TAWAS CITY – Tawas City has agreed to continue its relationship with Waste Management (WM) for trash collection, and to approve a new contract with the company. The previous agreement expired Feb. 28.

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OSCODA – Foam Exposure Committee (FEC) Co-Chairs Vicki Quint and Rich Nickeson have shared the group’s latest bulletin. It focuses on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Defense’s (DoD) action regarding aqueous film forming foam (AFFF).

EAST TAWAS – Although the Perchville USA winter festival was called off this year, the Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) is offering the community a chance to add the 2021 event button to their collection – as well as to benefit local businesses.

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OSCODA – Employees at the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport (OWA) received the Airport of the Year award in the General Aviation Category from the Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics Management Staff, during the 2021 Michigan Airports Conference, held on Thursday, Feb. 18. 

TAWAS CITY  – Iosco County residents will soon get to enjoy the benefits of the Rave Alert system, according to Iosco County 911 Director Mike Eller, who discussed the system at the Feb. 17 Iosco County Board of Commissioners Committee of the Whole meeting.

TAWAS CITY – Among the items discussed at the Feb. 16 Tawas City Council meeting, police chief Matthew Klosowski-Lorenz said there have been a lot of drug overdoses lately – with the department responding to two such incidents that day.

EAST TAWAS – A ‘hybrid” meeting of the East Tawas City Council was held on Feb. 16, with council members meeting in person in the Council Chambers of the East Tawas Community Center, with all other interested parties invited to join electronically via the Zoom remote conferencing program. 

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OSCODA – Nearly 40 observers in the Alcona and Iosco counties revealed good insight and some surprises as to the variety of birds located in this area during the annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) held Feb. 12-15. 

TAWAS CITY – At the recommendation of Superintendent John Klinger, the Tawas Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education approved the purchase and installation of Public Safety 700/800 Mhz Bi-Directional Amplifiers (BDAs) at Tawas Area High School and Clara Bolen Elementary School. 

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NOVI, Mich., March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE: SRI), a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered electrical and electronic vehicle systems, and Maverick Transportation, a leading provider of transportation and logistics services, today announced an expansion of their long-standing partnership on the design and deployment of innovative safety technologies. 

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TAWAS CITY – The Tawas Area girls basketball team was knocking on the door of its first victory of the season Friday night in Hillman. The Lady Braves couldn’t keep up their solid play late in…

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WHITTEMORE – For the second time in three days, the Whittemore-Prescott boys basketball team had the unenviable task of taking on third-ranked Oscoda on Saturday. The Cardinals were no match f…

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TAWAS CITY – The Tawas Area hockey team was in Saturday’s game at Lapeer until the end. The Lightening iced the game with an empty net goal, however, sending the Braves for the trip home with …

Yoga practitioners know that a daily dose of sun can help focus the mind, improve circulation and tone muscles. Now the face can get in on the action, as well, thanks to face yoga, an anti-aging exercise regime for the face.

Oatmeal, garlic, flax seeds, beans, almonds and apples — these foods may sound odd when grouped together, but for balancing cholesterol levels they are a recipe for successful health.

No matter what’s going on or where it might be going on, time is often of the essence when it comes to just about anything. The clock can be one of the biggest barriers to finding consistent routines, especially when it comes to exercising on a regular basis. But it doesn’t have to be. Check out how to squeeze in a quick yet still-effective workout that can generate real results, even if only 30 minutes are up for grabs.

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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…