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Mystery Virus Killing Dogs

HARRISON – Prior to addressing the Clare County Board of Commissioners during its Aug. 17 meeting, Clare County Animal Control Director Rudi Hicks shared with the Cleaver some sad and …

New Member for Daughters of the American Revolution

On Aug 2, the Michilimacinac Chapter of Clare/Gladwin Counties welcomed a new member Teresa Korn to its Chapter.  Korn was sworn in by Kathleen Lofton and given a Membership Certificate, DAR Pin …

Don't miss Free ORV Weekend Aug. 20-21

Free ORV Weekend, which takes place twice a year, is a great time to see, experience and test out Michigan’s off-road vehicle trails. The final Free ORV Weekend of the year takes place …

BOC Competitive Ballot Winnowed Down to 2 Seats

HARRISON – The Clare County Clerk’s office has posted the unofficial results of the Aug. 2 Primary Election. Candidate fields were whittled down and, as previously noted, many local races …
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Largest tally of snakebites in Michigan
LANSING – Michigan’s only venomous snake, the eastern massasauga rattlesnake, has been suspected or proven responsible for at least 75 bites reported in the state from 2003 through 2020, …
August 2 VOTE -BOC Ballot Fields 16 Candidates for 9 Seats
HARRISON – HARRISON – The Clare County Clerk’s office has provided a listing of the candidates and proposals to be on the Aug. 2 Primary Election ballot. Vying for votes at the …
Sheriff Update: Mounted Division Deputy Severely Injured
The Clare County Sheriff Department has issued an update regarding Deputy Shuff as of July 27 . Deputy Shuff continues to receive treatment at the hospital. Please continue to pray for her and her …
Quilts of Valor Awarded
Mindy and Scott Taylor of Harrison were awarded Quilts of Valor on Saturday, July 16 at VFW Post 1075 in Harrison. Mindy Taylor served in the U.S. Army from 1989-1991. She was stationed in Turkey and …
Library Completes Nature Art Wall Mural
With progress being made daily on the former Surrey House building to become the new home of the Harrison District Library, one project has already made an impact on Harrison’s downtown. On …
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 a complete re-do of its bathroom buildings. And this year the …
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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 Beaverton Road in Sheridan Township. On arrival they found a …
MT. PLEASANT, Mich. - The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $819,000 to resurface 1.2 miles of M-115 from Pioneer Parkway to Sunset Avenue, in the city of Clare. …
LANSING, Mich. – Michiganders in crisis now have an easy-to-remember three-digit number to call for help – 988. Michigan has joined the nation in transitioning to the 988-dialing code, …
Harrison Community Schools begins before Labor Day again this year. The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 22, and the First Student transportation department would like you to make note of a few …
MIDLAND, Michigan – MyMichigan Home Care will host its annual outdoor event giving community members an opportunity to remember or honor loved ones who have had a special and positive impact on …