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Devoted wrestler and coaching couple to be inducted into OAS HoF  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Class of 1980 Oscoda High School (OHS) graduate Matt Gary is one of seven being inducted into the Oscoda High School Athletic Hall of Fame this ...



Life-long Oscodian and triple threat to be inducted into HoF  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Former student, player, teacher, coach and Athletic Director (AD) Harry “Pat” Tate will be honored at the 2nd annual Oscoda High School (OHS) ...



OHS to open student run AAACU credit union branch  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oscoda High School (OHS) is set to include a student run Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union (AAACU) branch called the Owl's Nest.



Seven to be inducted into OHS Athletic HoF  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Preparations for the second annual induction ceremony for the Oscoda High School (OHS) Athletic Hall of Fame are in the works.



Iosco County students return to school Sept. 4 | News  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – It's time to head back to school and public districts in Iosco County will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the day after Labor Day.



OAS seniors complete commencement | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA — Oscoda High School celebrated their graduating class of 2018, Sunday, at the Oscoda High School Gymnasium.



Oscoda Lions Club craft show to return for 18th year this Saturday  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Oscoda Lions Club will kick off their 18th annual arts and craft show on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Oscoda High School.



Gladwin Wrestling looking forward to a big season  Gladwin County Record & Beaverton Clarion

GLADWIN – The wrestling family is looking to pick up where they left off last season. Leading the way for Gladwin are four returning state qualifiers Colton Kanyo ...



Oscoda school closings can be difficult to call  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Snow and ice can make driving to school hazardous. Slippery conditions and freezing temperatures could pose dangers to students waiting for pick ...



Hand-made historical map of AuSable/Oscoda found in basement  Iosco County News Herald

AuSABLE TWP. – A hand-drawn map of historic AuSable-Oscoda was discovered in the basement of AuSable Township Hall last week and answers several ...



Students return to school Tuesday | | iosconews.com  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – It's time to head back to school and public districts in Iosco County will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the day after Labor Day.



Huebel worked to help guide public through Iosco County's court system  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY — When Jennifer Huebel started as a probation officer with Iosco County it was because she needed a job after college.



Month of the Young Child is honored during county Fun Fair  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Spring was finally in the air this Saturday – with clear skies and rising temperatures – and a dose of fun and education provided a welcome respite ...



Fate of old high school debated one day, resolved next  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A special meeting of the Oscoda Township Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was held on Wednesday, Aug. 30, with members deliberating ...



OHS students start school's first ever robotics team through grant  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oscoda High School students playing with radio controlled vehicles in the hallway is not only fun, but also educational.



Lightning strike destroys Oscoda home | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – In the early morning hours of Sept. 3, a home at 7837 Cedar Lake Rd. in Oscoda Township was destroyed by fire. The cause is assumed to be.



Oscoda businesses report the exchange of counterfeit bills  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Staff from at least three different businesses in Oscoda Township have reported receiving counterfeit bills in recent days, with the first incident ...



Oscoda High School scores big with Hall of Fame inductions  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA– Oscoda High School (OHS) athletics scored big on Friday night as inaugural members of its Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted.



OHS girls swim across Van Etten Lake | Sports  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Oscoda High School (OHS) Girls Swimming and Diving team swam across Van Etten Lake on Aug. 1, in preparation for the fall swim season.



'Volley for a Cure' raises $11200 to support TSJH infusion room  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Baked goods, baskets, decorations of pink posters plastered against the walls and crowds of excited residents draped in pink attire filled the Oscoda ...



New Oscoda chamber president is committed to success of community  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Rick Michaels has rolled up his sleeves and taken on the job of working as the president of the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce.



Bid awarded for Cedar Lake Elementary | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oscoda Area Schools (OAS) will no longer be an acting landlord, as its Board of Education awarded a bid to sell Cedar Lake Elementary School, ...



OAS students learn problem solving, teamwork skills while building ROVs  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The science behind building one's own remotely operated vehicle (ROV) is an educational experience in and of itself. However, Oscoda Area ...



TAHS to graduate 96 seniors Sunday | News | iosconews.com  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Commencement exercises will be held Sunday, June 3 for the Class of 2018 at Tawas Area High School.



Five face life imprisonment after allegedly raping woman  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Michigan State Police troopers say five Iosco County men allegedly raped an unnamed 17-year-old woman over the period of several hours in ...



OHS Interact humanitarian trip provides life broadening experiences for students  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A humanitarian trip taken by three Oscoda High School girls proved to benefit more than the people they served, it helped them broaden their world ...



Native son returns as Oscoda Press editor | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A native son has returned home as editor of the Local newspaper.



