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OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Board of Trustees is moving forward with two off-road vehicle (ORV) initiatives within the township. The first step, of a multi-step process, is for the township to obtain a letter of approval from the Iosco County Road Commission.

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OSCODA – Board members of the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport Authority (OWAA) held their annual election of officers during their regular meeting on Jan. 19.

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Clear
  • Humidity: 70%
  • Feels Like: -13°
  • Heat Index:
  • Wind: 7 mph
  • Wind Chill: -13°
  • UV Index: 2 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:48:14 AM
  • Sunset: 05:46:31 PM
  • Dew Point: -8°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Overcast. High 28F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph. Higher wind gusts possible.

Tonight

Cloudy. Low around 25F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow

Cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High 37F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

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1 AM
2%
1 AM

Wind: SW @ 7 mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 71%

Wind Chill: -13°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

2 AM
2%
2 AM

Wind: SW @ 8 mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 69%

Wind Chill: -11°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

3 AM
5%
3 AM

Wind: SW @ 10 mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 68%

Wind Chill: -10°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

4 AM
7%
4 AM

Wind: SSW @ 10 mph

Precip: 7% Chance

Humidity: 66%

Wind Chill: -5°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 8 mi

5 AM
10°
8%
5 AM
10°

Wind: SSW @ 12 mph

Precip: 8% Chance

Humidity: 69%

Wind Chill: -5°

Heat Index: 10°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 7 mi

6 AM
11°
7%
6 AM
11°

Wind: SSW @ 13 mph

Precip: 7% Chance

Humidity: 75%

Wind Chill: -4°

Heat Index: 11°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 7 mi

7 AM
11°
4%
7 AM
11°

Wind: SSW @ 14 mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 77%

Wind Chill: -5°

Heat Index: 11°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

8 AM
12°
5%
8 AM
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Wind: SSW @ 16 mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 78%

Wind Chill: -5°

Heat Index: 12°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 AM
13°
4%
9 AM
13°

Wind: SSW @ 17 mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 77%

Wind Chill: -4°

Heat Index: 13°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 AM
15°
4%
10 AM
15°

Wind: SSW @ 18 mph

Precip: 4% Chance

Humidity: 76%

Wind Chill: -2°

Heat Index: 15°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 AM
17°
6%
11 AM
17°

Wind: SSW @ 20 mph

Precip: 6% Chance

Humidity: 74%

Wind Chill:

Heat Index: 17°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 PM
19°
5%
12 PM
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Wind: SSW @ 20 mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 70%

Wind Chill:

Heat Index: 19°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

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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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HALE – Trailing by seven points with just three minutes to go in their home North Star League boys’ basketball crossover game with Oscoda, things didn’t exactly look promising for Hale. The Ea…

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OSCODA – The 26th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place Feb. 17-20. Residents of Iosco and Alcona counties will have an opportunity to submit valuable data to researchers abo…

LANSING – Each winter, Michiganders get a chance to glimpse the large, magnificent snowy owl – and this species’ appearance across the state attracts a lot of attention. However, According to …

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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…

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…

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TAWAS CITY – Ascension St. Joseph Hospital Foundation will honor two local women with the 2023 Spirit of St. Joseph Award at the annual Winter Gala for their dedication and support of breast cancer awareness and fundraising efforts towards the hospital’s cancer care fund.

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OSCODA – Rick Freeman, Oscoda Township’s engineer, gave a report on numerous projects he is working on at the Jan. 23 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees. Freeman reported that work has started on cutting trees and clearing stumps for the extension of the Iosco Exploration Trail that wi…

So it’s never on anyone’s basic weekend agenda to gleefully set forth to sort, organize and/or clean out the back area of the garage. It’s usually a haphazard crime scene assortment of metal Maxwell House coffee cans and old Tupperware plastic serving bowls chuck full of random nuts, bolts, …