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MDHHS issues updated COVID-19 school guidance to help keep kids and educators healthy

LANSING, Mich. - Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued updated recommendations for schools designed to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 within …
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Covid Positive Cases After Concert in Mt. Pleasant on July 24

Six individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 attended an outdoor concert at the Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt Pleasant on July 24, 2021. During the case investigations conducted by the Central …
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Crowdfunding campaign launched for the ‘Clare Art Sculpture Walk’ project in downtown Clare

LANSING, Mich. – Clare will be home to a series of rotating art installations as part of the creation of an Art Sculpture Walk in Clare's Downtown Arts and Culture District. This effort will be …
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Handgun and Methamphetamine Found on Traffic Stop

LAKE, MI. On July 30, 2021 at approximately 9 p.m., troopers from the Mount Pleasant Post performed a traffic stop on a vehicle on Beaverton Road near Lake Station Avenue in Clare County, Garfield …
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HCFD Receives New Turnout Gear Washer, Dryer
HARRISON – Remember when moms declared their child could get clothes dirtier than anyone else in the world? Well, she was wrong …
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MMC President Tim Hood ‘Meets and Greets’ in Harrison
On Friday, July 16, the City of Harrison and the Harrison Chamber of Commerce hosted a meet and greet for Mid Michigan College …
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MDOT virtual public meetings Aug. 3 and 4 to discuss draft Michigan Mobility 2045 plan
WHAT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) invites the public to attend virtual public meetings on the draft plan …
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One Last Reminisce on Main Street
 “I had my first kiss on that stage” “I met my husband sitting on the bleachers in this …
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Second Subject Identified in Clare County Homicide Case
UPDATE: 4:00 p.m., 7/20/21 Kenneth Joseph Young age 31 of Harrison has also been charged in reference to this case.  He is …
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Mid Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
The Mid Michigan College Foundation leverages gifts made by generous donors to provide financial assistance to its students, support …
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Southbound US-127 Welcome Center ramp in Clare closed to traffic starting July 16 Southbound US-127 Welcome Center ramp in Clareclosed to traffic starting July 16          The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the southbound …
First Student Entertains to Entice Bus Drivers HARRISON – When people talk about getting back to normal after roughly 18 months of pandemic limitations and restrictions, one of the first things that comes up is having children return to …
Berak's Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage Announcement: Richard and Dorothy (Mendrala) Berak of Harrison celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 17th. They were married in 1961 at St. David's church in Detroit, MI. They have three …
Hayes Working Toward Cooperative Agreement HARRISON – The June general meeting of the Hayes Township Board touched on multiple topics, all of them familiar. In her address to the board, Clare County Commissioner Bronwyn Asplund spoke …
A final farewell wave from Harrison's waving lady, "Red" The family of Red, the Waving Lady, shared the following two articles in lieu of an obituary. You may have missed seeing Red walking along the main streets in Harrison this spring as God had her …