Theresa M. Hartsig

Died May 11, 2022

Theresa M. Hartsig, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at The Villa at Rose City. She was born on April 28, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan to Walter J. Sr. and Veronica F. (Manley) Salens. Theresa and her husband Michael had lived in Mio for the past ten years, previously of Riverton, Wyoming. Together they enjoyed the outdoors, […]

Time to plant the trees

OSCODA COUNTY — Customers gathered at the Oscoda County Fairgrounds May 7 to shop at the Grow Show and to pick up items they had pre-ordered from the Oscoda County Conservation District.  Sales day-of the show were down compared to previous years but overall, results were positive, according to executive director Donita Charron. “It was such a beautiful day. The […]

Eagles take second at home invitational

FAIRVIEW — Fairview’s varsity teams placed second against 16 schools at the Fairview Track & Field invitational May 3. Fairview boys took second with 104 points against Lincoln-Alcona,128. The girls’ team also placed second with 106.5 points against Alcona, 130.5. Jynessa Larsen took first in the 800-meter with a personal record of 2:57.24 and in the 1,600 meter with a […]

Digging into spring

  FAIRVIEW — Students at Fairview Eagles Nest Preschool were busy last week making Mother’s Day gifts to take home. The children painted original designs on flowerpots one day and transplanted pansies into them the next. Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! Username Password Remember Me     Forgot […]

Jammin’ in Comins

Treat yourself to an evening of live music and help Open Mike Productions take care of the Comins schoolhouse. Come to the Jamboree Saturday, May 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Admission to the jamboree is $10; hot dogs, chips and a beverage are included. Open Mike Productions is a non-profit organization which maintains a stage in the old school building. […]

Paint the pavilion

Come to the park and grab a brush

Residents of Comins Township can have fun and spruce up the park during the Volunteer Painting Party Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Boney Park. “We’re going to tackle the pavilion area at Boney Park, repainting the interior and exterior, as well as the the picnic tables and the fence posts,” township supervisor Rob Murphy said. “We want to […]

Misinformation crisis

 and a cat litter box

Are cat litter boxes installed in public school bathrooms to help those who identify as cats or “furries” feel more included? This conversation occurred at a family gathering on Mother’s Day last Sunday. Someone started the conversation by saying that this is happening in schools all over the state. It began in Midland and is now spreading to other Michigan […]

Death Notice – Bruce Norman Lesko

Died May 9, 2022

Bruce Norman Lesko, age 60, of Comins, Michigan, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2022, at his home. Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.

May 11, 2022

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