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Residents of AuGres have a weekend of tree lighting ceremonies and holiday festivities to look forward to. The annual AuGres Chamber Tree Lighting and Parade of Lights will be held Saturday the 26th after a number of holiday festivities throughout the day. At 3:00 pm, free carriage rides will be ...

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Federal funds available for landowners to create and improve grassland wildlife habitat in and around the AuGres MI area (saginaw bay). Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials remind landowners in the Saginaw Bay and River Raisin basins that federal funds are available to establi...

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AuGres MI to host art and wine walk Kinder Platz Park in AuGres is going to be hit with a little class when the 1st Art, Wine and a Park event is held August 12th and 13th. The event will bring a large number of people into the downtown AuGres area. The Art, Wine and a Park is a 2 day event. Frid...

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The date for the 4th Annual Summer Slam Volleyball Tournament in AuGres has changed as the event looks to expand this year. The tournament, typically held on Labor Day weekend, will be held Aug. 6th this year, to allow more college students to participate. The tournament has evolved over the past...

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Charity Island cruise held to help foster tourism ideas A group of area business people set off from the East Tawas State Dock last Friday for Charity Island. The 17 mile trip, which featured a tour of the historic Charity Island Lighthouse and lunch, wasn't all pleasure though, important tourism...

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The AuGres MI city council will meet with the city's planning commission to discuss the future of the property where the AuGres Water Funland currently sits. Located at 167 N. Water St. in AuGres MI, alongside US-23, has reverted back into the hands of the city. The property was placed into the h...

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City council believes some census data is incorrect The city of AuGres will be looking into census data results they believe to be incorrect. The census results showing the city's number of residential homes decreasing from 733 to 598 cannot be accurate, leaving behind a negative perception of th...

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The city of AuGres will have a few extra dollars to spend on sprucing up the downtown area after the city council reallocated around $550,000 in bond money, by passing a resolution at its meeting Tuesday, March 1st. Due to receiving a number of grants for projects, bond money that had been collec...

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The AuGres City Council voted at its regular meeting on 02/01/2011 to join the Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC). The city manager said being a part of the collaborative will help promote AuGres' small harbors. Being a part of the MPC is a great way to market AuGres. There are currently 103 ports...

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After originally being discussed by the AuGres City Council as an idea in 1996, and after construction which began more than 2 years ago, AuGres finally has its bike path. The newly completed path stretches from Main St. and travels to the mouth of the AuGres River. The path is estimated to be ar...

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An auction held at Dunleavey's Eatery & Pub in AuGres, raised a total of $7,833 for the Arenac County Fund. Money for the fund was raised from the auction, a 50-50 raffle, donations from the Arenac County Fund board and donations from people in attendance. Dunleavey's has hosted the auction the p...

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The AuGres City Council will be sending letters to Michigan U.S. senators requesting their continued support for a Senate bill entitled the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2010. The letter will ask the senators to adopt legislation ensuring that money collected by the Harbor Trust Fund will be used for...

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The AuGres City Council approved a $273,980 bid to create a bike path on Main Street leading from downtown AuGres to the mouth of the AuGres River. The money will come from the $750,000 Michigan Economic Development Corporation grant that the city received in January. The path will connect from U...

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Walleye tournament comes to AuGres Michigan The Cabela's Masters Walleye Circuit is coming to AuGres August 6-8. The walleye fishing tournament will be held out of the AuGres Boating Access Site on the Saginaw Bay, where around 70 teams, equaling 150 anglers, will compete for the $11,900 1st plac...

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Christmas is in December, but for some local area golfers the holiday may have moved up the calendar a few months as the AuGres Area Chamber of Commerce presents its 2nd annual Christmas in July Golf outing on July 10th. The outing, which will take place at Knoll View in AuGres, will allow golfer...

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AuGres farm market opens up. For the 3rd year in a row, the city of AuGres is hoping to grow some more popularity as they are getting ready to kick off their annual farm market. Ending Sept. 29th, the market will be hosted inside of the City Park at the pavilion, every Wednesday from 2-6 pm. Farm...

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Lovers of water sports on the AuGres River, can breathe a deep sigh of relief as the AuGres River is set to gain some depth. With parts of the river as low as less than 3 feet, the Faust Corporation of Saint Clair Shores will deepen the river to an average of 6 feet deep, from the US-23 Bridge to...

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Michigan's Sunrise Coast   With the Sunrise Coast recently becoming a featured destination on the Pure Michigan web site, It's important that Arenac County do its part in joining forces with the rest of the northeast Michigan coastline as well as become more united within the county itself. For t...

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If you have ever spent time around AuGres or East Tawas Michigan, then you've heard of the Charity Islands. As a kid, my grandfather used to tell me stories about how the indians used the island for collecting flint to make tools and for fishing the shallow water between the 2 islands. So when I ...

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Habitat for Humanity welcomes 3rd family For 1 woman and her family, the dream of living in a nice, safe environment has finally been realized thanks to those involved with Arenac County's Habitat for Humanity. On Sunday afternoon, friends, family, and those involved with Habitat for Humanity, ga...

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