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Ogemaw County Fair opens

Family, friends, and neighbors meet up at the fair

The 2022 Ogemaw County Fair officially opened Aug.15 with a flag raising ceremony at the Freedom Pavilion at the fairgrounds. Tom Nelson, president of the fair board, addressed the gathering. He mentioned the number of board members and volunteers it’s taken to get the fair where it is today. “It takes a lot of volunteer hours to maintain the grounds […]

Safety on the mind


The West Branch-Rose City School Board approved the three-year extension of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Ogemaw County Sheriff’s Department for a school resource officer during its meeting Monday, August 15. The extension was tabled at the last meeting after some concerns were raised and alterations to the contract were requested. One request was for a grant to be […]

Victorian Art Fair

Getting a headstart


Budget discussions at the county level have begun with commissioners considering wage increases for the board at special meeting August 12. Considering wage increases don’t go into effect until the next term, this would be the time for the commissioners to discuss it as it is an election year. In the past, commissioners received per diem and mileage reimbursement for […]

The bulls were back in town


Fresh and fun faces

New things at the Victorian Art Fair

It is time for the 42nd Annual Victorian Art Fair, and there are a few new things planned. Starting off the weekend is a breakfast in the pavilion, served by the Knights of Columbus from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. A new event for all ages is minnow racing. Taking place near the creek, there will be troughs of water […]

A new face on the W-P board


The Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools board of Education has a new face on the board. Kim Krawczak was appointed to the vacant board member position at a special meeting in late July. The August 8 meeting was her first regular meeting. Krawczak has been heavily involved in the Parent-Teacher Organization at the school as she has a child in third grade […]

Tempers flare at Logan Twp.


A special assessment for aquatic weed control on Stylus Lake has been an intense topic for Logan Twp. Before the board could discuss several items concerning the assessment and meeting minutes from meetings in July, the board discussed and took actions on other businesses. One update to note is the Richland-Logan Fire department has a new truck. The only thing […]

Play ball


Millage to be on Nov. ballot


The Ogemaw County Board of Commissioners kept the July 28 meeting quick and efficient going through all new business items in just under half an hour. The millage for Emergency Dispatch Services will be on the November ballot as it was approved by the board in 4-1 vote with chairperson Jenny David voting no. “I didn’t feel like I was […]


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