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by Angie Asam-Staff Writer
Onaway hosted the Dick Dunn Memorial wrestling invitational Saturday and crowned two champions with junior Isaac Nave and senior Joe Traynham winning titles.
Nave won the 125 pound weight class going a perfect 5-0 on the day.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
It has not been that long since Alex Fullerton, 20, was winning wrestling matches at the annual Dick Dunn Memorial Tournament. He was one of the best wrestlers to ever don a singlet for Onaway High School.… Read Full Story
“The Ghost Wore White” is being presented this weekend. It will be the final high school drama production for two seniors.
Brianna Fitzpatrick and Alyssa Roat have been active in every play since their freshman year, Brianna on stage and Alyssa running lights and helping with hair and make-up.… Read Full Story
It was in 1934 that I bought a Model T Ford Roadster. Yep, that’s right, and it ran. I bought it from Jay Lynch who was running Northern Auto Company in Rogers City.
Jay was Mike Lynch’s grandfather and Brian’s great-grandfather. … Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
The senseless deaths of brothers Eugene and Henry “Hank” Hincka of Pulawski Township left a major void in the lives of sisters Sophie Zyracki, 93, and Stella Smigelski, 95. The ladies live down the road from the Hincka home where the men were found dead, Jan.… Read Full Story
Sidney “Sonny” DuBois, 72, of Onaway died January 20, 2015 at home.
He was born February 28, 1942 in Detroit to Sidney and Dorothy (Dyball) DuBois.
Mr. DuBois is survived by his wife, Isabella “Izzy;” four children, Yvonne (Scott Sami) DuBois, Colette (David) Cousineau, Shane (Nicole Wherry) DuBois and Jim Tennant; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Treva Stoner and Shirley (Bill) Hoffman; two brothers, Tom (Jane) DuBois and Randy (Craig) DuBois; mother-in-law, Ruth Schultz; and a brother-in-law, Ed Schultz.… Read Full Story
Raymond H. Dembny, 84 of Rogers City and, formerly, the Flint area, passed away, January 19, 2015, at the Hospice House in Cheboygan.
He was born in Rogers City, June 18, 1930, to Jacob and Julia (Zapczynski) Dembny.
Raymond is survived by his loving daughter, Lynn and much-loved son-in-law, Alan Dawson; brothers, Leonard (Margie) and James (Eleanor) Dembny; sisters-in-law, Gertie, Betty, and Cecelia Dembny; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as several close, dear friends.… Read Full Story
Helen Harrington, 92, of Rogers City passed away January 12, 2015 at Rogers City Tendercare. She was born May 1, 1922 to Bruno and Frances (Karlak) Mikolojeski.
Helen is survived by a daughter, Sharon Graham; four grandchildren, all of Rogers City; and a sister, Dolores D’Ascenzo of Plymouth Township.… Read Full Story
Melva B. Bruning, 93, of Rogers City passed away January 14, 2015 at Rogers City Tendercare.
She was born November 6, 1921 in Hagensville to William and Gertrude (Bredow) Hagen.
Mrs. Bruning is survived by two sons, Mark (Donna) Bruning of Rogers City and Timothy (Carolyn) Bruning of Rogers City; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.… Read Full Story
Alice Theresa Kania, 82, of Metz went to be with her savior Tuesday, January 13, 2015.
Alice’s birth place was at her home in Metz May 19, 1932.
She is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Bob King) Kania of Buckeye, Arizona, Nancy (Daniel) Kandow of Metz and Jessica (Ray) Claus of Hawks; sons, Edward Jr.… Read Full Story