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Marguerite E. (Dee) Soucek, of North Fort Myers, Florida went to her heavenly home Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at age 97.
She was born October 26, 1916 to Susie and Alex King of Ocqueoc. S
She is survived by her sisters Arleen Cryderman of Onaway and Barbara Arkwood of Millersburg; a stepson; five step-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; fraternal associates; and loyal neighbors.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam–Staff Writer
With Nautical Festival upon us there is plenty of excitement in the air. Tuesday the festival kicked off with a more solemn feeling as the sailors’ memorial was held at the band shell at Lakeside Park.… Read Full Story
The Annual Miss Posen Pageant is set for Friday, Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Posen High School. The pageant precedes the Posen Potato Festival which will be held Sept. 5-7. The new queen and her court will reign over the Festival as well as represent Posen at other events throughout the upcoming year.… Read Full Story
The first event of the 2014 Nautical City Festival is in the books as a new Miss Rogers City was crowned. Victoria Bullock is Miss Rogers City, 2014 earning the title at the Nautical City Queen’s Pageant Friday at Rogers City High School.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam-Staff Writer
After spending the last few months attempting to work with trash hauler Triple D Disposal the City of Onaway terminated its relationship with the company last Thursday at the end of the business day.
Triple D Disposal failed to return a signed contract and proof of insurance to the city.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
It was not difficult to find a brand to distinguish Onaway from other northern Michigan communities.
It’s been here for about 90 years and harkens back to a time when the Lobdell and Emery plant produced steering wheels for automobiles and bike rims.… Read Full Story
Kurt Alan Campbell, 49, of Onaway, died at home Thursday, July 17, 2014. The son of James and Katherine (Rhinehardt) Campbell, Kurt was born May 18, 1965 in Highland Park.
Surviving are Kurt’s wife, Brenda of Onaway; four daughters, Jennifer Bentley (Cody) of Onaway, Sarah Campbell of Brighton, Mary Campbell of Onaway and Heather (Gary) Johnson of Indiana; five sons, Keith (Lindsey) Campbell, Kevin Campbell, and Daniel Campbell (Leanna), all of Brighton, Andrew St.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
When the USS Hornet picked up astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins from the Pacific Ocean following the first lunar landing, on July 24, 1969, the crew welcomed them aboard with buttons that read “Hornet Plus Three.”
It is the 45th anniversary of what Armstrong famously described as “one giant leap for mankind.”
Many Americans will never forget where they were when two American astronauts walked on the moon for the first time.… Read Full Story
Miss Rogers City 2013, Rebecca Myers, will end her reign as the Nautical City Queen’s Pageant is set for Friday at 7 p.m.
Seven contestants will vie for the title at Rogers City High School.
Jade Ramus, contestant number one, will perform a self-choreographed dance to “Am I Wrong.” She is the daughter of Robert and Rebecca Ramus.… Read Full Story