaggerations, distortions, heartrending appeals, and outright lies. Committed voters of both parties are willing to believe all the…