2021-09-15

Mio falls to Au Gres-Sims, and shuts out Hillman

AU GRES — The Thunderbolts varsity football team battled the Wolverines on their turf Friday, Sept. 8, losing 62-54. “Au Gres was ahead by 30 at halftime. We didn’t have the intensity going in. We didn’t make the plays we needed to make,” Mio AuSable coach Jason Socia said. “The second half, we came together as a team and simplified […]

Fairview runners challenge themselves

SHEPHERD — Fairview Area Schools varsity cross-country participated in the John Bruder Classic Wednesday, Sept. in Shepherd. “This meet has really grown. It was kind of overwhelming. It was good experience though, especially for the varsity who need to experience big meets like this in preparation for Regional and State races,” coach Bobbi Ross said. The varsity boys placed 5th […]

With hearts and hands, quilters honor those who served

MIO — Meo Mio Stitchers have been honoring veterans with quilts since 2017. Wednesday, Sept. 8, the group presented five quilts at VFW Post 4126 in Mio. “It’s a pleasure to be here and honor our veterans,” the group’s president Cheri Stitt said. “We’ve been doing this since 2017. Not counting the quilts today, we’ve issued 45 quilts.” “As a […]

Local blood drives

Your donation means there will be enough blood to meet demand in our community. Please donate at one of these blood drives. Kittle Community — Monday, Sept. 27, 2-7 p.m. Elmer Township Hall, 863 W Kittle Road, Mio. Mio — Monday, Oct. 11,12-5:45 p.m. at Mio AuSable High School in the wrestling room. Mio, MI 48647 Versiti has reinstated its […]

Love Links: Creatively Connecting

Love INC appreciates the Oscoda County Herald for including this column to help promote our area church ministries, organizations and programs. If you would like your special event or group meeting listed here, please call Love In the Name of Christ any time at 989-848-2020 or email loveincoc@gmail.com. Sept. 14 – Nov. 30 — Grief Share support group. Receive help […]

With hearts and hands, quilters honor those who served

  MIO — Meo Mio Stitchers have been honoring veterans with quilts since 2017. Wednesday, Sept. 8, the group presented five quilts at VFW Post 4126 in Mio. “It’s a pleasure to be here and honor our veterans,” the group’s president Cheri Stitt said. “We’ve been doing this since 2017. Not counting the quilts today, we’ve issued 45 quilts.” “As […]

Fairview plans a new kind of fundraiser

Fairview Area Schools Track and Field is debuting a new kind of fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 18 at Fairview Flower and Berry Farm. The fundraiser begins at 10 a.m. with a yoga class. Coffee and refreshments are provided, and attendees can pick a half-gallon of flowers from the cutting gardens. Melody Haskin is the athletic director for Fairview Area Schools. The […]

Fairview plans a new kind of fundraiser

Fairview Area Schools Track and Field is debuting a new kind of fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 18 at Fairview Flower and Berry Farm. The fundraiser begins at 10 a.m. with a yoga class. Coffee and refreshments are provided, and attendees can pick a half-gallon of flowers from the cutting gardens. Melody Haskin is the athletic director for Fairview Area Schools. The […]

To Minnesota I go


At the end of this week, I will be on a plane heading for Minnesota for a long weekend to visit one of my best friends. We met at Central Michigan University, and she was my roommate my second year. Even though she moved back to Minnesota, we have remained so close, I am her maid of honor when she […]

September 15, 2021