TAWAS POINT STATE PARK
8-year-old Saginaw girl drowns in Lake Huron, 7-year-old sister rescued
TAWAS, MI -- An 8-year-old Saginaw girl drown in Lake Huron while swimming at Tawas Point State Park in Iosco County over the weekend, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Two girls swimming in a group started yelling for help around 5 p.m. Saturday, witnesses told police. Her body was taken by ambulance to Tawas St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Tawas City and she was pronounced deceased at 6:55 p.m. Saturday. The park’s day-use area features a swimming beach, picnic area and nature trail along the Lake Huron coastline. The DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, Michigan State Police, East Tawas Police Department, Tawas City Police Department, East Tawas Fire Department, Iosco County Water Rescue, and Iosco County EMS responded to the scene.mlive.com
Gorgeous waterfront makes Mackinaw City a Michigan’s Best Vacation Spot winner
The eastern side of the Northern Lower Peninsula just might be Michigan’s best kept secret. Mackinaw City topped our Eastern Northern Lower Peninsula poll, garnering an impressive 33.64% of the vote. The second place finisher, Tawas Point State Park, proved popular for a number of reasons. Tawas Point State Park, East Tawas - 14.37%3. Tawas Point, East Tawas - 7.03%Oscoda was a top vacation spot pick in the Eastern Northern Lower Peninsula.mlive.com
Electric school buses in Michigan | More and more rain
NB US-24 (Telegraph Rd) ramp to EB I-696 closed for maintenance through the weekend. WB M-29 (23 Mile Rd) ramp to EB I-94 closed for maintenance through the weekend. Seven Michigan school districts will get electric buses this year. Adventure Park opens at Oakland University The aerial adventure park is the perfect outdoor adventure for birthday parties, team building, school field trips, and special corporate events. National Video Games Day Depending on your age, you will likely have different favorite video games (or not know what video games are at all).