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Thanksgiving should be more than another holiday

The winter of 1620-21 at the Plymouth Colony was cold and tragic for the Pilgrims; nearly half of their number died through sickness and accidents. One wonders how they could…

Do you need help?

Do you need help?

We at the Clare County Review and Marion Press are beginning to prepare for this year’s Christmas Wish program. The holidays are a time of giving, particularly to the less…

Thanksgiving is here!

Thanksgiving is here!

Another week has rolled on by and Mother Nature is still being “nice” to us with balmy weather, at least until the weekend when reports say the temperature will drop…

Taming the beast behind your teeth

Taming the beast behind your teeth

Have you said something you regret? You’re not the first to do so. Through the centuries, careless and cutting words have wounded hearers and brought regret to those who spoke…

Man Pulls Gun on Group of Horseback Riders, Claims They Were Trespassing

Man Pulls Gun on Group of Horseback Riders, Claims They Were Trespassing

While motorcoaches are the only available mode of public intercity transportation service for more than 14 million rural U.S. residents nationwide, some choose alternative methods of transport, including horses. That’s…

Family of Grand Rapids Man Crushed to Death Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Family of Grand Rapids Man Crushed to Death Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a Grand Rapids man who was crushed while cleaning machinery has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Grand Rapids Plastics Inc. The widow of Russel J. Scharenbroch…

Social Media Makes Mockery of Election

Social Media Makes  Mockery of Election

As I write this it is 6:30 a.m. on Election Day. The election is too close to call, so I have no idea who will be our next president when…

Election’s over and now we can look forward to fall fun

Election’s over and now we can look forward to fall fun

Well the election is finally over and most people are either happy or full of gloom and doom about it. I think I am one of the latter, but a…

It is your civic duty to be an informed voter

It is your civic duty to be an informed voter

Mark this date- it’s November 8. No matter what you’re doing. No matter how you feel, you must pull yourself out of that Laz-e-Boy and get to your precinct and…

October’s over – here comes November!

October’s over – here comes November!

Well the summer clothes are collecting dust and the winter clothes are in use again. I have even seen people in town wearing winter coats! I have to admit I…