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County Seat Newspaper
of Clare County
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BOE Congratulates Student Musician

HARRISON – Carley Young is a sophomore at Harrison High School, and it would seem also a mighty fine trumpet player. She was recognized at the Oct. 14 Harrison Community Schools Board of …

Touch-a-Truck Fire Safety Event a Horn Blowing Success

Horns of various range and decibel could be heard through downtown Harrison as children took the “touch-a-truck” concept to heart. Dump trucks, fire trucks and everything in between were …

Old Fashion Barn Raising in 2019

Amish barn raising in Clare County, Michigan on October 15, 2019

Hollar Takes 1st in Air Rifle Competition

Mattie Hollar shoots with American Legion Post #404 affilaited with Harrison Sportsman Junior Club’s Rifle Team. In January, Mattie competed in the 19th Annual American Legion Air Rifle …
Local News
Lead Awareness: City of Clare Water Filter Distribution for Eligible Residents
City of Clare Water Filter Distribution for Eligible Residents (City of Clare) The City of Clare’s public water supply is above …
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Big Friday Night Under the Lights Planned for Harrison
Friday, Sept. 27 will be a big night for Harrison Community Schools. Not only will Harrison play at home against Beaverton, but there …
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Dr. G Open House a Tasty Affair
HARRISON – Harrison dentist Maureen Gierucki and her office made the move to some new digs on Spruce Street in early July of …
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BOC Passes Budget by Slim Margin
HARRISON – Five-to-three was the 2020 Budget vote cast by the Clare County Board of Commissioners at its Sept. 18 meeting. The …
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Hayes Planning Commission OK’s Revised Zoning Ordinances
HARRISON – The Hayes Township Planning Commission held a public hearing and special meeting Sept. 9, called for the purpose of …
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Old Fashion Day at the Clare Co. Historical Society
When Michigan shanty boys (lumberjacks) went into the fall woods in 19th century, they often did not come out until spring. During the …
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More News
Redding Township Tackling Backlog of Bad Housekeeping The 2016 general election saw only 188 of the 366 registered voters in Redding Township turn out to vote [51.37% of the electorate]. In that election, Marianne Borgula defeated incumbent supervisor …
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 …
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 …
Shelter Offers Saturday Adoptions-Only Event HARRISON – The Clare County Animal Shelter will be hosting a Saturday pet adoptions-only event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 to provide a more convenient time for all, particularly …