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…
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…
OSCODA – An Oscoda Township Trustee’s “sweetheart” name calling incident has gotten a not so sweet response from the public, and a formal discrimination complaint.
OSCODA – The U.S. Air Force (AF) has announced that more than half of the $13.5 million it was given for contamination cleanup at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB) in Oscoda will go toward further investigation.
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).
TAWAS CITY – Nathan and Cindi Payne, owners of Tawas Blueberry Farm in Tawas City, will be carrying on a tradition nearly seven decades strong, starting with their official opening day this Saturday, Aug. 8.
LANSING – Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to eligible individuals as a result of a major disaster declared by the President on July 9.
OSCODA – Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination has been heavily discussed in Oscoda Township, and this past week was no exception.
TAWAS CITY – For one year, 10 months and 19 days, Michele Palmer says she has relived in her head – and her nightmares – what she could have possibly done to save her sister, the late Gina Marie (McCauley) Ferguson, 55.
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.
CADILLAC – Officials with the Huron-Manistee National Forests have named Benjamin Wiese as new district ranger for the Huron Shores Ranger District.
OSCODA – There are two contested races so far on the Iosco County Board of Commissioners in the race for the 1st District and the 2nd District Commissioner seat. All commissioner seats are for two year terms.
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.
BALDWIN TWP. – Baldwin Township residents will have to choose on of three Republicans on the Aug. 4 primary to move on to the supervisor race in November.
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.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Seating Company ("American Seating") is taking action after discovering that it became the target of a campaign that impacted two employee email accounts.
Dennis Janusch of New Baltimore is already a member of a popular wholesale club but that did not deter him and his wife from joining BJ's too.
(The Center Square) – Under a new executive order issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday afternoon, employers are prohibited from firing or otherwise disciplining or retaliating against employees who stay home when they or close contacts are sick.
(The Center Square) – An Auditor General’s recently released report answered questions about a canceled no-bid contact-tracing contract tied to a Democratic political consultant, but the person “primarily in charge of contact tracing” refused to cooperate.
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.
PLAINFIELD Twp. – A Hale man was sentenced to a year in jail following his guilty pleas to trespassing and disorderly drunk person.
PLAINFIELD Twp. – One of two suspects in a Plainfield Township breaking and entering incident has been sentenced.
GRANT Twp. – Rachael Kristine Bruno, 42, East Tawas, was injured while driving a motorcycle on the afternoon of July 23 in Grant Township.
EAST LANSING – The Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association on Wednesday, July 29 approved the next steps in returning sports for member schools, adopting a pla…
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AUSABLE TWP. – Angler’s from across the nation made their way to the AuSable Harbor of Refuge on Friday and Saturday for the annual Master’s Walleye Circuit.
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.
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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.
To say the Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium’s website was in need of an upgrade prior to its March 2020 relaunch would be an understatement.