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Old time bits and a few old facts

Old time bits and a few old facts

I am making a mid-year resolution and this one I swear I am going to keep. I’m not going to wait until every other article is done to write this…

Walmart

Walmart

Here we go again. I’m told that if you keep hammering on a stone you’ll finally break it. Well it seems that Walmart is determined to be a part of…

Time for Road Commission to come clean

Time for Road Commission to come clean

The Clare County Road Commission needs to come clean. Two township supervisors (Hayes’s Terry Acton and Grant’s Dan Dysinger , our columnist and former township supervisor, Dr. Ray Augenstein and…

Hartwick Pines mineral rights up for grabs?

Hartwick Pines mineral rights up for grabs?

As a youngster, one of my favorite school outings was a trip to Hartwick Pines, just outside Grayling. It was amazing to see all of the giant trees and marvel…

Speak English

Speak English

I have noticed that Farwell schools have suspended their Chinese Language program. Now I may be a Johnny come lately, but I have a few thoughts concerning any foreign language…

Changes and information for Harrison Schools

Here are a few changes we have made for the 2014-2015 school year as well as some general comments: 1. The school calendar includes 175 school days as is required…

Adopt – A – Pet

Adopt – A – Pet

BUD 350D14: Bud is a stray that was found on Brand Rd in Clare County.  Bud is an older dog that weighs 63 lbs.  Bud is a very sweet boy…

Disbanding varsity sends wrong message

Disbanding varsity sends wrong message

When the news hit last weekend it was like a ton of bricks falling on my bad ankle. We had just reported in our Friday edition of the Marion Press…

Laundry baskets and junk drawers

Laundry baskets and junk drawers

My sister in law Marlene always left her vacuum sitting right out in the living room. I asked her about it one time and she said, “It’s in case someone…

The Family

The Family

I like to introduce the fast food family. The head of this family is Harlan Sanders, commonly called Colonel Sanders, He recruited a flock of friends to help him get…