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OSCODA — The first budget work session for Oscoda Township took place at the Robert J. Parks Library on Monday, Sept. 26 and addressed the budgets for Old Orchard Park, Zoning, the Robert J. Parks Library, the Assessor, and the Department of Public Works. Township Treasurer Jaimie McGuire wa…

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OSCODA — Shoppers looking to get a jump on their holiday gift shopping had plenty to choose from at the Fall Art & Craft Show at Oscoda High School on Saturday, Oct. 1.

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AUSABLE TWP. — The AuSable Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend the deadline for property owners to connect to the municipal sewer system that was recently extended down US-23. Ordinance 131 extends the time limit to hook up to the system from 270 days to 540 days (18 month…

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BALDWIN Twp. – When answering a call for help, 9-1-1 dispatchers can be presented with a multitude of scenarios. Never knowing from one moment to the next what they may hear on the other end of the line, they must remain prepared to coordinate an effective response so that the appropriate re…

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IOSCO COUNTY — Spring may be nice for flowering colors, and everything seems to take on a deep green during the summer, but fall is when the colors come out.

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IOSCO COUNTY — Spring may be nice for flowering colors, and everything seems to take on a deep green during the summer, but fall is when the colors come out.

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LANSING — The Michigan Department of Transportation and Michigan Operation Lifesaver are partnering together to raise rail safety awareness during the recent Rail Safety Week. Although most Americans today know the dangers associated with drunk driving, distracted driving or texting while cr…

OSCODA — PFAS (perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances) and PFOS (Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid) have been lurking in manholes on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base for several decades. The PFAS and PFOS were found through testing required by the State of Michigan to locate ongoing sour…

LANSING — Before the leaves start to turn and fall, thousands of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Adopt-A-Highway volunteers began to fan out across the state to collect litter alo…

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LANSING — The Michigan Department of Transportation and Michigan Operation Lifesaver are partnering together to raise rail safety awareness during the recent Rail Safety Week. Although most Americans today know the dangers associated with drunk driving, distracted driving or texting while cr…

HILLMAN — After forfeiting to Rogers City in week five, the Hale 8-man football team was back in action on Friday. The Eagles were playing a North Star League Little Dipper game at Hillman, and though they lost 48-8, there were plenty of positives to take away on the night.

AUGRES — The AuGres football team took on visiting Mio in a North Star League crossover game on Friday. The Wolverines, ranked ninth in 8-man Division 2, gave up the first points of the game, …

Lakes Country is beautiful at all time so the year, but the changing colors of leaves in autumn make for a particularly unique and spectacular show. Here are a few of the top places to view this natural changing of the guard.