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Calendar Art Winners Share Water Wisdom

HARRISON – As part of its Wellhead Protection efforts, the City of Harrison conducts various presentations aimed at increasing awareness of how to protect the community’s essential water …

Road Commission Hears Complaints, Community Concern

HARRISON – The Clare County Road Commission’s June 5 board meeting saw a room filled nearly to capacity by visitors. The full board was in attendance, along with its attorney Angelina …

Vietnam War Statue Unveiled

HARRISON – Over the course of only three years, the Veterans Freedom Park Committee managed to purchase and install three statues in the park: a Soldier’s Battlefield Cross, the World War …

Tea Raises Over $6K for Surrey House Renovation Project

The first “Afternoon Tea with HDL” was a wonderful success raising more than $6,000 for the Surrey House Renovation Project Fund. The afternoon included tasty sandwiches, delicious …
Local News
Mid Breaks Ground on Harrison Campus Renovations
Mid Michigan College is investing $12 Million to improve its existing learning and student spaces through a renovation of the …
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Harrison's Memorial Weekend All Roses, Rosies and Roadsters
Harrison Memorial Weekend All Roses, Rosies and Roadsters The weather cooperated this weekend with a nice day for the Harrison Car …
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117th Harrison Alumni Coffee Hour
More than 130 Harrison alumni were on the annual roll call at the Harrison Alumni coffee hour Saturday.  With over 200 attending, …
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Alpacas Pour on ‘The Charm’ – Again
HARRISON – Despite the dayslong forecast for rain and likelihood of a thunderstorm, throngs of animal loving visitors came out …
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Rare Event in Hamilton Township
Something rare and wonderful happened May 6 in Hamilton Township – triplet Angus calves were born: a heifer and two bulls. The …
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Mounted Division Offers Tactical Horsemanship Academy
HARRISON – The Mounted Division of the Clare County Sheriff Department was joined by members of other mounted divisions last …
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More News
Harrisons’ Allison Lipovsky is World Series Bound! The Grand Valley State softball team is headed back to the Division II College World Series for the fourth time in program history – and second time in the last four seasons – after they defeated Indianapolis 4-2 in the NCAA Division II Midwest Super Regional Championship game.
New Roof Dedicated in Honor of Robert L. Mester HARRISON – Clare County Habitat for Humanity began its work locally in 1991, an effort which sought to combine the compassion of a community with the sweat equity provided by volunteers and …
Gateway Affair Fundraiser 'Filling Gap' The Friends of Clare County Parks and Recreation presented its 10th Annual Gateway Affair last weekend at Jay’s Sporting Goods north of Clare. The Saturday, May 11 event started off with a steak dinner provided by Ponderosa of Clare, and featured a reverse raffle, a live auction, a 50/50 drawing, silent auction items and a drawing for a $100 Jay’s gift card.
News From Your Sheriff In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726 designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. The law was amended by the …
3 Injured in Grant Township Accident At approximately 11:54 a.m. Thursday, May 9, Clare County Dispatch received several calls of a 2-car accident involving a semi-tractor trailer on U.S. 10 westbound just west of Grant Ave in Grant …