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Renovations at Wilson State Park

Next year, campers and visitors to Wilson State Park will have a more pleasant experience with the addition of two new bath houses. Demolition of one of the former bathrooms in the south part of the …

Annual Recycling Day A Success Once Again

HARRISON – The 2019 Recycling Day at Harrison City Park got off to a brisk start Saturday, quite likely due to this year’s reduced hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In the past, the event was …

Library Will Hold Hoedown at KB Ranch

Harrison District Library Hoedown Fundraiser             An old-fashioned hoedown, complete with line and square dancing for both newcomers …

Harrison Moose Lodge Earns Awards at State Conference

There are 84 Moose Lodges in Michigan, all of them part of the Loyal Order of Moose, an organization that serves its members and their communities. The Harrison Moose Family Center is one of the …
Local News
Spikehorn’s Wildlife Park Featured on Television Program ‘Mid-Michigan Remembers’
While there is always a lot of interest in the life of John E. Meyers, Harrison’s own Spikehorn, the new television program on …
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WOOFSTOCK Shelter Pets Showcased, Celebrated
HARRISON – The Clare County Animal Shelter and the Harrison City Market teamed up last weekend for WOOFSTOCK 2019. This was the …
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Harrison Street Fair 2019
The Old US 27 Car Tour will roll into Harrison on Friday, August 23 and kick off Harrison Street Fair.   Street Fair …
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Author Reveals Harrowing Journey of ‘The Russian Five’
HARRISON – It’s a rare occasion in life when an individual finds himself/herself in the position of being the only right …
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Air travelers could find themselves grounded when REAL ID goes into effect Oct. 1, 2020
Air travelers could find themselves groundedwhen REAL ID goes into effect Oct. 1, 2020 From coast to coast, state to state and town …
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Hayes Approves Brining SAD Renewal
HARRISON – The Hayes Township Board held a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 6 which was preceded by a public hearing on the road …
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Local, Area Projects Progressing HARRISON – Various projects are underway in Harrison and the local area, from recreation to roadways to retail. Harrison’s Town Square project has been in the works for the past four …
Trail Cam Captures Whitetail Kiss These two whitetails were caught smooching on the trail cam of Paul Gaedcke at Lily Lake, Greenwood Township. 
Original Rosie Visits Veterans Display HARRISON – It’s well known that history is important, not only for understanding events and people who have gone before, but also because it affords humanity the opportunity to learn from …
Information Sought in Clare Arson Fire The Clare Police Department along with the Clare Fire Department is investigating an arson fire at 504 Pine St. in the city of Clare. The call came into central dispatch at 5:06 p.m. on Saturday, …
Gas Truck Snags Power Line A truck-power line accident Monday, Aug. 5 on N. Clare Avenue caused a power outage for customers in an area radiating out from the section of highway between Townline Lake Road and Cranberry Lake …