Category: Local News
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
Warren Gleason is being remembered as a special teacher and a coach. He passed away April 7 at the age of 78.
The man known affectionately, as “G” will be remembered for his stories, his dedication and for the way he cared about his students and athletes.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–
Lafarge North America, owners of Presque Isle Quarry, has made a rezoning request to continue mining operations of company owned property in Presque Isle Township that has been met with strong opposition among property owners.
Lafarge is requesting that 19 acres that is currently zoned farming being changed to mining to get at a high-quality stone for its customers and to maintain its work force.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam
The Rogers City Area Chamber of Commerce has a new brand, a new logo and a new slogan. When the chamber recently restructured its committees, it created a marketing committee chaired by Mary Pritchard, the owner of Domaci Gallery.… Read Full Story
THE BARGE/TUG COMBINATION of Astabula and Defiance made the Port of Calcite around 2 p.m. Monday as the first vessel in port for the season. The vessel worked with a stiff breeze from the west, which pushed a steady rain as the 600-footer approached the south dock at Calcite.… Read Full Story
If Jim Stamas had a nickel for the times people call him “Tony,” the Midland native would be a rich man. It would take a lot of nickels to get rich, but it does happen quite a bit.
Jim’s younger brother, Tony, was a Michigan senator from 2003 to 2010.… Read Full Story
Rogers City High School (RCHS) has announced 37 honor students that will lead the Class of 2015 in commencement this spring. Leading the way are valedictorian Samantha Bober and salutatorian Victoria Bullock.
Samantha Bober is the daughter of Wayne and Jennifer Bober.… Read Full Story
It may be opening day for the Detroit Tigers, but weather conditions are more like opening day of winter in Presque Isle County today. Baseball and softball games were scheduled in the area April 6, but a covering of spring snow stopped that.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam
Onaway Area Community Schools and Onaway High School (OHS) are proud to announce the valedictorians, salutatorian and honor graduates for the Class of 2015.
Co-Valedictorians Ashley LaLonde and Ellexis Szymoniak lead the way with 4.0 grade point averages (GPAs).… Read Full Story
by Richard Lamb—Publisher, Presque Isle Newspapers, Inc.
Readers of the Onaway Outlook will notice a new look and unifying change in your newspaper next week. Your Outlook will merge with the Presque Isle County Advance beginning with the April 2 edition.… Read Full Story
Peter Jakey—Managing Editor
Posen Consolidated Schools superintendent/principal John Palmer announced that Amy Buczkowski and Erica Ataman are this year’s valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. They top a list of 14 honor students from the Class of 2015.
Amy ranked number one in the class with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.94 and will attend Alma College next fall to pursue a finance degree.… Read Full Story