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Needs help with downed tree

Mike, The big storm 2 weeks ago blew my neighbors large Beech tree down on my property. I tried to contact the neighbor down state but they would not take…

Hooray for Photosynthesis

Dear Editor: When photosynthesis is mentioned, many of our first thoughts are, “what plants do to grow”.  This is true, but like many topics in science there is far more…

Hummingbirds heading south

Dear Editor, It’s that time of year again when Hummingbirds will be making their long trek South. Keeping feeders filled with the right concentration and no coloring can help them…

Close encounter for a van and motorcycle rider

Dear Mike, We all know about helmets for bike riders, both favorable and unfavorable. Yesterday, as I was coming home from Clare, on west-bound Surrey Road, I encountered a motorcyclist…

Admires the Amish folk

Dear Editor, I admire the Amish folk. I admire their deliberate choice of a simpler lifestyle. I admire their work ethic. I admire their dedication to family and community. I…

Inhumane cruelty to cage animal for life

Dear Editor, Of all of the inhumane cruelty of mankind’s kindness? I once knew of a small, very beautiful little dog named Goldie. Like a little cocker spaniel, I guess…

Healthy options for kids

Dear Editor: With the new school year starting, parents’ to-do lists are now filled with shopping for school clothes, school supplies, and school food. That’s right – school food! In…

Thanks!

Dear Editor: Just wanted to thank you for your great coverage in your last issue of Harrison’s Street Fair and the city’s 125th anniversary . Loved the old photos you…

The taxpayers of Clare have a right to know

To the Editor:  Ken Hibl is perhaps unaware of how he and the police chief get paid — let alone how the city buys things such as police vehicles. During…

As Summer Ends A New School Year Begins

Dear Editor, All school age kids love the pleasures of summer: extra family-time, long playdates, late nights, warm nights, and sleeping-in with no reason to hurry out the door in…