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Oscoda High Schools students check out future careers  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Students 7th through 12th grade gathered at Oscoda High School for career day on Thursday, April 18.



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 ...



RES students spread Christmas cheer | Lifestyle  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Richardson Elementary School (RES) students will be spreading Christmas cheer by singing songs at their holiday program on Monday, Dec.



Investigation into missing Oscoda youths still active | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA — They can be found on telephone poles, cork boards, and business windows all around Oscoda. They are posters looking for information on the ...



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.



Oscoda Area School band students performed at the MSBOA District 9 Festival on March 8  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – On Friday, March 8, three Oscoda bands participated in Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA)District 9 Band Festival hosted ...



Human trafficking - what the public needs to know  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Michigan State Police Community *Service* Trooper Shane Noble presented in the Oscoda High School Auditorium about human trafficking in Iosco ...



Annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration event to be held April 18  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Nonprofit Round Table will celebrate their 5th annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration at the Huron Shores Artisan Hall on Thursday, April 18 ...



Multiple entities in favor of potential Oscoda spaceport  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Inclusion in a trillion-dollar industry, support of more environmentally-friendly projects and involvement in cutting edge technology. These are just a ...



Glennie man dead after rollover crash | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Steven Gene Curley, 62, Glennie, was found deceased at the scene of a single-vehicle crash which occurred at about 8:40 p.m. on March 19.



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.



Janis Tire and Auto opens in Oscoda | Entertainment  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – While he may be better known for his success on the football field, Tawas City resident Jeff Janis has already amassed over a decades' worth of ...



Samotis named Citizen of the Year for 2018 | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – AuSable Township Treasurer Mary Jo Samotis was named the 2018 Citizen of the Year at the annual alumni basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 29.



Strategic plan outlines future steps for the improvement of Oscoda Township  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A strategic plan for Oscoda Township was unveiled to the public during a presentation on Feb. 21, held at the Warrior Pavilion of Ken Ratliff ...



Oscoda trustee accepting questions to be posed to U.S. Air Force, DoD  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – With an upcoming meeting on contamination scheduled, as well as a visit to the area from a key U.S. Air Force (USAF) representative, Oscoda ...



Oscoda man jailed for child sexually abusive activity  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Charles Levi Williams, 40, Oscoda, is up against five felony charges and was scheduled for a probable cause conference on March 5 in Iosco ...



Cause of house fire is deemed intentional | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – A March 1 structure fire at an East Tawas residence is still being investigated, said Michigan State Police (MSP) Trooper Robert Blair.



Owls advance to district finals with win over Whittemore-Prescott | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

OSCODA — Wednesday's Division 3 district semifinal proved to be just another game and another victory for the Oscoda girls basketball team. The Owls impro.



Owl varsity baseball team splits games with Rogers City and Hillman  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oscoda served as hosts to a key North Star League Big Dipper game on Friday, when it hosted Rogers City. The Owls were able to pick up an.



Alcona FFA celebrates 10th annual Maple Syrup Day  Iosco County News Herald

LINCOLN – On a chilly Saturday morning, March 16, in Lincoln, community members gathered to celebrate the 10th annual Maple Syrup Celebration Day held ...



Police investigate playground incident | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS Twp. – An incident at Clara Bolen Elementary in Tawas Township has been determined an accident; however, rumors have swirled that the 8-year-old ...



Second annual Spring Fling Concert event scheduled for May 18  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Oscoda Community Center (OCC) invites residents to an evening of music, singing, dancing, laughter and socializing with friends and family on ...



In pursuit of perfection | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

During Katelyn Etherton's freshman season, the Oscoda girls basketball team won just three games. The next season, the Owls won just seven games.



Oscoda baseball team tames Alcona twice | Sports  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Oscoda baseball team opened up North Star League (NSL) Big Dipper play with a pair of convincing wins on Thursday.



Oscoda family welcomes Iosco County's first baby of 2019  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Oscoda residents Robert and Mikayla Goff welcomed their first child together, a son, at 2:58 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4.



Three members resign from Oscoda DDA | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Oscoda Downtown Development Authority (DDA) member Pat Schiflet, Treasurer Jolene Senn and Chair Joe Maxwell, on Dec. 11, all announced ...



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.



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 ...



'Owlfully good' undefeated varsity boys hoops team claim district title  Iosco County News Herald

LINCOLN – An undefeated regular season. North Star League Big Dipper champions. District champions, as well as the first district crown since the 2000.



Oscoda girls varsity softball team earns two lopsided wins  Iosco County News Herald

ATLANTA – Oscoda sent its softball team to Atlanta on Friday, where it played in a pair of North Star League crossover games. The Lady Owls weren't ...



The wait is finally over | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

OSCODA — For the first time in school history, the Oscoda girls basketball team can call itself district champion. The magical run for the Owls continued on.



