The next editions of the Oscoda Press and the Iosco County News-Herald will be on the stands, on the web and in the mailboxes one day later than normal next week due to the Memorial Day holiday.

OSCODA – No action was taken, but township officials are moving forward with a formal request for Iosco County to contribute $50,000 for a future phase of the Iosco Exploration Trail, according to the discussion during the Monday meeting of the Oscoda Township Board of Trustees.

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OSCODA – Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) officers responded to a breaking-and-entering complaint on May 12 at a residence on Lakewood Drive in Oscoda Township.

OSCODA – In an apparent settlement of their differences, Paul Rekowski of Oscoda has dropped his lawsuit against Oscoda Township and three of its employees, while the township has dismissed th…

EAST TAWAS – Ian David Robertson, 19, East Tawas, was scheduled to appear in court yesterday (Tuesday) on one count of 4th-degree criminal sexual conduct with an incapacitated victim.

OSCODA – Alivia Janine Larrair, 23, Novi, was hospitalized for incapacitating injuries she sustained when she crashed a motorcycle into an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in Oscoda Township.

OSCODA – Game one was ugly. Game two wasn’t going well either, but Oscoda managed to stage a late comeback to earn a split with Tawas Area in a non-conference home baseball doubleheader Thursday night. 

OSCODA – The Oscoda softball team met its challenge head-on Saturday at the Ann Arbor Invitational. The Lady Owls played three games against some of the best teams it will see all season, but …

OSCODA – The Make the Most of Your Dash 5k Run/Walk for the Mark Negro Memorial Scholarship was held Saturday morning in Oscoda, drawing 167 participants of all ages. 

OSCODA – The Oscoda track teams made the trek to Clare for the Division III regionals on Friday. The boys team placed 10th and the girls team was 11th. 

OSCODA – The Oscoda United Methodist Church Youth Group will be hosting the fifth annual Holy Spokes bicycle tour on Saturday, May 27.

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Have you ever worked out your face? An eyebrow-raising beauty trend, called a microcurrent facial, aims to do just that.

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BLOOMINGTON — If you and your family want to be physically active this summer, fuel your bodies the right way, said Julie McCoy, a registered dietitian and Bloomington District 87 school nutrition director.

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HEYWORTH — Ron and Laura Bass and their children went for a walk but there was more going than an evening stroll.

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A camera in Baghdad, Iraq caught the moment early Tuesday that a massive bomb outside a popular ice cream shop killed at least 15 people. The Islamic State group claimed the attack. (May 30)

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OSCODA – AuSable and Oscoda each have rich stories to tell about their histories. Unfortunately many of its records and artifacts were destroyed in the Great Fire of 1911, which reduced both communities to ashes.

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I awoke to the ringing of the telephone one morning earlier this year. A recorded voice said something like, “It is very important that I speak to Holly Nelson. Please stay on the line, someone will be with you shortly.” I probably would have hung up if I had not been half asleep. The last c…

Our nation’s 13th annual Sunshine Week kicks off Sunday, March 12 with a gala event at the Department of Commerce Research Library in Washington, D.C. But most of us won’t be attending. In fact, most of us don’t have a clue what Sunshine Week is or what it is all about. So here’s the background.