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New BBBS match

New BBBS match

Mid-Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces New Match! Mid-Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating its newest match. Big Brother Chris Ptaszek met his Little Brother JJ last week in…

Patient praises outstanding cancer team

Patient praises outstanding cancer team

Peggy Bongard remembers exactly when the pain started. “I was driving home one night near the end of March when all of a sudden, I felt a sharp pain in…

Bring pets inside

By John Raffel Correspondent Clare County animal shelter director Rudi Hicks reminds pet owners to take special care of their animals during the cold winter months. “Definitely with dogs we…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

This majestic looking fella is Blackie, cat #151C17. Blackie is 6 months old and weighs about 6 lbs. He loves to play and cuddle! Blackie has been neutered, making his…

Words of wisdom and caring communities

Words of wisdom and  caring communities

Friend Marty Johnson posted the following message from Chief Justice Roberts. As many of you know, Marty is the consummate volunteer. If there is a job to be done, Marty…

Once again it’s time for New Year resolutions

Once again it’s time for New Year resolutions

It probably is a little late to be doing this, but I have been thinking about New Year’s resolutions. 2017 is gone forever and we are already into 2018. Sounds…

Kings…

Kings…

The story of the Magi visiting Jesus soon after His birth is filled with kings.  We sing, “We three kings of orient are,”. They are seeking  Jesus, the new born…

Staying content in crisis

Does it seem to you that the world, maybe even your life, keeps lurching from one crisis to another?  How can we stay calm and content in crises? Paul, the…

Responds to Los letter…

Responds to Los letter…

Dear Editor, Well Mr. Los got one thing correct, you can fool some of the people some of the time. Obviously he is one of the people that got fooled…

John Howard Wolf

John Howard Wolf

John Howard Wolf passed away peacefully at Kansas City Hospice House at 12:18 am on Sunday, December 31, 2017.  He had been visiting his daughters and their families for the month of December…