AuSABLE TWP. – Eighteen people attended an AuSable Township Board of Trustees public hearing on the Iosco County Exploration Trail on Monday night, following which the trustees unanimously voted to honor its nearly 2½-year-old commitment to contribute $50,000 towards the development of the $…

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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 the blight ticket it issued to Rekowski.

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.

TAWAS CITY – Michigan State Police (MSP) personnel responded to a theft complaint on May 3, at 5:40 p.m., involving a home located on South US-23 in Tawas City.

OSCODA – The Oscoda softball team played two strong games at the Roscommon Invitational on Saturday. Despite this, the Lady Owls had to settle for second place, as they went 1-1 on the day.

OSCODA – The Oscoda track and field teams competed at the Ogemaw Heights Invitational on Friday.

OSCODA – It wasn’t a win, but there were certainly signs of progress. The Oscoda girls soccer team, hosting Tawas Area on Wednesday, May 10, did drop the contest 0-5, but it was a marked impro…

OSCODA – Oscoda reached the championship game of the Roscommon Wood Bat Baseball Invitational on Saturday. The Owls couldn’t quite overcome the host Bucks however, as they had to settle for se…

OSCODA – The Oscoda USBC Bowling Association Bowler held its Bowler of the Year Tournament on May 8 and 9 at Vista Lanes of Oscoda, crowning Jim Corp the Division I champ and Lori Keathley as …

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Bill Marlette was a long way from home, but he was willing to take the risk, as there were really no other options.

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Food. We don’t really give it a lot of thought. We just get used to the cycle of becoming hungry and then shoving something down so we can keep going with our busy schedules. This is very apparent at our places of work as we grab that candy bar for a quick “pick me up” or bury our face in that bag of potato chips when we get stressed because the boss just got after us.

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Food. We don’t really give it a lot of thought. We just get used to the cycle of becoming hungry and then shoving something down so we can keep going with our busy schedules. This is very apparent at our places of work as we grab that candy bar for a quick “pick me up” or bury our face in that bag of potato chips when we get stressed because the boss just got after us.

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Scientists have solved a mystery that baffled them about the biggest of whales and how they evolved. A new study Tuesday says it all started with an ice age that changed the oceans and the food supply for whales. (May 23)

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EAST TAWAS – If you think your small town has its secrets, Second Samuel, Georgia just might give you a run for your money.

EAST TAWAS – Tawas Bay Players will open its spring production, Second Samuel, this weekend at the Tawas Bay Playhouse in East Tawas.

Deer baiting ban will hurt Iosco County, again

Government is accountable to the people

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.