TAWAS CITY – Iosco County voters will not only have primary candidate questions to decide in the upcoming Aug. 4 primary election, they will also have to give their stamp of approval, or disapproval, for a variety of millages on the county, township and city level.
LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding her Safer at Home order and moving the entire state to phase four of the MI Safe Start Plan.
EAST TAWAS – The Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) has announced a change for the community’s Fourth of July celebration this year, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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(The Center Square) – Former United Auto Worker (UAW) President Gary Jones pleaded guilty this week to embezzling more than $1 million in dues money from members, as well as charges of racketeering and tax evasion.
(The Center Square) – Adversarial relations between Boyce Hydro and state agencies may have had a pronounced contribution to the massive flooding that required the evacuation of nearly 11,000 Midland and Gladwin county residents last month and destroyed or significantly damaged hundreds of homes when the Edenville Dam in Gladwin County failed, causing the Sanford Dam in Midland County to breach.
A protest planned to be held along M-59 Saturday will not only include a police presence but also support pledged by those same agencies.
(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced barbershops, nail salons and personal care services can reopen statewide on June 15.
Police are still looking to find who shot and killed an Eastpointe man as protests in Detroit grew in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
SHERMAN Twp. – Richard Gerrard Jordan, 69, Whittemore, was taken to the hospital by ambulance, after sustaining incapacitating injuries during a single-vehicle crash.
OSCODA – A fraud alert was recently issued by the Oscoda Township Police Department.
LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Thursday, May 21 filed charges against two technicians contracted to service all the DataMaster DMT (DataMaster Transportable) breath alcohol…
EAST LANSING – The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) on Friday submitted to its member schools a series of updated timelines and recommendations to guide the return of sports, which have been suspended since mid-March to alleviate the potential spread of COVID-19.
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OSCODA – The 73rd annual Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon is the latest casualty concerning canceled events in the area due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.
EAST TAWAS – NASCAR is returning and so is the Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press NASCAR Challenge.
EAST LANSING – Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) elections and postseason tournaments for the 2020-21 school year have been announced – including football d…
Michigan voters in November 2018 passed a ballot measure that legalized cannabis for recreational use, making the Great Lakes State the first in the Midwest to do so. The state’s retail cannabis market opened in late 2019 and within the first two weeks yielded $3.1 million in sales. By Jan. 2, 2020, that had reached $6.5 million.
Sorting through all the latest health fads, trends and research-based health information can be as stressful and overwhelming as shopping for a new car. You want to avoid getting swindled into something that isn’t right for you, and you want to ensure that what you’re investing in actually works and provides the biggest bang for your buck.
Every team needs a coach — a point person with experience,
Sustaining a twisted ankle, waking up with body aches and a fever or enduring a respiratory infection that makes it difficult to breath may all cause someone to question if they should get checked out by a doctor; and, if so, where should they go?
Many of us have been there. It’s that moment when your medical bill from a procedure you underwent weeks ago shows up in your mailbox.
OSCODA – On Wednesday, May 27, Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce Executive Director June Wygant announced the cancellation of Art on the Beach this year.
EAST TAWAS – Artists of the Tawas Bay Art Gallery, East Tawas, have designed some individual craft kits for children from seven to 14 years of age.
EAST TAWAS – Friends of Tawas Point Lighthouse and State Park will hold its native plant sale May 16 at the state park.