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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.

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.

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Doug Scheer performs a science experiment with a young audience member at the Robert J. Parks Library last week as part of the district library's summer program.


Here's the latest for Tuesday July 23rd: Boris Johnson chosen to be U.K.'s next Prime Minister: Michael Avenatti back in court, calls President Trump a "criminal"; Venezuela endures nationwide blackout; Four children dead in Russia tent camp fire.

STANDISH – Northeast Michigan Arts Council cordially invites the general public to attend an Open House Showcase at the Northeast Art Center, located at the corner of Grove Road and US-23 in Standish on Friday, July 26 at 12:30 p.m.

OSCODA – The Sunshine String Band will fill the Oscoda Beach Park bandshell with music this Thursday starting at 7 p.m.

Residents all over Michigan, and especially in the state’s upper peninsula, were aghast at a recent slight against the U.P. that was inadvertently done by the Pepsi-Cola Company through it’s “DEW”nited States campaign, which featured all 50 states on select bottles of Mountain Dew.

One of the highlights of my year is getting to take fireworks photos during the Independence Day celebration that is held every year in Iosco County. It’s more than just a “point and shoot” activity, it’s something that has taken years to get down and do right to get really good end product.…

Friday was a busy day for me at the Oscoda Press. I was covering for people who were off, getting pages designed for the coming newspaper, and juggling many different things, when I realized it was after 1 p.m. and I was hungry.