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Amish Cook- Thankful for Family, Good Neighbors

Little Joshua is doing well and is the center of attention. Everyone dotes over him. Yep, our long wait is over. It’s hard to believe that he is a month old already. While the newborn stage is …

Larson Elementary Project Site Plan Approved

HARRISON – The Harrison Planning Commission had the opportunity last month to conduct a site plan review on the scheduled renovation and construction work to take place over the next year at …

Harrison District Library News

The Harrison District Library is excited to share that we have raised over $400,000 for the Surrey House Renovation Project Fund. Reaching this goal would not have been possible without the generous …

Gloria First Column and Peanut Butter Pie

THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Hi. I'm Gloria Yoder, age 24. I'm an ordinary Amish housewife and mother and, yes, I love it. My husband Daniel and I have been blessed with over four years of …
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Finding answers in a summer barbe-query
One thing I’m missing this summer is the outdoor barbecue. Yes, I have still fired up the grill for my family, but I really like …
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Beemer-Fritzinger and Kingsbury Clarify Ballot Language
During the upcoming August 4, 2020 Primary Election, Clare County and MSU Extension (MSUE) are asking the voters of Clare County to …
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Middle Michigan Development Corporation Receives $3.5 Million to Distribute to Area Businesses through the Michigan Small Business Restart Program
July 28, 2020 - Mt. Pleasant, MI -- In an effort to support Michigan small businesses that were  negatively impacted by …
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Council Bids Adieu to Treasured Treasurer
HARRISON – The Mayor’s Report at the July 20 meeting of the Harrison City Council began with a farewell homage to retiring …
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Lake George Man Pleads No Contest on Multiple CSC Charges
Robert Andrew James, of Lake George, Michigan, plead no contest on June 23, 2020, to the following charges: Criminal Sexual …
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Clare, Gladwin, Isabella and Osceola County 4-H programs host Virtual Showcase
Harrison, MI— With local fairs cancelling due to COVID-19, Clare, Gladwin, Isabella and Osceola County 4-H programs wanted the …
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 MSP to Host Virtual Recruiting Webinar LANSING, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) will host a virtual recruiting webinar on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for persons who are interested in learning more about a career as …
Support Gail Garrity for Greenwood Township Trustee The following information was submitted to the letter to the editor information form on www.clarecountycleaver.net: first name: Dale last name: Price address: 2910 Cherry Grove city: …
New Owners, New Features at Kleen Gene’s Laundromat Kleen Gene’s of Harrison changed ownership in April but buying a business during a pandemic didn’t phase owners Amanda and Brad Sims.  They have always worked for themselves as …
Laura List Running for Greenwood Township Trustee In January of 2020, I applied for and was appointed by the Greenwood Township Board to fill a vacant trustee position. I now wish to pursue a 4-year term. I have lived and worked in Clare County …
Coker Runs for Road Commission My father, David “Dave” Coker, Jr., is our best candidate for Clare County Road Commission on the August 4th primary ballot. As a resident of Clare County who has lived here for the …