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The Alpena News
Registration plates on the front of vehiclesonly kept the proper registration plates on their vehicles. Ashley Simpson is
Registration plates on the front of vehicles
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
only kept the proper registration plates on their vehicles. Ashley Simpson is a Community Service Trooper for the MSP Alpena Post. If you have a question for Trooper Simpson, you can email her at asktroopersimpson@gmail.com or mail them to Ask... Read more
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The Alpena News
Officials make annual visit to MOCA, Pup Tent 96and bingo workers were welcome to attend. Visiting Grand President Pat Thorsby
Officials make annual visit to MOCA, Pup Tent 96
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
and bingo workers were welcome to attend. Visiting Grand President Pat Thorsby and Inspector Kathy Kirby, who came up to Alpena for annual inspection, also joined in for dinner. There were nine members attending and all officers were in their... Read more
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The Alpena News
Learning has no seasonto try. Siblings Anne and Joe are co-founders of Susan Lane Foundation, a non-
Learning has no season
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
to try. Siblings Anne and Joe are co-founders of Susan Lane Foundation, a non-profit organization designed to broaden literary opportunities in Northeast Michigan. The Twin Compass appears here in The Alpena News on the third Thursday of every mon... Read more
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The Alpena News
Time on Swami’s sidecoaches have drafted up plans for a successful season. Let's see if the All-Kno
Time on Swami’s side
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
coaches have drafted up plans for a successful season. Let's see if the All-Knowing-One can do the same. ESCANABA (0-0) at ALPENA (0-0) - Thursday- Fans can look at Alpena's season two ways this year: it could be a rebuilding year or it could be a... Read more
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The Alpena News
CECIL HENRY HALLlayer and cement construction worker. He coached little league baseball, hockey
CECIL HENRY HALL
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
layer and cement construction worker. He coached little league baseball, hockey and played softball while living in the Alpena area. He was a loving husband, father. He touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded... Read more
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The Alpena News
Hurons have solid showing at New Lothrop tourneyaces. Taylor Fleming added 20 kills and 10 blocks. Mary Brege chipped in with 3
Hurons have solid showing at New Lothrop tourney
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
aces. Taylor Fleming added 20 kills and 10 blocks. Mary Brege chipped in with 32 digs. Jayna Hance had 27 digs and Hannah Fleming dished out 28 assists. Rogers City will be back in action on Wednesday when they travel to Alpena to compete in a q... Read more
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The Alpena News
Catherine ClearwoodJoseph Muszkiewicz officiating. Complete obituary will appear in a future editi
Catherine Clearwood
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
Joseph Muszkiewicz officiating. Complete obituary will appear in a future edition of The News. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Alpena Alzheimer's Association, Saint Anne Catholic Church Building Fund, and Friendship... Read more
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The Alpena News
Wildcats picked 6th in BNC pollAlpena finished with five points in the poll, which is conducted by the Norther
Wildcats picked 6th in BNC poll
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
Alpena finished with five points in the poll, which is conducted by the Northern Michigan outlets who cover the conference's six schools. Traverse City Central, last year's conference champion, was the unanimous pick to win the Big North title again... Read more
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The Alpena News
The wait is overWildcats open their season at home at 7 p.m. against rival Escanaba with new co
The wait is over
The Alpena News / Posted 17 hours ago
Wildcats open their season at home at 7 p.m. against rival Escanaba with new coach Aaron Sims making his sideline debut for Alpena. If the last few meetings between the two teams are any indication, the Wildcats are in for a close game and a... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area studentsALPENA, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan organization is coordinating an effort with the
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area students
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted yesterday
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan organization is coordinating an effort with the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District to provide new school shoes for students in need. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2biNqFV ) reports that this is... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area studentsALPENA, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan organization is coordinating an effort with the
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area students
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan organization is coordinating an effort with the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District to provide new school shoes for students in need. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2biNqFV ) reports that this is... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area studentsALPENA, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan organization is coordinating an effort with the
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area students
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted yesterday
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan organization is coordinating an effort with the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District to provide new school shoes for students in need. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2biNqFV ) reports that this is... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Kendall student killed by lightningdied Sunday after investigators say she was struck by lightning while working a
Kendall student killed by lightning
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
died Sunday after investigators say she was struck by lightning while working as a lifeguard on Grand Lake near Alpena. The 21-year-old artist was spending the summer with her grandparents near Presque Isle Harbor. First responders say... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena theater offers single-day showing of documentary film on persecution, faithfilm by the same name that will be shown in 600 select theaters across the nati
Alpena theater offers single-day showing of documentary film on persecution, faith
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
film by the same name that will be shown in 600 select theaters across the nation for one day only, including in Alpena. "The Insanity of God," what Ripken calls "A True Story of Faith Resurrected," will be shown Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. on all... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alcona soccer team downed by Falcons; Oscoda routs Standishsix saves before giving way to AJ Johnson in the 56th minute. Oscoda will host
Alcona soccer team downed by Falcons; Oscoda routs Standish
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
six saves before giving way to AJ Johnson in the 56th minute. Oscoda will host Caro at 5 p.m. on Friday. BOYS TENNIS Alpena competes against BC Central, Flushing The Alpena boys tennis team faced off against Bay City Central and Flushing on... Read more
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The Alpena News
William Jonesand one niece, Shirley Turner. Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, 201
William Jones
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
and one niece, Shirley Turner. Services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at the Huron Shores Fellowship 3558 M-32 W Alpena. A visitation with the family will start at 10 a.m. and the service will begin at 11 a.m. Pastor Jack Williams will... Read more
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The Alpena News
Council approves one year contract for city assessornew contract will go into effect Sept. 1, he said. Other business included: *
Council approves one year contract for city assessor
