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Grieving mother wants all to know there is another side to Herron

 Eric Herron isn’t a bad guy. Just ask his mother, Donna Herron. Herron, as most of us know, was arrested for maintaining a meth lab in Harrison three weeks ago.…

Tongue-tied

I’m living every reporter’s nightmare. Can’t talk – at least until this paper is published. No answering the phone, or chatting on the phone, no interviews. I can’t even call…

Traffic light a major source of aggravation

“It’s a huge source of frustration,” lamented Clare’s Sue Kelly. “As one who drives it every day it’s really horrible.” Mrs. Kelly is talking about the left hand turn coming…

Resolution kept

Well January is drawing to a close already and I have to tell you, Jack is keeping one of his New Year’s resolutions! Over the holidays he announced his intention…

Shake and bake makes meth easy

My column on methamphetamine last week got its share of kudos. If you didn’t read it, I implored teens and young adults in our area to stay away from the…

It’s all my fault

Years ago every time I wrote a column about the weather, my staff at the newspaper would insist that I caused it to change – radically, and they would always…

The Open Meetings Act was not created for openness in government

Over the years of writing this column, I’ve received many letters, notes, and phone calls from folks that want me to write about some local issue that’s bugging them. As…

New in THE REVIEW- comprehensive coverage of high school sports

This week many readers will notice an addition to the CLARE COUNTY REVIEW. We have added the Jack Pine Tribune to our editorial mix, so that you will now receive…

Midwinter? It feels more like October

When I let the dogs out this morning, the sun still hadn’t put in an appearance. It should have been bitter cold, and it was a bit frosty out there,…

Sex line still connected to post office

When Doug Brink walked into my office last Wednesday and informed me that he was referred to a porn site by the United States Post Office, I immediately thought, I…