OSCODA – Alcona Health Center (AHC) is excited to announce they will be operating a drive up COVID-19 Testing Site in Oscoda in collaboration with Iosco County Emergency Management, Iosco County Sheriff’s Office and District Health Department No. 2.
TAWAS CITY – Iosco County voters will not only have primary candidate questions to decide in the upcoming Aug. 4 primary election, they will also have to give their stamp of approval, or disapproval, for a variety of millages on the county, township and city level.
LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding her Safer at Home order and moving the entire state to phase four of the MI Safe Start Plan.
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LANSING – Two people were arraigned on charges recently for defrauding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Michigan Department of Treasury out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by submitting fraudulent documents in support of claims for VA survivor benefits and Michigan Unclai…
ALCONA – A Harrisville woman was charged with felonious assault after allegedly attacking her boyfriend with an axe, according to Alcona Sheriff Department deputies.
SHERMAN Twp. – Richard Gerrard Jordan, 69, Whittemore, was taken to the hospital by ambulance, after sustaining incapacitating injuries during a single-vehicle crash.
LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel on Thursday, May 21 filed charges against two technicians contracted to service all the DataMaster DMT (DataMaster Transportable) breath alcohol…
OSCODA – A fraud alert was recently issued by the Oscoda Township Police Department.
EAST LANSING – The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) on Friday submitted to its member schools a series of updated timelines and recommendations to guide the return of sports, which have been suspended since mid-March to alleviate the potential spread of COVID-19.
EAST TAWAS – NASCAR is returning and so is the Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press NASCAR Challenge.
EAST LANSING – Classifications for Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) elections and postseason tournaments for the 2020-21 school year have been announced – including football d…
LANSING – When Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer extended the closure of schools through the rest of the academic year on Thursday due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it only took a day for the MHS…
HALE – If there is a statistical category you can think of, chances are Joseph Kimmerer holds the school record. The Hale senior sits atop the list in an impressive range of basketball stats, …
Michigan voters in November 2018 passed a ballot measure that legalized cannabis for recreational use, making the Great Lakes State the first in the Midwest to do so. The state’s retail cannabis market opened in late 2019 and within the first two weeks yielded $3.1 million in sales. By Jan. 2, 2020, that had reached $6.5 million.
Sorting through all the latest health fads, trends and research-based health information can be as stressful and overwhelming as shopping for a new car. You want to avoid getting swindled into something that isn’t right for you, and you want to ensure that what you’re investing in actually works and provides the biggest bang for your buck.
Every team needs a coach — a point person with experience,
Sustaining a twisted ankle, waking up with body aches and a fever or enduring a respiratory infection that makes it difficult to breath may all cause someone to question if they should get checked out by a doctor; and, if so, where should they go?
Many of us have been there. It’s that moment when your medical bill from a procedure you underwent weeks ago shows up in your mailbox.
President Donald Trump took a victory lap after the government reported surprising job gains for last month, seizing on the data to predict that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic disruption was in the rear-view mirror. (June 5)
OSCODA – On Wednesday, May 27, Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce Executive Director June Wygant announced the cancellation of Art on the Beach this year.
DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Detroit District, invites the public to participate in their annual photo contest.
May 12 was almost the perfect spring day, unless you went outside without a jacket on. Things were coming into bloom, the sky was a quality of blue that only the month of May can seem to manage, and that same sky was dotted with amazing white billowy clouds just drifting across the northern …
Editor’s note: This week’s column contains spoilers for the Netflix show Tiger King. If you plan to watch the show, and don’t want to get a spoiler, do not read this column. Come back later after you’ve watched the series.
Friday morning there was an interesting voicemail on my work phone from an individual who is staying in an undisclosed condominium in AuSable Township.
I recently heard someone liken the current Covid-19 Pandemic to World War III, and I think it is probably the most apt comparison that has ever been said. And when you think about it, it makes a ton of sense. We as a planet, not just a nation, are banded together to fight a common enemy, str…