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Preserve Our Heritage nominations sought

The Ogemaw County Genealogical and Historical Society is looking for nominations for its annual “Preserve Our Heritage” award. This award recognizes individuals, groups or organizations that have made outstanding efforts to preserve, renovate or research the history of Ogemaw County. Past winners have been Walt and Dianne Sappington for the renovation of the old freight depot in West Branch, the Ogemaw County Fair for all of the activities and exhibits that are done at the fair to help preserve the history of Ogemaw County, and Sally Rea for her activities as curator of the Ogemaw County Historical Museum, where she creates exhibits throughout the county as well as within the museum and her research on various historic people and events which are published for the education of...

Ogemaw County History

Ogemaw County History

Museum resumes tours

The Ogemaw County Historical Museum opened its doors once again to the Surline Elementary School and St. Joseph’s Catholic School there were 238 students from West Branch that took the tour recently.

The tours were enjoyed by all and good questions were asked by the students. There was one fourth grade student who gave a donation to the museum which was very thoughtful. If even a few of the students go home and tell their family about one thing that they enjoyed in the tours, it made all of the hard work...

Inside the Shelter

As I begin to write about the shelter, I need to first introduce myself to those who may not know me. My name is Kari Taylor, and I have recently returned to the board of the directors and now accepted the shelter coordinator position as of May 2. Along with the other board members, staff (Rosana, Roger and Coby) and our awesome volunteers, we are working on making the Ogemaw County Humane Society a positive part of our community. We are proud to say that we are a no-kill shelter and will be working closely with the rescues in the area to find new homes for the animals in our county. We have updated...

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Community Happenings

Editor’s note: This space is free to community organizations to promote events which are of benefit to the residents of Ogemaw...

News from the Ogemaw County Fair

The temperatures are warming, helping to make the grass green, the flowers bloom and helping the trees to begin the process...

A Heart Soars

Did you ever feel your heart soar? Gary Hughey, the “miracle man,” as his friends call him, has . . . and not only physically...