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Honoring our fallen heroes

Honoring our  fallen heroes

By Steve Landon For many people Memorial Weekend signals the start of summer, is a time to fire up the grille and get away for a relaxing four day weekend,…

Former police chief to meet birth mom after 72 years

Former police chief to meet birth mom after 72 years

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Mike Becker is happy and excited. He is looking forward to an exciting time in his life. On June 4th he will board a plane and…

Hundreds run in Clare

Hundreds run in Clare

By Sherry Landon Photos by S. Landon’s The Brookwood Athletic Complex in Clare was invaded by some of the finest young athletes in Central Michigan when the 5K Celebration of…

Clare Principals voice M-STEP concerns – Honor retiring teachers

Clare Principals voice M-STEP concerns – Honor retiring teachers

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Board of Education members and administrators are upset over the new tests students are forced to take  by the State to chart their progress in core…

Tattered flag had locals complaining

Tattered flag had locals complaining

By Pat Maurer Correspondent After some local patriots complained, a tattered and faded U.S. flag displayed at the Department of Health and Human Services in Harrison was replaced with a…

Quilts, 5K, more will make Clare busy

Quilts, 5K, more  will make Clare busy

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Summer may not have officially begun yet, but Clare is beginning the season early with special events this week and this weekend. Special Clare events actually…

Rotunno still on the loose – Caused Farwell Schools lockdown

Rotunno still on the loose – Caused Farwell Schools lockdown

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Acting on a tip Friday morning May 1st that a wanted man was at a Lake George Store, a Mt. Pleasant State Police Trooper arrived at…

Nearly 90% of voters say “no’

Nearly 90% of voters say “no’

By Pat Maurer Correspondent It’s back to the drawing board for the governor and legislators now since Michigan voters resoundingly said “NO!” to Proposal 15-1 in last Tuesday’s election. Statewide,…

Walking for Robert

Walking for Robert

By Jennifer Bomorra Correspondent The 4th Annual Freedom 5K Run/Walk in memory of SPC Robert Friese was held last Saturday. The cool morning weather gave way to the pounding of…

Woman crashes car into store

Woman crashes car into store

A 78-year-old Harrison woman crashed her 2006 gold Ford into Harrison’s Timberlane Cleaners Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured in the incident which happened in the 500 block of North…