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Summer Reading Program in Full Swing at Local Libraries

Summer Reading Programs at the Pere Marquette District Library in Clare and the Harrison District Library kicked off last week to the beat of drums. Lori Fithian who runs Drummunity out of Ann Arbor …

Amigo-Van Accident Fatal for Harrison Man

On June 22, at 1:03 p.m., Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of a car versus pedestrian personal injury traffic crash, within the intersection of First and Main Street in the City of …

Make a Really Good Plan…Then Add People

In an example of what a community can do when neighbors help neighbors, members of the Amish community gathered early June 15 on a farm along E. Townline Lake Road for a traditional barn raising. …

Rick Foote Recognized, Honored for 35 Years of Service to School District

HARRISON – Harrison Community Schools Superintendent Rick Foote, who will be retiring at the end of this month, was honored for his many years of service with a school open house get-together …
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Walking and Biking Clare County. It’s Time to Give it a Try!
Summer is a great time to discover the Clare County outdoors. But if you’re new to the county, want to begin walking or biking, …
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Bissell Empty the Shelter Event Successful
HARRISON – So, pretend it’s a regular day, and out of the blue, some really nice people show up at your door and give you …
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HHS Alumni Tradition Carries Forward
The Saturday, May 28 annual meeting of the Harrison Alumni held in the Harrison High School auditorium was triple that of last …
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House Appointed to Interim HCS School Board Seat
HARRISON – At a special May 24 meeting, the Harrison Community Schools Board of Education found itself in the desirable yet …
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Local Young Artist Will Attend Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp
Abigail Bissonnette, age 17, of Lake has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Camp, the nation’s premier …
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Community Gathers to Remember, Honor Fallen Veterans
HARRISON – A large crowd gathered Monday, May 30 to mark Memorial Day at Veterans Freedom Park in Harrison, a town filled with …
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Enchanted Woods Designz & 20 Lakes Trading Post cuts ribbon Enchanted Woods Designz & 20 Lakes Trading Post celebrated its ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, May 17. The business will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to …
Amish Cook- A Bittersweet Mother's Day “Happy Mother’s Day!” It was Julia, sleepily walking out of the bedroom holding, Gumdrop, her pet miniature poodle. Snuggling up next to me on the couch, we shared a hug. There were …
Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Freedom Park HARRISON – The grand opening ceremony at Veterans Freedom Park was held May 25, 2016. Now, after six years of dedicated fundraising efforts, community cooperation, generosity and commitment …
County’s Lori Phelps Receives National Recognition HARRISON – At the Clare County Board of Commissioners’ May 18 meeting, District 6 Commissioner Bronwyn Asplund chose to forgo her report on townships and instead made a special …
Consumers Energy Making $100 Million in Upgrades to Improve Reliability of Michigan’s Power Grid JACKSON, Mich., May 23, 2022 – Consumers Energy today announced plans for $100 million of investment in 2022 to reduce both the number and length of power outages. The energy provider will make …