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Career Fair Planned by Mid Michigan College and MiWorks!

Career Fair Planned  Mid Michigan College and MiWorks! are excited to host a Career Fair 1pm – 4pm Wednesday, September 29. This event will take place outside on Mid’s Mt. …

Animal Shelter Volunteers Essential to ‘Making it Work’

HARRISON – Nestled in Hayes Township just north of Harrison, at 4040 Hazel Drive, sits a facility where dedicated people work quietly, taking on what sometimes seems to be a thankless task …

Letter To the Editor-See you Next Year

 After not being able to visit Clare co. in 2020, my wife and I spent an amazing 2021 summer on the lake here in beautiful Clare co. I enjoyed reading the Cleaver every week. After such an …

Push for state regulation of sand and gravel mining draws opposition

Capital News Service LANSING – Proposed state regulation of sand and gravel mining wrests control from local authorities and could lead to a similar loss of authority elsewhere, according to …
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Harrison Man Injured in Car/Motorcycle Accident
On 09/08/2021, at 11:19 a.m., Clare County Central dispatch received a 911 call of a car versus motorcycle, personal injury accident …
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Troopers Investigate Two Vehicle Fatal Crash
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI. On September 4, 2021 at approximately 9:15 p.m., troopers from the Mount Pleasant Post responded to Gilmore Road …
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News from Your Sheriff-May 2021
Happy May Clare County.  I’m going to start right off by telling you a success story from just one of over 2,900 incidents …
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News from Your Sheriff-September 2021
Hello Clare County, we hope you are all enjoying this great summer weather we have been experiencing. In the month of July 2021, the …
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Amish Cook-Back-to-School Surprises at the Yoders
It’s been hanging in the balance for days, even weeks. For some people in church, anticipation mounted at the thought of home …
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Lake Man Pleads No Contest to Accosting Children for Immoral Purposes
Joshua Jon Murdoch, of Lake, Michigan, plead no contest to two counts of Accosting Children for Immoral Purposes on June 7, 2021. The …
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MDOT is hiring! Learn more at Sept. 16 virtual career fair  September 7, 2020 -- Your new job at the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) may be just one text away. MDOT is hosting a series of virtual career fairs to help fill a number of …
Not So Shabby, A Small Business Success Story Mid-Michigan Region SBDC- Erica Yost hadn’t planned on owning a business. But she is the sort of person who faces life head on, adjusting to the unexpected in ways that sometimes surprise even …
Bobcat Caught on Camera This bobcat was caught on a trail camera Aug. 27 by George Laura in the Birch Hills area in Hamilton Township.
5th Annual Harrison Garden Tour  This year’s garden tour held Aug. 26 was another success; all of the gardens were at their peak and each had its own unique style. A huge thank you to the following homeowners for …
Reader Concerned by Intersection I read the copy of the City Council minutes in last week's Cleaver on the lower half of the front page and noted especially the two topics of roadways. One re: the extension of Weldon Drive and the …