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Clare County Fair allows you to get your harness racing fix

Clare County Fair allows you to get your harness racing fix

Photos & Story by Steve Landon There was a time years ago when organ music played as drivers in brightly color silks paraded their harness horses round the track going…

Harrison gets 1.3 mil for downtown rehab

State Sen. Judy Emmons announced  that the city of Harrison will be expanding its current farmers market into a three-to-four-season community farm and market incubator that will serve as the market’s permanent…

Rubbish fees anger Surrey residents

Rubbish fees anger Surrey residents

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Surrey Township board members faced a lot of questions at the Public Hearing held July 14 about a Special Assessment increase to their Rubbish fees.…

Grant Twp. older than thought – Road plans discussed

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Grant Township may have been around much longer that the sign out front says, according to a letter received from Jon Ringelberg of the County Historical…

Police rush to Jill Janet home

Police rush to Jill Janet home

By Pat Maurer State Police troopers and Clare County Deputies rushed to Jill Janet Street, a Harrison neighborhood Thursday morning after they received a report of a person pointing a…

Lumberjack Festival set for this weekend in Farwell

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The 15th annual Farwell Lumberjack Festival organized by the Farwell Area Chamber of Commerce, begins at 5 p.m. next Friday evening with Surrey Fire Department’s spaghetti…

Sidewalk Sales, Lumberjack fun is on tab for Clare, Farwell

By Pat Maurer Correspondent It will be a great weekend in Clare with Sidewalk Sales, a Kids’ Fun Day, the Relay for Life, a Beer and Wine outing at Snow…

Man tries to take weapon from officer

Man tries to take weapon from officer

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 60-year-old Harrison man, Lance Sample was arraigned July 7 for assaulting and officer that requested he extinguish a fire that he was using to burn…

Newell faces home invasion, car theft

Newell faces home invasion, car theft

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A 28 year-old Lake man, Derrick Newell was arraigned June 24 on charges of delivering and manufacture of marijuana. Following a tip, Deputies from the Clare…

Loy convicted of animal cruelty

Loy convicted of animal cruelty

By Pat Maurer A Harrison man, George Wayne Loy, 59, faces four months in jail and 24 months probation after he was convicted of animal cruelty and neglect June 10.…