OSCODA – At the suggestion of Oscoda Township Supervisor and Downtown Development Authority (DDA) member Aaron Weed, the DDA will be exploring ways to formulate a 25-year plan.

OSCODA – A two-vehicle crash in Oscoda Township on May 8, amazingly, resulted in no injuries to the three people involved, all of whom reside in the township.

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OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Fire Department (OTFD) responded to seven fire calls in just a few days and, despite all the activity, there were no injuries to report.

OSCODA – A press release issued by Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) Chief Mark David reveals that an illegal marijuana grow operation was discovered at an Oscoda residence.

OSCODA – An Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) officer, on April 30, responded to a breaking-and-entering complaint from a homeowner in the 6000 block of Loud Drive.

WHITTEMORE – The Oscoda track and field teams competed at the Whittemore-Prescott Snowflake Invitational on Tuesday, May 8, in a make-up from the event that was scheduled in early April. 

TAWAS CITY – The Oscoda softball team came up short in both of its games at Tawas Area on Thursday, falling to their longtime rivals, 13-11 and 15-10.

TAWAS CITY – Call it doing the splits. The Oscoda baseball team had a pair of doubleheaders last week, earning splits in each contest. The Owls, playing at rival Tawas Area on Thursday, lost t…

OSCODA – The Oscoda girls soccer team wasn’t able to pick up its first win of the season on Thursday, as it lost a close 1-0 game with visiting Pinconning. 

TAWAS CITY – Local physician Dr. Earl F. Elowsky has announced his plans to retire from St. Joseph Health System (SJHS) effective Friday, Feb. 2.

TAWAS CITY – During the recent holiday season, St. Joseph Health System participated in the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Harvest Gathering to benefit children in need at two elementary schools. 

TAWAS CITY – During the recent holiday season, St. Joseph Health System participated in the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Harvest Gathering to benefit children in need at two elementary schools. 

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OSCODA – “Year number seven and we are still at it,” stated Tomi Mayville-Greanya, one of the organizers of the annual Cause for Paws Poker Run fundraiser, which benefits the Iosco County Animal Shelter and will return this Saturday, May 19.

Perhaps it was opening night jitters which led to some of the actors flubbing their lines and causing a bit of a distraction. Or maybe it was the fact that the script could have accomplished its goal in a shorter amount of time. Either way, the latest Tawas Bay Players’ production lacked som…

EAST TAWAS – Tawas Bay Players (TBP) will open its spring production, And Then There Were None, this weekend at the Tawas Bay Playhouse in East Tawas.

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The old adage that “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is true, at least in my experience. Sometimes an item that people think it junk, or has been sitting on a shelf for years, taking up space and collecting dust, can be just what another person has been seeking for years.

Most people only need a passing glance at an analogue clock to be able to tell what time it is. They know what the big and the little hand do, they know that although the large hand isn’t always directly on a number, what the upcoming number should be, and all the little details of how to te…

There are many weeks that I put off writing columns until the last minute for a variety of reasons, mostly because I procrastinate a lot. This week I put off writing the column until the last minute for superstitious reasons. I thought if I put it off, it would forestall the departure of lon…