Category: Local News
by Richard Lamb–Advance Editor
A celebration of one hundred years of St. John Lutheran School drew an overflow crowd to the school auditorium Sunday. The school began in 1916 with the hiring of its first fulltime teacher.
The Rev. Galen Grulke, former student and current pastor of Heart of the Shepherd Lutheran Church, Howell, served as master of ceremonies for the event, which drew several former teachers and pastors.… Read Full Story
ONAWAY HIGH School’s highest ranking students from the Class of 2016 will lead the entire senior class into the gym Sunday at 2 p.m. Pictured from left are honor student Isaac Nave, valedictorian Thomas Anglin and salutatorian Eleana Domke.
All three will present speeches, followed by high school band selections, including the traditional playing of “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Cameron Horn, 2017 class president, will present the Class of 2016, before the board of education presents diplomas. … Read Full Story
by Richard Lamb—Advance Editor
Wouldn’t be loverly to see a wonderful musical this weekend? The songs will make you want to dance all night, as you become accustom to being entertained by a talented cast. All you will want is a one enormous chair–or at least a comfortable chair at the Rogers City Theatre. … Read Full Story
The classic musical “My Fair Lady” is set to open at the Rogers City Theater Friday, bringing familiar songs to the stage. The live production of the Rogers City Community Theatre features some of the most elegant costumes to see the stage.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam–Staff Writer
With a heavy load of limestone from the Calcite Quarry 51 years ago the Cedarville was bound for Gary, Indiana when heavy fog in the Straits of Mackinac altered the ships course, ultimately ending in tragedy.… Read Full Story
Everyone is invited to attend a National Day of Prayer community gathering next Thursday, May 5, sponsored and supported by several area churches. The NDP Task Force (www.nationaldayofprayer.org) has chosen this year’s theme as, “Wake Up America,” emphasizing the need for individuals, corporately and individually, to return to the God of our fathers in reverence for His holy name.… Read Full Story
by Angie Asam–Staff Writer
David O’Bryant may soon be the new part-time superintendent for Rogers City Area Schools (RCAS). O’Bryant currently serves as the secondary principal and athletic director for the district.
By a 4-1 vote Monday (April 11) the RCAS Board of Education authorized the hiring of O’Bryant subject to a negotiated contract between interim superintendent Lee Sandy, board president John Krajenta and O’Bryant.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
For a couple of decades, Joan Moran’s house on Tower Pond has not only been home sweet home for the 74-year-old, but it’s become a safe haven for man’s best friend.
At first glance, the modest dwelling, with its bright yellow door in front, does not look like a place that would house eight dogs and their loving caretaker.… Read Full Story