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Robin’s death hopefully will energize better care

Robin’s death hopefully will energize better care

I don’t know why his death hit me so hard. I don’t know Robin Williams. I wasn’t a big fan of him or his comedy. Actually I couldn’t stand watching…

One summer week to go

One summer week to go

Well, all across Michigan, it’s almost time for school to start again. The way I figure it, we only have one more week of summer. The kids will be back…

It’s only Money … our money

It’s only Money … our money

It’s not often you find someone willing to take on the big dogs, like Hayes Township Supervisor is doing. I know that it would be easier to just shrug your…

Watch for scams!

We currently have 169 inmates lodged in the Clare County Jail which consist of 63 local, 17 Federal, 83 Renters, and 6 DOC. During the months of June and July…

Adopt-A-Pet

Adopt-A-Pet

ROXANNE 335D14: Roxanne is an owner surrender that needs to find her loving, forever home.  Roxanne is an adult dog that weighs 27 lbs.  Roxanne is a very sweet, mature…

Downtown Clare is flourishing

Downtown Clare is flourishing

While a lot of towns in mid and Northern Michigan are floundering under the heavy weight of a bad economy, Clare seems to be flourishing. Yes, you read it right.…

The loss of an Icon

The loss of an Icon

I was astounded when I heard the news of the apparent suicide of comedian and actor Robin Williams this week. I was a huge fan of his. I have to…

Mackinac Vacation

Mackinac Vacation

This is the time of year we began to make a plan to go on vacation. The August heat wave arrives, and after sitting in various spots trying to glean…

If you don’t vote, don’t complain

If you don’t vote, don’t complain

Only 17% of the people registered to vote in Clare and Osceola counties, bothered to do so on Tuesday. I knew this Primary Election was rather mundane, with very few…

Making summer memories

Making summer memories

This has been the week for granddaughters. I love having the girls here, and we usually do Wednesday through Friday. They aren’t much trouble anymore. At 12 and 15, they…