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Hanner and Mark to wed

Roxanne Hanner, of Harrisville, and Larry and Jean Hanner, of Ossineke, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Jean Hanner, to Clayton Mark (V), son of Priscilla and Clayton Mark (IV), of Mundelein, Illinois. Amanda is a 2001 graduate of Alcona Community Schools and is ...

Timm and Orban to wed

Casey Orban and Danielle Timm are pleased to announce their engagement. Danielle is the daughter of Bruce and Laurie Timm of Brooksville, Florida. She is a 2011 graduate of the University of Florida, and is employed by ConveyX Corp. Casey is the son of Will and Paula Orban of Posen. He is a ...

Alexandra Pagels and Gregory Tulgestke to wed

Alexandra Ann Pagels of Presque Isle and Gregory Eugene Tulgestke of Rogers City are pleased to announce their engagement. Alexandra is the daughter of Brian and Amy Pagels of Presque Isle. She is a graduate of Alpena High School and is employed by Lakeshore Plumbing and Heating of ...

Brittany Joyce and Jake Gerow to wed

Brittany Nicole Joyce, of Harrisville, and Jake William Gerow, of Oscoda, are pleased to announce their engagement. Joyce is the daughter of Mickey and Colleen Higgins of Harrisville. She is a graduate of Alcona High School and Alpena Community College. She is employed by Boldrey, Senchuk, ...

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Amber Uuro and Ken LaMarre exchange vows

Amber Uuro and Ken LaMarre exchanged their wedding vows on Friday, October 4, 2019, at Presque Isle Park in Marquette, Michigan. Kyle Darcy officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Al and Denise Uuro of Ishpeming, Michigan. The groom is the son of Bill and Kara ...

Parks and Goff united in marriage

Lacey Parks and Zachary Goff were united in marriage on Oct. 19, 2019 at the Jordan Valley Barn in East Jordan, Michigan. Pastors Gary and Michelle Smith of New Life Christian Fellowship in Alpena performed the double-ring ceremony, with Jean Brown-Baker as the pianist. The couple sang ...

Joshua Vought and Maria Adonyeva wed

Joshua Vought and Maria Adonyeva were united in marriage at a double-ring evening ceremony on Nov. 13, 2019, on Smathers Beach in Key West, Florida. Joshua is the son of Michael and Lori Vought and the grandson of Don and Carol Lightner and Reggie Vought. Maria is the daughter of Naydia ...

Smart and Werblow exchange vows

Krystle Virginia Smart and Brett Jason Werblow exchanged their wedding vows on Friday, April 26, 2019, at King Family Vineyards in Charlottesville, Va. The Rev. Lisa Sykes officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Debbie and Woody Smart of Richmond, Va. The groom is ...

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Lintons celebrate 60th anniversary

Ron and Barbara Linton of Beaver Shores Drive, Lachine, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Feb. 13, 1960, in Westland, Michigan. They moved to Beaver Lake in 1990 after retiring. The Lintons have been blessed with five daughters, 14 grandchildren and 15 ...

Gundersons celebrating 50th anniversary

Jon and Mary Ann Gunderson are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Feb. 7. They were married on Feb. 7, 1970, at St. Mary’s Church in Alpena. They have two sons — James Gunderson of Alpena, and Gary Gunderson of Flagstaff, Arizona.

Etzlers celebrating 55th anniversary

Gary and Linda Etzler will be celebrating their 55th Wedding Anniversary on February 6th. Gary Etzler and Linda Michael were united in marriage on February 6, 1965, in Convoy, Ohio, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. The Etzlers have two children: Jason Etzler (Reanette) of Kennewick, ...

Michael and Anna Smigelski celebrate 65 years

Michael and Anna Smigelski of Alpena recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Michael Smigelski and Anna Szatkowski were married Oct. 2, 1954, in Posen. The couple gathered at the home of their daughter Deborah (Ken) Worm on Oct. 12 to celebrate their anniversary. In ...

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Ryder Zwolinski saves father from fire

Courtesy Photo Ryder Zwolinski saved his father Robert from a fire caused by an explosion in his garage on Jan. 5, in Mound, Minnesota. At that time of the rescue, Ryder was 14. He turned 15 on Feb. 11. His grandparents are Richard and Kaye Zwolinski of Posen. The Mound Fire Department ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

Marine Corps meeting tonight Marine Corps League Detachment 1327 Alpena meets at 6 p.m. tonight at the VFW Hall on Connon Street. Veteran Coffee Hour Thursday Veteran Coffee Hour is 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center in Alpena, sponsored by the Retired and ...

Head downtown Saturday for Leap Year Local event

ALPENA — Celebrate Leap Day downtown by participating in Leap Year Local all day Saturday. This is a free, family-friendly event. Here’s how it works: 1. Grab a Leap Day list of activities to do anytime Saturday. Some activities will need to be completed during business hours, but ...

Persuasion Band performs Friday

Courtesy Photo The Persuasion Band will perform a variety of popular music from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the APlex as part of True North Radio Network’s Winter Concert Series. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with music from 7 to 10 p.m. There will be a cash bar, Tony burgers and concessions. Tickets ...