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OSCODA – Shades of blue and white filled the Oscoda High School (OHS) gymnasium on Sunday, June 9, for the OHS Commencement ceremony of 64 graduates with six being foreign exchange students.

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TAWAS CITY – Brian Scott Thayer, 40, will spend 12 to 30 in prison after Iosco County’s 23rd Circuit Court Judge David C. Riffel handed down a sentence during a hearing held June 3.

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OSCODA – The concept of a consolidated municipal services center at Furtaw Field was discussed by the Oscoda Township Board of Trustees, among other business, during their Monday meeting.

TAWAS CITY – After agreeing to plea no contest to a lesser charge, Dr. Devendra Kumar Sharma – Iosco County’s former medical examiner – will face no upfront jail time, according to documents from Iosco County’s 23rd Circuit Court.

PLAINFIELD Twp. – Kendra Lee-Ann Gay, 32, Hale, sustained incapacitating injuries during a single-vehicle rollover crash on June 6, in Plainfield Township.

TAWAS CITY – A moment of silence was held before the Iosco County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 5 in remembrance of District 3 Commissioner Mark McKulsky, who passed away unexpectedly on May 16 at the age of 53.

BALDWIN TOWNSHIP – A standing-room only crowd packed the Baldwin Township Hall last Thursday, as public hearings were held to consider three requests for special land use permits for proposed medical marijuana provisioning centers on US-23. 

OSCODA – Commencement exercises will be held Friday, June 7, at 7 p.m., for the Class of 2019 at Hale and Whittemore-Prescott high schools while seniors at Oscoda High School will graduate Sunday at 2 p.m. 

AUSABLE TWP. – The AuSable Township Board of Trustees met on Monday, May 20, and received a presentation from Iosco County Commissioner Terry Dutcher, Operations Manager for Iosco County EMS and Arenac/Iosco Mobile Medical Response (MMR) Scott Kernicki and Director of Iosco County Central Di…

ALPENA – With bicyclists facing a higher risk of injury and death than occupants of motor vehicles, the Michigan State Police (MSP) is reminding bicyclists to take precautions when riding this spring and summer.

PLAINFIELD Twp. – Kendra Lee-Ann Gay, 32, Hale, sustained incapacitating injuries during a single-vehicle rollover crash on June 6, in Plainfield Township.

ALPENA – With bicyclists facing a higher risk of injury and death than occupants of motor vehicles, the Michigan State Police (MSP) is reminding bicyclists to take precautions when riding this…

BALDWIN Twp. – Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) Chief Mark David reports that an approximately 200- to 225-pound black bear was killed by a vehicle on May 31.

TAWAS CITY – The cardio drumming events at Tawas City Shoreline Park will continue this summer, following approval of a special event application by planning commission members during their Ju…

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