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Amish Cook-Homemade Pumpkin Torte

It’s downright cold outside- the perfect weather for sipping lattes, snuggling in soft blankets, and watching the gentle flicker of a candle. Each year as spring arrives, I wonder how I …

AAA: Michigan Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

DEARBORN, Mich., (December 5, 2022) - Gas prices in Michigan dropped 20 cents compared to a week ago. Michigan drivers are now paying an average of $3.44 per gallon for regular …

Two Injured in Truck-Buggy Crash in Clare County

Clare County Sheriff Office Release On 11/27/2022, at 8:36p.m. Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of a vehicle versus Amish buggy, personal injury traffic crash on East Colonville Rd. …

HHS Offers Opportunities for Students to Get Excited

HARRISON – During the November meeting of the Harrison Community Schools Board of Education, Superintendent Judy Walton started her report with congratulations to Kendra Durga and Chad Hathcock …
Local News
Fatal House Fire in Franklin Township
Harrison Community Fire Department release At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, the Harrison Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire in the 6600 block of N. Bailey Lake Ave. in …
More money pumped into Michigan school board races
Capital News Service LANSING – Michigan saw a dramatic increase in funding for school board races for the Nov. 8 elections, election watchers say. “Normally school board races fly …
Garber Named REALTOR of Year
 Kari Garber of Harrison Realty Inc. has been named 2022 REALTOR of the Year  for the Clare-Gladwin Board of REALTORS. Garber is the 2022 president for the Clare Gladwin Board of …
Clare County Voters Turn Out for Mid-Term Election
HARRISON – Clare County voters have stepped up to exercise their right and privilege as U.S. citizens and cast their ballots for their candidates of choice. These initial unofficial results of …
Former Employee Defines Grievance to BOC
HARRISON – After the Clare County Board of Commissioners approved its agenda and minutes of Oct. 19, the Nov. 9 meeting moved on to General Public Comment. That’s when it got …
Michigan jail inmate sues royal family
Michigan jail inmate sues royal family By ERIC FREEDMAN Capital News Service LANSING – It may be the first lawsuit filed in the United States against members of the British royal …
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Eli, aka Cup of Joe, was the mascot drawing people into Up North Coffee/Not So Shabby Gifts on Saturday, Nov. 12 during Harrison’s Shop Local Holiday Open House. The winners of gift baskets were …
The Clare County Animal Shelter will be hosting a free vaccine clinic for dogs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20. Yes, that’s right: FREE distemper/Parvo vaccine. Rabies vaccine will be …
HARRISON – The New Business portion of the October Hayes General Board meeting saw employee departure, a budget amendment, action on brining, and more. Addressing a visitor’s question …
  I understand if you’re not on Reddit; after all, it’s quite the opposite of a local newspaper. However, the online community of Reddit contains groups for virtually any …
Prosecuting Attorney release Sentencing Update: The defendant was sentenced Oct. 28 by Judge Roy Mienk. He was ordered to serve two years for the felony firearm conviction. This two years will …