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Goff and Pinger engaged to marry

Natalie Goff and Logan Pinger are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The high school sweethearts are students at Michigan State University, both graduating next year. They currently reside in East Lansing with their beloved cat. Natalie will graduate with two Bachelor of ...

Walker, Aube to wed

Reilly David Walker and Meagan LeAnn Aube are happy to announce their wedding engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Wayne and Laurie Aube, of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Darcy Idalski, of Alpena, and Chad Walker, of Lyman, South Carolina. The couple will exchange their ...

Heise and Kendziorski engaged

Sydney Heise and Zachary Kendziorski are happy to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Tom and Cirrae Heise of Alpena. The future groom is the son of Phil and Lisa Kendziorski of Alpena. Sydney is a 2015 graduate of Alpena High School and a 2020 graduate of Ferris ...

Jakey and Prevo to wed June 26

Aaron Jakey and Sara Prevo are about to enter into a long-term commitment built upon mutual love. From humble beginnings here in the 21st Century, boy meets girl on the internet, and it did not take long for both to figure out that they were made for each other. The relationship blossomed ...

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Futrell and Max united in marriage

Jordan Max and McKenzie Futrell exchanged wedding vows in a double-ring ceremony on June 26, 2021. The wedding was held at The Pine Tree Barn in Flushing, with the groom’s cousin Bryan Kannowski officiating. McKenzie is the daughter of Matthew and Heidi Myers of Saginaw. Jordan is the ...

Loughery and Stoyak exchange vows

Brooke Loughery, daughter of Steven and Karen Loughery, and Benjamin Stoyak, son of Stephan and Jodi Stoyak, were married on June 19, 2021. The ceremony was held at The Madison in Downtown Detroit, with Rabbi Arianna Gordon officiating the ceremony.

Jakey, Prevo exchange vows in Alpena

The marriage of Sara K. Prevo and Aaron M. Jakey was sealed with a kiss, June 26, 2021, at Art in the Loft in downtown Alpena. Officiating at the wedding and signing the marriage license was the Rev. Jeff Ryan of Calvary Bible Church, Rogers City. Originally, the wedding was planned for the ...

Lubbers and Dixon wed

Mitchell Lubbers and Brionna Dixon were married in a beachside ceremony on June 4th, 2021. Mitchell is the son of Ana Lubbers of Saint Clair Shores, and Andrew Lubbers of Bahrain. Brionna is the daughter of Alexandria Dixon of Alpena and James (Dawn) Dixon of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. ...

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Skibas celebrate 65th anniversary

Julian and Sally (Blaski) Skiba were married at St. Anne’s church in Alpena, on Sept. 8, 1956. They were both born in Alpena. They met as children, throwing chestnuts at each other, met again later, dated, and were married. They raised their family while Julian worked as a fireman, working ...

Tom and Mary Ann LaCross celebrate 40th

Tom and Mary Ann LaCross celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in August. They were married Aug. 7, 1981 at St. Lucy Catholic Church in St. Clair Shores, with Fr. Daniel Fox, Capuchin, presiding. Tom and Mary Ann are blessed with three children, Larry (Megan), John (Mary Emma), Matthew ...

Lines celebrate 65th anniversary

James and Merry Line of Alpena are blessed to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Sept. 22. Mr. Line and the former Merry Alvarado were married Sept. 22, 1956 at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Santa Barbara, California. The couple had seven children: Teresa Line, Timothy Line, and ...

Hinkleys celebrate 10th anniversary

ALPENA — Justin and Darby (Cornelius) Hinkley, of Alpena, celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary on Friday. They met while both worked as reporters at the Battle Creek Enquirer. He fell in love with her infectious laugh. She fell in love with his unending dorkiness. Fourteen years after ...

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ALL spaghetti dinner and silent auction Tuesday, Nov. 2

ALPENA — The Association of Lifelong Learners at Alpena Community College will host their Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, in the Besser Technical Center Commons Area of the ACC campus. The public is invited to attend. Masks are required to enter ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

Veteran’s relief donations sought now thru Nov. 17 The annual veteran’s relief effort is underway in the area now through Wednesday, Nov. 17. Donations of new men’s and women’s loose-fitting clothing, such as sweatshirts and sweatpants, socks, shorts, and tennis shoes are requested. ...

Tell it to the tattle-phone

Several years back, there was a popular movement to stop complaining for 21 days. It was a challenge people would give themselves. Whole companies would get on board and challenge their employees to participate. The challenge had fairly simply rules, on the surface: 1. Get (and wear) an ...

Rogers City Community Theatre presents ‘The Nightingales’

ROGERS CITY — Fall into comedy this weekend with “The Nightingales” at Rogers City Theater. Rogers City Community Theatre has been working on the fall production, which, according to a press release from Director Karl W. Heidemann, will be a “laugh-a-minute comedy.” Written by ...