All known PFAS sites in Michigan  MLive.com

The more we look, the more we find. That's been a truism when it comes to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, contamination in Michigan and across ...



Oscoda Lions Club holds annual craft show | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Eager residents and guests jumped at the opportunity to attend the 18th annual Oscoda Lions Club arts and craft show over the weekend to escape ...



Alcona Community Schools seeks college adviser for school year | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

LINCOLN — An AdviseMI AmeriCorps position is still open for a recent college graduate who would serve as a full-time adviser for Alcona and Oscoda high sch.



Oscoda bird deaths could be attributed to wicked fall weather  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The cause behind the death of hundreds of migrating songbirds found along the shores of Lake Huron in Oscoda could be attributed to fierce fall ...



Girls hoops all-time leading scorer to be inducted to Oscoda High Hall of Fame  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Cherie Meier, Oscoda High School (OHS) Class of 1986, graduated in the top five of her class academically, also leaving a lasting legacy of her ...



Miss Huron Shores pageant makes annual return  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Miss Huron Shores pageant returned to the MaryAnne Bartels Auditorium at Oscoda high school on Friday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. with eight young ...



Wiltse reflects on 40 years of business, community action  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – At a time in Oscoda Township's history when many people had fears about the future – given the closure of the Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB) in ...



Tawas City doctor accused of CSC | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – A longtime patient of Dr. Devendra Kumar Sharma, 71, Tawas City, has accused him of sexual assault.



OHS partakes in College Month | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA –October is Michigan College Month and staff at Oscoda High School (OHS) is mid way in accomplishing its goal of providing every graduating senior ...



Clouse named 'Young Retailer of the Year' | News  Iosco County News Herald

by Karen Rouse. OSCODA – Byron Clouse, owner of Ace® Hardware in Oscoda, along with three other Ace locations in the region, was named one of eight ...



Paul Bunyan Days returns to Furtaw Field this weekend  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Paul Bunyan Days returns to Oscoda on Friday, Sept. 21, until Sunday, Sept. 23.



Parole board to consider commutation of Oscoda murderer's life sentence  Iosco County News Herald

JACKSON – The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 14, 2018 to consider the possible commutation of sentence for John ...



Over 5000 visit Furtaw Field for chamber's annual Paul Bunyan Days  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – More than 5000 visitors came to Furtaw Field over the weekend to honor Oscoda's own tall tale, Paul Bunyan, during the annual Paul Bunyan Days ...



Three people, one team to be inducted to Athletic Hall of Fame  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Final preparations are being made for the inaugural induction ceremony of the Oscoda High School Athletic Hall of Fame, which will be held before ...



Former Oscoda Twp, employee speaks to board who fired her  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Ann Richards, former community development coordinator and downtown development authority (DDA) director for Oscoda Township, who was fired ...



Safe, money stolen from Mikado residence | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

MIKADO – The Michigan State Police (MSP) Alpena Post investigated a residential burglary on June 4 in Mikado, in Alcona County, where a floor safe was ...



Harrisville Fall Festival this Saturday | Entertainment  Iosco County News Herald

HARRISVILLE – The Harrisville Business Association and the Alcona County Chamber of Commerce are hosting a fall festival in downtown Harrisville in the ...



School board gives statement on teacher resignation | Oscoda Press  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A number of personnel related topics, including resignations and requests for leaves of absences, plus a hiring decision, were heard by the Oscoda ...



Athlete of the Week Anthony Johnson on a roll heading to state finals  MLive.com

OSCODA, MI – Oscoda High School has had plenty to get excited about this winter. And Anthony Johnson wouldn't mind putting an exclamation point at the end.



Grant Township man accused of murdering wife is denied bond  Iosco County News Herald

GRANT Twp. – Jerry Michael McCauley, 56, faces life if prison if convicted as charged on one count of homicide-open murder.



Owls pull away from Tawas in annual rivalry game  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A late surge before the half led to some second half dominance. Host Oscoda all-but blew out rival Tawas Area in the two's annual meeting for Iosco ...



Whittemore-Prescott High School to graduate 56 seniors Friday  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Commencement exercises will be held Friday, June 8 for the Class of 2018 at Whittemore-Prescott High School.



17th Blues by the Bay returns to East Tawas  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Now in its 17th year, Blues by the Bay returns to the Tawas Bay waterfront in East Tawas this weekend.



Events mark 25th anniversary of Wurtsmith Air Force Base closure  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Hundreds of visitors came to Oscoda Saturday to mark the 25th anniversary of the closing of Wurtsmith Air Force Base.



Whitmer elected as state's governor, all state props pass  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Michigan voters picked a new governor, opted to legalize recreational marijuana and put the power of redistricting state district boundaries in the ...



