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Mike’s Musings- Television agrees, life not mundane here

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I was asked by a television production company executive Monday, “Why should we choose your newspapers and area as a focal point on a new reality series…

Mike’s Musings- Unbelievably, Gladwin bank robber only gets 11 months

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor In the aftermath of the two bank robberies in Harrison and one earlier in the day in Cadillac, the Bonnie and Clyde copycats, Clinton Cole and Ruth…

Mike’s Musings- Bank robberies create drama in Harrison

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor It was a normal Friday. As usual I awoke at 4 a.m., ran out the door and headed to the office. There I loaded up my vehicle…

Mike’s Musings- Obama Care a disaster for middle class

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’ve not been much of a proponent of Obama Care. Sticking with my libertarian tendencies I didn’t want the federal government mandating that I buy health care.…

Mike’s Musings– State continues to gouge us at the pump

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Last Friday while I was delivering the latest edition of The CLARE COUNTY REVIEW in Clare, I noticed a 30 cent hike in gas prices. When I…

Mike’s Musings- Lessons to be learned from runaways

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Phew! Home safe and sound finally. That’s very good news indeed to the parents and friends of Jayden Thomas and Braxton Wood, the two teenage runaways that…

Mike’s Musings– Courts, lawyers- quit stalling

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor There never was a more truthful saying than, “THE WHEELS OF JUSTICE TURN SLOWLY.” Many have proposed an overhauling of our court system, and I for one,…

Mike’s Musings– Stay out of Syria for now

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor You might call me anti-war, but I am not. Call me isolationist if you wish, but I am not that either. I am however, very opposed to…

Mike’s Musings- Local officials sometimes get a raw deal, just ask Breese

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Here’s to all elected local officials. Many of us don’t realize how difficult their jobs can be. Some don’t get paid, some earn a per diem rate…

Mike’s Musings- Somehow I lost track of time

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Somehow I lost track of time. Summer just kind of blew in, stayed a few weeks, and apparently is long gone. Dang, it’s the middle of August,…