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The Alpena News
The bonds of family, family traditionsand numbers four and five had store opening responsibilities elsewhere. Numbers
The bonds of family, family traditions
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
and numbers four and five had store opening responsibilities elsewhere. Numbers two and three were in to cook lunch in Alpena before jumping back on the plane and heading back to headquarters in Washington. They were here for the retirement... Read more
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The Alpena News
American Legion accepts Boys State donationand her three brothers have been sponsoring the program for a few years. Justin
American Legion accepts Boys State donation
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
and her three brothers have been sponsoring the program for a few years. Justin Cadarette has been chosen to represent the Alpena organization. A letter was read granting permission by the City of Alpena to sell poppies at the Post Office and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Wildcats improve despite loss to TrojansDespite the loss, Alpena coach Charlie Giordano said there was evidence of impr
Wildcats improve despite loss to Trojans
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
Despite the loss, Alpena coach Charlie Giordano said there was evidence of improvement. "The girls did not play scared, they played with their heads high and tried to play their game," Giordano said. The No. 2 doubles team of Macy Cosbitt and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Team effort leads Alpena softball past GaylordNearly every player on Alpena's roster got a hit in the Wildcats' two Big North
Team effort leads Alpena softball past Gaylord
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
Nearly every player on Alpena's roster got a hit in the Wildcats' two Big North Conference wins over Gaylord and every player had an RBI or scored a run. Added all up it equaled two wins over the Blue Devils; Alpena won 10-2 in the opener and 15-0... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena girls soccer falls to rival TC Westdon't have the fitness and stamina to play at a high and hard level, but it was
Alpena girls soccer falls to rival TC West
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
don't have the fitness and stamina to play at a high and hard level, but it was by far our best performance of the year," Alpena coach Tim Storch said. The Wildcats opened the scoring 15 minutes into the first half on a goal by Madyson Girard.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Two big victoriesto come away with two one-run wins. Each team took advantage of mistakes and I
Two big victories
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
to come away with two one-run wins. Each team took advantage of mistakes and I was just glad that we came out on top," Alpena coach Phil Schultz said. The Wildcats were able to score three runs in the final two innings to take game one by a... Read more
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The Alpena News
Proposed budget waiting for approval$14,924 and will receive $9,000, but the city also pays for an officer and bene
Proposed budget waiting for approval
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
$14,924 and will receive $9,000, but the city also pays for an officer and benefits to be a part of the team. Target Alpena received the full sum of its request of $40,000 and the Wildlife Sanctuary board received $4,000. If the budget is... Read more
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The Alpena News
April ninth coldest month on record"It was an especially cold month for Alpena," he said "All of northern Michigan
April ninth coldest month on record
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
"It was an especially cold month for Alpena," he said "All of northern Michigan had a colder than normal April, but Alpena was one of the colder sites. It came in 5.2 degrees colder on average for the month." According to Boguth, the month's normal... Read more
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The Alpena News
DDA may not continue in Main Street ProgramDuring Tuesday's Alpena Downtown Development Authority voted to allow Executive
DDA may not continue in Main Street Program
The Alpena News / Posted 3 hours ago
During Tuesday's Alpena Downtown Development Authority voted to allow Executive Director Lesslee Dort to sign a letter of agreement with Michigan Main Street, contingent on finding someone to attend a basic training event in Howell on May 19. The... Read more
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MLive.com
Remarkable oddities in Michigan's 2015-16 snowfallless than normal. Not many Michigan cities were near normal on snowfall this w
Remarkable oddities in Michigan's 2015-16 snowfall
MLive.com / Posted 14 hours ago
less than normal. Not many Michigan cities were near normal on snowfall this winter. Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Alpena were a few percentage points either side of normal. Now the oddest part of this winter. There was a persistent storm... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Allen looks at road to House seatand women coming back to our state," he said. "How do you get the higher utiliz
Allen looks at road to House seat
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 18 hours ago
and women coming back to our state," he said. "How do you get the higher utilization of Bay de Noc Community College, or Alpena Community College, or North Central Community College, or Gogebic Community College, or for our four-year institutions... Read more
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Shipwrecks, snow, record heat and a flipped airplaneC.W. Jacob. Known as a hard-luck boat which had had many accidents, even in her
Shipwrecks, snow, record heat and a flipped airplane
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C.W. Jacob. Known as a hard-luck boat which had had many accidents, even in her days as a car ferry. Record snow falls at Alpena with 8.7 inches in 1929. This is the most snow ever recorded for the month of May. In 1950, another snowy season... Read more
