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Sterling isn’t the only bigoted basketball owner

It’s my turn to weigh in on the Donald Sterling controversy. Unless you make like an ostrich and your head has been in the sand the last couple of weeks,…

Time to barbeque

Hurray, that time of year has finally arrived when all the snow has disappeared, the temperature has risen to an acceptable level, and rain has held off.  All of the…

May! Now where are those May flowers?

Guess they are all in town. The spring storms – snowstorms, torrential rain and flooding – rivaled the unusually severe winter this year. Now May arrives, hopefully with long-awaited warm…

Hard for me to imagine losing my belongings

I’ve been fortunate in life. I haven’t experienced the kind of tragedies many people have. That’s why I’m probably not the most qualified person to console the Wilsons, or any…

Superintendent’s Corner – Teacher Appreciation Week

By Farwell Superintendent Carl Seiter Next week begins the week-long celebration in the United States that honors our local educators. Teacher Appreciation week is the first full week of May.…

Road repair necessary, but don’t take more money from my wallet

Road repair necessary, but don’t take more money from my wallet

I really have mixed feelings about road millages that will appear on the ballot this year. Both Marion Township and Hamilton Township have already approved road improvement proposals for the…

Looking forward to ‘camping season’

Looking forward to ‘camping season’

Another week has slipped by and it looks like SPRING may actually be here. After our “flood” a couple of weekends ago, the grass has turned a vibrant green, flowers…

Words

Words

Have you ever wondered what language some of those young people are using nowadays? I almost have to have an interpreter to converse with my children and grandchildren. I picked…

Study started on Year-Round Balanced Calendar School

Study started on Year-Round Balanced Calendar School

By Clare Superintendent Doniel Pummell “It is not easy to stand up against your constituents or your friends or colleagues or your community and take a tough stand for something…

Adopt – A – Pet

Adopt – A – Pet

ROCKY 143D14: Rocky is a stray that was found on South Shore Dr in Clare County. Rocky is an adult dog that weighs 54 lbs. Rocky is an adult dog…