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VFW fire causes damage to Clare facility

Clare firemen were called to the Clare Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5738 at 145 Wilcox Parkway around 3:30 p.m. Monday for the report of a “small fire on the exterior of the building,” Clare Chief Jim Chapman said.


West Michigan family evacuated after violence during Haiti mission trip

ALLEGAN, Mich. — A West Michigan family was evacuated from the home they were staying in the mountains after violence broke out during a missionary trip to Haiti. The U.S. State Department told people not to travel Haiti due to the crime and civil unrest. All non-emergency U.S. personnel and their f


Did You Know? Henry Ford’s enforcer set up camp near Clare

Harry Bennett, head of the Ford Motor Company “service” department and personal security enforcer for Henry Ford, built a concrete cabin with a mote, hidden concrete bunker, and a machine gun nest in Freeman Township, which is a remote part of central Michigan (Clare, Michigan is the closest city).


Michigan employers can discriminate against medical marijuana users, court says

Employers in Michigan can terminate an at-will employee or refuse to hire an applicant for using medical marijuana, the Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled. The decision on Tuesday clashes with recent court rulings in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rh0de Island, where judges have sided with employee


Clare BOE looking at contracted bussing

The Clare Board of Education gave Superintendent Jim Walter the go-ahead to solicit a Request for Proposal for the district’s transportation services. “The problems [we have] are not with the fleet,” he told the BOE members, “it’s drivers.” He explained, “The Board authorized a request for proposals


5 Dogs Rescued From Meat Trade Adopted In Michigan

(WWJ) Five dogs rescued from the meat trade in South Korea have found loving homes in Michigan. Shelter officials shared photos of them on the Humane Society of Midland County Facebook page Wednesday morning, following their arrival late Tuesday night.


Roses and appreciation for the Hospital and the wonderful people of Clare

Until my accident, I didn’t realize how concerned and caring the Clare community and staff of the Mid Michigan Medical Center in Clare were. In a freak accident January 8th, I fell and was injured as I was going into the Whitehouse Restaurant. It was no one’s fault, just an accident as I was opening


A “Bomb Cyclone” is Going to Hit Michigan this Weekend

Hold on to your hats (literally) because strong winds are expected to blow through Michigan this weekend. Winds so strong that it's also known as a "bomb cyclone" which is what happens when central pressure drops by 24 millibars in 24 hours (Wikipedia). It's not as scary as it sounds but basically,


Clare starts process to dissolve Lake Board

Following a brief discussion last month and another discussion Monday evening, the Clare City Commission voted to direct the City staff to begin the process of dissolving the Shamrock Lake Association Board.


Central Michigan places gymnastics coach on paid leave amid investigation

MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – Central Michigan has placed head gymnastics coach Jerry Reighard on paid administrative leave pending an internal investigation, the school announced on Wednesday.


Clare Rotary honors three at Charter Night

Clare Rotarians, families and guests attended the annual Rotary Charter Night Saturday evening, which featured the presentation of three awards honoring local. Former Rotary President Renee Doherty was presented with the Paul Harris Fellowship Award, given to an individual that exemplifies what bein


These are the 10 best diners in Michigan

The search for Michigan's Best Diner was all about breaking records, and waistlines. After receiving more than 370 nominees and 40,000-plus votes, we set out to visit about 30 of the top contenders, including our 12 poll winners across the state.


Frosty fun at Harrison festival

This year’s tenth annual Frostbite Winter Festival, celebrated with a “Fairy Tales” theme, was a great success, said Harrison Chamber Executive Director Jenna Gardner. She said, “My personal appreciation goes to our sponsors and volunteers – without them our festival wouldn’t be possible.” She added


Michigan boy uses doorbell video to ask dad a cute (and important) TV question

HASLETT, Mich. - A Ring home security system lets people keep an eye on their homes when they are away, but a young boy in Michigan decided he could use it to ask his father a very important question.


Police: Couple thought plot to murder Michigan soldier untraceable on Snapchat

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - A woman and her boyfriend were deployed with the U.S. Army in South Korea when they conspired via Snapchat to kill her husband so she could claim the life insurance money, police in Michigan said.


This Michigan Bakery Has Possibly The Best Paczki Filling

Paczki Day will soon be here, I'm starting to think of what kind of paczki I'm gonna get. For the longest time, blueberry jelly was my go-to flavor. Then I discovered bavarian creme filling and it was all over from there. But I just recently discovered a bakery in Michigan that has, quite possibly,

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Michigan Girl Dies After Ingesting Meth

ELKHART, Ind. (CBS Detroit/ AP) – A Michigan father and his girlfriend are facing felony charges after his 10-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine and died in Elkhart, IN. last June.


Michigan's 58 lowest-income ZIP Codes, based on 2016 tax returns

Michigan has 58 ZIP Codes where the average income reported on 2016 federal tax returns was below $35,000. The statewide average was $61,618, according to recently released IRS data.


Cities in Michigan with the most affordable housing

Housing affordability is a top consideration when determining where to live. In 2018, the economy was strong and real estate prices went up. In 2019, many are predicting a downturn in the housing market.


Michigan Is Ranked As One Of The Most Sinful States

Recently a company named Wallethub (which is a credit score web-site) decided to to rank what states are most sinful and Michigan found it's self on the top 10! Here is how the web-site broke it down by...

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