Category: Local News
by Richard Lamb — Advance Editor
An entertaining production is planned at the Rogers City Community Theatre (RCCT) production of “Yearbook Reflections.” Theresa Gibson, a veteran of several performances at the local theater, directs the annual summer youth play this year.… Read Full Story
Willet Hauser Company of Minnesota recently completed a new stained glass window in the sanctuary at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rogers City. The window portrays Christ in a garden with children and bears the inscribed Christ statement from Luke and Matthew that Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the children come to me.” Donated by Art and Beth Getzinger, the window is dedicated to Andrew and Jay Getzinger.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
A Millersburg World War II veteran has been invited to take part in an upcoming honor flight to Washington, D.C.
Walter Szymoniak, 94, who served in India and delivered supplies to Merrill’s Marauder’s in South Asia, is thrilled about going.… Read Full Story
by Richard Lamb–Advance Editor
A lawsuit temporarily dismissed in May is back on the table with two new defendants. Presque Isle County prosecuting attorney Rick Steiger’s lawsuit against several members of the Michigan State Police (MSP) has been reborn in the form of a new suit which also names Presque Isle County sheriff Bob Paschke and undersheriff Joe Brewbaker.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
The 2015 Nautical Festival overcame a lot to enjoy a pretty good week.
The festival had to deal with the loss of the big tent from a storm that pulled spikes from the harbor parking lot and destroyed the tent.… Read Full Story
by Peter JakeyManaging Editor
Lifelong resident Harry Moran Jr., who served as Onaway’s mayor, worked as a self-employed logger and founded the Onaway Speedway, passed away Sunday. He was 88.
Members of the Onaway City Commission paid tribute to the longtime businessman and civic leader.… Read Full Story
Four contestants will compete for the title of Miss Posen 2015 in the pageant set for Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Posen High School. Shianne Smolinski, Miss Posen 2014, will relinquish her title as the new queen is crowned.
The contestants are Kayla Flewelling, 16, daughter of Mike and Andrea Flewelling; Brianna Krajniak, 17, daughter of Joseph Krajniak; Jolene Reese, 17, daughter of Stan and Lorie Reese and Lyndsey Romel, 17, daughter of Frank and Lori Romel.… Read Full Story
The events of the Nautical City Festival in Rogers City will go on as usual, even under unusual conditions. Festival committee members had to scramble to secure a replacement tent at Lakeside Park after a high wind blew the original tent into shreds Sunday.… Read Full Story
A high wind blew through Rogers City Sunday morning as congregations worshiped and Nautical City Festival committee members worked to set up the big tent. Around 11 a.m. a blast of wind from the edge of a storm, which passed through northern Michigan, ripped trees from the ground.… Read Full Story