OSCODA – Updates on the Michigan Launch Initiative (MLI) were shared at both the May 11 Oscoda Township Board of Trustees meeting, and the May 14 Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport Authority (OWAA) meeting.

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TAWAS CITY – Candidates for the August primary election for a number of offices have filed with the Iosco County Clerks office, meeting the May 8 deadline, according to officials with that office.

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PLAINFIELD Twp. – Cynthia “Cindy” McLain, 64, Plainfield Township, survived an explosion and fire at her home – during which her husband and their cherished dog did not survive.

CUMMING Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post were dispatched on May 8, at approximately 2:20 a.m., to Peters Road and M-33 for a two-vehicle personal injury tr…

OSCODA – Clista Mae Jackson, 87, Oscoda, sustained non-incapacitating injuries when she was struck by a vehicle as she was walking on the afternoon of May 2.

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…

OSCODA – Planning for the AuSable River Canoe Marathon should be in full swing by now. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic still gripping the entire nation, the race, which is in its 73rd year…

ANNVILLE – Maxwell Loga of Tawas City is one of nearly 200 student-athletes who competed for the Flying Dutchmen during the Winter 2019-2020 sports season. Loga, a graduate of Tawas Area High …

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.

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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?

While the weather on Oct. 31, 2019 brought in rain, wind and cold temperatures, that didn’t deter event goers from getting out and showing off their costumes. The annual event is sponsored by the East Tawas Business Association.

EAST TAWAS – The Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Show at Tawas City Shoreline Park would have entered its 28th year this month. But, like many other activities as of late, the event has been cancelled in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

EAST TAWAS – Sadly, due to COVID-19, Tawas Bay Players (TBP) have cancelled their remaining two shows of the 2019-2020 season – Messiah on the Frigidaire and I Love Lacy.