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At center, Arthur Mullen, AICP, professional planner, fields questions from attendees.

Citizens Get Peek at Proposed Plan

By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – A public Master Plan Implementation Workshop on the proposed updated Harrison Master Plan was held May 14 at Harrison City Hall. …

Junior Achievement Students Present Business Plan Projects to City Council

By ETHAN WALLACE Cleaver Student Writer Harrison High School’s Junior Achievement Entrepreneurial Mindset class created two presentations: one about adding a rehabilitation/juvenile …

Woman Succumbs to House Fire Injuries

By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – The Harrison Community Fire Department was called out at 12:08 p.m. Saturday, May 11 to a residential fire at 6870 Carpenter …
Hangar/terminal building with airport overview.

Airport Committee Considers Hangar/Terminal Condition

By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – At the March meeting of the Clare County Airport Committee, a discussion of turf runway 9/27 repair was led by Scott Taylor. He …
Local News
Artsy Fartsy Boutique Cuts Ribbon
Kate Hutchins, along with her children and the Harrison Area Chamber of Commerce, cut the ribbon at the grand opening of her store Artsy Fartsy Boutique on Friday, April 26. The new boutique is …
The pack breaks free as the 13th Annual Freedom 5k Run/Walk in memory of Robert Friese begins April 27 in Harrison.
Runners, Walkers Take On 13th Annual Freedom 5K Run/Walk
By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – The 13th Annual Freedom 5K Run/Walk, in Memory of Spc. Robert Friese and all those who have given the ultimate sacrifice, was …
MDHHS amplifies awareness and recognition of missing and murdered Indigenous people
LANSING, Mich. – Sunday, May 5 is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons (MMIP) Awareness Day and serves as an opportunity to raise awareness, honor the countless lives that have been lost and …
Steve Scoville, superintendent of Farwell Schools read two books to third-graders as they ate their brown bag lunch as part of the Earth Day activities in the school forest.
Earth Day Celebrated at Farwell School Forest
By ANGELA KELLOGG Cleaver Managing Editor FARWELL – Farwell Schools celebrated Earth Day almost exactly the way Steve Scoville envisioned last year. Scoville, superintendent of Farwell …
Amish Cook-Hushpuppies
THE AMISH COOK  BY GLORIA YODER What a day to be remembered! When I first heard about the eclipse, I pictured something like the one we had seven years ago. As the days came close, I …
Black-legged tick (Michigan State University)
Climate change makes ticks a year-round pest in Michigan
By GABRIELLE AHLBORN Capital News Service LANSING – Michigan’s landscape is diverse, ranging from vast forests to urban areas, providing habitats for various wildlife, including …
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By ARCHER GUANCO, DANIEL SCHOENHERR, ANNA BARNES and LAURETTA SHA Capital News Service REED CITY — In working-class Osceola County, 64-year-old ice cream server Teri Dudley recently found …
  Clare, MI - On May 7, the Clare County Community Foundation asks you to "give where you live" by supporting their Give Local campaign. Give Local is a 24-hour giving day where community …
By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – Pretty much every pet owner in Clare County knows who Clare County Animal Control Director Rudi Hicks is. That’s how it is …
I glance back, I see memories. I look in the future, I see no certainty. I look at the moment and thank God for what I have right now. Now when I look too long at things I don’t …
By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – New businesses seem to be blooming in the City Harrison, and another one is planned for 215 N. Second St. Attending the April 9 …