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Great Day for Famished, Frightened Great Dane

HARRISON – It was a seemingly ordinary day on Cranberry Lake until a fleeting moment of fear and an innate urge to bolt instantly changed the course of one dog’s life forever – and …

Sons of the Civil War Make Donation of Original GAR Post Documents

In addition to making plans for the rededication of the veteran’s monument at Maple Grove Cemetery in Harrison the Sons of the Civil War General Orlando M. Poe Camp 444 had a gift for the …

Vernon Road repairs over US-127 in Isabella County start Oct. 3

Vernon Road repairs over US-127 in Isabella County start Oct. 3 MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $267,000 in concrete beam repairs to …

Dr. Lydia Watson Named New President, CEO of MyMichigan Health

MIDLAND, Mich. – The MyMichigan Health Board of Directors has named senior vice president and chief medical officer Lydia A. Watson, M.D., C.P.E., as president and CEO of MyMichigan Health with …
Local News
Ringelberg Shares His Clare County Travels
Jon Ringelberg isn’t afraid to crawl in old basements or trudge through woods and swamps in search of history. His new self-published book Historical ‘Travels’ in Clare County: …
Clare County Historical Society Hosts Old Fashion Day
Each year, the Clare County Historical Society allows visitors to experience life as it once was at our Old Fashion Day event. We invite you to put away your cell phones (if you want) and imagine …
Ideal Theater in Clare to receive $988,045 for restoration of historic downtown theater
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation today to announce Michigan Strategic Fund approval of $83.8 million in grant funding across 22 …
BOC Hears Veterans Services Update
HARRISON – Karl Hauser, Director of Veterans Services for Clare County, provided an update during the Aug. 17 meeting of the Clare County Board of Commissioners. He began by introducing new …
Local Band to Play at Diesel Concerts Detroit
of attention. The Midnight Hours and Bang Up Tape Job share the majority of their members and most are local from Harrison. Two of those members were in the Harrison Band program, and both bands play …
Grill Off Event Draws Contestants From 3 Counties
HARRISON – When Tammy and Trisha Galloway of Longer Table in Harrison first opened their business in the Harrison City Market, they had lots of ideas for how to give back to the community which …
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The Clare County Crazy Quilters will be hosting its annual Quilt Show and Luncheon at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3 at First Congregational Church, 211 Spruce St. in Harrison. Cost is $10 per person, …
HARRISON – Ryan Marsman was a 6-year-old little boy who wanted to grow up to be a fireman like his dad. Sadly, while he was out riding bikes with his dad on June 13, 2019, just five days before …
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI. On September 1, 2022 at 1:00am troopers from the Mount Pleasant Postinvestigated a vehicle that crashed into a house on S. Shepherd Road north of Pickard Street inChippewa …
HARRISON – The Harrison High School robotics team had a large presence at the 2022 Harrison Street Fair, spending both days promoting the group’s self-funded efforts to instill interest …
Central Michigan District Health Department (CMDHD) would like to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31 as a stark reminder of the harm that drugs inflict on our society. It is …