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EAST TAWAS – The creativity that comes with designing one’s Halloween costume, or decorating their home, won’t be the only things taking on a unique spin this spooky season.

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OSCODA – Current Oscoda Township Treasurer Jaimie McGuire will once again face off for her position. McGuire beat out fellow board member Aaron Weed for her spot as the Republican nominee in the August primaries, and will now go head-to-head against Mimi McDonald, running under no party affi…

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OSCODA – Vying for four seats on the Oscoda Township board of Trustees in the upcoming Nov. 3 general election are Republican incumbents Timothy Cummings and William Palmer. Newcomers on the ticket include Republicans Jeremy Spencer and Steven Wusterbarth. Democrat Rozanne Ursula Curley is o…

SLAGLE Twp. – Authorities have confirmed that a body found in Slagle Township on Oct. 11 is that of Karl Adam Marker, 87, Kochville Township, who was reported missing more than three weeks prior.

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EAST TAWAS – Consumers Energy has opened a new field office in Tawas designed to bring hometown service back to the area and enhanced customer service, the utility announced in a press release on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

LANSING – New data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) shows more people have died in traffic crashes so far this year compared  to the same period last year — even with fewer people driving for several months b…

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LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel – in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan Andrew Birge, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Matthew Schneider, the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Michigan State Police – announced …

SLAGLE Twp. – Authorities have confirmed that a body found in Slagle Township on Oct. 11 is that of Karl Adam Marker, 87, Kochville Township, who was reported missing more than three weeks prior.

OSCODA – Oscoda continued its fantastic volleyball season on Thursday, topping visiting Whittemore-Prescott in straight sets 25-11, 25-16 and 25-10. With the win the Lady Owls claim their seco…

LINCOLN – The Oscoda soccer team played a tough Roscommon team close to the end in the two’s division four district championship game on Saturday. The Owls came up just short however, as they …

OSCODA – The Oscoda volleyball team played in a quad match at Inland Lakes on Saturday, battling three other quality teams. The Lady Owls were able to come away with a second place finish and …

There’s no question about it: the last several months have been different, to say the least.

As challenging as the pandemic made spring and summer, it promises to make flu season significantly more difficult than usual, some in the medical community are saying.

There is an old joke that asks, How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, has called on Congress to ensure dedicated funding and priority attention is given to long-term care residents and caregivers.

The world is perilous enough for the average senior citizen without a highly contagious, potentially deadly new virus causing a global outbreak of disease.