TAWAS CITY – District Health Department No. 2 and the Michigan National Guard will be working together to offer free COVID-19 testing in Tawas City.

FOSTER Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post are investigating a collision in Ogemaw County, which occurred on Sept. 15, involving a truck and a pedestrian.

Oscoda, MI

Right Now
73°
Fair
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Feels Like: 73°
  • Heat Index: 73°
  • Wind: 13 mph
  • Wind Chill: 73°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:26:14 AM
  • Sunset: 07:22:38 PM
  • Dew Point: 60°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 62F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight

Cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 62F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow

Cloudy. High 77F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Next 12 Hours

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4 PM
73°
15%
4 PM
73°

Wind: SSW @ 13mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 62%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

5 PM
74°
2%
5 PM
74°

Wind: SSW @ 12mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 74°

Heat Index: 74°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 PM
73°
2%
6 PM
73°

Wind: SSW @ 11mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 64%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 PM
72°
2%
7 PM
72°

Wind: SSW @ 12mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 65%

Wind Chill: 72°

Heat Index: 72°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 PM
70°
1%
8 PM
70°

Wind: SSW @ 10mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 69%

Wind Chill: 70°

Heat Index: 70°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 PM
69°
2%
9 PM
69°

Wind: S @ 10mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 73%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 PM
68°
2%
10 PM
68°

Wind: SSW @ 11mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 76%

Wind Chill: 68°

Heat Index: 68°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 PM
67°
3%
11 PM
67°

Wind: SSW @ 11mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 76%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 AM
67°
3%
12 AM
67°

Wind: SSW @ 12mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 76%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

1 AM
67°
4%
1 AM
67°

Wind: SSW @ 14mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 76%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

2 AM
66°
4%
2 AM
66°

Wind: SSW @ 14mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 79%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

3 AM
66°
4%
3 AM
66°

Wind: SSW @ 13mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 81%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

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OSCODA – Oscoda’s busy week of soccer concluded on Saturday, when it hosted its annual invitational. The Owls went 1-2 on the day, while Ortonville Brandon was the tournament winner at 3-0. 

OSCODA – The Oscoda cross country team competed in the first North Star League jamboree of the season on Wednesday. The Owls sent single runners for the two races, in the first of four confere…

FOSTER Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post are investigating a collision in Ogemaw County, which occurred on Sept. 15, involving a truck and a pedestrian.

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PLAINFIELD Twp. – Brandon Earl Lavere, 38, South Branch, became trapped in the car he was driving, following the single-vehicle crash in Plainfield Township.

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OSCODA – Larry E. Bryant, 71, Oscoda, was reported to be missing on Sunday, Sept. 20. As of Monday afternoon, he had yet to be located.

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OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) was dispatched on Sept. 17, just before 5 p.m., to a collision involving a moped and a pickup truck.

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HARRISVILLE –  On Aug. 31 troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Alpena Post took numerous complaints of larcenies from motor vehicles in Alpena Township. 

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EAST TAWAS – Tawas Bay Art Gallery in East Tawas has scheduled activities for the rest of September and the first week in October.

EAST TAWAS – Beginning Friday, local volunteers will be calling on area residents and businesses to contribute to the annual Tawas-Whittemore-Hale United Fund campaign drive. 

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