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6th-Grader Makes a Difference

Gracie Burkhard, a sixth-grader at Harrison Middle School, went around her neighborhood when she heard about the Hoops for Hunger, which she has participated in for several years. Gracie has been …

Kirtland Foundation announces Scholarship Fund to support student scholarships

GRAYLING, Mich., Dec. 9, 2019 – The Kirtland Foundation, an independent nonprofit that raises money for grants and scholarships for Kirtland Community College students, faculty and staff, today …

Carrow’s Receives Flag in Appreciation

Carrow’s Market received a new 10-by-15 American flag presented Dec. 5 by members of the Sons of the American Legion Post 404 of Harrison. Carrow’s had to remove their flag because it had …

Santa, Alpacas Brighten the Season

HARRISON – The owners of Living the Good Life Alpaca Acres at 611 N. Bringold Ave. opened their doors once again Saturday, Dec. 7, welcoming the community to enjoy Christmas with the Alpacas. …
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DNR seeks tips about bull elk poached in Pigeon River Country
Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in Gaylord are seeking information about a bull elk that was …
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Shelter Fundraiser ‘Hops’ at Harrison City Market
HARRISON – Clare County Animal Shelter volunteers organized and conducted a multi-faceted fundraising event held Saturday, Nov. …
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NMAC Gala Recognizes Generosity, Commitment, Excellence
GLADWIN – During the Northern Michigan Alliance for Children Gala held Nov. 7 in Gladwin, multiple people spoke on the various …
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Sheriff Dept Seeks Help Identifying Theft Suspects
On 11/11/19 Clare County Central Sheriff’s Department received a call from Jays Sporting Goods, located at 8800 S. Clare Ave, in …
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Camo Ball, a Gathering That Cares
While it had all the elements of a typical fundraiser with silent and live auctions, a 50/50 raffle, and other money-making games, the …
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Harrison Chamber Dinner Theater Event Players ‘Shine’
HARRISON – Folks who had not previously heard of Possumbottom Holler received a fast-paced, crash course on that …
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State Police Still Seeking Investigative Leads in Fatal Hit & Run Crash from 2015 Union Twp, Isabella Co, MI.  The Michigan State Police (MSP) continues to seek investigative leads in a deadly hit and run crash that claimed the life of Ryan Tsatsos of Macomb, MI, on Halloween …
Exploring: Deep Lakes, Expansive Skies HARRISON – Videographer/storyteller Ric Mixter paid a visit to the Harrison District Library in October, bringing with him collected historical documents and photos, his own deep-water video …
Freedom Park Receives Special Gift HARRISON – Locally, Scott Taylor is known to be a sergeant with the Michigan State Police’s Mount Pleasant post. But he is much more than an MSP Trooper with 23 years on the job. He also …
Sheriff Wilson offers Safety Tips for the 2019 Firearm Hunting Season Sheriff Wilson wants both visitors and residents of Clare County to know some important safety rules before setting out to deer camp. -           …
BOC Moves to Improve County Building Security Addressing the Clare County Commissioners at their Oct. 16 meeting were District Court Judge Joshua Farrell and Clare County Emergency Management Director Jerry Becker. Farrell began their …