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New tax for roads? Are you crazy?

I’m getting more and more disenchanted with government. Our peers, and use that word loosely, seem more and more out of touch with the real world. Certainly those that run…

An unexpected holiday find

Our trip north to our camper at Roscommon over the holiday weekend turned out a whole lot better than the first trip this year. That time we not only battled…

They’re at it again

Michigan, which is considering a major fuel tax hike, already has some of the nation’s highest taxes on fuel, but the lowest spending on roads. It’s a nasty combination, but…

Heroin is back and easy to purchase

Most of us remember “heroin” from back in the day. In the 70’s and 80’s it was considered one of the most potent drugs on the black market. If you…

Wild babies in the yard!

Well I just wrote a column about wild babies  in the woods and guess what? This week we enjoyed watching one right in the middle of the yard for most…

In search of the elusive morels

Every year a vast group of mighty hunters, don their hunting clothes, grab their weapons, which consists of a walking staff and a bag of some sort and head north…

News from your Sheriff

We currently have 187 inmates lodged in the jail which consist of 85 local, 17 DOC, 19 Federal, and 66 renters.  During the month of April the Clare County Central…

Adopt A Pet – Cloe

Cloe 147C14: Cloe is an owner surrender that needs to find her forever home.  Cloe is 1 and 1/2 years of age and a medium sized adult cat.  Cloe is…

Adopt A Pet – Kittens

1 of 4 Kittens-042C14: This litter of four kittens are owner surrenders.  They are 7 weeks of age and very nice babies.  They are playful and spunky little ones.  These…

Just Teach the Kids!

Do you know what your kids are learning?  I would say that most parents know “how” their kids are doing related grades, and the subjects kids are studying.   However it…