We’re all in the same boat, let us steer for a while

Editor’s Note: Jane Briggs-Bunting is a board member and founding president of the Michigan Coalition for Open Government (MiCOG), a tax exempt, Michigan nonprofit corporation founded to promo…

Readers who may be keen observers of the Iosco County News-Herald and the Oscoda Press may have noticed a subtle change in the newspapers with our inclusion of a new slogan on the nameplate of…

This past Wednesday Iosco County joined other county governments in asking the State of Michigan to declare the Lake Huron shoreline as a disaster area, and personally I think that it was a go…

Every year we take a little time machine trip – in the form of our newspaper archives, not a 1980s DeLorean, unfortunately – to see what was reported in the community 50 years ago. In this wee…

Editor’s note: On Sept. 21, 1897, The New York Sun published what was to become the most widely read letter to a newspaper. It was sent by 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon, who lived with her pare…

As Porky Pig famously said at the end of most Loony Tunes cartoons, “That’s all folks!” If he was in Oscoda this past Sunday he would have perhaps said that phrase to talk about the Oscoda Kmart.

“Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door,” is a phrase that is often inaccurately attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, but he didn’t actually say those exact words.