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Grab those jogging shoes and get on out to Harrison

From an idea to reality- that’s what’s occurring with Veterans Freedom Park. The park which will be located across from the Clare County building on the corner of Broad and…

Looking for morels

Looking for morels

I have been out hunting – unsuccessfully – for morel mushrooms. That doesn’t mean they aren’t there. With the mostly warm sunny weather we have been having mixed with rainy…

TV looks for Bigfoot here

Oh where or where is Bigfoot? Apparently he wasn’t found in this area- that is if you believe ANIMAL PLANET’s Finding Bigfootteam. The Bigfootteam consisting of Cliff Barackman, Renae Holland,…

Bits- Laundry baskets and junk drawers

All week long I have been working on research and interviews for the Spring Home and Garden articles in this week’s paper. Writing about it makes me want to do…

Obamacare

This being a law column I’d be remiss if I didn’t say something about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act a/k/a Obamacare. If you read this column you’ve probably…

Sadly, another newspaper closes up shop

The news hit me like a ton of bricks. The CLARE SENTINEL announced their last edition would be April 10, 2012. I was dumbfounded. This weekly newspaper that had been…

Bits – Spring is back again

Well I guess our brief spell of midsummer weather is over. Temperatures above 85 degrees in mid-March? I mean really! You know that was just too good to be true…

Another week, another meth bust

Here we go again.  As I predicted after the Herron meth bust, more would come. Harrison, and even Clare, to some degree, are infested with the homemade drug, and the…

86 degrees? Somebody is playing a joke on us!

I just don’t trust this weather. After all this is mid-March in mid-Michigan isn’t it? My thermometer says it is 86.8 degrees outside right now – on March 21, only…

Unsigned Letters

Should local newspapers publish letters containing personal attacks if the writer won’t let their name be used? Of course not. Only newspapers that want to publish unpopular opinions under the…