Iosco County Newswire

Iosco County Newswire

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  1. Officials hold meeting on contaminated water at Wurtsmith Air Force baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    As the city of Flint continues to climb out of the devastating water crisis, another Mid-Michigan community is hoping to avoid a crisis of their own. Two years ago drinking water wells around the old Wurtsmith Air Force base in Iosco County tested positive for hazardous chemicals.

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  2. Man says friend killed sex offender for money, but the defense has a different theoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | MLive.com

    ... who had sexually assaulted his client. Christopher J. Grinnell, 25, took to the stand in the courtroom of Iosco County District Judge Christopher P. Martin the afternoon of Tuesday, Dec. 5, during the preliminary examination of his 20-year-old ...

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  3. Court dates set for men accused of killing, burying 72-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | MLive.com

    New court dates are set for a pair of men accused of killing a 72-year-old man in rural Michigan, then burying his corpse under a doghouse in his backyard. With a shaved head and a tattooed X over his right eyebrow, a shackled Daniel J. Olar appeared before Iosco County District Christopher P. Martin the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 21. Defense attorney Keith E. Moir stated they were waiving matters regarding Olar's psychological fitness to stand trial and asked for a preliminary examination date.

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  4. Police ping runaway teen's phone after he steals two vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | MLive.com

    A runaway teen from the Oscoda area is in custody after stealing two vehicles and being nabbed in Bay County. During the early hours of Thursday, Nov. 16, Iosco County authorities contacted Bay County Sheriff's deputies and asked them to be on the lookout for a 14-year-old boy who stole a white 1997 Chevrolet Silverado.

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  5. Man shot in butt during robbery that got buddy killed gets prison timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... Ashley M. Charpie, Rekowski's girlfriend who allegedly put the burglary in motion, to one year in the Iosco County Jail. Riffel gave Charpie credit for 92 days already served and ordered she be on probation for five years. Rekowski in September had ...

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  6. Add Water To Dirt and You Get Mud. Add Beer, Weed, and 15,000 People...Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2017 | Car & Driver

    It takes less than five minutes after driving through the gates of the Iosco County Fairgrounds in C/D 's long-term Ford F-150 Raptor to realize that I am altogether too sober for the Michigan Mud Jam. Now in its fifth year, the Jam transforms the normally peaceful town of Hale into what's claimed to be the "largest bog in the North."

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  7. Burglar who was shot in the butt pleads guilty to armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... killing one man and wounding the other in his buttock. Jeffrey P. Rekowski, 30, in September appeared in Iosco County Circuit Court and pleaded guilty to one count of armed robbery, a life offense. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to dismiss charges ...

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  8. Oscoda man critically injured in crash with school bus, students unhurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | WJRT

    An Oscoda man was critically injured after crashing into a school bus on U.S. 23 in Iosco County early Monday. Michigan State Police say the Tawas Area Schools bus was turning from U.S. 23 onto Aulerich Road in Baldwin Township around 6:45 a.m. when it collided with the truck.

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  9. Man seriously injured in collision with school bus in Iosco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | MLive.com

    The incident happened at 6:47 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 18, at the intersection of US-23 and Aulerich Road in Baldwin Township.

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  10. Accident involving school bus in Iosco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Details are scarce at this time, but TV5 has learned that the Iosco County Sheriff's Office is on the scene in Baldwin Township, north of East Tawas.

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  11. 2-year investigation targets northern Michigan theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Northern Michigan News

    ... from homes and storage units. More stolen items were found during a search at the home of the man's mother in Iosco County. In addition to Ogemaw and Iosco counties, investigators say the theft ring operated in Alcona, Crawford, Missaukee, ...

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  12. 5-year investigation targets northern Michigan theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... from homes and storage units. More stolen items were found during a search at the home of the man's mother in Iosco County. "Reports from other people and arrests from other [breaking and entering cases] that indicated where the property may have ...

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  13. 2-year investigation targets northern Michigan theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... from homes and storage units. More stolen items were found during a search at the home of the man's mother in Iosco County. In addition to Ogemaw and Iosco counties, investigators say the theft ring operated in Alcona, Crawford, Missaukee ...

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  14. 2 suspected in slaying of man, 72, found in shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Police say two men are suspected in the slaying of a 72-year-old man whose body was found in a shallow grave behind his northern Michigan home. MLive.com reports 20-year-old Daniel J. Olar was arraigned Friday in Iosco County District Court on open murder in the death of 72-year-old Roger Lee Knickerbocker.

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  15. Tip leads police to body in northern Michigan shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... may have been killed. The dig began after police this week responded to a domestic violence report at another Iosco County home. Police say they arrested a woman and, while they took her to jail, she brought up a homicide and gave troopers the Hale ...

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  16. Police Find Elderly Man's Body In Shallow Grave In Iosco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | WWBN-FM Burton

    Last night, police in Iosco County were alerted to a shallow grave where the found the remains of a 72-year-old Hale man. Now a 20-year-old man from Pontiac is in custody.

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  17. Police recover suspected homicide victim buried in Hale backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... alone. Shortly before 2 a.m. on Thursday, troopers responded to a domestic violence situation at a residence in Iosco County. They arrested a woman and while transporting her to jail, she began making cryptic comments about a homicide, Kaiser said. ...

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  18. Police digging up suspected shallow grave in Northern MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | MLive.com

    Police are on the scene of a suspected homicide in Northern Michigan, excavating what they believe to be a shallow grave. Shortly before 2 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, Michigan State Police troopers responded to a domestic violence situation at a residence in Iosco County.

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  19. M-55 resurfacing west of Tawas starts FridayRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation will invest $1.1 million to resurface about 6 miles of M-55 from east of Chambers Road to west of German Street in Iosco County. TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: This work will require shoulder closures and single-lane closures under flag control.

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  20. East Tawas State Harbor adds 54 new slips, upgrades electrical systemRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | State of Michigan

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that 54 new transient slips have opened at the East Tawas State Harbor in Iosco County. This is the first phase of a complete harbor reconstruction.

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