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Car blows through intersection, overturns

Michigan State Police responded to an accident on M-30 and M-55 November 12 at approximately 12:00 a.m. Joni Yvonne Bullard, 33, of Beaverton, was traveling north on M-30 when she fell asleep while driving and went through the intersection of M-30 and M-55 according to the accident report. The car went through a yard and crashed into multiple trees then […]
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Santa Parade and Depot Lighting returns to Standish

STANDISH - The Annual Santa Parade and Depot Lighting in Standish has returned after a one-year break due to COVID. The procession is open to local companies, civic clubs, churches, schools, and non-profit organizations. Furthermore, the committee welcomes illuminated entries such as antique automobiles, floats, costumed individuals, tractors, clowns, school and athletic organizations, musicians, choral ensembles, and more. The one […]
STANDISH, MI
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Gladwin County Record

Antlers on Antler St.

Twenty-four sets of antlers lined Antler Street in Gladwin on Saturday, November 20 for the first annual Hangin’ on Cedar Buck Pole event. The event was hosted by The Back 40 Taxidermy and The Hotel Bar. Antler Street, next to The Hotel Bar was closed down during the time of...
GLADWIN, MI
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Structure fire on Wirtz Rd. displaces family

T 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Gladwin Rural Urban Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 2885 Wirtz Rd., in Gladwin Township. No one was home at the time the fire was discovered, consequently, the fire in the two story residence was well advanced when it was discovered.
GLADWIN, MI
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Community Foundation to host 60 nonprofits in Giving Tuesday campaign

REGION – On the heels of the upcoming popular shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes Giving Tuesday. Here at home, the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) and its affiliate foundations, which includes the North Central Michigan Community Foundation (NCMCF), are helping to raise awareness and support for many local nonprofits. Fourteen nonprofits, as well as NCMCF’s Community Impact Grant program are participating in this year’s event.
OSCODA COUNTY, MI
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Reta Marie (Kimmel) Garner

Reta Marie (Kimmel) Garner, age 90, passed away November 20, 2021, at Woodland Terrace Senior Living in Bridgman, Michigan. Reta was born August 3, 1931, in Saginaw, Michigan, to Gotfried and Marie (Obendorfer) Kimmel. Reta married Gerald (Jerry) Garner May 20, 1950, and they were married for 71 years. She...
BRIDGMAN, MI
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On the Beat with Beaverton native Brandon Calhoon

Brandon Calhoon has always been influenced by music in one way or another. Originally from Beaverton, his curiosity for music was sparked in several ways early on. He shared those memories with me not long ago in person and by e-mail. “My older cousins were really into music, especially my...
BEAVERTON, MI
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Holiday Light Parade in Mio Nov. 27

The Holiday Light parade returns to Mio Saturday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. The Oscoda County Chamber of Commerce sponsors the event and encourage businesses, organizations and individuals to be in the parade “It’s open to everybody who wants to participate,” event organizer Tom Galbraith said. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Chamber of Commerce office from 3-5 […]
MIO, MI
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Hale man’s 11-point leads 2021 Big Buck Bonanza

EAST TAWAS – A Hale man is the current leader in the 2021 Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press Big Buck Bonanza contest. Jeremy Spaw, 49, of Hale, shot an 11-point buck, weighing 179 pounds with a 20-inch antler spread while hunting Nov. 16 in the Hale area. The buck scored 254 contest points.
HALE, MI
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A Christmas Bazaar with a mission

Trinity United Methodist Church transformed its Family Center into a Winter Wonderland just in time for the holidays! Rose City Trinity United Methodist Church held its 76th annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 6. The goal was to raise funds for local mission work. Attendees were pleased to find a variety of handcrafted arts and crafts, a "New In Box Toy" […]
ROSE CITY, MI
Gladwin County Record

Gladwin Girls Basketball Preview

What a difference a year makes. The fall seasons are coming to an end with the football state championships this weekend at Ford Field. More importantly the winter schedule is about to heat up. Both the Gladwin and Beaverton girls’ basketball teams will begin play next week. At this time last year the winter season was still up in the air. The Gladwin girls didn’t play their first game until February 12.
GLADWIN, MI
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SSC’s Scarlet Maison wins championship in 200 IM

GRAND RAPIDS – The Lady Panther swimmers had a good weekend at the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3 girls' swimming and diving championships on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19-20, held at Calvin University in Grand Rapids. Freshman Scarlet Maison led the Standish-Sterling girls, winning the state championship in the 200 individual medley, the first for the Panthers. She […]
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
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Lucille Catherine Fach

Lucille Catherine Fach, age 97, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at The Villa at Rose City. Lucille was born March 28, 1924, in West Branch, Michigan, to Frank and Catherine (Ehinger) Bohnard. Lucille lived in Rose City since 1956, but most of her life in Ogemaw County. Lucille graduated...
ROSE CITY, MI
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Barbara Lillian Wiltse

Barbara Lillian Wiltse, age 78, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at The Villa at Rose City. She lived in Lupton since 1965, formerly of Detroit. Barbara was born October 30, 1943, in Detroit to Walter and Lillian (Shumbera) Grenkowitz. She graduated from Denby High School in Detroit. She worked...
ROSE CITY, MI
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Sixth graders take the lead

MIO — Tim Miller asked the students in his leadership class, “How many of you have someone in your family who is a veteran?” Seven members of Mr. Miller’s Junior Leadership class raised their hands. They gathered information about their relatives’ service and created tri-fold boards telling the story of the veterans and their life of service. Ty McGregor’s great […]
MIO, MI
Houghton Lake Resorter

2021-11-25

FROM SADDLE SHOES TO HIGH HEELS During the song “You’re the One That I Want,” Sandy, played by Ella Jaskowski, shows off the new look that took her from a goody two shoes to a greaser girl as Josh Kar… You must be an online subscriber to view this content. Please login below or subscribe to the Houghton Lake Resorter to […]
HOUGHTON LAKE, MI
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John R. Walsh Jr.

John R. Walsh Jr., age 81, passed away November 22, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. John was born February 19, 1940, in Detroit, Michigan, to John R. and Dorothy V. (Twomey) Walsh. His family moved to West Branch in 1944. John graduated from West Branch High School in...
WEST BRANCH, MI
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