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Adams – Taylor

Hayley Adams and Adam Taylor announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Larry and Rae-Margaret Adams of Presque Isle. The future groom is the son of John Taylor and the late JoLyn Brixey of Salt Lake City, Utah. Hayley is a 2012 graduate of Baker College and is a ...

Waeiss – DeRoque

Jim and Jean Waeiss announce the engagement and wedding of James Waeiss to April DeRoque. April DeRoque is the daughter of Lucien and Linda DeRoque of Rogers City and Linda Derry and Ed Sorget of Rogers City. April is a long-time resident and graduate of Rogers City. James moved to Lachine in ...

Kieliszewski – Froggett

Taylor Kieliszewski and Tait Froggett of Madison, Wis., announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Rhonda Kieliszewski of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Craig and Kathy Froggett of Alpena. Taylor is a 2014 graduate of Alpena High School and received her ...

Modrzynski – Wojda engagement announced

Elizabeth Rose Modrzynski and Ethan Allen Wojda are announcing their engagement. Elizabeth is the daughter of Tim and Jane Modrzynski of Alpena. Ethan is the son of Allen and Kelli Wojda of Lachine. Elizabeth and Ethan met while attending Alpena High School and are both 2011 graduates. ...

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Miller – Wilk wedding

April Miller and Tharin Wilk exchanged their wedding vows and were united in marriage Sept. 23, 2017. The 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony took place at St. Dominic’s Church in Metz with Father Charles Donajkowski officiating. The bride is the daughter of John and Karen Miller of Presque Isle. ...

Burton – Hoffmann

Kelly Burton and Steven exchanged their wedding vows Oct. 14, 2017, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Parish in Petoskey. Father Denny Stillwell officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. Kelly is the daughter of Ted and Ann Burton of Alpena. Steven is the son of David and Barbara Hoffmann of ...

Tanner – Carr

Kristin Tanner and Derek Carr exchanged their wedding vows Sept. 23, 2017 at Garland Resort in Lewiston. Stan Wahowski officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mary and Mike Tanner of Alpena. The groom is the son of Denise and Dennis Carr of Highland. Attending the bride ...

Homant – Bouwhuis

Katie Homant and Anthony Bouwhuis exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 5, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City. Father James Bearss officiated the double-ring ceremony. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Traverse City Country Club. The bride ...

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65th anniversary celebrated

Donald and Betty Smith celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 28. They were married at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Redford in 1953. Donald is the son of Herbert and Mildred Smith of Detroit and Betty is the daughter of Frank and Ellen Oliver of Lachine. Don and Betty ...

50th anniversary celebrated

Gordon and Judy Burns celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Art in the Loft on December 30 with family and friends enjoying great food, music, memorabilia and favorite stories. Gordon and Judy were married on December 23, 1967 at St. Alan Church in Troy. Melissa Burns, along with her ...

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Michael and Helen (Parteka) Roznowski celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at St. Casmir Church in Posen. They were married Nov. 4, 1967 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpena by Father Robert Davey. Their three sons organized an anniversary party for them at their Long Lake home in July. ...

Kendziorski Anniversary

Art and Donna Kendziorski of Alpena recently celebrated their 50th anniversary at the wedding of their daughter, Amanda Kendziorski to Cory Arnold. Art and the former Donna Rigg were married on July 8, 1967 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. Amanda and Cory were married 50 years later on ...

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Cellar reopens as summer gallery displaying ACC students’ artwork

The Cellar building, at the corner of Second Avenue and Carter Street, will be doubling as a gallery space this summer. The blank walls now are filled with student artwork on the ground level corridor as well as the lower level space. Students from the Alpena Community College Fine Art ...

Scholarship winner

Courtesy Photo Mallory LaLonde, front center, is presented with a scholarship by the Alpena Evening Lions Club Monday.

Roadshow

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu A blessing and curse of living in this quiet, unspoiled town is its remote location. Here, we’re surrounded by forest, dusty two tracks, winding roads, expanses of water, snaking rivers. These are just a few of the ...

Popular Author Series continues in Rogers City

ROGERS CITY — Presque Isle District Library’s Popular Author Series continues with author Sue Harrison at 7 p.m. today in the Rogers City Theater. Harrison is the author of six critically acclaimed, bestselling novels that make up her Ivory Carver Trilogy: “Mother Earth, Father Sky,” ...