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of Clare County
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Harrison Loses Their Country King Dave Carmine

You may not know the name Dave Carr or Dave Carmine, but most Harrison residents know radio Dave, owner of WKKM, the Country King, the long-time local radio station. Harrison lost its radio Dave on …

Old Shelter Razed, New Structure on Horizon

HARRISON – The Clare County Animal Shelter staff has waited a long, long time to be able to tear down the old original shelter building and erect in its place a safer, larger, more versatile …

Orphan Grain Train Drive Highly Successful

HARRISON – Living Hope Lutheran Church of Farwell recently helped coordinate a donation drive in association with the Orphan Grain Train. A 53-foot semi-trailer was parked at the church for …
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US-10 ramp resurfacing at Old State Road in Clare County Aug. 11-12

MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $179,000 to resurface the US-10 ramps at Old State Road in Clare County near Farwell. The work will …
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Wilson State Park Sees Major Refurbishing
HARRISON – Some substantial renovations have been underway at Wilson State Park over the past couple years. In 2020 the park saw …
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Unoccupied House Razed by Fire
The Clare Fire Department responded at 11:29 p.m. Friday, July 18 to a report of a possible structure fire on S. Rogers Road south of …
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M-115 resurfacing in the city of Clare starts July 25
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $819,000 to resurface 1.2 miles of M-115 …
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988 crisis line helping connect Michigan residents experiencing behavioral health crises to resources
LANSING, Mich. – Michiganders in crisis now have an easy-to-remember three-digit number to call for help – 988. Michigan …
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Registration Open for Bus Transportation for Harrison Schools
Harrison Community Schools begins before Labor Day again this year. The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 22. The First Student …
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Hospice Patients to Benefit from Butterflies in the Park Event
MIDLAND, Michigan – MyMichigan Home Care will host its annual outdoor event giving community members an opportunity to remember …
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Lincoln Firefighter Honored for 60 Years of Service Jerry Bridges is pictured with Lincoln Fire Chief Dale Majewski at the July 5 celebration marking Bridges’ 60 years of service to the firefighting profession. Bridges holds a framed display of …
Clare Kiwanis Club Awards Scholarships The Clare Kiwanis Club has been providing support to the youth of Clare County for 86 consecutive years. The club currently has 30 members and a combination of fundraising activities along with …
Letter to the Editor-BBBS Grateful for Memorial Gift Merriam Webster defines the word generosity as “an act of unselfish giving” and a “willingness to share”. And for those who knew him, they would agree that it’s also …
Amish Cook-Sweet and Sour Beans Editor's Note: This week's column is being written by Jeriah Raber, 26, younger brother of Gloria Yoder. Gloria will return next week. Hello to all of big sister Gloria’s special friends! …
M60 Tank Dedication at VFW Post 1075 HARRISON – A rare and special ceremony was held July 2 at VFW Post 1075 – the dedication of an M60 tank. Post Commander Scott Taylor explained that the tank had been provided and …