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Parolees at Oakbridge, why weren’t we told?

Parolees at Oakbridge, why weren’t we told?

I think we’ve been had. I was one of the first in line to praise the announcement this summer that the vacant for years Days Inn in Clare had new…

Kudos to small business, Marion Fair

Kudos to small business, Marion Fair

In this week’s Clare County REVIEW, you will find our Business Profiles special supplement, which tells of the great progress that is occurring every day in our Mid-Michigan business community.…

Inspiration from a breast cancer patient

Inspiration from a breast cancer patient

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and in this week’s Clare County REVIEW and Marion PRESS you will find a two-page spread sponsored by area businesses outlining facts and figures…

No longer will I do business with Verizon, Spirit

No longer will I do business with Verizon, Spirit

You might not want to read this if you are opposed to my occasional bitch sessions. Today I take on corporate America, complaining about two companies that many of us…

Fair can recover, despite financial ills

Fair can recover, despite financial ills

Rosemary Horvath’s front page story on the Marion Fair proved to be a highly controversial piece last week. Put together from other news accounts and last minute sources, the story…

Caribbean not all it’s made out to be

Caribbean not all it’s made out to be

It’s been about 20 years since I’ve taken a real vacation. The workaholic I am just couldn’t get away for more than a few days. That is until a couple…

There’s bad hunters, then there’s me

There’s bad hunters, then there’s me

I’m kinda getting stoked about hunting this year. Maybe it’s got something to do with all the youth hunt pictures we compiled in the Clare County Review and Marion Press…

Part-time legislature would be more effective

Part-time legislature would be more effective

Let’s face it, legislature is a mess. Term limits, which I admittedly advocated, have taken the power away from seasoned, veteran senators and representatives and put it in the hands…

No evidence to prove Bancroft burned kittens

I owe Richard Bancroft an apology. Actually many of us found him guilty before his day in court. As most of us remember, Bancroft, 60, a resident of Harrison, who…

Gas going down, Walmart going up

Gas going down, Walmart going up

Gas Buddy tells us gas at the pumps is headed downwards as we approach Labor Day weekend. I just received a news release from them trumpeting MOTORISTS TO SAVE $1.4…