December 14, 2019
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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..

Critters fill the Omer Little Eagles Nest Library

Critters of all sorts were on display at the Omer Little Eagles Nest Library for the Iosco-Arenac District Library’s first presentation of its summer reading program Wednesday, June 19. The Wild Safari gang will also be at the Au Gres Community Library and the Standish Mary Johnston Memorial Library at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. respectively Thursday, June 20.

Au Gres receives $75K grant for splash pad at Harbor …

Au GRES — The city of Au Gres received a $75,000 grant May 31 to support the design and construction of a splash pad at the Harbor Park property.

Community participates in auction to support fireworks

Members of the Au Gres community turned out to Ali's Up North to support the Arenac County Celebration Fund Committee's annual fundraising drive for the Fourth of July fireworks festivities. The …

Au Gres-Sims-Whitney Fire Department Walleye …

The Au Gres-Sims-Whitney Fire Department once again held its annual walleye tournament to raise funds for special equipment Saturday, June 15. This was the 25th year the contest was held.

Classic cars roll into Standish for Pops in the Past …

Despite dreary weather Saturday, plenty of people came out to the annual Pops in the Past car show at the Arenac County Fairgrounds to enjoy the classic cars on display.

Lady Panthers make history despite falling short of …

The Standish-Sterling Central softball team left its place in the history books June 14 as the only female team from the school that played in a state semifinal game. The game was held at Michigan …

Worn and tattered flags laid to rest during Flag Day …

The Standish American Legion Hosted a Flag Day ceremony Friday, June 14, and with assistance from local Boy Scouts, honorably disposed of American flags.

Au Gres residents gather for second Music in the Park …

The Sunshine String Band provided folk tunes for those in attendance at the second concert in the Music in the Park concert series in Au Gres. Concerts will be held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Park Pavilion.

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