HALE – This summer marks a milestone for the Iosco County Fair, which will enter its 75th year on Monday, July 22. A host of activities will continue to be offered through Saturday, July 27.

TAWAS CITY – In an unusually brief meeting lasting only 18 minutes on July 8, the Tawas Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education hired a teacher and a bus driver, bought a new school bus, and continued two working relationships with Oscoda Area Schools.

LANSING – A series of deer hunting regulations aimed at slowing the spread of chronic wasting disease were approved last week by the Michigan Natural Resources Commission at its regular monthly meeting in Lansing. The action came after a thorough review of the best available science on CWD a…

EAST TAWAS – A group of local landlords gathered at the East Tawas City Council meeting on July 1 to express their concerns over the city’s recent decision to adopt the International Property Maintenance Code. 

EAST TAWAS – Independence Day is tomorrow (Thursday), July 4, and those throughout Iosco County are gearing up once again for the numerous events to be enjoyed both on and after the holiday.

TAWAS CITY – The Tawas City Fire Department (TCFD) may be receiving a new pumper truck, given the action taken by council members – among other business – during their June 17 meeting.

TAWAS CITY – Immediately prior to the start of the regularly scheduled meeting of the Tawas Area School (TAS) Board of Education meeting on June 10, a public hearing was held to discuss the district’s proposed 2019-20 budget.

NOVI – ITC will be conducting its semi-annual aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission towers and lines in north Michigan from approximately Friday through Tuesday, June 21-25, weather permitting.

BALDWIN Twp. – A standing-room only crowd packed the Baldwin Township Hall Thursday, as public hearings were held to consider three requests for special land use permits for proposed medical marijuana provisioning centers along US-23. 

TAWAS CITY – A moment of silence was held before the Iosco County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 5 in remembrance of District 3 Commissioner Mark McKulsky, who passed away unexpectedly on May 16 at the age of 53.

TAWAS CITY – The future of the Tawas Police Authority (TPA) building has been discussed on and off for the last several years, with the topic being rehashed most recently during the June 3 TPA Board meeting.

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Warren-based Art Van Furniture has announced it is accepting applications for its annual Art Van Charity Challenge to benefit non-profit organizations focused on helping women, children and other human services groups.

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Warren-based Art Van Furniture has announced it is accepting applications for its annual Art Van Charity Challenge to benefit non-profit organizations focused on helping women, children and other human services groups.

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Warren-based Art Van Furniture has announced it is accepting applications for its annual Art Van Charity Challenge to benefit non-profit organizations focused on helping women, children and other human services groups.

EAST TAWAS – The East Tawas and Tawas City fire departments were dispatched at 3:48 a.m. on Saturday, for the report of a structure fire at 1225 Tawas Beach Rd. in East Tawas.

OMER – The annual Northeastern Michigan Baseball League (N.E.M.) reunion will take place this Sunday, July 21, in the N.E.M. Museum located at the Arenac County Historical Society Museum in Omer.

OSCODA – When the calendar hits July, it can only mean one thing in Oscoda and the surrounding area; it’s officially canoe racing season. Action on the AuSable River officially gets heated up …

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.

The Brugger Plaza American Flag, which measures 30- by 60-feet, was carried through the Tawases during the parade.