OSCODA – Oscoda Township Board of Trustees members, meeting Feb. 13, approved the use of Furtaw Field for a wedding reception this summer, raising questions about both policy issues and creating a precedent for similar requests.

OSCODA – A resolution was adopted by members of the Oscoda Township Board of Trustees, during their Feb. 13 meeting, which approved the parks and recreation master plan for 2017-2021.

LANSING – Twenty-eight new Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers will report for work at posts across the state this week, after graduating from the 132nd Trooper Recruit School on Feb. 10. This includes Taylor DeBottis of Howell and Brent Landman of Saginaw, who began work on Feb. 12 at the …

WILBER Twp. – Two Oscoda residents were hospitalized for possible injuries, following a vehicle collision on Feb. 8, at 6:47 p.m.

OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Police Department responded to a larceny complaint on Monday morning at the Oscoda Rite Aid store.

AuSABLE Twp. – Timothy Johnson Tirado, 29, Hale, sustained incapacitating injuries on Feb. 10 and was taken to the hospital by ambulance when he was struck by a vehicle while walking in AuSabl…

LANSING – The Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) is seeking citizens to take a community survey aimed at gauging the public’s trust in law enforcement as part of a study…

OSCODA – Oscoda could only hide the holes in its lineup for so long. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Pine River, those holes finally caught up with the Owl wrestling team, as it lost the Division IV regional semi-final match with Roscommon, 27-44. 

OSCODA – Oscoda had to play Friday night’s North Star League Big Dipper boys basketball game against Alcona without senior starter Grant Huebel, who had to sit the contest with an injury. The …

OSCODA – The Oscoda girls basketball team may not be at 100 percent physically, but the Lady Owls continue to give it 100 percent on the court. Despite dropping its North Star League Big Dippe…

OSCODA – The Oscoda bowling teams hosted the Huron Shores Bowling Conference at Vista Lanes on Saturday. Every bowler in the conference rolled four games, with their total pinfall placing them…

OSCODA – Oscoda Otters traveled to Standish to compete in the MTSL South League Championship Meet on Saturday, Feb. 17.  The results follow.

New Castle's Terry Grosetti stays true to core values

When it’s difficult to fit your job title on a business card, that immediately suggests you have an unusual job. I was the Manager of University-Owned Small Residences at Cornell University and that was the most challenging job of my entire career. The small residences I managed were university-owned fraternities, sororities and cooperatives.

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Dr. Tracy Vitale was nominated for the ATHENA Leadership Award for her community contributions and role as mentor

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Health teacher innovates to educate

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The American Cancer Society event's participants raised more than $319K

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Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman on Saturday over Rep. Keith Ellison, a liberal Minnesota congressman, after a divisive campaign that reflected the depths of the party's electoral failures. (Feb. 25)

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OSCODA – The Shoreline Players will be presenting the second in a series of four murder mysteries this weekend at the Camp Inn Lodge in Oscoda. “Murder by Misdirection” is an interactive dinner theater murder mystery and will be presented on Saturday, Feb 25.

EAST TAWAS – A pinch of comedy, a dash of drama and a heap of musical compositions blended together to create a recipe for entertainment during the Feb. 10 opening night of “The Spitfire Grill,” presented by the Tawas Bay Players.

Moving Iosco Exploration trailhead is good idea

Mackinac report does not provide the entire story

Government control of what you know

Highlighting successes made in 2016