AuSABLE TWP. – The ongoing reconstruction of the Mill Street Bridge in AuSable Township, the traditional finish line of the AuSable River International Canoe Marathon, could have an impact on spectating for the annual marathon, according to marathon Co-Chair Justin Griffith.

HALE – The Iosco County Fair returns to the fairgrounds in Hale, starting Monday July 23 and continuing through July 28. 

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TAWAS Twp. – The Michigan State Police (MSP) responded to a single-vehicle crash in Tawas Township on July 11, which resulted in the driver being taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of incapacitating injuries.

TAWAS CITY – Niels Peder Sorensen, 52, of Alpharetta, Ga., declined treatment after he sustained non-incapacitating injuries when his bicycle collided with a vehicle on the morning of July 4.

TAWAS CITY – The owner of a stolen canoe is offering a reward for the return, or information leading to the recovery of, the canoe.

WHITTEMORE – It is safe to say that football is in Tommy Atkinson’s DNA. Atkinson, who was recently named as the new varsity football head coach at Whittemore-Prescott, is only 26 years old but he has already squeezed-out every drop of experience he can in the game. 

OSCODA – The summer temperatures have been heating up as of late. Action in the local canoe racing scene is soon to be heating up as well, as the 25th annual Curley Memorial Canoe Race is sche…

TAWAS CITY – Tawas Area varsity golf team garnered post season awards from the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association.

TAWAS CITY – Alma College football coaches will host an individual skills camp on Monday, July 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for anyone entering grades seventh through 12th.  


(20 Jul 2018) Traffic had to be shut down on one side of the I-75 bridge in Manatee County Florida outside of Tampa after the cab of a semi-truck went over the guard rail and was dangling above the water. (July 20)

EAST TAWAS – Playwright Linda LaRocque of South Haven was in the audience July 13 as the Tawas Bay Players presented her comedy, Revival at Possum Kingdom Community Church, at its playhouse in East Tawas.

OSCODA – The Shoreline players hosted a five week summer camp titled Shoreline Players Youth Drama Association (SPYDA) summer program where kids were given the opportunity to audition for this year’s summer musical “Curtain Call”.

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