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Presque Isle County
May 4, 2015
The regular meeting of the Board of Road Commissioners for Presque Isle County was held at the Road Commission office at 657 South Bradley, Rogers City, Michigan. Chairman Ronald Bischer called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m.… Read Full Story
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE ROGERS CITY CITY COUNCIL
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS ON APRIL 21, 2015
Mayor Sobeck called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Adair, Bielas, McLennan, Nowak, and Sobeck.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
McLennan/Adair, that the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of April 7, 2015 be approved as written.… Read Full Story
Cleo R. Tucker of Tower, 63, passed away Saturday May 16, 2015 at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital in Petoskey.
Surviving are two sons, Michael (Marie) Tucker of Onaway and Matthew (Mindy) Tucker of Columbia, South Carolina; grandchildren, Elijah, Ariel, Jeremiah and Noah; sisters, Rhonda (Mike) DeMaestri of Onaway, Arlene Newsted (Todd Brasseur) of Tower and Judy (Ken) Gribble of Anchorage, Alaska; brothers, Greg Tucker (Shelly Madden) of Onaway, Joe (Dawn) Tucker of Willow, Alaska and Ed (Destiny) Tucker of Sutton, Alaska; aunt Arlene Dymond of Onaway; and many nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
Jason (Jay) W. Vogler II was born in Rogers City to Jason (Jake) and Elsie Voda Vogler April 16, 1961. He died of pancreatic cancer at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Tucson May 4, 2015.
Jay is survived by his spouse, Michael; children, Lillian May and Daniel James; his father, Jason; a brother, Louis (Anna); a niece and nephew; two uncles; an aunt; and many first cousins.… Read Full Story
Louis William Behrends, 86, of Huron Beach died May 12, 2015 at McLaren Cheboygan Campus.
He was born June 19, 1928 in Saginaw to Louis and Alvina (Wittmann) Behrends.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; two children, Mary Lou (Dennis) Corrigan of Grosse Pointe Shores and Louis (Barbara) Behrends of Noblesville, Indiana; seven grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.… Read Full Story
David “Joe” Plume, 80, of Rogers City died May 17, 2015 at home.
He was born December 11, 1934 in Presque Isle to Donald and Margaret (Riblet) Plume.
He is survived by three children, Kevin Plume, Laura (Keith) Grockau, and Mark (Yvonne) Plume all of Rogers City; six grandchildren, Jeremiah Grockau, Sonya Engle, Louie Plume, Joseph (Nichole) Plume, Anita Plume and Chelsey Plume; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Elmer (Irene) Plume of Presque Isle, Melvin (Dale) Plume of Rogers City and Jerry (Andrea) Plume of Alpena; three sisters, Alice (Bill) Altman of Rogers City, Ida Hoppe of Alpena and Janet (Jim) Bieske of Posen.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
Memorial Day weekend activities mark the unofficial start of summer.
Across Presque Isle County, there will be a myriad of events going on through the long holiday weekend.
Veterans will mark Memorial Day observances. In Posen, members of Post 7804 will have their annual church service at 9 a.m.… Read Full Story
Rogers City Class of 2015 cap and gown photo is ready to pick up at the Advance office. Price is $15 for an 8×12 and $25 for a 13×19. The photo was taken using green-screen technology at the school last week by Advance publisher Richard Lamb.… Read Full Story
A fact- and feature-filled issue of the Advance will be on sale Wednesday afternoon. The 20-page edition has stories from the Onaway City Commission, the Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners, news of lawsuits pending, court news and of course the best sports coverage of local high schools.… Read Full Story