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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…

End of Fall Bits

End of Fall Bits

Well the weather is suddenly much cooler and I guess it’s here – time to pack away the summer clothes and get out the sweaters again. I really hate that…

Color Tour time!

Color Tour time!

It’s time to take to the back roads and enjoy Michigan’s shortest, sweetest and most beautiful season. Actually it has already happened for these Maurers. We took back roads and…

September winding down – hunting season again

September winding down – hunting season again

Bow season begins next Wednesday. I grew up in an honest to goodness hunting family but the only bow hunters in the bunch were my Aunt Hazel and Uncle Clarence.…

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