Oscoda Owls varsity football claims 55-8 win over Alcona  Iosco County News Herald

LINCOLN – Alcona may have had Oscoda's number on the football field in recent years, but Thursday night, it was all the Owls as they claimed a lopsided 55-8 ...



Iosco Friend of the Court employee honored by peers  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Amy Klus, an intergovernmental child support clerk for the Iosco County Friend of the Court office, was honored by her peers with an award of ...



Man allegedly flees from ICSO deputy | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

GRANT Twp. – Charles Wesley Carroll, 21, Tawas City, is accused of attempting to flee or elude a police officer. If convicted as charged, he could be sentenced ...



No injuries reported after house fire in East Tawas  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – The East Tawas and Tawas City fire departments responded to a structure fire on Sept. 20, at 7:20 a.m., involving a home in the 200 block of.



MSP makes arrest in Grant Township woman's murder  Iosco County News Herald

GRANT Twp. – Michigan State Police (MSP) F/Lt. Christopher Luty, commander of the MSP West Branch post, has confirmed that authorities are investigating the ...



OHS band members score well at MSBOA state solo and band fest  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Several Oscoda band students traveled to Manistee High School to participate the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) State ...



Two killed in Alabaster Township crash | News  Iosco County News Herald

ALABASTER Twp. – The Michigan State Police (MSP) report that James Alan Engelmann, 55, AuGres, and Michael Robert Dady, 54, San Rafael, Calif., were ...



County may voice concerns with assessing reform bill  Iosco County News Herald

Iosco County Equalization Director Doreen Dewald discusses potential issues that would arise in the county if a Michigan assessing reform bill were to pass the ...



Residents face power loss, tree and home damage during storm  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – The severe thunderstorm warning issued for Iosco County on Aug. 28 was nothing to be taken lightly. The event tore through portions of the ...



Public weighs in on Oscoda economic development summit  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A large crowd made its way to the Warrior Pavilion of Ken Ratliff Memorial Park in Oscoda Township, where a public session was held on Oct. 29 to.



Oscoda cross country team hosts meets | Sports  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oscoda got plenty familiar with its home course last week, as it hosted a pair of races. On Thursday, the Owls hosted their own invitational, ...



Iosco County donates old vehicles to IRESA after purchasing new ambulances  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Iosco County is donating two retired ambulances to Iosco Regional Educational *Service* Agency (IRESA) after receiving two new ambulances.



Swim lessons, open swim and water exercise offered at OHS  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oscoda Community Education is offering children's swim lessons at the Oscoda High School pool.



Commissioners approve parks and rec millage for November ballot  Iosco County News Herald

by Jason Ogden. TAWAS CITY – A millage question that will go to fund the Iosco County Parks and Recreation department, and generate money for grant ...



Community kicks off holidays with events, night parade in Oscoda  Iosco County News Herald

by Karen Rouse. OSCODA – Yule spirit was in abundance on Saturday in Oscoda for the Community Gathering kicking off the holidays and organized by the ...



Carrière, Barton to be inducted in ARCM Hall of Fame  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Determined. Talented. Friends. Those three words sum up the two men who will be inducted into the AuSable River Canoe Marathon Hall of Fame ...



Sheriff's office has new tool to assist in search and rescue  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – The Iosco County Sheriff's Office has a new eye in the sky to assist in potential search and rescue efforts, or when surveying areas is needed, ...



Lady Owls volleyball team spiked by Houghton Lake  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – It was one heck of a ride. A ride that unfortunately came to a quick post-season ending. The Oscoda volleyball team hosting Houghton Lake in ...



HSAH to feature first Does' Night Out with pampering, food and fun  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural Does' Night Out event, which will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16.



'Do Not Eat' advisory issued for deer killed within five miles of Clark's Marsh  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Michigan departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Natural Resources (DNR) Friday issued a 'Do Not Eat' advisory for deer ...



Dozens gather at Lumberman's Monument for Bushcraft gathering  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – When a new community event is first introduced to the public, it can require several attempts before momentum is gained and a respectable number ...



Tawas Tool reps focus on the future of manufacturing  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Representatives of Tawas Tool Company – a long-standing, family-owned business in East Tawas – are fully aware of how rewarding a ...



Wurtsmith toxic chemical plumes expand south of Au Sable River  MLive.com

The latest testing for toxic fluorocarbons seeping through the Oscoda groundwater indicates pollution from Wurtsmith Air Force Base has moved south of the Au ...



