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Massey – Haske

Carley Massey and Kyle Haske of Willow Springs, Ill., announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Stacey Foss of Troy, and Robert and Tina Massey of St. Ignace. The future groom is the son of Ray and Carolyn Haske of Hawks. Carley is a 2010 graduate of the Institute of ...

Diem – Josey

Ashley Diem and Evan Josey announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Barb (Tim) Witucki and Jim (Brenda) Diem. The future groom is the son of Jack and Peggy Josey. Ashley is a 2007 graduate of Alpena High School and is employed at Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union. Evan is a ...

Sauer – Cronk

Carrie J. Sauer and Eric F. Cronk, both of Lake Orion, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wally and Laurie Sauer of Hillman. The future groom is the son of Robert and Diane Cronk of Scottsville, Va. Carrie is a 2001 graduate of Hillman High School and attended ...

Vought Crawford

Jessie Vought and Patrick Crawford of Grand Rapids announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Lori Vought and the granddaughter of Carol and Don Lightner and Reggie Vought, all of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Michael and Cathy Crawford of Grand ...

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Timm – Domke

Janell Timm and Jason Domke exchanged their wedding vows July 30, 2016 at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Hillman. Rev. Michael Conner officiated the 1 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Charles and DeLynn Timm of Hubbard Lake. The groom is the son of Calvin and Genny Domke of ...

Gapske – Babcock

Carise Gapske and Matthew Babcock exchanged their wedding vows Aug. 27, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Father Muszkiewicz officiated the 1 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Melissa and Patrick Gapske. The groom is the son of Cheri and Mark Babcock. Attending the ...

Prevo – Lamp

Renee Prevo and Andrew Lamp exchanged their wedding vows Oct. 1, 2016 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alpena. Father James Fitzpatrick officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Jordan and Maria Prevo of Herron. The groom is the son of Bernie and Nancy Lamp of ...

Valdivia – Krajniak

Desiree Valdivia and Cory Krajniak exchanged their wedding vows July 30, 2016 at Bedrock Stables in Metamora Township. Pastor Daniel Cave officiated the 1 p.m. ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Pam and Dennis Valdivia of Sterling Heights and Cheryl and Bill Gothro of Eastpointe. The ...

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Hanson 65th

Milton and Geri (Precour) Hanson celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 2, 2017 with a family dinner at Applebee’s. They were married on Feb. 2, 1952, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alpena, with the Rev. William Belk officiating. The couple has one son, Richard, three ...

Hansen 25th

Hansen 25th Tony Hansen and Kathryn DeCaire recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 21, 1991 in a candlelight service at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. Thomas Downs officiating. Attending the bride and groom were bestman Joseph Schelling and maid ...

Minard 60th

James and Vida Minard of Oscoda are blessed to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2015 with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.The couple were married in East Tawas on June 25, 1955.

Doyle 50th

Joseph and Betty Ann (Maciejewski) Doyle of Fenton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 16, 2015. The couple were married at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Flint.Joe was co-owner of H&D Tuxedo in Flint, and recently retired from Sharp Funeral Homes. Betty Ann was originally from ...

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Garden Club enjoys program on Rockport

The recent May luncheon of the Alpena Garden Club held at the 19th Hole was attended by 30 members and one guest. Co-President Marilyn Ross thanked the host committee of Marilyn Bloomberg, Cathy Cathers, Linda Fogland, Lynda Russell and Pam Hand. The guest speaker was Carol Dodge Grohowski ...

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League reports on activities

omen who are members of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of Immanuel Lutheran Church recently met for their final meeting before the summer break. The opening devotion was given by Lisa Kendziorski, followed by a Bible Study titled, “Looking for God Goggles” led by Judy Hoch. ...

Student writing contest awards announced

Brush Creek Writers announces the winners of its fourth annual Tri-County Student Short Story Contest. There were four winners who received $100 each and a grand prize winner who received $250. The grand prize winner is Jaena Morrison for “Strings,” a story about a puppet who takes ...

Three Scouts go through Arrow of Light ceremony

Pack 3076 of Rogers City held an Arrow of Light on May 15, during which three boys crossed from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts joining Troop 6 of Rogers City.The ceremony was performed by outgoing Cub Master Eric Muller and incoming Cub Master Michael Porter. The boys were recognized for their ...