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Here is a real-life hero

Here is a real-life hero

Here’s a story about a real life hero. Her name is Lori Boyd, “known in her neighborhood as the Lawnmower Lady, and thanks to Elizabeth White and WTVM, she is…

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Its summer in mid-Michigan: fair and festival time in and around Clare County and you know what that means. Goodies galore! I’m afraid to step on the scales lately because…

News from your Sheriff

News from your Sheriff

We currently have 183 inmates’ lodges in the Clare County Jail which consists of 82 local, 5 Department of Correction, 43 Federal, and 53 out-of-county Renters. From the beginning of…

My Three Forbidden Words

When Bill Hawks was sixty four years old, he accepted a call to be a missionary to Kenya, East Africa, even though accepting that call hadn’t been part of his…

Adopt A Pet July 29, 2016

Adopt A Pet July 29, 2016

Pet # 090C16 is Cotton, a male Lynx point who came in with his brother Pepper, a long haired tabby and while. Cotton is 2 years old and already neutered.…

Michigan Gains Almost 18,000 Manufacturing Jobs

Michigan Gains Almost 18,000 Manufacturing Jobs

According to the Michigan Manufacturers Directory, manufacturing employment has increased for the fifth year in a row. The directory, published by Manufacturers’ News Inc. (MNI), reported that Michigan gained 17,990…

Flying the unfriendly skies

Flying the unfriendly skies

One would never call me a proponent of flying. On any given day, time permitting, I would much prefer traveling a long distance in my vehicle versus boarding an airplane…

It’s fair and festival time again! So much to do, so little time

It’s fair and festival time again! So much to do, so little time

Sunday is the first day of the 133rd annual Clare County Fair, seven days of festivities and fun featuring the best that the county has to offer. There are concerts,…

Nebraska Native Takes His Dying Dog on Adventure of a Lifetime

Nebraska Native Takes His Dying Dog on Adventure of a Lifetime

After receiving news that his beloved chocolate lab, Bella, had been diagnosed with bone cancer and had up to six months to live, Robert Kugler set out on a mission.…

Harrison Man Faces Felony Charges for Running Meth Lab Out of His Home

Harrison Man Faces Felony Charges for Running Meth Lab Out of His Home

A man in Harrison has been arrested and charged by Clare County authorities for running a meth lab out of his home. Geoffrey Slade, 31, is being held on a…