“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.

It’s no secret our region has been in desperate need of closer, more accessible mental health care. There are only five state psychiatric facilities in our state and not one is located in nort…

If you’ve not heard the news yet, several media outlets have reported that the Oscoda Kmart store is one of many across the nation that are going to be slated to be closed by December.

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…