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LANSING – Northern Strike 23-1, this years’ winter exercise hosted by the Michigan National Guard, is scheduled to take place across Northern Michigan’s National All-Domain Warfighting Center (NADWC), Jan. 20-28.

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EAST TAWAS – Business owners, elected officials, chamber staff, Develop Iosco (DI) board members and others turned out Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 18, at the Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce for the DI New Year networking event.

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AuSABLE Twp. – Scott Izzo, community health director/epidemiologist with District Health Department No. 2, presented to the AuSable Township Board of Trustees on the benefits of having smoke free parks at its regular Jan. 17 meeting. Izzo said that 80% of Michiganders do not use tobacco.

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AuSABLE Twp. – AuSable Township residents who have contaminated wells will have access to clean drinking water thanks to a $1,432,414 Consolidation and Contamination Risk Reduction (C2R2) grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE).

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TAWAS CITY – The Iosco County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to apply for the second round of MIHOPE grant funding available from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) during its regular Jan. 18 meeting. The motion to approve Resolution 2 by Commissioner Terry Dutcher,…

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PLAINFIELD Twp. – Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post troopers are investigating a fatal traffic crash which occurred in Plainfield Township this past weekend. It took place on Vaughn Road, near Davison Road, at about noon on Saturday.

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OSCODA – Oscoda resident Clayton Jolley returned to the podium during public comment at the Jan. 9 Board of Trustees meeting to request more time for public comment. Jolley had asked that additional time be allotted for public comment several months ago.

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OSCODA – At its regular Jan. 9 meeting, the Oscoda Township Board of Trustees postponed making a decision on an auto dialer system again. This time the decision was postponed until April.

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AuSABLE Twp. – Individuals with disabilities will now have a safe, accessible place to fish on the AuSable River. Improvements to the pocket park behind the AmericInn on Harbor Street were part of the Iosco County Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

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MICHIGAN — With three weeks to go before the Nov. 8 general election, absentee ballot numbers continue to grow –with 1.7 million already sent to voters who requested them and 432,960 returned. Three weeks ahead of the 2018 general election, 912,872 absentee ballots had been requested. A brea…

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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PLAINFIELD Twp. – Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post troopers are investigating a fatal traffic crash which occurred in Plainfield Township this past weekend. It took place on Vaughn…

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OSCODA – In the first half, things weren’t exactly going the Oscoda girls’ basketball team’s way. Shots from the floor and the free throw line weren’t falling for them in the first two quarters, but the Lady Owls regrouped in the final two frames of their home North Star League Big Dipper ga…

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OSCODA – The Oscoda wrestling team continued its season at the Ogemaw Invitational on Saturday. The event was held as a team invite, and the Owls were able to come up with a fifth place finish…

TAWAS CITY – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but with many to-do lists, stress, cold weather and straying from good health habits in terms of eating, sleeping and drinking, the holiday season can pose increased risk for our hearts, according to a cardiologist with Ascension St. Jos…

It takes, on average, eight minutes for paramedics to respond to the scene of an emergency, according to Jim Callipare, a health and physical education teacher at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. So, in an attempt to create more first responders in Armstrong County, and potentially save lives or just buy time before paramedics arrive, students at the school took part in hands-only CPR training on Nov. 18.

LANSING – Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) Director Anita Fox has announced a new series of health insurance virtual town halls to help inform Michiganders about new health plan options, newly extended savings, and increased opportunities for free local enrollme…