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The Alpena News
Newspaper clippings can be tributesare again timely. Shortly before Steve's article appeared, I had sent my frien
Newspaper clippings can be tributes
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
are again timely. Shortly before Steve's article appeared, I had sent my friend Charlie Girard a clipping from The Alpena News that my Mother had saved. It noted a triple I hit in The Alpena Youth Softball League some years before.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Honor Roll Invite returns for 13th yearstride in the final few weeks before regionals. Now that May is here, it means
Honor Roll Invite returns for 13th year
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
stride in the final few weeks before regionals. Now that May is here, it means we're not too far away from the annual Alpena News Track and Field Honor Roll Invitational, which will be held for the 13th consecutive time this year. The meet... Read more
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The Alpena News
DENNIS K. SMITHDennis K. Smith, 60, of Metamora, died Friday, April 29, 2016. Dennis was born
DENNIS K. SMITH
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Dennis K. Smith, 60, of Metamora, died Friday, April 29, 2016. Dennis was born in Alpena, Mich., on Oct. 22, 1955, to John and Ruth Smith. He was a heavy equipment operator and most recently worked for B&V Construction. He is survived by his... Read more
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The Alpena News
NORMAN R. EBERLEINto treasure his memory are a daughter, Roxann Eberlein of Hubbard Lake; four gr
NORMAN R. EBERLEIN
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
to treasure his memory are a daughter, Roxann Eberlein of Hubbard Lake; four grandchildren, Rachel (Daniel) Savage of Alpena, Nicole (Aristides) Chavez of Midland, Mich., Michael Prentice of Saginaw, and Heidi (Charles) Zuiba of East Jordan,... Read more
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The Alpena News
No hitters propel Cardinals past Forest Area; Hillman takes 2 from TawasMeredith, Wirgau, and Wagner all had a hit each. Rogers City (8-6, 5-1 North S
No hitters propel Cardinals past Forest Area; Hillman takes 2 from Tawas
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Meredith, Wirgau, and Wagner all had a hit each. Rogers City (8-6, 5-1 North Star League) plays in Posen on Thursday. Alpena competes in Michigan Stars Tourney CLARKSTON - The Alpena softball team traveled to Clarkston for the Michigan Stars... Read more
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The Alpena News
DAVID CHARLES BARRETTDavid worked as a caretaker for Long Lake Park, then for Schwann's Ice Cream as
DAVID CHARLES BARRETT
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
David worked as a caretaker for Long Lake Park, then for Schwann's Ice Cream as the warehouse manager in Rudyard and Alpena. He was a dedicated and active member of Alpena-Hopper Lodge #199 F&AM, the Scottish Rite, York Rite and was Mason of... Read more
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The Alpena News
Peters promotes Great Lakes, unmanned aircraftthe red tape a school would face in order to have students pilot drones for edu
Peters promotes Great Lakes, unmanned aircraft
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
the red tape a school would face in order to have students pilot drones for educational purposes. He said Michigan and Alpena are on the cutting edge in the blossoming industry and cutting through red tape is important because jobs in this new... Read more
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The Alpena News
Council presented 2016-17 budgetcouncil approved to accept the bid of $117,350 from Bedrock Contracting & Excav
Council presented 2016-17 budget
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
council approved to accept the bid of $117,350 from Bedrock Contracting & Excavating for the demolition of the former Alpena Power building. * council approved allowing the Alpena Convention and Visitors Bureau to close several streets... Read more
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The Alpena News
Barton City man could face life in prisonfor Bell. Finally, Bell was charged with assaulting/obstructing/resisting a po
Barton City man could face life in prison
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for Bell. Finally, Bell was charged with assaulting/obstructing/resisting a police officer for allegedly assaulting an Alpena Michigan State Police trooper, Friday. That charge could result in two years in prison. Bell's next court action will... Read more
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MLive.com
Man arrested for kidnapping ex-girlfriend, punching police trooperALPENA, MI -- A man was arrested Friday after he punched a trooper who was purs
Man arrested for kidnapping ex-girlfriend, punching police trooper
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
ALPENA, MI -- A man was arrested Friday after he punched a trooper who was pursuing him after the man had allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend. On Friday, a trooper from the Michigan State Police Alpena post was dispatched to... Read more
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MLive.com
April ends long streak of warm weather in MichiganMichigan's temperatures were much farther from the norm. Here are the temperat
April ends long streak of warm weather in Michigan
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
Michigan's temperatures were much farther from the norm. Here are the temperature deviations from normal for April: Alpena -5.2° Marquette -4.0° Sault Sainte Marie -3.6° Detroit -2.9° Lansing -2.7° Saginaw/Bay City -2.6° Grand Rapids... Read more
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The Alpena News
Michigan Opera Theatre to perform in Alpenaby the Thunder Bay Arts Council, the performance will feature the Michigan Oper
