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Our turtle scampers to winner’s circle

Move over Jimmy Johnson. You too Kentucky Derby winner, “I’ll have another.” I’ve got my own champion and it was crowned the best at the Beaverton Turtle Races Monday night.…

Mid-summer – time for reunions!

Another holiday is over and the middle of summer – on my calendar anyway – is almost here. Actually that is kind of depressing. I count the summer season as…

Seems like the problems for Clare Police will never end

Once again two Clare Police officers have been found “justified” in the actions they took four years ago in defending themselves against a suspect wielding weapons and threatening them. Clare…

Are synthetics creating zombies?

Zombies are no longer fictional characters that inhabit our movie screens. They have become “real” in the eyes of some people thanks to the new synthetic drugs that are young…

Hogan vows to fight his arrest

Donnie Hogan has been through a lot of heartache in his relatively young life. The owner of the Mid-Michigan Compassion Center, located on N. Clare in Harrison spent Thursday night…

Who’s getting bullied?

Something bad is coming in the criminal justice system that’s going to affect you or your kids. It’s coming in disguise like a Trojan Horse, and like a Trojan Horse…

Summer officially begins

Our mild winter seems to have led right into a hot summer as the season officially begins its first full day on Thursday morning. According to the calendar, Summer just…

Buenos Dias!

Like most of you, I’m a mix of Liberal and Conservative. Mostly Conservative since I think they’re right on issues more than Liberals. I’ve found that if you want to…

A Tribute to Squeek

A Tribute to Squeek

We lost a member of the family this week. She was just a little mutt. We got her from S.A.F.E. late in 1990. About four months old, she was found…

Gas $2.99 elsewhere, but Clare County pays because refinery shuts down

I paid $3.47 per gallon for gasoline in Lansing on Sunday. Wednesday, 3 days later I paid $3.89 in Harrison. That’s 42 cents difference. That’s slightly better than a 12…