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NMAC Gala Recognizes Generosity, Commitment, Excellence

GLADWIN – During the Northern Michigan Alliance for Children Gala held Nov. 7 in Gladwin, multiple people spoke on the various types of impact which result from the NMAC’s …

Sheriff Dept Seeks Help Identifying Theft Suspects

On 11/11/19 Clare County Central Sheriff’s Department received a call from Jays Sporting Goods, located at 8800 S. Clare Ave, in reference to a complaint involving retail fraud. The theft is …

Camo Ball, a Gathering That Cares

While it had all the elements of a typical fundraiser with silent and live auctions, a 50/50 raffle, and other money-making games, the 2nd Annual Camo Ball Redneck Gathering held Saturday was …

Harrison Chamber Dinner Theater Event Players ‘Shine’

HARRISON – Folks who had not previously heard of Possumbottom Holler received a fast-paced, crash course on that “backwoods nirvana” Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Budd Lake Bar & …
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Commissioners Recall Karen Lipovsky’s Service to County
After reconvening for the second portion of its Oct. 16 meeting, the Clare County Board of Commissioners got the news via Undersheriff …
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Local Ballplayer Also Has Field of Dreams
HARRISON – It’s a given that most anyone who ever played a game of catch is familiar with Little League Baseball, the …
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That's a Big Pumpkin!
Last Christmas, Willard Bringold’s children challenged him to a pumpkin growing contest. He’d never grown a pumpkin …
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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 …
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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 …
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Old Fashion Barn Raising in 2019
Amish barn raising in Clare County, Michigan on October 15, 2019 Members of the Amish community near Clare, Michigan are coming …
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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 …
Replica of Iconic Fighter Visits Fall Fly-In HARRISON – Sometimes things are well-planned in advance. And sometimes fun just falls out of the sky. That’s what happened Saturday at the Clare County Airport Fall Fly-In when pilot Lane …
Foster Parents Dig Deep to Ensure Stability, Love HARRISON – What unique set of circumstances brings a person to make the choice to become a foster parent? That was one of the questions put to Kori Driver and Jenna Zelkowski during an …
Alpaca Farm Days Return to Clare County HARRISON – Living the Good Life Alpaca Acres opened their gate and arms to the community Saturday, Sept. 28 in celebration of Alpaca Farm Days. A steady stream of visitors made their way around …
Deadwood Grove Haunts Again! Mid Michigan College’s Harrison Campus offers nearly 20 miles of trails for hiking and mountain bike enthusiasts to enjoy. The trail system is open to the public, and is also used for organized …