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'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' is on Oscoda stage this weekend

June 28, 2017 by Iosco County News Herald

Iosco County News HeraldOSCODA – Live performances of “Disney's Beauty and the Beast” will take to the stage in Oscoda on Friday and Saturday, June 30, and July 1, at 7 p.m., at the Mary Anne Bartels Auditorium, located in Oscoda High School. Tickets are $16 in advance or $20 ...

Air Force Balks At Prospect Of Providing Clean Drinking Water

April 27, 2017 by Water Online (press release)

Water Online (press release)The issue centers around the decommissioned Wurtsmith Air Force Base, which released perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) into the groundwater in the town of Oscoda, according to Michigan Live. The toxic plume is still expanding. “A well near Oscoda High ...

Air Force polluted Michigan town's drinking water, refuses to offer clean supply

April 25, 2017 by RT

RTNew testing of groundwater in Oscoda, MIchigan, indicates that pollution from Wurtsmith Air Force Base has traveled to two new waterways in the town thought to be buffers from chemical pollutants originating at the base, according to MLive. A three ...

Wurtsmith toxic chemical plumes expand south of Au Sable River

April 24, 2017 by MLive.com

MLive.comA well near Oscoda High School has also tested positive for chemical concentrations above a federal health advisory level, marking the second time that pollution from the former Air Force Base has exceeded the federal threshold in a local residential ...

Selected Oscoda students play in regional all-star band

February 1, 2017 by Iosco County News Herald

Iosco County News HeraldOscoda Area Schools band students selected to play in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association District 9 All-Star Band on Jan. 28 at Houghton Lake High School are, from left, back row, Zoe London, Lyzabeth Pike, Alexis Ruemenapp, Rhiannon ...

Swim lessons, open swim and water exercise offered at OHS

July 27, 2016 by Iosco County News Herald

OSCODAOscoda Community Education is offering children's swim lessons at the Oscoda High School pool. Oscoda High School swim coach Jeff Rush is the instructor for the lessons. Classes will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Aug. 1-12.

Unknowns drive toxic water worries near old Michigan Air Force base

June 9, 2016 by MLive.com

MLive.comTesting found PFCs on the Oscoda Area High School campus, but not at levels as high as they could have been because of ground water flow patterns. The grounds were contaminated when foam was used on a 1980s school fire. Delaney said Wurtsmith has ...

A Sprout Among the Green Giants: Tales of Naked Swimming at my Public High School

May 9, 2016 by Huffington Post (satire)

The senior guys at my high school, Oscoda High School in Oscoda, Michigan (Go Owls!), looked like grown men. It was 1977 and hair ruled the day. Unlike today where guys go out of there way to wax and shave their entire bodies, a hairy chest was a thing ...

NEAD's 'Dancing Feat' premieres this weekend in Oscoda

June 10, 2015 by Iosco County News Herald

Tickets for performances at Mary Anne Bartels Auditorium in Oscoda High School are $13 for adults, $11 for seniors and $6 for students and are available at the door. The program duration is nearly two hours and includes one intermission. According to ...

Register for the 2015 Miss Iosco Scholarship Pageant by June 20

June 9, 2015 by MLive.com

MLive.comThe pageant takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Oscoda High School, 3550 E. River Road. The pageant is a preliminary to the Miss Michigan and Miss America scholarship programs. This year's theme is "Ladies of the Eighties." The pageant includes ...

Powered by pride, Pinconning outlasts Oscoda to snap longest losing streak in Bay County history

February 25, 2015 by MLive.com

MLive.comIn a game of high tension and high drama – accentuated by a tie-breaking free throw and a game-saving defensive stand – Pinconning scored a long-sought 30-29 victory over visiting Oscoda and snapped the longest boys basketball losing streak in Bay ...

New appeal in hunt for teenage girls who vanished without a trace on their way to a Halloween party 45 years ago

October 31, 2014 by Daily Mail

Daily MailPatricia Spencer, 17, and her 15-year-old friend Pamela Hobley went missing on October 31, 1969 after going to a high school football game in Oscoda, Michigan. The girls had told family and friends that they were then heading to a Halloween party - but ...

Halloween mystery: Where are girls who vanished 45 years ago?

October 31, 2014 by CBS News

CBS NewsOSCODA, Mich. -- On Oct. 31, 1969, Patricia Spencer and Pamela Hobley had plans similar to many teens in the small town of Oscoda, Mich. - attending their high school's homecoming football game, and then going to a Halloween party. But they never ...

Very special production of 'The Sound of Music' to open in Oscoda

June 27, 2013 by Iosco County News Herald

Iosco County News HeraldThe Sound of Music cast portray the von Trapp children and Maria while practicing for the Friday and Saturday performances at Oscoda High School. They are from left: Jason Strzelewicz, Braelynn Feldpausch, Sophie Szczotka, Jessica Burrows, Josh ...

Lasting tribute: Oscoda father builds memorial to son killed in action in Iraq - The Ann Arbor News

November 9, 2012 by MLive.com

The Ann Arbor News - MLive.comOSCODA TOWNSHIP, MI — Vietnam veteran John Dearing says he was overwhelmed with guilt when his son died while on combat duty in Iraq in 2005. When he got the tragic news, Dearing ... He's built a monument to JW Dearing in a veterans park at the former ...

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