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New Roof Dedicated in Honor of Robert L. Mester

HARRISON – Clare County Habitat for Humanity began its work locally in 1991, an effort which sought to combine the compassion of a community with the sweat equity provided by volunteers and …

Gateway Affair Fundraiser 'Filling Gap'

The Friends of Clare County Parks and Recreation presented its 10th Annual Gateway Affair last weekend at Jay’s Sporting Goods north of Clare. The Saturday, May 11 event started off with a steak dinner provided by Ponderosa of Clare, and featured a reverse raffle, a live auction, a 50/50 drawing, silent auction items and a drawing for a $100 Jay’s gift card.

News From Your Sheriff

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726 designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. The law was amended by the …
Local News
Lost Lake Legend Explored
5/24/18By Angela Kellogg Cleaver Managing Editor  I was thrilled to be allowed to tag along recently on a historical …
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Tale of the Twin Pines: The Final Chapter
Tale of the Twin Pines: The Final Chapter   3/13/19 By Andrew M. Coulson, Clare County Historical Society member About six years …
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Teens Give Voice to Concerns, Thoughts for Future
HARRISON – On the heels of presenting before the Clare County Board of Commissioners, at the most recent Neighborhood Watch …
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Frigid Temps Fatal to Inadequately Protected Animals
HARRISON – The frigid temperatures experienced in the county last weekend did keep prospective pet owners away from the Clare …
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Hayes Board to Interview Zoning Administrator Applicants
HARRISON – Visiting the first Hayes Township General Board meeting was Lori Martin, Clare County Clerk/Register of Deeds. She …
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Allissa’s Shear Indulgence Salon: Bringing the New
HARRISON – When Allissa Conn was growing up, she never, never had any doubt about what she wanted to do with her life: She …
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2019 Frostbite                   Preparing for Frostbite Winter Festival 2019 Focus on Fairy Tales By Dianne Alward-Biery Cleaver Staff Writer Clare County Cleaver …
Community Expresses Gratitude, Appreciation for Ms. Maye Community Expresses Gratitude, Appreciation for Ms. Maye Rosie Disciple Gets Much-Deserved Recognition   HARRISON – As stated in the main story about the 2019 Snowball Dinner Dance, Maye …
BOC Hears Medical Examiner Update BOC Hears Medical Examiner Update Clare One of Top Counties in State Selected for Opioid Surveillance   By Dianne Alward-Biery Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – At the December Clare County …
Season of Giving a Year-Round Event at Hillside Season of Giving a Year-Round Event at Hillside Schools Fighting to Stave Off Student Hunger   By Dianne Alward-Biery Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – Backpacks are ubiquitous among all student …