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Onaway Area Little League has had teams in action for a few weeks but Saturday will mark the grand opening of the season. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. with the dedication of field #2 which has seen improvements since last year.… Read Full Story
Black River, Kleber Pond and Tower will be buzzing with canoe racers this weekend at the 12th annual Onaway pro races Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
The C-1 race will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday on the south side of M-68.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
Onaway High School sophomore Morganne Badgero received permission to place a salt water fish tank in the commons area of the middle/high school.
Badgero appeared at Tuesday’s board of education meeting to make a presentation regarding the request.… Read Full Story
The Onaway High School baseball team remained undefeated in the Ski Valley Conference when it swept visiting Central Lake in a Monday doubleheader at Maxon Field.
The Cardinals won the opener, 3-2, before taking the nightcap, 11-1. The sweep improved the Cards’ SVC record to 9-0 going into yesterday’s (Thursday’s) twinbill at Mancelona.… Read Full Story
The Onaway High School track team will participate in three of the biggest meets of the season in the week ahead, beginning today (Friday) with the regional meet at Mancelona.
Those who finish in the top two in an event will qualify for state.… Read Full Story
The Onaway High School softball team remained in position to keep its Ski valley Conference dominance alive Monday when it swept visiting Central Lake, 3-2 and 15-0.
The victories improved the Cardinals’ SVC record to 9-1, heading into yesterday’s (Thursday’s) doubleheader at Division 4 honorable mention Mancelona.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
Members of the Presque Isle Election Commission approved petition language May 9 to recall Onaway mayor Gary Wregglesworth, as well as commissioners Chuck Abshagen and Jessie Horrocks.
That gave the green light to the group Citizens for a Safer Community to collect signatures and put the question on the November ballot.… Read Full Story
Conni Sue Erickson, 52, of Rogers City passed away May 10, 2013 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 21, 1960 in Rogers City to William and Rita (LeMere) Lounsberry.
Conni is survived by her son, Charles Fluit of Rogers City; stepson, Derrick Erickson of Phoenix, Arizona; a brother, Colin (Evelyn) Lounsberry of Alpena; a sister, Robin Lounsberry of Alpena; nieces, Natasha, Nika, Nadia and Narissa Lounsberry; and a nephew, Micky Lounsberry.… Read Full Story
Rose Mary McDonald, 84, of Rogers City died peacefully on May 8, 2013, at her home surrounded by the love of her nieces and nephews.
She was the daughter of Theodore and Mary (Schleben) Pardike, born September 30, 1928. She was baptized and confirmed in her faith at St.… Read Full Story
James Charles Kelly Jr., 61, of Richmond, formerly of Rogers City died Monday, May 6, 2013 after an extended illness. Mr. Kelly was born September 28, 1951 in St. Clair to the late James and Iliane (Williams) Kelly.
He is survived by his children, Nathan and Angela Kelly of Rogers City; former wife and loving caregiver, Susan Muckle of Rogers City; grandchildren, Caden and Landen Brege of Rogers City; and sisters, Catherine (Zenon) Grace of Richmond, Carolyn (Jack) Fleury of St.… Read Full Story