August 20, 2019

Ogemaw Heights class of 2019 graduates

Light rain did not put a damper on the festivities when Ogemaw Heights graduates walked onto the school’s football field for a final celebration as high school students.

Smiles abound as kids participate in Optimist's free …

Families lined the banks of Ogemaw Creek in Irons Park hoping for a chance to catch trout during West Branch Optimist Club's annual Small Fry Trout Derby June 8. The club plants a various size …

Kids find success at Cardinal Optimist fishing derby

The Cardinal Optimist Club's fourth annual fishing derby was greeted with perfect weather and kids lining the boardwalk in Skidway Lake June 8 to see if they could catch the big one. ...

Whittemore-Prescott class of 2019 turns the page

Family and friends packed the gymnasium of Whittemore-Prescott Area Schools to see of the class of 2019 during the annual commencement ceremony.

Sun shines for Surline PTO color run

The sun was bright and the colors were vibrant during Surline Elementary School’s annual PTO color run in downtown West Branch Friday, June 7. Runners were doused with color throughout the 1- and …

Mlasko signs with Alma to play football

Ogemaw Heights senior Jullian Mlasko signed his letter of intent to play football for Alma College at the high school Friday, June 7. Look for a full story in next week’s Herald.

Lady Falcons win District title, boys fall to Cadillac

CADILLAC — The Ogemaw Heights softball team topped Cadillac and Reed City Saturday to win the district championship and advance to regionals.

Music groups sing praises at annual Gospel Hootenanny

Music groups from both Michigan and out of state stirred the audience to toe-tapping and praise at the annual Gospel Hootenanny in Lupton June 1. ...

Mio AuSable hosts baseball and softball district …

Mio AuSable Schools hosted the Michigan High School Athletic Association's baseball and softball district finals. Alcona earned the district title for baseball while the Mio AuSable earned the …

Community paints to support local animal shelter

A large crowd gathered for the Ogemaw County Humane Society’s second annual Paint, Sip, Stay event May 30 at the West Branch Country Club to support the animal shelter. Attendees created art under …

Mills Twp. residents honor fallen soldiers

There was a person for every seat and then some when Mills Township residents honored fallen soldiers for a late Memorial Day ceremony at the township cemetery.

West Branch honors those who have been lost

Many area veterans and residents gathered in West Branch Monday for the annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony.

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