Residents all over Michigan, and especially in the state’s upper peninsula, were aghast at a recent slight against the U.P. that was inadvertently done by the Pepsi-Cola Company through it’s “…

One of the highlights of my year is getting to take fireworks photos during the Independence Day celebration that is held every year in Iosco County. It’s more than just a “point and shoot” ac…

Friday was a busy day for me at the Oscoda Press. I was covering for people who were off, getting pages designed for the coming newspaper, and juggling many different things, when I realized i…

A week or so ago I found out that standing in the eastbound lane of Tittabawassee Road, near the on ramp for the 675 Northbound Expressway in Saginaw in the middle of the day is not the best p…

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for a few months you’ve undoubtedly heard of the HBO show “Game of Thrones.” For those just coming out from under the rock, the television show is a medi…

Over the weekend hundreds of curious creatures deposited themselves in places all over Iosco County, but most notably to Tawas Point. They were not feathered friends heading north again for th…

You really know that it’s spring in Michigan not from the blooming of the daffodils, the greening of lawns, or the presence of robins in gardens. You know it is officially spring in Michigan w…

One of the highlights of my technical drafting, metal shop and industrial arts classes as a high school student was getting to watch a show called Beyond 2000. The show touted technological br…

It’s been a long time since I’ve been in a bustling high school in the morning with hundreds of students milling around, getting stuff from their lockers and heading to their classes before th…