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by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
Spring finally got a foothold on the area with warm air that melted a majority of the snow; however, old man winter stomped out the enthusiasm with another dose of April snow.
This one brought as much as 4 inches to northeast Michigan.… Read Full Story
The Millersburg Fraternal order of Eagles #4482 is putting on its annual kids’ Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at the Case Township Community Center in Millersburg.
Children ages 0-2 will start their hunt at noon sharp in the gym, as they will receive their eggs from the Easter Bunny himself.… Read Full Story
Ruthaleen Harrison-Price, 73, of Onaway, passed away peacefully at home April 11, 2014.
She was born December 22, 1940 in Onaway to Cloid and Ann (Kulvick) Harrison.
Ruthaleen is survived by two children, Jeff (Shelby) Price and Karleen Johnson; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five siblings, Lillian DeRosia, Shirley Hardy, Donald Harrison, Donnaleen (Charles) Smith and Clarence Harrison.… Read Full Story
Judith G. Lupu, 71, of Onaway, died at home Sunday, April 13, 2014. The daughter of Harold and Beryl (Graham) LaTuer, Judy was born January 5, 1943 in Detroit.
Surviving Judy are her partner, Patricia Young of Onaway; two sons, Kevin LaTuer (Denise Woosley) of Onaway and Timothy Lupu of Bismarck, North Dakota; two daughters, Brenda (Clifford) Brooks of Auburndale, Florida and Annette (Tim) Porter of Onaway; as well as 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.… Read Full Story
Alfred Thomas Hatcher, 86, of Rogers Township, passed away April 13, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center. He was born June 30 1927 in Detroit to Sidney and Daisy (Walker) Hatcher.
Mr. Hatcher is survived by five children, Diane (Fred) Hastings of Taylor, Stephen of Allen Park, Raymond (Janet) of Alabama, Anthony of Rogers City and David (Beatrice) of Brighton; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.… Read Full Story
Theresa Antoinette Smith, 74, of Rogers Township, passed away April 12, 2014 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
She was born September 15, 1939 in New Baltimore to Clarence and Theresa (Kastl) Rivard.
Theresa is survived by four children, Don (Marti) Elliott of Elmira, Bob (Pam) Elliott of Ocqueoc, Cheryl (Jerry) Gendron of Ocqueoc and Chris Elliott of Wolverine; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Joseph (Pam) Rivard of St.… Read Full Story
Hildegard Alma Elowsky, 93, of Posen Township, passed away at home on April 9, 2014. She was born August 5, 1920 in Aschaffenburg, Germany to Leonhard Johann and Maria (Bachmayer) Schmidt.
Mrs. Elowsky is survived by three daughters, Deborah (Ken) Zellar of Curtis, Kirsten Elowsky of Virginia and Wanda (Mark) Gorlewski of Rogers City; four grandchildren, Michael Loew, Christopher Loew, Jenny (Greg) Idalski and Jessica (Andrew) Roznowski; five great-grandchildren, Haylee, Rachael, Isaac, Meredith and Kaelyn; a nephew, Dr.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
A longtime community activist and civic leader has accepted the honor of leading the 2014 Nautical Festival parade as its grand marshal.
John Vogelheim grew up in the lumber business with his father Karl and grandfather Charlie, better known as C.A.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam-Staff Writer
The Onaway Cardinals boys’ baseball team traveled to Hillman Tuesday for a doubleheader. The Tigers and Cardinals are the only area teams that have seen action thus far as most fields are not yet playable. The teams played two five-inning games.… Read Full Story