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Elaina Madison is the new Miss Onaway using her grace and talent to earn the honors. She won the talent portion of the competition with a song from Tangled. She will earn a $1,250 scholarship upon completion of one year in college.… Read Full Story
It was patriotism was on display during Rogers City’s flag day celebration at Lakeside Park.
Led by members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 607 and flag waving scouts, a parade along the Avenue of Flags ended at the Sailor’s Memorial for speeches from local dignitaries, including Rogers City mayor Tom Sobeck and organizer Dave Nadolsky.… Read Full Story
With an answer to a question right in her wheelhouse, Alpena native Emily Kieliszewski impressed the five judges enough to win the title of Miss Michigan Saturday. After earning a berth in the final five, Kieliszewski went first in the final question round, the last judged portion of the pageant.… Read Full Story
Onaway’s Emilee Madison will compete in the third night of the 2015 Miss Michigan Pageant in Muskegon tonight. In the first of three nights of competition Thursday, Madison, of of 34 contestants, answered a question on stage and performed her talent, a vocal presentation.… Read Full Story
PRACTICES ARE underway for the Miss Onaway Scholarship Program and Little Miss Onaway Pageant set for June 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Onaway Schools cafeteria. This year’s theme is “Vacation” and will feature hits from the 1980s. The pageant will be distributing over $4,000 in scholarship money to former titleholders, including Miss Onaway 2014 Rachel Nave, Miss Onaway 2013 Emilee Madison and Miss Onaway 2012 Sara Fullerton.… Read Full Story
A fire broke out in the repair dock at a downtown business in Rogers City Friday. Firefighters quickly got the fire under control at B&G Repair Services at the corner of Third and Erie Streets. The call came in shortly after noon for a fire which burned a truck in the repair dock and appeared to cause major damage to the building
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by Peter Jakey–Managing Editor
Emilee Madison, 19, of Onaway is making preparations to compete next week in the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant in Muskegon.
Madison, who is the daughter of daughter of Bryan and Anita Madison and Tina Madison, won the Miss Sunrise Side Pageant in November to earn a spot in the pageant scheduled to take place at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts.… Read Full Story
The Posen High School Class of 2015 celebrated its graduation Friday. Speeches from valedictorian Amy Buczkowski and salutatorian Erica Ataman thanked parents and teachers for guiding the close-knit group through their school years.
More on the graduation will be in the June 11 edition of the Advance.… Read Full Story
by Peter Jakey—Managing Editor
A public hearing was conducted during a special Presque Isle Township meeting May 28 regarding Lafarge’s rezoning application of 19 acres.
The company owns the Presque Isle quarry along Lake Huron and has requested the rezoning of the land north of the quarry.… Read Full Story
The Posen High School Class of 2015 will graduate Friday at 7:30 p.m. with 19 seniors and five foreign exchange students ready to receive their diplomas.
Salutatorian Erica Ataman and valedictorian Amy Buczkowski will address their class during the ceremony.
Fourteen students will be graduating with honor.… Read Full Story