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It’s warm, no it’s cold, no it’s warming up again

It’s warm, no it’s cold, no it’s warming up again

Seems like I am always talking about the weather this time of year. Every week it is different. Last week’s title was ‘Baby, it’s cold outside.’ This week? Who knows?…

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Don’t tell me I’m getting old

Sometimes writing this column can be a real chore. I just put the finishing touches on my latest rant- this about the government shut down, when I learned late Monday,…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

Does this girl look familiar? Say hi to Lilly, cat #153C17. Lilly was returned to the shelter and is now available for immediate adoption. Lilly is a very nice girl,…

No hate, just acts of kindness

No hate, just acts of kindness

Like many of us considered the “older generation”, Martin Luther King had a profound effect on my thought processes. While the Black Panther party and other activists were creating havoc…

Baby it’s cold outside

Baby it’s cold outside

Mid January now and winter seems to have settled in for the duration, complete with slippery roads, snow flurries and temperatures down in the teens. A bright spot on Tuesday…

School Board Appreciation Month

School Board Appreciation Month

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself.  I am David O’Bryant and I am the new Superintendent of Farwell Area Schools.  I started the job on November…

Happy New Year Clare County!

Happy New Year Clare County!

In 2017 the Clare County Central Dispatch logged 41,255 incidents for the entire county.  This is everything that is done by all law enforcement, fire, EMS, DNR, Animal Control, and…

Congress is too old!

Congress is too old!

I have often been an advocate of term limitations in Congress. Having worked on the Hill and having a firsthand view of how our legislative branch works, I believe our…

Bitter winter – Jan. thaw

Bitter winter – Jan. thaw

According to the weather reports, our brief “January thaw” this week should be over by the weekend coming up. Temperatures reported as low as 20 degrees below zero just last…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

Who is big, orange and loves lasagna? It’s Garfield, cat #004C18 (okay, just kidding about the lasagna!) but this nice boy was surrendered by his owner (he came in with…