November 30, 2015
Matt Varcak/Oscoda County Herald
Six-year-olds Atreyu and Angellaya Burden of Mio watch as the parade makes its way through town Saturday night.
People lined the streets of M-33 in downtown Mio Saturday night for the annual Holiday Light Parade hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for Oscoda County.

MITCHELL TWP. — The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of burglaries over a two-week period at a handful of residences near McCollum Lake, said Deputy Nathanael Leeseberg.

Leeseberg said none of the residences were occupied at the time of the burglaries, which occurred during the last week of October and first week of November. He said several officers are investigating, and it appears there were seven … more

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MIO — After 35 years of dedicated service to the Mio Masonic Lodge, Owen Smith of Mio was named Mason of the Year last week. more
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Cathy Newell of Lewiston and her son Justin pose for a photo with the winnings.
LEWISTON — A Lewiston woman who purchased a lottery ticket from the gas station at which she works discovered that her $1 investment netted nearly a quarter-million dollars last week, according to a press release from the Michigan Lottery.
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MIO — Mike Wesolowski Jr., a Missouri resident who spent his youth in Mio and Roscommon, came from a long line of military men, including his father, Mike Wesolowski Sr., who served as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and on the Oscoda County Sheriff Department as a deputy for decades. Read More
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