Michigan Opera Theatre to perform in Alpena
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
by the Thunder Bay Arts Council, the performance will feature the Michigan Opera Theatre Singers, accompanied by the Alpena High School Choir, with music by Puccini, Mozart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more. Now... Read more
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The Alpena News
GLENN T. JOREGlenn was born in Alpena on March 6, 1951 to the late Clayton and Norma (Rondea
GLENN T. JORE
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Glenn was born in Alpena on March 6, 1951 to the late Clayton and Norma (Rondeau) Jore and married Mary M. Welsh on Aug. 7, 1971. She preceded him in death on April 11, 2007. He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and was an avid Detroit Lions fan. He was... Read more
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The Alpena News
FLORIAN A. CHRZANand Jennifer (Allan) Horne of Cass City, Mich.; six grandchildren; 11 great-gra
FLORIAN A. CHRZAN
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
and Jennifer (Allan) Horne of Cass City, Mich.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Angie (Mike) Zbytowski of Alpena, brother George (Gwen) Chrzan of Arizona, and sister Shirley Lawrence of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. He was... Read more
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The Alpena News
Man attempts to escape police custodymaking a break from police the man made an effort to elude capture by jumping i
Man attempts to escape police custody
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
making a break from police the man made an effort to elude capture by jumping into the river, where he made his way behind Alpena Community College and into what is known as Besser Lake. Alpena County Sheriff's Department and Alpena Fire... Read more
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The Alpena News
Lost in system?was diagnosed with PTSD, Jan said. Since then, he's been getting outpatient tre
Lost in system?
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
was diagnosed with PTSD, Jan said. Since then, he's been getting outpatient treatment through the VA, most recently at the Alpena VA clinic. But in 2012 he started to call the VA and ask for more help. Those calls never went anywhere, and at one... Read more
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The Alpena News
Honoring a contributorathletic and community contributor who gave back to help others, Dave Karschnic
Honoring a contributor
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
athletic and community contributor who gave back to help others, Dave Karschnick Sr. is thrilled to accept his place in the Alpena Sports Hall of Fame. "I feel very good about it. It's nice to go in with a few of my good friends. I have so many... Read more
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The Alpena News
ACC softball team splits doubleheader against Henry FordNews Sports Writer The Alpena Community College softball team picked up their
ACC softball team splits doubleheader against Henry Ford
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
News Sports Writer The Alpena Community College softball team picked up their first two wins of the season over the weekend against Henry Ford. The teams split a doubleheader on Saturday, with Alpena winning game one by a score of 6-3, but dropped... Read more
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The Alpena News
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trailALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest managem
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the final plan includes a 50-percent... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trailALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest managem
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the final plan includes a 50-percent... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trailALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest managem
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the final plan includes a 50-percent... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trailALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest managem
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the final plan includes a 50-percent... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trailALPENA, Mich. (AP) - State regulators have reached a decision on forest managem
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the final plan includes a 50-percent... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trailALPENA, Mich. (AP) - State regulators have reached a decision on forest managem
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the final plan includes a 50-percent... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trailALPENA, Mich. (AP) - State regulators have reached a decision on forest managem
Plan set for forest management along Alpena County trail
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - State regulators have reached a decision on forest management along a trail network known as the Chippewa Hills Pathway in Alpena County. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the final plan includes a 50-percent... Read more
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The Alpena News
A bit envious of the robotics studentsSeveral months ago members of Alpena High School Robotics Team 5055 visited the
A bit envious of the robotics students
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Several months ago members of Alpena High School Robotics Team 5055 visited the Alpena Rotary Club and gave members a presentation about how they fared last year at world competition, as well as an update on what competition was sizing up to look... Read more
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The Alpena News
TBJH TrackIndividual first place winners for Alpena were: Avery Burrone in the 3,200 run
TBJH Track
