SAND LAKE – Plenty of ice and sunshine made for excellent conditions during Saturday’s 20th Annual Frosty Golf Invitational on Sand Lake.
WHITTEMORE – More than a 400 spectators and 100 vintage snowmobiles turned out for the first ever Vintage Snowmobile Race held by the Whittemore Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 20.
OSCODA – Members of the Oscoda Board of Trustees and the Economic Improvement Committee are in agreement that Furtaw Field cannot be ruled out as a future development.
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.
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 – Following some back and forth – after what began as a relatively contentious discussion – the Tawas Police Authority (TPA) Board has come to a resolution regarding TPA assets.
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.
TAWAS CITY – While the diagnosis of an uncommon disease can be devastating, those going through the ordeal have a much better shot at success when the problem is detected early.
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 – A Roscommon judge with Michigan’s 34th Circuit Court has ruled in favor of the Iosco County Prosecutor’s office in that office’s bid to keep Iosco County officials from slashing their department budget, keeping it at 2020 levels.
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.
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.
OSCODA – This winter’s brutally cold temperatures are here to stay for February, according to meteorologists with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Gaylord, with colder than average temps lasting throughout March.
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.
HALE – Early on Saturday morning, snow covered West and East Londo Lakes in preparation for the annual Hale Winterfest Ice Fishing Tournament.
HALE – For virtually every major holiday of the year, numerous local military veterans are ensured well wishes, thanks to the students and staff at Hale Area Schools (HAS).
ROCKFORD, Mich., March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Rain boots are a popular fashion statement – whether it's raining or not. In fact, the Google search term "rain boot" increased in use by 41% in 2021 in the U.S., according to Google Trend Report.
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.
(The Center Square) – Just over a billion dollars separate Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s and the GOP-led Legislature’s COVID-19 recovery plans, but they stand at odds with what matters most.
(The Center Square) – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a coalition of 15 other state attorneys general in support of a Washington state initiative to enact greater regulations on so-called assault rifles.
ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With an eye on continued academic excellence and a clear vision for the future, Shrine Catholic Schools names Joanne Swan Jones as its' first Head of Schools. Shrine is a co-ed educational community that begins with 3-year-old preschool and continues through high-school.
LANSING – Two men are facing criminal charges for reportedly making threats against public officials in the events leading up to and following the November general election, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced last week.
WHITTEMORE – The Whittemore-Prescott wrestling team kept its early season record perfect on Wednesday, when it claimed three wins in its home quad match. The Cards topped Kalkaska 72-0, edged Mio 42-32 and topped Oscoda 54-30.
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…
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…
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 …
TAWAS CITY - Tawas Area senior Zac Huitema was been a mainstay on the football team’s offensive line in his days with the Braves. While his high school career ended in the fall, he ensured tha…
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.
Of all the things that are uncertain in the world right now, one thing many people can count on to occur like clockwork is allergy season.
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.
Over the past year, the world has become firmly acquainted with terms including social distancing, incubation period, flattening the curve, quarantine and personal protective equipment.
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…