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This tower technician, pictured June 3, has the township’s best view as he works to secure mounting brackets on the new communications tower located on the north side of Hamilton Township Hall property. Skyway Towers out of Florida has leased that portion of the property, and its contracted customer will be Verizon.

Hamilton Sees Long-Awaited Cell Tower Materialize

By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Senior Staff Writer HARRISON – This month, a project a year-and-a-half in the making became a reality when the Florida company Skyway Towers erected a …
Hutchins stands by the vibrant signage freshly adorning her newly opened boutique.

Artsy Fartsy Boutique Opens Doors in Harrison

By MEGAN BARRON Cleaver Guest Writer HARRISON – Seasoned craft show vendors grasp the ardor and endurance that comes along with the lifestyle. The amount of time required to be in the …

Solutions Added to Help Mitigate Delay in Imaging Test Results

MIDLAND, Mich. – A nationwide shortage of radiologists reported earlier this year by the American College of Radiology is hitting close to home as MyMichigan Health patients continue to see …
Clare County Food Group volunteers are shown with the Hunger Action Partner Award at the May 4 mobile distribution event held at the Clare County Fairgrounds.

Clare County Food Group Receives Hunger Action Partner Award

By MEGAN BARRON Cleaver Guest Writer HARRISON – Cars can be seen lining up as early as 3 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month at either the Clare County Fairgrounds or the Clare …
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2023-2024 MARSP CCC SCHOLARSHIP/GRANT DONATION
For the past several years The Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel Clare County Chapter has been involved in fundraising activities with monies going to support students in Clare County …
Northern Michigan Alliance for Children Celebrates 10th Anniversary
The Northern Michigan Alliance for Children (NMAC) is proud to announce its 10th anniversary, commemorating a decade of providing the compassionate, collaborative services of a Child Advocacy Center …
Harrison City Council members, including recent additions, gather after their May 20 meeting for an updated photo. Pictured, from left, are: (seated) Connie Huffman, Mayor Dan Sullivan and Garrett Wood; and (standing) Karen Hulliberger, Mayor Pro Tem Angela Kellogg-Henry, Bob Stewart and Phil Duggan.
City Sees Grant Work, Sewer Rate Increase, More
HARRISON – The May 20 meeting of Harrison City Council was a straightforward affair, with adoption of May 6 meeting minutes and approval of the day’s bills. Mayor Dan Sullivan offered his …
Commissioner Dale Majewski clarifies the limitations of the BOC when it comes to the landfill odor problem, as that is something under the prevue of other agencies.
BOC Hears Again of Landfill Stench, Waste Truck Leakage
HARRISON – Over the course of many years, Harrison area resident Ray Elliott has approached the Clare County Board of Commissioners with his complaint of hazardous spills and malodors wafting …
Kalico poses on his motorcycle in front of the Cleaver on Main Street in Harrison.
Clare County’s ‘Weird Al’ Entertains Millions
By ANGELA KELLOGG-HENRY Cleaver Managing Editor HARRISON – Joey Kalico, aka The Prince of Parodies, is as fun in person as he is in his online videos. It’s also clear from his …
Gabe Ambrozaitis salutes after placing the VFW wreath.
Community Gathers, Honors, Remembers Its Fallen Veterans
By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Senior Staff Writer HARRISON – Impending rain threatened to dampen the May 27 Memorial Day Ceremony at Veterans Freedom Park in Harrison, however, this …
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Sheriff Department Release At 3:54 p.m. Thursday, May 23, Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of a car vs. pedestrian injury crash on First Street near Second Street in the City of …
By DIANNE ALWARD-BIERY Cleaver Senior Staff Writer HARRISON – On the morning of May 23, the Harrison Do-It Best Lumber Board of Directors and business staff gathered with members of …
By ETHAN WALLACE Cleaver Staff Writer HARRISON – Harrison High School’s annual Alumni Coffee Hour was held Saturday, May 25 at the high school, and was hosted by Mick Haley. …
HARRISON – On March 15, 2024, Waldo Dewey Bruner of Gladwin pleaded guilty as charged to two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct 4th Degree (force or coercion) and as a habitual offender 4th …
HARRISON – The May 14 Hayes Township Board meeting heard two reports from commissioners. The first, from Clare County Commissioner Gabe Ambrozaitis, included receiving a report on MMR response …