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TAWAS CITY – Rehabilitation of the pier at Tawas City Shoreline Park has commenced, and local officials have taken the next step to keep the project moving along.

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DEARBORN – AAA has donated $74,000 in Traffic Safety Grants to Michigan first responders, with 10 fire departments in the state receiving the funds. This includes two located in Iosco County – the Grant Township and the Burleigh-Reno-Whittemore fire departments.

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TAWAS CITY – Walls lined with supplies such as screws, pieces of wood and glue fill the garage of Tawas City resident Jerry Motz – which he uses as his toy shop – where he makes hand-made wooden toys for local girls and boys in Iosco and Arenac counties.

EAST TAWAS – Mayor Bruce Bolen reported that two of the five options being examined by the city’s Police Service Committee have been taken off the table. 

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HALE – A Hale Veterans Day Ceremony was put on by members of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 422, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 435 and the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 882 on Nov. 11 at the American legion. 

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OSCODA – The Oscoda Wurtsmith Airport Authority (OWAA) met via Zoom on Thursday, Nov. 12 and approved a lead agency agreement with Oscoda Township (OT) in regard to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Site Readiness Improvement program grant – which was first introduced to t…

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EAST TAWAS – Despite the high water levels and the closing of the lighthouse this year due to the coronavirus restrictions, the Friends of Tawas Point Lighthouse and State Park, in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Michigan History Center, were working b…

TAWAS CITY – Several items associated with the Tawas Police Authority (TPA) were discussed at the Nov. 9, virtual meeting of the Tawas City Council. This included recognition of Officer Jeremy Daniszewski, who has received a Lifesaving Award.

TAWAS CITY – Two Tawas Area Schools (TAS) teachers reported that the schedule modifications agreed to by the district and the Tawas Area Federation of Teachers (TAFT) to help teachers cope with the demands of in-class and remote learning are having a positive impact. 

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Busy customers picking up groceries at their local Meijer stores were welcomed with a pleasant holiday surprise last weekend. While parked at their designated Pickup spot, Meijer team members rolled out their orders and - from a socially-safe distance - shared the good news that their orders were free.

TAWAS CITY – The Tawas City Fire Department (TCFD), along with the East Tawas Fire Department (ETFD), were dispatched at about noon on Sunday, Nov. 8, for a structure fire at Augie’s On The Bay.

OSCODA – Oscoda senior Owen Franklin has been quite successful at every sport he has tried so far in his prep career. He will have the chance to continue that success beyond his high school days, as he officially signed a letter of intent to join the Northwood University baseball program; a …

HALE – The Hale volleyball team knew it was in for a battle ahead of its division four regional semi-final game with third ranked Leland on Tuesday, Nov. 10. The Lady Eagles weren’t able to pu…

As summer ends and the leaves start to change colors, healthcare workers are preparing for the possibility of a “twindemic” this fall and winter with COVID-19 and influenza.

Getting a yearly physical in the middle of the deadliest pandemic in a century may seem low on the priority list, but keeping up with personal health in small ways throughout the year may save some trouble down the road.

Do you toss and turn at night? Do you often wake up feeling groggy and not quite ready to start your day. It could be your sleep environment; everything from the noise — or lack thereof — to décor, room temperature and the quality of your mattress could be disrupting your precious sleep time.

The holiday season is one that – even during the coronavirus pandemic – will be sure to include plenty of calorie-rich goodies.

With winter fast approaching, Troop Ben Gardner is expecting the unexpected, as he says all motorists should when there’s snow and ice on the roadways.

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The City of East Tawas let kids be kids on Halloween, Oct. 31, 2020 with two restrictions – no parade and no entering stores. Instead, due to COVID-19, the East Tawas Business Association this year held a "Mask-O-Ween Hall-O-Ween" where businesses along Newman Street in downtown East Tawas n…