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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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TAWAS CITY – For many Tawas City officials, their roles as representatives entail more than just participating in the bimonthly council meetings. It includes involvement with such other entities as the E9-1-1 Advisory Board, Tawas Utilities Authority (TUA) and Huron Shore Regional Utility Au…

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HALE  – Happy Acres Real Estate of Hale, MI has closed on their first house Friday, Dec. 3. This small and independent company is managed by Cheryl and Don McDonnel. Cheryl is the broker overseeing the business while Don handles secondary duties.

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EAST TAWAS – Honing an extensive knowledge of theology, undergoing rigorous training, becoming familiar with other cultures throughout the world and being away from loved ones for long periods of time can seem rather daunting. But for those who feel called by God to enter the missions field,…

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- LibLearnX Virtual Conference -- Gale, part of a Cengage Group, has expanded Gale Digital Scholar Lab with new and improved features that provide digital humanities (DH) researchers with a better user experience. With a new interface and redesigned analysis tools, Gale Digital Scholar Lab now provides a more consistent and streamlined experience for DH researchers that supports usability, accessibility, as well as replicable and extensible research. Developed based on user feedback, these updates assist researchers of all levels as they navigate text and data mining workflows and improve the experience of running analyses and investigating research outcomes.

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- High Street Insurance Partners ("HSIP") announced its December acquisition of Insurance Services Group (ISG), a full-service, regional insurance brokerage firm. ISG is headquartered in Washington and serves clients in 12 states, with a large concentration in the West.

HALE – The Hale boys basketball team made the trip to Posen on Monday, Jan. 10 for their second North Star League Little Dipper contest of the season. The Eagles returned home with a loss, however, falling 55-20.

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BOYNE CITY – The Whittemore-Prescott wrestling team continued their hardware filled season on Saturday. The Cardinals, competing at the Boyne City Invitational, went a perfect 4-0 on the day t…

BOYNE CITY – Whittemore-Prescott sent its girl wrestlers to an invitational at Boyne City on Sunday, where they were able to come in first place out of 22 teams. 

TAWAS CITY – The Tawas Area hockey team hosted Legion on Saturday at the Tawas Bay Ice Arena. It remained close through much of the contest, but the Legion, a team comprised of several Thumb a…

TAWAS CITY – After a 10-day layoff in between games, the Tawas Area boys basketball team still managed to get things going early on in their home game with Ogemaw Heights Friday. The Falcons f…

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…