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by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
Members of the Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners heard a presentation regarding an early warning notification program called CodeRED.
It’s a new technology to notify residents of emergencies, while freeing up emergency personnel to handle other critical tasks.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
There was discussion at the July 7 meeting of the Onaway City Commission regarding the most prudent steps needed to collect a default judgment from the wastewater treatment plant engineer, Wilcox Professional Services.
The city filed lawsuits against the contractors involved in the construction of the plant when 9,000 gallons of ferric chloride was released between 2006 and 2010.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam-Staff Writer
State representative Peter Pettalia of the 106th district appeared at the Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners last Wednesday and updated the commissioners on several key items from the state budget.
“What I am trying to do is get to all the counties in the district to share what’s happening in Lansing before we went on break,” said Pettalia.… Read Full Story
Charles E. Hoffmeyer, 76, of Onaway, died Monday, July 14, 2014 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey. The son of Raymond and Mildred (Burns) Hoffmeyer, Charles was born in Onaway July 5, 1938. He married Carolyn June 15, 1968 at the Perry Park Baptist Church in Pontiac.… Read Full Story
Richard J. McDonald, 78, of Rogers City, passed away July 14, 2014 at home.
He was born September 22, 1935 in Alpena to Leonard and Lucille (Kieliszewski) McDonald.
Mr. McDonald is survived by his wife, Marie; seven children, Susan (Larry) Altman, Paul (Pam) McDonald, Cora (Wayne) Augsburger, Cheryl (Mark) Kowalewsky, Mary Jo (Scott) Hein, Sarah (Jeff) Kamyszek and Elizabeth (Robert G.… Read Full Story
Randall Dean Berg, 55, of Hawks, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, July 13, 2014 at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey.
He was born December 17, 1958 in Rogers City to James and Kathryn (Taylor) Berg.
Randy is survived by his son, Allan (Jodi) Berg of Rogers City; six grandchildren, Abbi, Lexi, Caleb, Isaac, Taylor and Danielle; mother, Kathryn Berg of Hawks; two sisters, Debra (Steve) Truran of Hawks and Barbara (David) Adams of Kentucky; two brothers, Jim (Cheryl) Berg of Lansing and Kevin (Maureen) Berg of Alpena; and many nieces and nephews.… Read Full Story
Bonnie H. Parsons, 82, of Rogers City passed away January 7, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare. She was born September 3, 1931 in Poughkeepsie, New York to Irving and Esther (Ross) Haynes.
Robert W. Parsons, 86, of Rogers City passed away June 7, 2014 at Rogers City Tendercare.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam – Staff Writer
At a workshop meeting prior to Tuesday evenings City Council meeting members of the public came forward to voice their opinions about fireworks being shot off at all hours of the day and night in town.… Read Full Story