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Obituary: Mrs. Carol Ann Mack

Obituary: Mrs. Carol Ann Mack

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20242 min read

Mrs. Carol Ann Mack, 87 of Lewiston, Michigan died peacefully on February 4, 2024, at Pioneer Golden Estates Assisted Living in Clare. She was born on November 13, 1936, in Janseville, Wisconsin to the late Hollister and Florence (Connell) Rice.…

Obituary: Franklin Earl England

Obituary: Franklin Earl England

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20242 min read

Franklin Earl England age 81 of Marion passed away at Munson Healthcare-Cadillac Hospital on December 19, 2023. Frank was born on April 12, 1942 in Marion to Frank E. and Mary I. (Obrian) England. He married Grace Booms on June…

Obituary: Barbara Gibis

Obituary: Barbara Gibis

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20242 min read

Barbara Gibis, age 91 of Clare, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024 at home. Barbara was born the daughter of Roy and Grace (Blossingham) Beck on January 11, 1933 in Detroit. She moved to Farwell where she attended school…

Obituary: Dale J. Meister

Obituary: Dale J. Meister

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20243 min read

Dale J. Meister, age 59, of Farwell, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 4, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on September 4, 1964, to Keith and Della Meister. In 1982, he graduated from Grand Ledge…

May I Walk with You? FIRST RESPONDERS

May I Walk with You? FIRST RESPONDERS

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20243 min read

Recently, I had the wonderful experience of participating in a class that prepared me to carry a concealed pistol. During the class I not only learned the laws concerning carrying a concealed weapon, but also learned the appropriate way to…

Pat’s Bits and Pieces: A Day at the Office

Pat’s Bits and Pieces: A Day at the Office

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20244 min read

Well February over a week old already. Only 19 more days to go…I haven’t had time to complain about my least favorite month much though. I’ve been pretty sick with a reaction to an antibiotic.One more allergic reaction to add…

Faces in the Crowd: Mark Hammar

Faces in the Crowd: Mark Hammar

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20248 min read

This week’s interview is with Mark Hammar who was featured a couple of years ago with his wife Deb.  In that feature part of the article centered on their retirement from Michigan Gas Company and their traveling.  I would like…

Osceola sheriff responds to 485 calls in January

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20242 min read

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – January was an active month for local law enforcement officials.The Osceola County sheriff’s Office took 485 calls for service for the month of January.The corrections staff booked 71 subjects into the jail between Jan. 1-31.…

McBain man arrested on meth charges

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20241 min read

By John RaffelCorrespondent MCBAIN – The Michigan State Police has arrested a McBain man for possession of methamphetamine.Troopers report that on Sunday Feb. 4, at around 1:50 a.m, they stopped a vehicle on Burlingame Street near 13th St. in Cadillac.A…

Missaukee woman injured in head-on crash

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20241 min read

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – A Missaukee County woman suffered minor injuries from a crash on southbound US 131 near Mile Marker 177 in Clam Lake Township on Sunday.Michigan State police troopers report that according to witnesses, a GMC Terrain…

Frostbite Magical Winter Festival is here!

Frostbite Magical Winter Festival is here!

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20244 min read

Frostbite Festival fun with Frostie at Budd Lake file photo By Pat MaurerReview Correspondent Harrison’s 36th annual Frostbite Winter Festival with a “Magical” theme started Thursday and will run through Saturday evening. The festival, underway next week February 8th through…

GOP activist to represent himself on fight charges

GOP activist to represent himself on fight charges

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20242 min read

By Kaitlyn Campbell A GOP activist will be representing himself in court on charges that are involved with a fight with another Republican at the Doherty Hotel on July 8.James F. Chapman, 63, appeared in the Clare County District Court…

City approves property transfer for Tractor Supply

Editorial StaffFeb 9, 20243 min read

By Pat MaurerCorrespondent A property transfer was approved at Monday’s City Commission meeting.Through the Urban Cooperation Agreement (UCA) with Grant Township, a request from Dillon Properties Management, LLC (Tractor Supply Company), to transfer approximately 3.25 acres located at 10600 South…

Mike’s Musings: Close the Border no, not later

Mike’s Musings: Close the Border no, not later

Editorial StaffFeb 7, 20243 min read

I don’t understand why we can’t close off the border and allow legal immigration to take place.In the last three years, over 5,000,000 illegals have crossed into the United States. That’s 5,000,000 people taxpayers are housing, feeding and transporting all…

36th Annual Frostbite Winter Festival starts next Thursday!

36th Annual Frostbite Winter Festival starts next Thursday!

Editorial StaffFeb 2, 20244 min read

Frostbite Festival fun with Frostie at Budd Lake By Pat MaurerReview Correspondent Harrison’s 36th annual Frostbite Winter Festival with a “Magical” theme is underway next week February 8th through the 10th and is guaranteed to put some winter fun into…

Harrison man sentenced in three separate files

Harrison man sentenced in three separate files

Editorial StaffFeb 2, 20242 min read

By Kaitlyn CampbellA Harrison man has been sentenced after being found guilty of six criminal sexual conduct related offences across three separate files back on Nov. 30, 2023. He was sentenced on Jan. 23 by Judge Mienk to serve consecutive…

What to expect when you vote in 2024- with election art

Editorial StaffFeb 2, 20243 min read

By Clare County Clerk Lori Mott The Presidential Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 and only takes place once every 4-years. This Primary Election is held so that the voters can narrow the Republican and Democratic…

Postcard from the Pines: Up, up and away

Postcard from the Pines: Up, up and away

Editorial StaffFeb 2, 20244 min read

February has arrived. It’s the month of hearts and flowers, presidential birthdays and often cold and snow. It is the shortest month, preceding March, which many consider one of the longest. March is all that stands between us and the…

Marion boys sneak past Pentwater

Editorial StaffFeb 2, 20241 min read

By John RaffelCorrespondent MARION – Marion’s boys basketball team got the job done on Tuesday with a 54-44 West Michigan D League victory over Pentwater.The game was tied 11-11 after the first quarter and Marion led 18-13 at halftime and…

Clare boys basketball bounced by Meridian, take down Shepherd

Editorial StaffFeb 2, 20241 min read

The Clare boys basketball team lost their game against Sanford Meridian on Jan. 25 with a final score of 55-30. They also won their game against Shepherd on Jan. 30 with a final score of 56-44.In a Hudl highlights video…