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LANSING – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has completed its annual Great Lakes survey season, conducted on all of our Great Lakes waters from April to November 2021. The data from these surveys directly informs fisheries management decisions and future actions on Great Lak…

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OSCODA – From the perspective of the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA), things are moving full-speed ahead with the Oscoda spaceport endeavor, and MAMA is in the final steps of securing the funding for the licensing process.

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OSCODA – As is tradition, the Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press takes an annual look at what news stories were impacting the community 50 years ago. 

EAST TAWAS – Tawas-Whittemore-Hale United Fund Board of Directors allocated $12,000 to the 10 agencies it voted to support for 2022 during its January meeting held Thursday at the East Tawas Community Center.

TAWAS CITY – At their annual reorganizational meeting held Jan. 10, members of the Tawas Area Schools (TAS) Board of Education elected their officers for 2022. Julie Ulman will serve as president, Shannon Klenow will accept the role of vice president, Jennifer Bruning will become secretary, …

LANSING – Northern Strike 22-1 (”Winter Strike”) is a National Guard Bureau-sponsored exercise uniting service members from several U.S. states and partner forces from Jan. 21-30, at Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center and Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, which together comp…

HALE – With the excitement of the holidays beginning to wind down in January, the first – and often frigid – month of the new year doesn’t always offer much to look forward to. But the Hale Winterfest provides a way to keep the spirits up this time of year, and the Hale Area Association (HAA…

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OSCODA – As is tradition, the Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press takes an annual look at what news stories were impacting the community 50 years ago. This year we take a look back at the happenings of 1971, in a two-part feature, with the first featuring front-page headlines from Janu…

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WEST BRANCH – District Health Department No. 2 (DHD2) has been notified of the presence of the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) of COVID-19 in Iosco County. 

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DETROIT, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey R. Johnson, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Distinguished Physician for his work in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology and at Hutzel Women's Hospital and Wayne State University.

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(The Center Square) – The family of Tate Myer, one of four students killed in the Nov. 30 Oxford High shooting, and others sued school personnel and the alleged shooter and his family on Thursday. 

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LANSING – An independent study commissioned by the Michigan State Police (MSP) found racial and ethnic disparities in the frequency and outcomes of traffic stops conducted by troopers in 2020. The department released the full report last week, pledging immediate action to identify and enact …

MIDLAND — The Whittemore-Prescott boys basketball team made the trip to Midland Calvary Baptist on Tuesday, Jan. 18. The Cardinals weren’t able to get much going in the non-conference game though, falling 60-20.

The Lift Project is centered on seven concepts, each of which is covered over a week’s time.

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Here's a view of the Corsair Trail system between trail markers 17 and 18 of the bridge crossing over Silver Creek. This is the most westerly crossing of Silver Creek on the Corsair Trail System in the Huron National Forest between Tawas and Oscoda, Michigan. This video was taken Saturday, M…