TAWAS CITY – A National City woman was sentenced to time served after her guilty plea on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of malicious destruction of personal property-more than $1,000 but less than $20,000.

AUSABLE TWP. – The AuSable Township Board of Trustees met on Monday, Dec. 2, and approved the proposed 2020 budget for the next fiscal year.

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TAWAS CITY – A National City woman was sentenced to time served after her guilty plea on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of malicious destruction of personal property-more than $1,000 but less than $20,000.

TAWAS CITY – The Tawas Area hockey team continues to find ways to get victories, despite still being shorthanded. On Friday, the Braves were playing at Southgate Anderson and used a last-second goal by Jeff Shirkey to pick up an exciting 5-4 victory.

EAST TAWAS – The area’s holiday running tradition is set to enter its 13th rendition. The Turkey Trot, a 5K road race will be held on Friday, Nov. 29 in downtown East Tawas. 

TAWAS CITY – Tawas Area may have been undermanned in its hockey season opener Friday night. The Braves certainly weren’t overmatched however, as they picked up a high-scoring 8-6 win over visi…

SAGINAW – The Oscoda swimming team wrapped up its season at the Independent Swim Conference finals recently. Each team from the ISC made the trip to Saginaw Valley State University on Nov. 8 and 9. 

If you’re like most adults, you might have a hard time falling or staying asleep. In fact, a 2018 Consumer Report found that 68 percent of Americans struggle with their sleeping patterns at least once a week. That accounts for 164 million Americans. If you’re included in that number, you may want to try the phenomenon of “clean sleep.”

While eating meatless has an array of health benefits and even significantly reduces your carbon footprint, there is undoubtedly a price you pay cutting out meat. Vegetarians and vegans commonly struggle with making up these crucial nutrients and vitamins

In the wake of the recent opioid crisis, cannabidiol appears to have become a promising super drug that may lower opioid dependence. Now, CBD, the nonpsychoactive molecule in the cannabis plant and one of the two main components in marijuana has garnered several advocates in other industries, including the world of sports.

An estimated 5.8 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2019, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. This includes an estimated 5.6 million people age 65 and older and 200,000 people younger than 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. One in 10 people age 65 and older (10 percent) has Alzheimer’s dementia. It’s a disease that Amy Losak of Teaneck, New Jersey, knows all too well.

Retired DNR employee Jerry Weinrich discusses Native American flint knapping during an AuSable Valley Audubon meeting.

OSCODA – The Northeast Academy of Dance (NEAD) celebrates the opening of its 23rd season with A Night At The Opera, a program that features 18 NEAD students and adults under the direction of Giuseppe Canale and Scott Heinrich. 

If you’ve read my column over the years you’ll know that I’ve continually fawned over the vast variety of choices that are available to watch on television these days. Whether you have Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, regular old cable television, Sling TV, HBO Now or one of the other streaming …

My cats are good indicators of foul weather or something irregular going on outside of my home, and they were no different Monday morning. Both were running around the house from window to window in the early morning hours checking to see what was going on.