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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…

Close the door

Close the door

One of the concerns in our country today is the ISIS threat. No one likes what is going on in Iraq and Syria. What is ISIS? Born from an especially…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

SHAGGY 435D14: Shaggy is a stray that was found on Cathy St in Clare County.  Shaggy is a small adult dog that weighs 12 lbs.  When Shaggy was found he…

I’m taken to task for refusing letter

I’m taken to task for refusing letter

This week’s LETTERS, features a piece insinuating that I have a political bias. I found that accusation to be rather interesting, since I have tried to be as unbiased as…

End of Fall Bits

End of Fall Bits

Well the weather is suddenly much cooler and I guess it’s here – time to pack away the summer clothes and get out the sweaters again. I really hate that…

Rushing seasons

Rushing seasons

Did you notice? When you walk into a store they seem to have started advertising Christmas sales on July 4th. They even have after Christmas sales on December 26th. To…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

FiFi is an owner surrender that was turned into the shelter in need of finding her forever home.  FiFi is a medium sized adult cat.  FiFi is very pretty and…