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Friends Ministry Shares 2021 Highlights

Friends Ministry wants to take a moment to say thank you. God blessed us with an amazing year in every area of ministry. Our Thrift Stores had a great year in sales, and we are incredibly grateful …

Snowball Silent Auction to Return

HARRISON – “Well, best laid plans – go sideways.” Those were the words that introduced Maye Tessner-Rood’s description of a recent game-plan change for the Jan. 15 …
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AAA ISSUES A MICHIGAN STATEWIDE ARCTIC AIR ADVISORY

DEARBORN, Mich., (January 10, 2022) — As arctic air continues to blast Michigan and with the weather forecast calling for some of the coldest temperatures of the year thus far, AAA is …

State of Michigan receives initial limited supply of new oral COVID-19 medications

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan has received its first shipment of new oral medications to treat COVID-19, paxlovid and molnupiravir, following the recent emergency use authorization by the …
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BOC Hears from Multiple Departments
HARRISON – Community Services Director Lori Phelps provided a brief update to the Clare County Board of Commissioners at its …
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Live Nativity by the Clare United Methodist Church Continues Tradition
Many folks expressed their enjoyment of watching the Live Nativity, complete with animals (a donkey and sheep) hosted Dec. 23 and 24 …
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Christmas in Clare County Jail
Christmas in the Clare County Jail will be a little bit merrier this year thanks to the Clare Rotary Club, Leota Community Church, …
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Amish Cook-Christmas Equations
Have you ever seen an equation that didn't look equal? I have.   As December keeps winding down, there is the joy and …
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Why it’s A-OK to write ‘Xmas’
Some phrases get people’s stockings in a twist during the holiday season. Today I’m not going to beat around the holly …
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Superintendent, Liaison Describe Threat Incident, Social Media’s Role
HARRISON – Deputy Nick Oster, who has been the school liaison officer for Harrison Community Schools since 2010, attended the …
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Climate change challenges Michigan’s power delivery LANSING – Michigan utilities are struggling to provide reliable energy to customers as storms become more frequent and severe. This past summer, Consumers Energy officials said they saw …
Consumers Energy Crews Halfway to Fully Restoring Customers JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 17, 2021 – Consumers Energy aided by out of state crews and favorable weather conditions today, have restored power to more than half of the more than 190,000 customers …
Don’t get upsot by these vintage Christmas terms Don’t get upsot by these vintage Christmas terms It’s that time of year when we tune into the local Christmas station on the radio. After a five-minute commercial block, you hear some …
MSP: Teamwork leads to felony arrest, recovery of stolen vehicle, drugs, and firearms On 10/21/2021 at approximately 11 p.m., troopers from the Mt. Pleasant Post initiated a traffic stop on avehicle near Clare Ave. and Dover Rd., Clare County, Grant Township. After brief contact with …
Woman Rescued from Submerging SUV At 10:16 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, the Clare Fire Department responded to report of a vehicle in the water. The fire department arrived on scene at 10:21 a.m. to find a silver SUV in the water below the …