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Abram, Nymberg announce engagement

Allison Abram and David Nymberg announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rob and Nancy Abram of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Dan and Diane Nymberg of Canton, Mich. Allison is a 2014 graduate of Alpena High School and recently graduated from Central Michigan ...

Lang, Simmer announce engagement

Krista Lang and Brandon Simmer have announced their engagement. Lang, of Lansing, is the daughter of Dr. Robert and Mary Lang of Alpena, Mich. Lang is a 2007 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2011 graduate of Ferris State University. She is employed at the Michigan State University ...

Sharp, Timm announce engagement

McKenna Sharp and Jason Timm announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Stuart and Erin Sharp of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Chuck and DeLynn Timm of Hubbard Lake. McKenna is a 2014 graduate of Alpena High School and is currently enrolled in the nursing ...

Katie Miller and Jason Romel to exchange vows

Katie Miller and Jason Romel have announced their engagement. Miller, of Clawson, is the daughter of Chuck and Elaine Miller of Alpena. Miller is a 2006 graduate of Alpena High School, a 2008 graduate of Alpena Community College, and a 2010 graduate of Ferris State University. She is ...

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Emily Frankman and Nicholas Brousseau wed

Michigan State University Horticulture Gardens was the setting for the wedding of Emily Lynn Frankman and Nicholas Allen Brousseau on Sept. 22, 2018. Emily is the daughter of Elizabeth Falk and John and Kelli Frankman. Nicholas is the son of Thomas and Patricia Brousseau. Attending the ...

Zada-Kieliszewski united in marriage

Alison Zada and Timothy Kieliszewski, both of Australia, were united in marriage on July 6, 2018, during a ceremony performed at the Alpena County Courthouse. Alison is the daughter of Barry and Helen Zada of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Timothy is the son of Terry and Janet Kieliszewski ...

Cook and Smith united in marriage

Rachel Cook and Christopher Smith were united in marriage on Aug. 25, 2018, at Art in the Loft in Alpena. The groom’s cousin, Matthew Byce, officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony. Rachel is the daughter of David and Patty Cook, and the granddaughter of Nancy Cook, all of Harrisville. ...

Hartman and Zygaj exchange wedding vows

Nicholas Andrew Hartman and Kara Rose Zygaj exchanged wedding vows on Nov. 1, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alpena. The groom is the son of Thomas Hartman and Kimberly and Nathaniel Salziger, all of Alpena. Nicholas is a graduate of Alpena Community College. The bride is the ...

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Vogts celebrate 60 years

Charles Vogt and the former Shirley (Himes) are celebrating 60 years together. They were married Jan. 10, 1959, at Grace Episcopal Church in Long Rapids. They were blessed with three children, Tamyra (Cecil) Smith of Backus, Minn., DeLynn Yedinak of Pinckney, Mich., and Scott Vogt of Jackson, ...

Vogts celebrate 60 years

Charles Vogt and the former Shirley (Himes) are celebrating 60 years together. They were married Jan. 10, 1939 at the Grace Episcopal Church in Long Rapids. They were blessed with three children, Tamyra (Cecil) Smith of Backus, Minn., DeLynn Yedinak of Pinckney, Mich., and Scott Vogt of ...

Galloways celebrate 45 years

Tedd and Donna (Morrison) Galloway are celebrating 45 years of marriage. The two were married on Dec. 29, 1973, at the Salvation Army Corps in Alpena. The couple currently resides in Morenci. Tedd Galloway grew up in Riverview and Donna Morrison grew up in Alpena. They met in Alpena. They ...

Wallaces celebrate 50th anniversary

Keith and Joyce Wallace celebrate 50 years Keith and Joyce Wallace of Alpena celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on the weekend of Dec. 1, 2018. Keith Wallace and Joyce Stark were married Nov. 30, 1968, at Sts. Peter and Paul Jesuit Church in Detroit, adjacent to the University of ...

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Olivet book reviews on Sat.

t “Book Reviews by Emily” from 2 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. Emily Potter reads and reviews more than 100 books per year for numerous publishers. She is also the Director at Options Pregnancy Center and wife to Pastor Mike Potter at TriPoint Church of ...

ACT to hold auditions for ‘Rumors’

play ‘Rumors,’ at the Alpena Civic Theatre will be held Monday and Tuesday at 6 p.m. both evenings. This play will have a 10-member, all-adult cast consisting of four couples, and two police officers. Those interested in trying out can attend either or both days of ...

Thunder Bay International Film Festival today through Sunday

ALPENA – More than 50 films from around the world will be featured in the Thunder Bay International Film Festival this week. The festival runs today through Sunday, with films being shown at Alcona High School’s auditorium in Lincoln today and at the historic Rogers City Theater in Rogers ...

Pro-Life speaker Saturday at All Saints

Rebecca Cooper will be the guest speaker at a free Pro-Life Potluck and Presentation Saturday at All Saints Catholic Parish Center in Alpena. The potluck begins at 5:15 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6 p.m. Cooper will share with listeners reasons for being pro-life and how to ...