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Christmas is almost here!

Christmas is almost here!

There’s only four days left until the big day is here again. Are you ready? I am…well almost. I have one small present left to buy, or order, and five…

The party’s over — again

The party’s over  — again

It really has been a party around the Maurer house for the past few weeks, but now suddenly all is quiet again. We delivered the two California granddaughters, Sammi and…

It’s a Christmas Card out there

It’s a Christmas Card out there

That headline reminds me that I really should send a few out – Christmas Cards I mean. The big holiday is almost here again. Now there’s only 20 days left…

It’s Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving

I know, by the time you read this the actual day will already be over and the Christmas rush on again. Not for us. For years we have celebrated Thanksgiving…

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…

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…

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…

It’s here, it’s Halloween!

It’s here, it’s Halloween!

I just love Halloween. It’s one of my favorite holidays. Oh I know what you’re thinking…”I’ve heard that one before…” But you know, it really is fun for everyone, kids…

Why turn down a grant?

Why turn down a grant?

I’m confused. I am having a hard time understanding why the Clare City Commission would give their approval for the staff to put months of work (over five) into writing…

Benefits of a busy week

Benefits of a busy week

No time to schedule a fall color tour? No problem, just get a job like mine this week where I have to drive all around our own area as part…

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