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989 Furniture Plans Grand Re-opening in New Location

HARRISON – Jaren West has owned 989 Furniture and Mattress north of Harrison for more than five years. This week marks another milestone as he relocates the business to the building he …

Evart Man Arraigned on Multiple Charges

UPDATE: On 01/26/2022, 26-year-old Brandon Thomas Sayles of Evart was arraigned in 80th District Court by magistrate Worpell on the charges of Weapons – possess by Felon / Felonious Assault …

HARRISON VFW TO DISPLAY M-60 TANK

The Harrison VFW recently received for display a decommissioned, and disabled M-60 tank. The tank remains owned by the U.S. Government, but the VFW will display and maintain it.“It was exciting …

Hillside Building Renovation Closing the Gap

HARRISON – A Jan. 12 quick tour of the renovation progress being made at the Hillside School building was provided for the Cleaver by Rick Foote, superintendent of Harrison Community Schools. …
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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, …
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‘Thank You’ Snowball Set for Jan. 15
HARRISON – Saturday, Jan. 15 is the date of the fifth and final Snowball Dinner-Dance to be held at the Harrison Moose Lodge. …
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…and Another One Bites the Dust
After years of struggling with blight in the township, in 2015 Hayes Township began concerted efforts to tackle the problem with its …
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100 Women Agree
Well, 100 women mostly agree. That didn’t make the greatest headline though. For certain, 100 women agree they care and that is …
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MDHHS will update quarantine guidance for general public based on CDC recommendations 
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services …
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Hardy Acquires Bonham Agency
Steve Bonham has been in the insurance business for 45 years. That will change slightly when he semi-retires and his competitor and …
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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 Dec. 15 meeting. The sole item she noted was a mobile health unit …
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 by the Clare United Methodist Church at Witbeck’s Family …
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, Clare Assembly of GOD, Clare United Methodist Church, and the …
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 anticipation of celebrating Jesus' birth. The children are constantly …
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 bush – I’m jumping right down the chimney to address …