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Let’s Make a Difference

Let’s Make a Difference

“Anyone who thinks that they are too small to a make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room…”   Christine Todd Whitman, Former…

How do you like the nice weather I sent home?

How do you like the nice weather I sent home?

Since I’m not there, (hee, hee) I sent you all some nice weather from sunny Florida. At least I would like to take the credit for Clare County’s beautiful weather…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

Clare Public Schools has a proud tradition of success in every educational venue.  In our own community and the world beyond, we can find many examples of Pioneers succeeding in…

Possible Sedative Contamination in Pet Food Prompts Recall

Possible Sedative Contamination in Pet Food Prompts Recall

Every year, one in every six Americans becomes ill after consuming contaminated foods or beverages. While humans can easily describe the symptoms they experience and seek out treatment on their…

Do I belong in an insane asylum?

Do I belong in an insane asylum?

Some days- one of those being yesterday, I feel like I belong in an insane asylum. It just seemed like I couldn’t do anything right. When I get that way…

Bet it’s a lot warmer where I am!

Bet it’s a lot warmer where I am!

That headline sounds like I just might be gloating, and you are right – I am. Today is Wednesday, and just last night after a looong and sometimes a bit…

Lincoln and the Great Emancipator

Lincoln and the Great Emancipator

The birth dates of our famous February presidents (the 12th and 22nd) have been easy for me to remember since I was a child. My grandfather shared the calendar date…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

ID #019C17 is a male brought in by the Sherriff’s Dept a week ago, and has not been claimed so now he is available! He is about 7 months old…

Newspaper classifieds a safer alternative

Newspaper classifieds a safer alternative

Classified ads, long the moneymaker for newspapers, went away some time ago. They were the victims of free services like Craigslist and others that attempted to emulate Craig Newmark’s success.…

Valentines and Birthdays

Valentines and Birthdays

Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday. Even after all these years, Al still proofreads the whole paper and makes appropriate comments to me the whole time. He hates mushy stuff though…

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