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by Peter Jakey—Managing Editor
Most of the entries are due today as the 113th Presque Isle County Fair takes center stage in the center of the county. It will run through Sunday and be held in conjunction with the Millersburg Homecoming.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey—Managing Editor
Alan Claus, 75, of Hawks was back in the mission field this summer on trips to Israel for an Alzheimer’s disease presentation and to deliver eyeglasses to another poor Central American country.
Claus, who is a member of Faith Lutheran Church, has spent thousands of dollars self-financing the trips.… Read Full Story
We’ve got a world premiere – right here – in Rogers City. “Curtain Call: The Musical,” a brand new youth musical, by playwright Maggie Gautier, opens today (Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. at the Rogers City Theater.
“Curtain Call: The Musical” is the story of students and their teachers who come together to stage a play.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam-Staff Writer
With Labor Day weekend quickly approaching the Presque Isle County Fair board is preparing for the fair. This week royalty to reign throughout the fair and represent the fair throughout the year was crowned. With Kristy Hopp earning the title of Presque Isle County Fair Queen on Tuesday, Wednesday was the day for the junior miss and princess pageants.… Read Full Story
Shianne Smolinski, the daughter of Rich and Connie Smolinski, is the new Miss Posen. Reacting with joy as master of ceremonies Randy Idalski read her name, she smiled and covered her mouth and accepted the sash and crown from Kendall Hirschman, Miss Posen 2013.… Read Full Story
Final preparations are in the works as the nine contestants for Miss Posen get set for the pageant. Final dress rehearsal is tonight (Thursday) for Friday’s pageant. Friday’s event starts at 7:30 p.m. at Posen High School. The pageant precedes the 63rd annual Posen Potato Festival set for Sept.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam–Staff Writer
With Nautical Festival upon us there is plenty of excitement in the air. Tuesday the festival kicked off with a more solemn feeling as the sailors’ memorial was held at the band shell at Lakeside Park.… Read Full Story
The Annual Miss Posen Pageant is set for Friday, Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Posen High School. The pageant precedes the Posen Potato Festival which will be held Sept. 5-7. The new queen and her court will reign over the Festival as well as represent Posen at other events throughout the upcoming year.… Read Full Story
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