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TAWAS CITY – Iosco County held a primary election for races that will  have selected candidates continue on to the Nov. 3 General Election. The primary results came in late Wednesday morning. The results are unofficial, as they have yet to be canvassed and certified by the Iosco County Board…

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HALE – Arriving at the Iosco County Fairgrounds in Hale this past week, and not seeing the towering outline of a Ferris wheel and other carnival rides, was a bit unusual. However, organizers of the 76th annual event took the COVID-19 setbacks in stride, and brought to the venue as many activ…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than a dozen reforms to reduce and remediate pollution from the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS were included the annual Department of Defense spending bill that passed the House last week, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG).

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NATIONAL CITY – Horses have long been hailed as fascinating creatures with an admirable work ethic. But what some people may not realize, is that these animals can also help bring relief to those with cognitive, physical and emotional disabilities.

TAWAS CITY – Candidates for various township and county government offices have filed and will appear on the upcoming Aug. 4 primary. Here is an outline of those who have filed and the various races that will be in the county.

TAWAS CITY – Iosco County primary election candidates with contested races were given a questionnaire by the newspaper. In this story there is information about candidates for Iosco County Sheriff.

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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.

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DETROIT, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit experts heavily criticized U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and President Trump this week on a webinar hosted by the non-profit, Protect Our Public Schools (POPS). The webinar, "How Do We Safely Reopen Schools? Detroit Experts Weigh In," explored the current challenges and issues facing the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) with the start of the new school year roughly a month away.

Thinking about taking some personal time off this summer? It might look and feel a bit different this year in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean that plans to unwind, de-stress and detach from work-related responsibilities have to be canceled altogether. Learn ways to decompress and avoid stress while taking PTO.

Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.

The question of how much liquid to consume daily basis has no simple answer. Several studies have shown differing recommendations. However, specific fluid needs depend on several factors, which include overall health, location and even level of activeness. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, but knowing more about the body’s need for liquids can help in estimating how much ought to be sipped up.

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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.