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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 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
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 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
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
Staff from the Michigan Department of Transportation was at the intersection of Third and Erie Wednesday, setting up hose counters in all directions.
The agency will be conducting traffic counts as part of the 90- to 120-day study in downtown Rogers City.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey-Managing Editor
Independence Day means fireworks, barbecues, beaches, picnics and other Fourth of July events that make this summer holiday a favorite among Americans.
Onaway will be putting on its Uncle Sam hat to welcome visitors during a celebration known as the “Best Fourth in the North.”
The city’s Downtown Development Authority is coordinating the events in the absence of a chamber of commerce this year.… Read Full Story
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will continue its traffic study this month with traffic counts scheduled for the third week of July.
MDOT will set up hose counters in all directions and manually record activity at the intersection. MDOT staff will spend the day counting the vehicles that turn, and what direction, as well as the vehicles that drive through.… Read Full Story