AUSABLE — At their regular meeting on Jan. 18, AuSable Township’s Board of Trustees approved Ordinance 127 incorporating utility trailers in AuSable Township’s Zoning Ordinance Section 3.16. The ordinance was passed by the Planning Commission on Dec. 15.

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OSCODA — At their regular meeting on Jan. 24, the Oscoda Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved a letter of intent from Herbert Travis, owner of Travis Sanitation LLC, to purchase 4.3 acres of approximately 32 acres of township owned land that is located south and west of the approx…

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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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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 recently, pledging immediate action to identify and enact s…

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TAWAS CITY – Just one week into the new year, Iosco Coats for Kids representatives, the Michigan State Police (MSP) and other supporters of the nonprofit had already conducted their first coat drive of 2022. Considering the need for such items, as well as other warm winter clothing for those…

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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. Last week’s feature looked at headlines from January th…

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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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AUSABLE – In a vote of 6 to 1, with Trustee Alanda Barnes voting no, the AuSable Township Board of Trustees adopted  the amendment to Sewer Ordinance 83, which will increase sewer rates. 

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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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LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel – in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan Andrew Birge, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Matthew Schneider, the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Michigan State Police – announced …

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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 recently, pledging immediate action to identify and enact s…

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.

TAWAS CITY — With momentum favoring visiting Oscoda in the fourth quarter of Thursday’s boys basketball game, Tawas Area needed a big time basket. Instead of just one, the Braves received two,…

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