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American Recycling Gets Diverted to Landfills, But Michigan Takes Steps to Boost Efforts

There’s no doubt that Americans produce a lot of waste. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, there were 262.4 million tons of municipal solid waste generated in 2015, representing…

U.S. Car Sales Drop, Industry Expects 11% Decline

U.S. Car Sales Drop, Industry Expects 11% Decline

Car sales in the U.S. have been gradually declining in the last six months. Since the start of 2019, the industry has seen a 2.4% drop and is expected to…

Yikes, a snake in the house

Yikes, a snake in the house

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I’ve experienced many critters inside my house- frogs, toads, and lizards in which I’ve had to bare hand at one time or the other and send them…

Holiday fun is over… time for reunions

Holiday fun is over… time for reunions

Pat Maurer Another holiday has come and gone with events, including Clare’s Summer Music Festival two weekends ago, stretching out over a week and a half. We celebrated too –…

My week from hell is finally over…

My week from hell is finally over…

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher If it could go wrong it did go wrong. That was the summary of this past week for me. At the top of the list was the…

Summertime picnic tips

Summertime picnic tips

Pat Maurer The 4th of July is nearly over. I say “nearly” because there are lots of celebrations still going on this weekend, so enjoy the next to last holiday…

Don’t miss the Auction!

Don’t miss the Auction!

John Wilson On Saturday July 13, 2019 at 10am we will be holding an auction at the Sheriff Office. We have several vehicles, jet skis, snowmobile, and several other items.…

Can Plant-Derived Vaccines Exist? Understanding The Future Of Vaccinations

Can Plant-Derived Vaccines Exist? Understanding The Future Of Vaccinations

There are a great many deadly diseases in the world, from cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio to measles, tuberculosis, and tetanus. While not all of these can be vaccinated against,…

War With Iran? Not Yet.

War With Iran? Not Yet.

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I’m not sure many of us realized, but we almost went to war last week. According to news reports, President Trump called it off in the final…

I Can’t Help It, I’m An Optimist

I Can’t Help It, I’m An Optimist

Pat Maurer Although I get discouraged as much as the next person, at heart I am an incurable optimist. That glass is always half-full. While standing in front of the…

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