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An adjusted location and a longer show thrilled residents and visitors of West Branch Saturday night as the annual fireworks display was held on M-30. Several of those in attendance were thrilled with the show, which lasted significantly longer than last year's. There were even some extras after the grand finale. more
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The streets of downtown West Branch were lined with people Saturday afternoon for the annual Fourth of July … more
ROSE CITY — Rose City celebrated Independence Day with a nearly hour-long parade July 4. more
SKIDWAY LAKE — Several people came out to watch Skidway Lake’s Fourth of July parade. Parade watchers … more
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Ducks fill the river in Irons Park during the annual Hospice of Helping Hands duck race.
The Fourth of July weekend once again brought hundreds of plastic ducks to the river at Irons Park as Hospice of Helping Hands held its annual duck race. People crowded around the river to watch the ducks race in three heats to determine the winner.
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OGEMAW COUNTY — There will be no shortage of activities for the Fourth of July this weekend, as events are planned throughout … more
HALE — Sixteen businesses and organizations participated in this year’s Fourth of July parade in Hale. Residents and … more
SKIDWAY LAKE — Several people came out to watch Skidway Lake’s Fourth of July parade. Parade watchers lined the streets … more

OGEMAW COUNTY — District Health Department No. 2 is beginning a dialogue with the boards of commissioners in the four counties it serves in the hopes of receiving an increase in county appropriations for the first time in nearly six years.

Read the rest of this story in the July 2 edition of the Ogemaw County Herald. more

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MILLS TWP. — The Mills Township board voted unanimously June 24 to purchase the materials to add lighting to the boardwalk. more
MICHIGAN — Many local government entities recently had to change their Freedom of Information Act policies after changes were … more
Check out our health and fitness page in this week's Herald. more
ROSE CITY — The Rose City Knights of Columbus hosted its annual Fourth of July fishing derby at Houghton Creek Park … Read More
WEST BRANCH — The Fabulous Fridays season continued July 3 when roughly 100 classic cars gathered in downtown West … Read More
The sky lit up at Newman Park in Skidway Lake during the annual Fourth of July fireworks show July 4. The park and … Read More
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