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Harrison man wants his child home

Harrison man wants  his child home

It’s a great time of year for many kids. Summer often means camping and festivals. This weekend is Marion Days, with the lots of activities for kids of all ages.…

Vote “yes” on bond proposal

Vote “yes” on bond proposal

Voters in the Clare Public Schools district will go to the polls on August 4 to either approve or disapprove a bond proposal which is merely the extension of .73…

Bat encounters can be dangerous

Bat encounters can be dangerous

I read with interest an account from an area college student who wrote about her encounter with a big brown bat. She claims to have been awakened at 4 a.m.…

Friend comes home, finds cats burned alive

Friend comes home, finds cats burned alive

I hate to admit, but I could easily wear the label of “cat lover extraordinaire.” For most of my life I have preferred dogs over cats, but when we rescued…

Like it or not, same sex marriage is here to stay

Like it or not, same sex  marriage is here to stay

No doubt last week was what I call a “watershed week” for America. I can’t recall a time frame where so many important issues were decided. Probably the biggest is…

State needs to look from within to fix roads

State needs to look from within to fix roads

I’ve always maintained that the State of Michigan needs to look from within the come up with additional funding to fix our state’s deteriorating roads. The May 5th election was…

Weather extremes seem to follow me

Weather extremes seem to follow me

As many of you know I have complained and complained again about the cold nasty weather we have experienced the past two winters. In 2013 and 2014 the amount of…

THIS ‘N THAT- Nude crimes, road closures, and new bond issue

THIS ‘N THAT-  Nude crimes, road closures, and new bond issue

I’ve been asked the question as well as wondering it myself, “What’s with all the public nudity in Clare County? Last week our top story profiled a home invasion where…

Bruce Jenner betrayed us

Bruce Jenner betrayed us

Okay, now I feel betrayed. After watching Diane Sawyer’s celebrated interview with Bruce Jenner, I came out in support of the one-time sports icon, now transgender. My opinion piece got…

Not much difference between Michigan and Alabama

Not much difference  between Michigan and Alabama

The longer I am in Alabama the more I realize life is pretty much the same wherever you live. For those readers that don’t know, I purchased a newspaper in…

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