Dates set for Oscoda refuse program | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The drop off refuse program in Oscoda has been described by Township Superintendent Dave Schaeffer as a very popular offering, with increased ...



Alleged purse thief faces three felonies | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Sarah Mae Savicke, 32, Oscoda, faces three separate felony counts of larceny from a person, each of which carry a penalty of 10 years in prison.



Fire damages Tawas City gas station | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Members of the Tawas City and East Tawas fire departments were called to a structure fire this past Saturday at Admiral gas station, located at ...



Oscoda man arrested for township B&Es | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Jonathon Joseph Torpey, 31, Oscoda, could be sentenced to life in prison for allegedly breaking into two different business in Oscoda Township last ...



Judge hands down sentence on first person in gang rape case  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Iosco County's 23rd Circuit Court handed down its first sentencing in a case where five men, ranging in age from 21 to 60 years old, allegedly ...



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 ...



Alcona FFA to hold annual Maple Syrup Celebration event at Alcona High School  Iosco County News Herald

LINCOLN – The Alcona FFA chapter celebrates the 10th Maple Syrup Celebration day this Saturday at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sugar Shack in Lincoln, located at ...



Oscoda resident has created 100 large canvas watercolor ink paintings  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – At a young age, Oscoda resident Drew Tice didn't know that art would become a large part of her later in life.



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 ...



Easter Egg Hunt sees 400 kids in the community  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – On a windy Saturday morning, 400 local children sprinted through the gates of the AuSable Children's Park on Saturday, April 13 for the annual ...



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 ...



AuSable Township holds info meeting on bike trail  Iosco County News Herald

AUSABLE TWP. – The AuSable Township Board of Trustees, along with Superintendent Leisa Sutton and Administrative Assistant Susie Olpere, held a public ...



Participation increases at annual Michigan Bushcraft Spring Gathering  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Following nearly a week of gray skies and rain, there was a break in the weather just in time for the numerous outdoor activities held this weekend at.



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 ...



Jury finds Thayer guilty on four of six counts  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – A Hale man was found guilty on four of six counts following a jury trial last week in Iosco County's 23rd Circuit Court.



Officials investigate stabbing death | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

EDWARDS Twp. – The Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post and Ogemaw County Sheriff's Office are investigating a stabbing incident which led to the ...



One killed in Kalitta Air commuter air crash  Iosco County News Herald

WILBER TWP. – Authorities say a pilot of a Kalitta Air Beechcraft Air King commuter aircraft was the lone victim after the aircraft crashed into the Huron-Manistee ...



Tawas City man's deer is Big Buck Bonanza winner  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – A Tawas City man's eight-point buck continues to lead the 2018 Oscoda Press and Iosco County News-Herald Big Buck Bonanza contest.



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.



Trustees approve selling vacant lots; eliminate garage sale permits  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The sale of two vacant lots was approved by the Oscoda Township Board of Trustees, among other action taken at their March 25 meeting.



Embezzler gets three months in jail, probation | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – A National City woman was sentenced to three months in jail, a probation term and ordered to pay restitution after she embezzled more than ...



National City woman faces 19 embezzlement charges | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – A National City woman faces up to 20 years in prison for the alleged embezzlement of more than $10000 from the Northland Area Federal Credit ...



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 ...



Regional Farm Market opens in AuSable | Entertainment  Iosco County News Herald

AUSABLE TWP. – After a long and dreary winter, the Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market in AuSable kicked off their season last Wednesday in front of ...



A winning return | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

OSCODA — It's been nearly a month since the Oscoda boys basketball team took the court for a game, but it doesn't seem to have affected the Owls much. T.



National City man allegedly flees courthouse in Alcona  Iosco County News Herald

HARRISVILLE – Mason William Stafford, 21, National City, is being held in the Alcona County Jail on a $200000 bond. He is also awaiting charges in Iosco ...



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, ...



Report sheds few new details on Wilber airplane crash  Iosco County News Herald

WILBER TWP – A new report on a commuter aircraft crash that occurred in Wilber Township on Sept. 25 provides a few new details of the incident.



Iosco Sportsmen's Club is one-of-a-kind in the county  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – With the closest public shooting ranges outside of Iosco County being in Alpena and Glennie, the Iosco Sportsmen's Club offers a truly unique ...



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 ...



EMS to provide more data, following ambulance response time debate  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – A compromise may have been reached for the moment among those with differing views on the response times of Iosco County ambulances.



Sharma arrested for second alleged CSC | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Dr. Devendra Kumar Sharma, 71, Tawas City, has again been accused of 4th-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC).



'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 ...



Whittemore man accused of domestic violence | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

WHITTEMORE – Ronald Edward Gaddy, 34, Whittemore, faces one count of aggravated domestic violence which, under the second offense notice, could result ...



