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Do you need help? Write Us!

It’s time again for this newspaper’s annual Christmas Wish program. In the next few weeks we are asking readers that find themselves or their family in a dire situation to…

Winter arrives in Clare County

Winter arrives in Clare County

It is a bit early – nearly a month early in fact, but it seems that winter has arrived in our area and all over Michigan this week. As I…

A Pleasant Day… So far

A Pleasant Day… So far

“It’s a pleasant day,” I said to the receptionist, hoping to brighten her mood. “So far,” she sighed. “So far is all we have,” I replied. The Psalmist emphasized the…

My mom said “ouch” and it made me laugh

My mom said “ouch” and it made me laugh

Ouch! For the first time in a year my mother vocalized a discernable word. “Ouch” she said when I squeezed her wrist. When I asked, “did it hurt?” she said…

Roses for the Commission

Roses for the Commission

Roses go to the three members of the Clare City Commission who just Wednesday voted to accept the COPS grant, guaranteeing a liaison officer in Clare Schools for the next…

Marion should stay in Highland Conference

Marion should stay in Highland Conference

Last night, concerned parents and students had an opportunity to voice their opinion on whether Marion should stay a member of the Highland Conference or apply for membership elsewhere. The…

Hunting Season arrives next Saturday

Hunting Season arrives next Saturday

Opening day of deer season, almost another major holiday here in the north country, is now just one short week away. Opening day for gun season is Saturday! As we…

—–ADD—-

—–ADD—-

I finally found out what is wrong with me. I have ADD. I never knew it before. You see I was raised in an era that didn’t put such a…

News from your Sheriff

We currently have 167 inmates lodged in the Clare County Jail including 74 local, 15 Federal, 72 Renters, and 6 DOC. During the month of September the Clare County Central…

Adopt-A-Pet

Adopt-A-Pet

HOCUS 338C14: Hocus is an owner surrender that came into the shelter with her 4 kittens. Hocus has since weened her kittens and is available for immediate adoption.  Hocus is…

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