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First election in years where we elect a Senator and Congressman

First election in years where we elect a Senator and Congressman

It’s time. The run-up to Tuesday’s General Election has been mostly boring, but ready or not, it is now time to choose who we would like to represent us at…

It’s here, it’s Halloween!

It’s here, it’s Halloween!

I just love Halloween. It’s one of my favorite holidays. Oh I know what you’re thinking…”I’ve heard that one before…” But you know, it really is fun for everyone, kids…

Ideologies

Ideologies

I dislike ideologies in all forms: liberal, conservative, libertarian, whatever. Right at the moment, I think that the liberal/conservative divide is the single most harmful thing about American politics. Politicians…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

Litter of 5 Orange Tabby Kittens: This litter of 5 kittens are owner surrenders that were turned into the shelter in need of a chance at life.  They are around…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

General (425D14): is a stray that was found on Willison Rd in Harrison.  General is an adult dog that weighs 51 lbs.  General is a nice boy with good manners. …

Election ranting – Some observations as we approach the November 4 General Election:

Election ranting – Some observations as we approach the November 4 General Election:

-A reader called and was kind of miffed at the lack of yard signs that typically dot the countryside before an election. After thinking about it, I had to agree.…

Why turn down a grant?

Why turn down a grant?

I’m confused. I am having a hard time understanding why the Clare City Commission would give their approval for the staff to put months of work (over five) into writing…

Give everyone the option

Give everyone the option

I saw a letter to the editor in the paper a couple of weeks ago that got me to thinking about something. The letter dealt with the fact that a…

Honest conversation should trump money in politics

Honest conversation should trump money in politics

Richard Sills is a different kind of candidate. He refuses to take campaign contributions. He refuses to recognize our two party system. He is determined to think “outside the box”…

Benefits of a busy week

Benefits of a busy week

No time to schedule a fall color tour? No problem, just get a job like mine this week where I have to drive all around our own area as part…