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Dam breaks – widespread flooding

By  Pat Maurer Correspondent A private dam on Owl Lake in Lincoln Township burst May 16, flooding Hemlock Road, Silver Lake and Doc and Tom Lake at Lake of the…

Grant to ask voters for 3 mills to improve roads

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Grant Township board members voted unanimously Tuesday evening to place a road millage on the November ballot. After a lengthy discussion on the deteriorating condition of…

Harrison history unveiled in new book

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The new Images of America title by Arcadia Publishing, “Harrison” will be available for sale at the Harrison District Library and other retailers beginning May 19th. The book…

Amish craft show this weekend

By Pat Maurer Correspondent If crafts and quilts are your thing, Amish quilts and crafts are known for quality and beautiful work all over the United States. You can find…

Kayakers pull unconscious man from Muskegon

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Five kayakers are credited with saving the life of Lance Vanbuskirk, 33, of Harrison last Saturday when they pulled him, unconscious, from the Muskegon River and…

Farwell band earns highest ratings

May 2nd the Farwell High School Concert Band and many supporters traveled to Big Rapids High School to take part in the MSBOA State Band and Orchestra Festival. Their many…

Borawski featured on cover of UK magazine

    By Pat Maurer Correspondent Theresa Borawski, Retention Advisor at Mid Michigan Community College, has become a famous person around the world. She is featured in the May 13…

Dignitaries, veterans break ground for Freedom Park

By Ray Augenstein Even damp, rainy weather could not dampen the spirits of those who attended the ground breaking ceremony for the “Veterans Freedom Park” of Clare County. It will…

Fire destroys Sheriff’s home – Updated

    By Pat Maurer Correspondent Around 45 firemen and equipment from four area fire departments were at the home of Clare County Sheriff John Wilson Monday to fight a…

Depot moves to new home

By Pat Maurer A once-in-a lifetime event was held in Clare last Tuesday. The 119-year-old Clare Railroad Depot was picked up off the old site and moved to a new…