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The Reliks play country tunes at Standish Depot

Country music echoed through Standish when The Reliks Band performed at the Standish Historical Depot Thursday, July 18. The band, consisting of members Brian Spicer, Rod Loomis, Chris Jankowski and …

Standish library gets wacky for science

Many adults and children filled the Mary Johnston Memorial Library to learn about science Thursday, July 18. Doug Scheer used humor to educate the crowd as part of his Wacky Science program. The …

Sun shines for Model A and Model T Car Show

The sun was shining and temperatures were high for the eighth annual Model A and Model T Car Show at the Standish Historical Depot Saturday, July 13. Many people attended the event to view a variety …

Sunshine String Band puts on show in Standish

The Sunshine String Band performed a variety of folk, country and bluegrass tunes for an intimate crowd at the Standish Historical Depot Thursday, July 11, as part of the area’s 2019 summer concert …

Kids learn about animals with ‘superpowers’ at …

Children and adults gathered to listen to Howell Nature Center Wildlife Technician Stephanie Bussema speak about wild animals with superpower-type abilities, such as super speed, heightened senses …

Fireworks light up the sky in Arenac County

Arenac County finished off its Fourth of July festivities with the county fireworks show at dusk Saturday, July 6, at the Department of Natural Resources boat launch in Au Gres.

Au Gres rocks out with Teddy Petty and the Refugees

Teddy Petty and the Refugees performed a number of classic Tom Petty songs at the Sunrise Park in Au Gres Friday, July 5. The event raised funds for local non-profit organizations including the Arenac Fireworks, Au Gres Area Chamber of Commerce, Halloween in the Park event , Cub Scouts, St. Mark's Church and Au Gres-Sims Sophomore class.

Au Gres kicks off holiday with Independence Eve …

The city of Au Gres kicked off the Fourth of July festivities with an Independence Eve Celebration featuring hot dogs, potato salad, beans and apple pie followed by a performance by the Kountry Klass Band at the Au Gres Riverfront Campground pavilion Wednesday, July 3.

Magician performs a variety of tricks at the Au Gres …

Children and parents gathered at the Au Gres Community Library to watch Magician Cameron Zvara perform his tricks and gags. Zvara will also be performing and the Mary Johnston Memorial Library in Standish at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27.

Perfect weather for this year's Doc Harpham Walleye …

Anglers far and wide flooded the Saginaw Bay Saturday, June 22, for the eighth annual Doc Harpham Memorial Walleye Shootout with around 120 boats competing for the grand prize of $8,000. In total, the tournament awards around $23,000 in prize money along with several raffle drawings.

Bazaar in the Park raises funds for Halloween event

The Au Gres Bazaar in the Park returned Saturday, June 22, to raise funds for the upcoming Halloween in the Park event. Concessions and a bake sale were also available and raised funds for the Full Gospel Lighthouse youth and womens group.

Depot kicks off summer concert series with The Rhett …

The Standish Historical Depot kicked off its Summer Concert Series Thursday, June 20, with a performance by the Rhett Yocom Blues Band. The Depot will continue to hold concerts every Thursday throughout the course of summer at 6:30 p.n..

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