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The matchup for the Class D district final has been set in Hillman.
Posen (15-6) will be shooting for its 6th-straight district title and a trip to the regional tournament in Pellston.
Brooke Ciarkowski topped the scoring sheet with five, 3-pointers and a game-high 21 in an 80-10 trouncing of Wolverine in Monday’s district semifinal.… Read Full Story
Renetta Merlee Ganske, 85, of Onaway, died at home Sunday, February 22, 2015. The daughter of John Robert and Martha (Latsch) Mason, Renetta was born May 17, 1929 in Tower.
Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Erwin “Pep” Ganske of Onaway; three daughters, Sandra (Glen) Hunter of Toledo, Ohio, Sharon (Thomas) Kazyak of Frankenmuth, and Kimberly Christensen of Napoleon, Ohio; one son, Erwin Jr.… Read Full Story
Jane E. Taylor, 78, of Cheboygan, passed away February 18, 2015 at Tendercare of Cheboygan.
A resident of Cheboygan since 1982, moving from Onaway, Jane was born April 16, 1936 in Onaway, the daughter of George and Ida (Arlt) LaFrance.
Surviving are her daughter, Jannie (Marlon) Richardson of Newnan, Georgia; two sons, Dale (Jewell) Martin and Donald (Debbie) Martin, both of Cheboygan; six grandchildren, Ashley, Michael, Brandy, Deana, Gina and Casey Jo; eight great-grandchildren, Hattie, Caleb, Michael, Jason, Lillie, Haley, Austin and Brooklin; a sister, Dorothy Brooks of Onaway; a brother, Harold LaFrance of Posen; and several nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam-Staff Writer
Who may you ask are the Onabots? They are a non-profit organization that meets after school and on weekends to build a competitive robot in six weeks. Officially known as the FRC (FIRST robotics challenge) Rookie Team 5534 the team will be competing in their first robotics challenge.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
The home of a Millersburg couple was severely damaged in a weekend fire. The Case Township Fire Department had only a few blocks to travel inside the village limits to respond.
The initial call (6:09 p.m.) to Presque Isle County central dispatch reported visible flames coming from the one-story structure, which is the second to last house on Gardner Street.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam - Staff Writer
The Onaway Cardinal girls’ basketball team wrapped up the regular season Thursday (after press time) in Mancelona looking for its 14th win of the season. After two losses last week coach Marty Mix isn’t feeling down, he thinks his team is playing its best basketball.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam - Staff Writer
For the second year in a row senior Joe Traynham and junior Zeke Nave will represent the Onaway Cardinals at the Michigan High School Athletic Association individual state finals March 5-7 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam –Staff Writer
After having three scheduled days of school off due to cold temperatures, students at Rogers City High School/Middle School returned to school Tuesday for less than three hours before being sent home.
A fire broke out in the lunchroom, formerly the home economics classroom, Tuesday morning.… Read Full Story
Presque Isle County
January 19, 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
Terry Lee DeWyre, 65, of Midland, went to be with the Lord Saturday, February 21, 2015, while in Fort Myers, Florida. He was born in Alpena, February 14, 1950. He graduated from Rogers City High School in 1968 and then went on to receive his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University. … Read Full Story