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WOOFSTOCK Shelter Pets Showcased, Celebrated

HARRISON – The Clare County Animal Shelter and the Harrison City Market teamed up last weekend for WOOFSTOCK 2019. This was the second such event, one designed to showcase shelter dogs …

Harrison Street Fair 2019

The Old US 27 Car Tour will roll into Harrison on Friday, August 23 and kick off Harrison Street Fair.  

Author Reveals Harrowing Journey of ‘The Russian Five’

HARRISON – It’s a rare occasion in life when an individual finds himself/herself in the position of being the only right person, at the right time, in the right place, to do the right …

Air travelers could find themselves grounded when REAL ID goes into effect Oct. 1, 2020

Air travelers could find themselves groundedwhen REAL ID goes into effect Oct. 1, 2020 From coast to coast, state to state and town to town, the alarm bells are ringing in anticipation of the …
Local News
Gas Truck Snags Power Line
A truck-power line accident Monday, Aug. 5 on N. Clare Avenue caused a power outage for customers in an area radiating out from the …
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Hayes’ Nuisance Millage-Interest Survey Explained
HARRISON – At the July 16 meeting of the Hayes Township Board, an issue was brought up that is unpleasant under any …
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There's a Pizza War in Harrison!
On Thursday, August 1 order a pizza from any of the particpating restaurants and fifty cents from each pizza purchased will go to …
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Area Residents Mark Military Service
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Denielle C. Chapman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San …
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Ned Reinke Leaves Legacy of Ambition and Generosity
Jim Reinke took the time on Monday to sit down with me to reflect on the recent passing of his father, Ned Reinke. Many in Harrison …
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Oak Ridge Boys Return to the Clare County Fair
There aren’t many questions you can ask Richard Sterban that are not already covered in his book “From Elvis to Elvira: My …
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CCRC Taking Heat, Giving Answers HARRISON – The open session of the July 2 Clare County Road Commission meeting was consumed largely by public comments and CCRC responses. The first person to speak was Dan Fitzpatrick, who …
Veterans Display Offers ‘Something Extra Special’ HARRISON – The Veterans Display at the Harrison Fairground will feature two special displays during Fair Week this year. This year the display will be honoring the American Legion’s 100th …
Mostetler Gravel Pit Issue Still Smoldering HARRISON – The July 10 meeting of the Hayes Township Planning Commission began with a summary statement from chairman Stan Lewis, informing that there would be no representatives of Fisher …
Fatal Crash in Grant Township, Clare County The Michigan State Police reported on July 11, 2019, at approximately 10:05 a.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police Mount Pleasant Post were dispatched to a vehicle crash involving three …
Dr. ‘G’ Cuts Ribbon on New Office HARRISON – Friends, family, staff and community leaders gathered Monday, July 8 to witness Maureen Gierucki, DDS, as she cut the ribbon marking the official opening of her new dental office. …