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by Angie Asam-Staff Writer
The Onaway City Commission approved a memorandum of understanding with the Teamsters union Nov. 17 that will keep the current Department of Public Works (DPW) foreman Clayton Dunn at his current level of pay. John Palmer will be taking over as DPW foreman Dec.1.… Read Full Story
Wallace Joseph Mulka, 87, of Rogers City passed away November 19, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 12, 1927 in Rogers City to Anthony and Agnes (Jaracz) Mulka.
Mr. Mulka is survived by four children, John (Barb) Mulka of Williamston, Kathy (Tim) Lamb of Rogers City, Kristin Mulka of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Joe Mulka of Glenwood Springs, Colorado; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald (Virginia) Mulka of Prudenville; and two sisters, Margaret Gordon and Betty Vogelheim, both of Rogers City.… Read Full Story
Dr. Gregory Proulx, 60, of Ocqueoc, passed away Friday, November 21, 2014, at St. Mary Hospital in Saginaw.
Greg was born in Detroit July 30, 1954 to the late Vincent and Dorothy (Govan) Proulx.
Surviving are his wife Rhonda; four children, Monique (Christopher) Williams, Maia, Ryan and Martin; five siblings, Connie Purcell, Vincent (Vickie) Proulx, Mary (Bob) Johnson, Cecilia (Larry) Phipps and Mel (Mary) Proulx; and several nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
Some mornings, Dan McCallum, 73, wonders to himself. “Why am I still here/”
Over the years, McCallum has survived several brushes with death. “I’m approaching those nine lives,” said Dan.
In 2005, the Bismarck Township man, who lives in a secluded home near Lake May, flatlined twice on the way to hospitals.… Read Full Story
Leland (43-12-4) got more than it wanted out of its match with Onaway (35-17-5) in the state Class D semifinals. Coming into the semifinal match in Battle Creek Friday afternoon, the Comets had not lost a set in the post-season tournament.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
Ashley LaLonde of Onaway is having a pretty nice fall. Last month, she was named Onaway High School’s fall homecoming queen.
However, the last week has been nothing short of an amazing ride for the young lady.… Read Full Story
James Otis Campbell, 76, of Millersburg passed away November 17, 2014 at home. He was born March 30, 1938 in West Plains, Missouri to Otis and Vera (Cochran) Campbell.
Jim is survived by two daughters, Betty Ann (Frank) Van Slyke of Silver Springs, Florida and Janice Marie (Jay) DeMeo of Santa Rosa, California; two granddaughters; two grandsons; two great-granddaughters; and a daughter-in-law, Debbie Campbell.… Read Full Story
Leona Ida Rasche, 98, of Hawks passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.
Mrs. Rasche is survived by two grandsons, Eugene (Barb) Rasche and Roger Rasche; four great-grandchildren, Ranger, Karl, Katie and Kayla; four great-great-grandchildren, Natalie, Roy, Joalicia and Keighlee of Tucson, Arizona; two brothers, Marvin (Ruth) Fleming and Arnold (Verg) Fleming; sister-in-law, Irene Fleming; and many nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
Greg Olsen, 63, formerly of East Grand Lake, Presque Isle, passed away Sunday, November 9, at Henry Ford Hospital, after a valiant and long battle with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; stepdaughter, Karen; and granddaughters, Amanda and Alyssa; daughter, Kym; his father, Tom; two sisters, Cyndi and Kathy; and many extended family members.… Read Full Story