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Individual first place winners for Alpena were: Avery Burrone in the 3,200 run (12:31.2); Drew Seabase in the 1,600 run (5:11.77); Matt Fesler in the 100 dash (12.93) and 70 dash (9.30); Jadon Duncan in the 400 dash (59.1); Wenton Harrison in the 200... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena Longbeards hold ninth annual banquetwere generously donated by area businesses. Country Apple Catering provided the
Alpena Longbeards hold ninth annual banquet
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
were generously donated by area businesses. Country Apple Catering provided the hors d'oeurves and dinner buffet. The Alpena Longbeards strive to preserve the wild turkey habitats in Alpena County and raise awareness in the youth population to... Read more
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The Alpena News
Hillman boys, Alcona girls lead small schools at W-P track meetteam (1st) and Harlie Lafond in the 3,200 run (4th). Further results from this
Hillman boys, Alcona girls lead small schools at W-P track meet
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
team (1st) and Harlie Lafond in the 3,200 run (4th). Further results from this meet will be in a future edition of The Alpena News. SOFTBALL Alcona beats, ties Mio LINCOLN-The Alcona softball team won a game and tied another game with Mio in... Read more
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The Alpena News
Ben makes his choiceThe Alpena High senior found such a place at Northland College and he made his
Ben makes his choice
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
The Alpena High senior found such a place at Northland College and he made his choice official on Friday when he signed a Letter of Intent to play baseball with the LumberJacks. "I'm very excited, very excited," Matteson said. "It's always nice to... Read more
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The Alpena News
FLORIAN A. CHRZANand Jennifer (Allan) Horne of Cass City, Mich.; six grandchildren; 11 great-gra
FLORIAN A. CHRZAN
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
and Jennifer (Allan) Horne of Cass City, Mich.; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister Angie (Mike) Zbytowski of Alpena, brother George (Gwen) Chrzan of Arizona, and sister Shirley Lawrence of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. He was... Read more
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The Alpena News
PI board approve pair of millages be put on ballotcounty sold it to its neighbor. While the millage provides a valuable service
PI board approve pair of millages be put on ballot
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
county sold it to its neighbor. While the millage provides a valuable service to much of the county, for those who live in Alpena Public Schools territory, they're getting nothing out of it now, Lang said. Renewing the millage will be a hard sell... Read more
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The Alpena News
AMA ESD Great Start continues to help familieswill continue for staff and teachers within the AMA ESD through the end of the
AMA ESD Great Start continues to help families
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
will continue for staff and teachers within the AMA ESD through the end of the year, with a unique training event coming to Alpena thanks to the hard work of some AMA ESD staff and staff at Alpena Community College. Teachers will be able to obtain... Read more
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The Alpena News
County parks to receive upgradesand $15,000 at the restrooms at Long Lake Park. The county also received $10,00
County parks to receive upgrades
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
and $15,000 at the restrooms at Long Lake Park. The county also received $10,000 for improvements at Manning Hill Park. Alpena County Commissioner Cam Habermehl said keeping parks and campgrounds in the best condition possible and adding... Read more
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The Alpena News
Showing their skillsThe event rotates from school to school and Smith said when he was approached a
Showing their skills
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
The event rotates from school to school and Smith said when he was approached about the possibility of it being held in Alpena, he believed it would be good for the college and the students, as well as the community. There were 24 teams... Read more
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The Alpena News
Getting togetherfire, EMS and others who work in the emergency field. He said they hoped to ser
Getting together
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
fire, EMS and others who work in the emergency field. He said they hoped to serve lunch to more than 100. Left to right are Alpena Undersheriff Terry King, Alpena Deputy Jerry Broud, Michigan State Police Sgt. Rich Tucker, organizer Becky... Read more
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The Alpena News
Some Lake Huron fishes flourish while others still declinefood web, and Chinook salmon preying on them en masse. Dave Fielder, Department
Some Lake Huron fishes flourish while others still decline
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
food web, and Chinook salmon preying on them en masse. Dave Fielder, Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist at Alpena Fisheries Research Station, said that while that collapse was a huge blow to the lake's salmon population, lake trout... Read more
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The Alpena News
Good luck to AHS robotics teamstudents and coach Melissa Doubek set about to raise the money needed for the s
Good luck to AHS robotics team
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
students and coach Melissa Doubek set about to raise the money needed for the students to head to St. Louis. The group left Alpena earlier in the week. Not only will the students face stiff competition from other teams around the United States,... Read more
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