OSCODA – In the most recent meeting of the Wurtsmith Restoration Advisory Board (RAB), a highly anticipated conceptual site model (CSM) presentation – which ate up half of the three-hour event – was actually not what garnered the most feedback. Instead, it was the interruption of a RAB membe…
ALPENA – Exercise Mobility Guardian 2021, the Air Force’s largest and longest exercise ensuring readiness to move military personnel and equipment in combat operations, is scheduled to begin at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center on May 15.
OSCODA – After being closed for a year due to the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic, the Wurtsmith Air Museum is set for its reopening weekend on Saturday, May 15, according to organizers.
TAWAS CITY – National Nurses Week is celebrated May 6-12 as an annual time to recognize the amazing and self-less work of all nurses.
TAWAS CITY – The Iosco County Board of Commissioners worked to fill a vacancy on May 5 in the Iosco County Department of Building and Safety Inspection during the busy spring building season.
TAWAS CITY – Among other business at their May 3 meeting, the Tawas City Council held a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
EAST TAWAS – At the city council meeting held as a “hybrid” session on May 3, East Tawas City Manager Brent Barringer reported that the U. S. Forest Service utilized the East Tawas Community Center for its incident response team during the Brittle Fire in Iosco County last week.
OSCODA – Exactly one week after a wildfire broke out on April 23, spreading across National Forest land in Iosco County, the fire was reportedly at 5,781 acres, with 98 percent containment.
OSCODA – Exposure assessment plans, sampling results and Do Not Eat (DNE) updates were among the items discussed during a webinar on the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination in Oscoda.
OSCODA – Clients, Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) and others from Autism Systems paid a visit to the Oscoda Township Police and Fire Departments on Tuesday, April 27, for Autism Safety Day.
OSCODA – The Oscoda High School (OHS) Interact Club, a service club affiliated with the Oscoda Rotary Club, raised over $1,000 to help eradicate polio from the face of the earth so that it will never come back to cripple another child.
TAWAS CITY – As Tawas City Councilman Mike Russo put it, inaction is not an option when it comes to addressing the issues at the Tawas Utilities Authority (TUA) wastewater treatment plant (WWTP).
TAWAS CITY – Tawas City has received numerous written comments in the last few weeks, from members of the public either opposed to the location of the future Dollar General store in the community, or who are outright against the development entirely.
OSCODA – In what started as prescribed fire operations on April 23, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (USFS), the Brittle Fire in Iosco County escalated that afternoon to a wildfire – which crews are still working to contain.
TAWAS CITY – Along with approving a change order – which will drop the price of the pier rehabilitation project by more than a quarter-million dollars – Tawas City Council representatives also addressed the resignation of one of their members, when they met on April 19.
TAWAS CITY – The Iosco County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to extend the term of the county’s tax specialist until Dec. 31 after a request from the county treasurer.
OSCODA – For years, the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB) in Oscoda has been a passionate subject for residents, as well as those outside of the community. With politicians, the public and others maintaining that the remedi…
(The Center Square) – The Michigan House passed bills Thursday aiming to provide tax relief to small businesses, limit state board transfers of money, and enact a supplemental budget.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been a year of change and challenges that schools could have never anticipated; however, in the midst of it all, joy was still found. Every year, National Heritage Academies (NHA) recognizes outstanding teachers and staff from schools across the United States by awarding unsuspecting finalists through the Excellence Awards.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PMCF (P&M Corporate Finance) is pleased to announce it has hired Ellen Clark as a Managing Director and co-lead of the firm's growing Industrials team. Ms. Clark has over 27 years of transaction experience, having advised public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions, corporate carve-outs and divestitures, capital raising, and cross-border transactions. Her clients span across various industries, including automotive, industrial, specialty chemical, software, and business services.
ROYAL OAK, Mich., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended reality (XR) solutions provider, PIXO, whose content distribution platform, PIXO Apex, enables simplified deployment and management of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR) applications and data analytics for enterprise, has announced its XR content launcher, PIXO Apex Hub, is now available as a free download on both HTC and Pico devices.
(The Center Square) – Heated interactions over vaccine passports continued in the Michigan House Oversight Committee’s weekly meeting Thursday morning.
LANSING – The Michigan Department of Attorney General has obtained a guilty plea and prison time in an Alcona County case despite the defendant attempting to interfere with charges against him, Attorney General Dana Nessel announced last week.
GREENBUSH – On Feb. 14, Deputies from the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Ronee’s Flowers & Nursery in Greenbush for a larceny type complaint.
TAWAS CITY – The Tawas City Fire Department (TCFD), along with the East Tawas Fire Department (ETFD), were dispatched to a structure fire on April 28, at about 11 p.m.
TAWAS CITY – Tawas Area needed a rally to do it, but its baseball team was able to claim the championship at the AuGres Invitational on Saturday. The Braves handled AuGres 15-0 in the opening round game and rallied to defeat Atlanta 6-2 in the championship.
HALE – It was an exciting start to the North Star League Little Dipper portion of the schedule for the Hale baseball team on Thursday. After topping visiting AuGres 11-1 in game one, the Eagle…
HALE – The Hale softball team opened up play in the North Star League Little Dipper on Thursday, hosting AuGres. The Lady Eagles were unable to overcome the visiting Lady Wolverines, however, …
TAWAS CITY – The Tawas Area girls soccer team was able to pick up its first win of the season on Tuesday, May 4. The Lady Braves were playing at rival Oscoda and were able to net a goal about …
TAWAS CITY – The Tawas Area softball team was unchallenged at the AuGres Invitational on Saturday. The Lady Braves rolled to convincing wins of 16-1 over AuGres and 15-2 over Atlanta, giving t…
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