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County parks gear up for final month

By John Raffel Correspondent Osceola County Parks Director Carl Baumgras is expecting another successful Labor Day weekend. “Camping season was a great season,” Baumgras said. “For the weekend of Labor…

Evart Police Log

By John Raffel Correspondent Evart Police Department Weekly Report Aug. 19-25 Aug. 21: Domestic – Officers were called to a possible domestic disturbance. After speaking with all involved parties, it was determined…

Twelve ways for retirees to enjoy Labor Day for free

Twelve ways for retirees to enjoy Labor Day for free

As you prepare for Labor Day weekend, you’ll find a plethora of activities to choose from throughout the country. However, many of these events come with a steep price tag.…

Avoid these big Medicare mistakes people make

Avoid these big Medicare mistakes people make

Most Americans in, or near, retirement know too little about Medicare, causing them to pay far more out-of-pocket for retirement medical care than they should and make big Medicare mistakes.…

Debunking 5 myths about changing careers in your 50s

Debunking 5 myths about changing careers in your 50s

If you are in your 50s, it’s too late to think of changing careers or —worse — getting back into the workforce after retiring from your full-time job, they say.…

Seven critical steps to healthy aging

Getting older involves change, both negative and positive, but you can enjoy aging if you understand what’s going on with your body and take steps to maintain your health. Many different…

Online threats add up to $1 million bail for Reed City man

Online threats add up to $1 million bail for Reed City man

The Michigan State Police (MSP) Mount Pleasant Post cooperated with the Ferris State University Department of Public Safety and the Reed City Police Department on 08/18/2019 to investigate the report…

Clare County’s Williams named County sheriff

Clare County’s Williams named County sheriff

By John Raffel Correspondent REED CITY — Edward Williams has been appointed new sheriff for Osceola County. He was selected last week to replace Justin Halladay, who has been appointed…

Missaukee COA director resigns

By John Raffel Correspondent Eric Karbowski Missaukee County Commission on Aging Director, has announced he has accepted a new job and will leave his current post this Friday. Karbowski said…

Evart Police Log

By John Raffel Correspondent Evart Police Department Weekly News Aug 12-19 Aug. 12: Officers were called to conduct a well-being check on a child. Officers spoke with all the parties…