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Medical bills outrageous- time to act

Our Congressman, Dave Camp stopped by the office the other day, to basically announce his candidacy for re-election. I peppered the veteran lawmaker with questions about various topics. The one…

Clueless in the backwoods

I’m clueless. Spending most of my life in metro Detroit and Florida, I don’t get many aspects of life as a northern Michigander.  In other words, this city boy hasn’t…

Grab those jogging shoes and get on out to Harrison

From an idea to reality- that’s what’s occurring with Veterans Freedom Park. The park which will be located across from the Clare County building on the corner of Broad and…

TV looks for Bigfoot here

Oh where or where is Bigfoot? Apparently he wasn’t found in this area- that is if you believe ANIMAL PLANET’s Finding Bigfootteam. The Bigfootteam consisting of Cliff Barackman, Renae Holland,…

Sadly, another newspaper closes up shop

The news hit me like a ton of bricks. The CLARE SENTINEL announced their last edition would be April 10, 2012. I was dumbfounded. This weekly newspaper that had been…

Another week, another meth bust

Here we go again.  As I predicted after the Herron meth bust, more would come. Harrison, and even Clare, to some degree, are infested with the homemade drug, and the…

The comments are in, readers say keep anonymous letters

I asked the question last week, “Should we, or should we not, allow anonymous letters on our Viewpoint Page.” I was not prepared for the response we received by mail,…

Do unsigned letters belong in newspaper?

Last Friday I received an email from Cops and Doughnuts essentially demanding that The CLARE COUNTY REVIEW change one of its longstanding editorial policies or they would pull all their…

Facebook exposes bad spelling, grammar

As many of you know, I am on Facebook several hours a day. We post breaking stories there. We provide information on many events. It’s a great venue in which…

Recreational opportunities abound in County

Gee, might it be the long trip in to work today, dodging this car and that truck as they slid off of icy US127, or was it just a desperate…