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Everyone is invited to attend a National Day of Prayer community gathering next Thursday, May 5, sponsored and supported by several area churches. The NDP Task Force (www.nationaldayofprayer.org) has chosen this year’s theme as, “Wake Up America,” emphasizing the need for individuals, corporately and individually, to return to the God of our fathers in reverence for His holy name.… Read Full Story
Posen Consolidated School
District No. 9
Board of Education
A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of the Posen Consolidated School District No. 9 was held Monday, April 18, 2016 in the High School Library. President Kenneth Wozniak called the board meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.… Read Full Story
Georgie Maday of Ypsilanti passed away February 27, 2016 in Gross Pointe Farms. She was born August 1, 1916 in Fayetteville, Tennessee, the daughter of George and Naomi Thomas.
It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of our beloved aunt, Georgie Maday. … Read Full Story
William John Durecki, 58, of Rogers City passed away at home April 23, 2016. He was born September 14, 1957 in Alpena to Arnold and Virginia (Hawley) Durecki.
Bill is survived by his wife, Phyllis; three children, Raievyn Lindsay of Eugene, Oregon, Billy Hoppe of Gaylord and Scarlett Elizabeth Azayla-Jayde Caine-Love Durecki of Rogers City; four grandchildren; mother, Virginia Paul of Atlanta; father, Arnold Durecki of Livonia; three sisters, Carol (Ernie) Dunnon of Alpena, Cathy Paul of Atlanta and Vicky (Dan) Hanks of Atlanta; and stepbrother, Marco (Janet) Cisnell of Detroit.… Read Full Story
Ellen Kimball, 86, died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Tendercare Health Care Center in Cheboygan. The daughter of Adrian and Rosetta (Nickerson) McDonald, Ellen was born in Manton, June 24, 1929 but lived most of her life in Millersburg.
Surviving Ellen are her three daughters, Colleen (Phil) Lail of Homosassa, Florida, Kathy Millbocker (Ken DeRosia) of Cheboygan and Duretta Kimball of Palm Coast, Florida; two sons, Clay (Misty) Kimball and Rocky (Jackie) Kimball, both of Millersburg; as well as 17 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.… Read Full Story
Presque Isle County
April 4, 2016
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 Charles Rhode 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 MARCH 16, 2016
Mayor Sobeck presided and called the meeting to order at 7 p.m.
PRESENT –Adair, Bielas, McLennan, Nowak, and Sobeck.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Nowak/Bielas, that the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of March 1, 2016 be approved as written.… Read Full Story
Jacob H. Dankers, “Jake,” 75, of Onaway, died at home Monday, April 18, 2016. The son of Harry and Ella (Soule) Dankers, Jacob was born May 29, 1940 in Howell.
Surviving Jake is his wife of more than 56 years, Patricia; son, Jim of Onaway; daughters, Lisa Rybak of Detroit and Tammy Cook of Onaway; grandchildren, Casey, Amanda, Matthew and Sarah; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Gracie; as well as his brother, Richard “Dick” (Kay) Dankers of Gladwin. … Read Full Story
Dorothy A. Painter, 76, a lifelong resident of Onaway, died Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Alpena at Mid-Michigan Medical Center. The daughter of Donald and Eva (Hilliker) Hoffmeyer, Dorothy was born October 6, 1939 in Onaway.
Surviving Dorothy are her sisters, Florence Newsted of Fremont, Elsie Smith of Brighton, Thelma (Aaron) Curtis of Onaway and Darlene (Rick) Homkes of Russiaville, Indiana; brothers, Earl (Christine), Allan and Roy “Jay” (Denise) Hoffmeyer, all of Onaway; brother-in-law, Kenneth “Red” Painter of Onaway; special friend who she considered as a brother, Gary (Sue) Imel of East Freetown, Massachusetts; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story