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Hogan vows to fight his arrest

Donnie Hogan has been through a lot of heartache in his relatively young life. The owner of the Mid-Michigan Compassion Center, located on N. Clare in Harrison spent Thursday night…

Who’s getting bullied?

Something bad is coming in the criminal justice system that’s going to affect you or your kids. It’s coming in disguise like a Trojan Horse, and like a Trojan Horse…

Summer officially begins

Our mild winter seems to have led right into a hot summer as the season officially begins its first full day on Thursday morning. According to the calendar, Summer just…

Buenos Dias!

Like most of you, I’m a mix of Liberal and Conservative. Mostly Conservative since I think they’re right on issues more than Liberals. I’ve found that if you want to…

A Tribute to Squeek

We lost a member of the family this week. She was just a little mutt. We got her from S.A.F.E. late in 1990. About four months old, she was found…

Gas $2.99 elsewhere, but Clare County pays because refinery shuts down

I paid $3.47 per gallon for gasoline in Lansing on Sunday. Wednesday, 3 days later I paid $3.89 in Harrison. That’s 42 cents difference. That’s slightly better than a 12…

Meth is now old school, as new drugs appear on market

These are not your father’s drugs. No way. The current crop of illegal substances on the market- oops in many jurisdictions they are still legal- have names like Spice, K2,…

Daisy’s loose-again

Well the Harrison Lions Clubs’ mascot, Daisy, got out of her cage again and headed for, you guessed it, Budd Lake. This makes the second time Daisy has gotten loose…

In spite of everything, we are lucky to live here

Every week, I look for something to write about for this column. It doesn’t always come easy. There are times I just sit here and stare at the computer screen…

Where are all the candidates?

I was kind of disappointed when we learned only 23 had filed for political offices in Clare County.  In past election years, Clare had more than its share of candidates.…