OSCODA — Visitors to Lumberman’s Monument this summer could get an “Indiana Jones” experience, in a way. The U.S. Forest Service is offering education in archaeological digs at the site of the Old Monument Store, which burned down in the 1970s.

TAWAS CITY – In a unanimous vote during their May 21 meeting, members of the Tawas City Council adopted two separate resolutions to approve the budgets for fiscal year 2018-19, which will go into effect on July 1.

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LANSING – This Memorial Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is removing lane restrictions on almost 73 percent of its road and bridge projects statewide to ease traffic delays for holiday travelers. AAA Michigan estimates more than 1.3 million people from Michigan a…

EAST TAWAS – Multiple Memorial Day events will be taking place throughout Iosco County in the coming days, to honor those who gave their lives while serving their country.

OSCODA – Oscoda Area Schools and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality officials will investigate a rumor that potentially hazardous materials have been buried on school grounds.

TAWAS CITY – Jacqueline Masich has been selected to fill a vacancy on the Tawas City Council, with officials voting unanimously during their May 7 meeting in favor of the appointment.

TAWAS CITY – Tawas United Methodist Church will host a 50th anniversary celebration of the merging of the East Tawas and Tawas City Methodist churches on Sunday, May 20. 

TAWAS CITY – As the summer season draws near, so too does the Northeast Michigan Regional Farmer’s Market’s (NEMRFM) 19th season. 

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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chris Pratt in a scene from the upcoming "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." (Universal Pictures via AP)This image released by Universal Pictures shows Chris Pratt in a scene from the upcoming “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.”

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This image released by Universal Pictures shows Bryce Dallas Howard, left, and Justice Smith in a scene from the upcoming "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom." (Universal Pictures via AP)This imag…

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Jurassic World-Fallen Kingdom (PG-13): It’s been four years since theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by dinosaurs out of containment. When the island’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs. Also starring BD Wong, James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, Isabella Sermon and Jeff Goldblum.

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GRANT Twp. – Alexander Harold Schilling, 7, Sterling, sustained non-incapacitating injuries during an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash at 8 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Michigan State Pol…

PLAINFIELD Twp. – Iosco County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO)  Deputy Matthew Klosowski was dispatched to a rollover vehicle crash in Plainfield Township, near Curtis and Putnam roads, on the morning…

PLAINFIELD Twp. – John David Langdon, 55, of Naples, Fla., and Jennifer Georgia Pousak, 48, Whittemore, each sustained incapacitating injuries during a motorcycle crash in Plainfield Township …

OSCODA – HealthQuest, an Oscoda volunteer organization dedicated to inspiring community health and happiness, is presenting the second annual Shore Fun Beach Run/Walk on Saturday, June 23.  

TAWAS CITY – Add yet another strong showing for the Tawas Area golf team at the state finals. The Braves, playing in the Division 3 state championship meet at Forest Akers West, on the campus …

WHITTEMORE – Whittemore-Prescott gave Ubly a battle in the two’s Division 4 regional semifinal on Saturday. The Lady Cardinals gave up four late runs to the Lady Bearcats, however, as Ubly pre…

WHITTEMORE – A one run game in the semifinals. A nine run game in the championship. The Whittemore-Prescott softball team found themselves on the winning end of both games on Friday, giving th…

TAWAS CITY – The Tawas Area baseball team may not have won many games entering the post-season, but it looked like anything but a two-win team on Saturday. The Braves pushed an Oscoda team tha…