Ogemaw County News and Announcements

  • EarthTalk: Ethanol's Unrealized Promise

    Dear EarthTalk: I thought that putting ethanol in our gas tanks was going help fight climate change, but lately I’ve heard reports to the contrary. Can you enlighten?       -- B.B. Ethanol and similar “biofuels” made from corn an...

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  • Top 10 Byways and Highways

    As Americans, we love our cars and taking a drive out into the country or a ride to see fall colors and falling leaves is part of our shared experience. For some, getting behind the wheel is a chance to think, for others, it’s a chance not to think and to lose the troubles...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: CJ Burford Bikes Cross Country for the Children's Cancer Society

    "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart" sounds like something you might see on an inspirational poster. You know, the kind with the image of the sun breaking through the clouds or a hiker summiting a mountain. It's actually a bit of verse, taken from the ...

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  • AmericanTowns PR Tool: Getting publicity for your Ogemaw County organization has never been easier

    If your nonprofit group in Ogemaw County is looking to let the community know about an upcoming event, activity or initiative, our PR Tool is here to help! Here's how it works: when you post information to our Community Corner, you get automatic, FREE access to this easy-to-...

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  • This Week's Homes Sold in Ogemaw County

    Below is the list of recently sold homes for Ogemaw County MI. You can review MLS sale prices, home details and public records (including data from the tax assessor's office information) for all of the houses sold recently in Ogemaw County. Be sure to bookmark this page and ...

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  • Eat Local! Great Resources in the Ogemaw County area

    What’s one small change that 1) significantly improves your health 2) helps the environment 3) boosts Michigan’s economy and 4) helps you win the lottery (OK, so we made that last one up)? Buying more food from local sources! Your typical supermarket fare travels an aver...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Lifeguards Honored for their Service

    It was all hands on deck at a recent gathering of lifeguards. Not for an emergency rescue, but to honor their friends and colleagues who watch over us when we're floating, splashing, swimming and riding the waves. The job of a lifeguard is more than just sitting in a chair a...

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  • Earth Talk: Dealing with Mounting E-Waste

    Dear EarthTalk: We must really be swimming in electronic waste, what with all the iPhones and other devices that are so common. How is this all being dealt with?      -- Mary S. With electronic equipment and gadgets the fastest gro...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: One Picture Saves A Life

    You've heard the expression a picture is worth a thousand words, but did you know a picture can save a life? That's the idea behind Seth Casteel's effort to teach volunteers and staff working at animal shelters how to groom and photograph the animals to their best advantage....

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  • Earth Talk: Over-Fortified Processed Foods

    Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that much of our food—including cereals and snacks eaten by children—is actually over-fortified with excessive amounts of vitamins and minerals that can be dangerous to our health? -- Diane S. Added nutrients in the processed foods we...

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