Pickup truck driver strikes home, car | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

AuSABLE Twp. – The Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) says alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor to an incident which occurred on May 11, ...



Selected Oscoda students play in regional all-star band  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Thirteen Oscoda Area Schools (OAS) students qualified for participation in the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 9 ...



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 ...



PFAS levels in public water are non-detect  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Recent testing at the Huron Shore Regional Utility Authority (HSRUA) shows non-detect levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) ...



Nonprofit Round Table event shows appreciation for area volunteers  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Nonprofit Round Table invited local volunteers to a Volunteer Appreciation Celebration held on Thursday, April 18 at the Huron Shores Artisan ...



Group seeks to educate public about human trafficking  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – “One person – one voice speaking out can make a difference,” Rebecca Schirrick of the Human Trafficking Community Group in West Branch ...



A look back to 1967 in Oscoda and the county  Iosco County News Herald

by Jason Ogden. OSCODA – With 2017 in the books now seems as good a time as ever to take a look at the archives of the Oscoda Press and Iosco County ...



Artisan hall opens today in Oscoda | Entertainment  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Plans to establish the Huron Shores Artisan Hall (HSAH) have been in the works for a few years, and those behind the project are now ready to ...



Update is given on Tawas City pier project, along with concerns from ICD  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – An update on the pier rehabilitation project at Tawas City Shoreline Park was provided by City Manager Annge Horning, during the May 6 ...



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.



Iosco Animal Shelter one of most improved shelters in state  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – The Iosco County Animal Shelter was recently recognized as the most improved medium sized shelter for 2018 by the Michigan Pet Fund ...



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 ...



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 ...



Family-owned business has been community fixture since 1946  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Now in its third generation of family ownership, Gingerich Feed & Implements in Tawas City has been serving Iosco County residents since 1946.



Birding festival returns to the Sunrise Side | Entertainment  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Following a hiatus last year, the Tawas Point Birding Festival will make its way back to Iosco County on Thursday through Saturday, May 16-18.



OAS Board of Ed conducts organizational meeting | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The Oscoda Area Schools Board of Education met Monday to fulfill their 2019 organizational meeting duties for the upcoming year.



Iosco County Jail again100 percent MDOC compliant | News  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – The Iosco County Jail has been deemed 100 percent compliant with Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) requirements and ...



Lakewood Shores Resort employees work to fix iconic barn  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – Lakewood Shores employees are working to replace the roof of a maintenance barn that caved in during a winter storm.



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 ...



Oscoda museum offers different aspects of history | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – AuSable-Oscoda residents have the opportunity to see artifacts from the town's history up close and personal. The AuSable-Oscoda Historical ...



Towing procedure adopted per settlement agreement | News  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – A resolution regarding Oscoda Township's law enforcement towing procedure was adopted unanimously by board of trustees members, among ...



National City man jailed for felony assault | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

GRANT Twp. – Dale Henry Strauer II, 58, National City, was arrested by the Michigan State Police (MSP) on the evening of Dec. 17.



WPAS teacher takes life after alleged confession of sexual misconduct  Iosco County News Herald

WHITTEMORE – The Arenac County Sheriff's Department is investigating the apparent suicide of a Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools (WPAS) teacher, amid his ...



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.



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.



Shoreline Players to present 11th annual Christmas show  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – It's beginning to look like Christmas especially at the Shoreline Players Theater. This December marks the 11th anniversary of the Players' ...



Foote Dam 100 years in operation, tours given to public for centennial  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The public got a glimpse of the inter-workings of the Foote Dam Hydroelectric Plant, Saturday, during a centennial celebration held over the ...



Elementary school time capsule reveals its construction story  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – The opening of a time capsule sealed inside of a cornerstone at the former Cedar Lake Elementary School in Oscoda took place on Nov. 8. A dozen ...



Swartz Creek man arrested in Tawas on felony drug, weapons charges  Iosco County News Herald

TAWAS CITY – Mason William Stafford, 21, Swartz Creek, was arrested by the Michigan State Police (MSP) on Aug. 3 and now faces multiple felony and ...



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 ...



Weather cooperates for Perchville USA | News  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Mother Nature pulled through at the last moment to ensure a comfortable experience was had by attendees of the 69th annual Perchville USA ...



Tawas man accused of B&E, resisting police | Crime  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – If convicted as charged, John Joseph Kimball, 30, Tawas City, could face two years in prison and/or fines of $2000 for crimes he allegedly ...



Sinkhole lecture kicks off SSLL's 7th year | Entertainment  Iosco County News Herald

EAST TAWAS – Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning (SSLL) kicked off their seventh year with a lecture on recently-discovered sinkholes beneath Lake Huron at ...



Curley takes over as coach for Oscoda High School volleyball  Iosco County News Herald

OSCODA – For some, it might be hard to believe that the high school volleyball season is less than a month away. For newly named varsity head coach Melissa ...



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