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Signs of fall

We made another unexpected trip north last weekend and I want to give you my first official report of fall color. All the way to Roscommon we saw limbs here…

Growing old not in the cards

In another section of this week’s newspaper, we have a special section called 50-plus Lifestyles. The section is filled with information and advertising geared to those over 50. I hate…

School year coming, sports starting again

With the end of August in sight, the school sports programs have begun and the schools are gearing up for another year, which begins in just over a week now.…

Shammy

At a time of the year when news is typically hard to come by, Shammy the Alligator has come to the rescue. Shammy is the result of a reported alligator…

Fun with Purple

OK, the movie Purple: Organized Crime in aSmallTown, has come and gone leaving behind renewed interest in Clare’s gangster past. I wrote a column a few weeks ago about Meyer…

Bits – Summer is winding down

The countdown is on. School starts again in just over two weeks! You know what that means… with the arrival of another Labor Day, summer will be over again. Now…

Thoughts about Tuesday’s Primary Election

-I guess the old adage that if you spend enough money you will surely win, didn’t hold true. I was truly shocked that Pete Hoekstra was able to crush Clark…

Election time and one of ‘those’ weeks

I was just whining to boss Mike about how tired I am of writing articles about the election. Seems like that is all that I have done for the past…

Going to Court

Sooner or later everyone has to go to court for something or other. Courts can be pretty intimidating the first time you visit. Since you’ve probably never been to court…

Several positions decided in Tuesday’s Primary

If political ads constantly running on your television set, didn’t give you a clue- READ this loud and clear- the Primary Election is this coming Tuesday, and if you’re registered,…