Oscoda's Toppi says Coach of the Year award is a team honor | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It wasn't too long ago that wins were hard to come by for the Oscoda girls basketball team. Under Mark Toppi, the Owls have had quite a turnaround. The Ow.



It's back to school for Iosco on Tuesday  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Kindergarten through 12th grade students will return to public schools in Iosco County on Tuesday, Sept. 2. The exception will be kindergartners at ...



2013 Oscoda High graduate featured in People Magazine | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oprah Winfrey and Ashley O'Reilly, a 2013 Oscoda High School graduate, have something in common – they are both featured in this week's issue ...



Employee accused of B & E at Holy Smokes  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Stephen Travis Charlton, 29, of Philadelphia, Pa., faces two separate felony charges as a result of allegedly breaking into his place of ...



Storm to blame for Wilber Township crash | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

WILBER Twp. – The Michigan State Police (MSP) responded to a single-vehicle crash in Wilber Township, at 10:45 p.m. on Aug. 28, which authorities say was ...



Rip currents alter Sunrise Side race | News  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – With dangerous rip currents in Tawas Bay and along the Lake Huron shoreline in northeast Michigan, Saturday's planned triathlon became a ...



Whittemore man jailed for felony assault | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

WHITTEMORE – Steven Christopher Broughton, 45, Whittemore, faces one felony count of assault with a dangerous weapon. If convicted as charged, he could ...



Detroit drug dealer given 23 months to 20 years in prison  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – A Detroit drug dealer arrested in AuSable Township in May could spend 20 years in prison on the charges of felony delivery possession of ...



County wide events planned to recognize Veterans Day  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – To acknowledge the efforts of those who have served in the nation's military, Iosco County will be host to several different Veterans Day events ...



Big Buck Bonanza again offers big grand prize  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – The winner of this year's annual Big Buck Bonanza will once again take home more than bragging rights to the local top buck of 2018 – the.



Shoreline Players name cast for upcoming spring show  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Shoreline Players have cast their spring show and are in rehearsal for the heartwarming comedy Wedding Belles.



Chamber of commerce wins first place in Halloween Challenge  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Participating businesses in downtown East Tawas spent hours toiling away on their storefronts – as well as on costumes for staff – in the days ...



Oscoda grads buy Sawyer Canoe property to open canoe livery  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Iosco County has finally sold the old Sawyer Canoe property, which it ended up with in 2006, after the former owner defaulted on an economic ...



Injuries reported after Reno Township rollover | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

RENO Twp. – Amy Joy Hinkley, 36, Whittemore, sustained non-incapacitating injuries when she was involved in a two-vehicle crash on the morning of Oct. 30.



OHS band members rated on skill | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – On Saturday, Feb. 4, 11 Oscoda High School Band students traveled to Beaverton High School to participate in a Michigan School Band and ...



Stalled contract negotiations cause partial work stoppage on US-23  Iosco County News Herald

BALDWIN TWP – Motorists traversing US-23 between Tawas and Oscoda may have noticed a lack of heavy equipment, workers and construction activities ...



Assistant coach charged with sexual crimes against student  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A 28-year-old former Oscoda High School (OHS)assistant wrestling coach turned himself in on Monday, June 6, after learning charges had been ...



Possible injuries sustained in Grant Township crash | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

GRANT Twp. – Dylon Joseph Underwood, 28, Oscoda, sustained possible injuries during a single-vehicle crash in Grant Township on Oct. 31.



Sunrise Reflections: Daylight Saving Time blues | Opinion  Iosco County News Herald

Over the years I have heard all kinds of things on to why we practice daylight saving time. We turn the clocks ahead an hour in the spring (giving us.



Owls JV boys hoops extend winning streak | Sports  Iosco County News Herald

MIO – The Oscoda Owls Junior Varisity Boys Basketball team extended their winning streak to seven with a pair of victories last week.



McDonald's grill cook from Michigan wins big on 'Wheel of Fortune'  MLive.com

EAST TAWAS, MI -- A McDonald's grill cook with a fascination for word puzzles came out big on America's game this week. Bobby Peacock, 30, was a contestant ...



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

Authorities in Michigan small town say they're not giving up in the 45-year-old case of Patricia Spencer and Pamela Hobley.



A perfect game plan | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

OSCODA—Jason Somers couldn't hide his excitement. After watching his Alcona football team dominate physically on defense, impose its will offensively and.



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

A US Air Force base long leeched toxic fluorocarbons into a Michigan town's groundwater, and new tests show contaminants have spread. Yet the Air Force has ...



Owl seventh and eighth grade teams end with perfect 12-0 records  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Oscoda High School seventh and eighth grade boys basketball teams wrote a new page in Oscoda hoops history, both finishing the season ...



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