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
new contract will go into effect Sept. 1, he said. Other business included: * Hefele said that he received a call from Alpena's city manager concerning the retirement of a customs agent that worked in both Rogers City and Alpena. According to... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids woman dies after being hit by lightning north of AlpenaPeninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake bea
Grand Rapids woman dies after being hit by lightning north of Alpena
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Peninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake beach house in Presque Isle County, north of Alpena. The Alpena News says Knenlein was working as a lifeguard at Grand Lake for the Presque Isle Harbor Association. East... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of AlpenaPeninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake bea
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of Alpena
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Peninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake beach house in Presque Isle County, north of Alpena. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2bbLFQI ) says Knenlein was working as a lifeguard at Grand Lake for the Presque Isle... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of AlpenaPeninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake bea
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of Alpena
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Peninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake beach house in Presque Isle County, north of Alpena. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2bbLFQI ) says Knenlein was working as a lifeguard at Grand Lake for the Presque Isle... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of AlpenaPeninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake bea
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of Alpena
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
Peninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake beach house in Presque Isle County, north of Alpena. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2bbLFQI ) says Knenlein was working as a lifeguard at Grand Lake for the Presque Isle... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of AlpenaPeninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake bea
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of Alpena
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Peninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake beach house in Presque Isle County, north of Alpena. The Alpena News says Knenlein was working as a lifeguard at Grand Lake for the Presque Isle Harbor Association. East... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of AlpenaPeninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake bea
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of Alpena
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
Peninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake beach house in Presque Isle County, north of Alpena. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2bbLFQI ) says Knenlein was working as a lifeguard at Grand Lake for the Presque Isle... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of AlpenaPeninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake bea
Woman dies after being hit by lightning north of Alpena
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 2 days ago
Peninsula. Alyson Knenlein was struck Friday and found near the Grand Lake beach house in Presque Isle County, north of Alpena. The Alpena News (http://bit.ly/2bbLFQI ) says Knenlein was working as a lifeguard at Grand Lake for the Presque Isle... Read more
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MLive.com
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" films episode at Genesee County parknew structure would be available to the public. Some people were able to take
Animal Planet's "Treehouse Masters" films episode at Genesee County park
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
new structure would be available to the public. Some people were able to take a peek inside on Monday afternoon, including Alpena resident Angela Gagnon and her children Kylie, 9, and Remington, 5. "It was awesome," she said of the design,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Never knew a better man than BillIf I could get to the Seafarer's Union hall in Alpena by 8 a.m. the following m
Never knew a better man than Bill
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
If I could get to the Seafarer's Union hall in Alpena by 8 a.m. the following morning I could ship out as an ordinary seaman aboard the bulk cement carrier Paul H. Townsend. I did and was. Sailing on a Great Lakes freighter was a grand adventure,... Read more
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The Alpena News
EVELYN PHYLLIS PARKER1923, in Sault Ste. Marie to the late William and Bertha (Franks) Lawrence. She
EVELYN PHYLLIS PARKER
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
1923, in Sault Ste. Marie to the late William and Bertha (Franks) Lawrence. She worked as an administrative secretary at Alpena General Hospital, retiring in 1979. On Oct. 6, 1972, she married James Parker. Mrs. Parker was an active volunteer for... Read more
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The Alpena News
CINDY SUE NICHOLin social work from Central Michigan University then returned home and earned h
CINDY SUE NICHOL
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
in social work from Central Michigan University then returned home and earned her degree as a Licensed Practical Nurse from Alpena Community College. Cindy practiced as a private in-home care nurse. Cindy referred to time spent with her son Evan as... Read more
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The Alpena News
Tornados not only dangerous in summer weatherKnenlein, 21, of Grand Rapids was struck during an incident on Grand Lake and w
Tornados not only dangerous in summer weather
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Knenlein, 21, of Grand Rapids was struck during an incident on Grand Lake and was rushed to MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena and then transfered to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids where she later died. Smith said individuals should never... Read more
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The Alpena News
PRESQUE ISLE — Police have identified the 21-year-old woman who was struck and killed by lightning at Grand Lake Friday. Alyson Knenlein, of Grand Rapids, was staying with her grandparents for the summer in the Presque Isle Harbor Area and working as a li - News, Sports, Jobs, MiALPENA - Recently Judy Motley received a package in the mail containing a lette
PRESQUE ISLE — Police have identified the 21-year-old woman who was struck and killed by lightning at Grand Lake Friday. Alyson Knenlein, of Grand Rapids, was staying with her grandparents for the summer in the Presque Isle Harbor Area and working as a li - News, Sports, Jobs, Mi
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
ALPENA - Recently Judy Motley received a package in the mail containing a letter and a bracelet bearing the name of her brother, a Navy military man who is still Missing in Action. This is not the first bracelet she has received. According to her,... Read more
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Carroll County News
CALENDAR OF EVENTSCenter will host an art class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Fridays at 202 West Ma
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Carroll County News / Posted 3 days ago
Center will host an art class from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Fridays at 202 West Madison Avenue in Berryville. SATURDAYSAlpena Historical Society is third SaturdaysThe Alpena Historical Society meets every third Saturday of the month, at 10 a.m.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Boys & Girls Club recognizes two membersof the Month Jordin Swindle, 8-year-old daughter of Ashley, is the Boys and Gi
Boys & Girls Club recognizes two members
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
of the Month Jordin Swindle, 8-year-old daughter of Ashley, is the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena's July Youth of the Month. Swindle's favorite day at the club so far was when Dr. Health E. Hound came to talk about teeth brushing. He visited the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena Lions Club hears program on The Chosen RanchBullis is a person invested in youth and the community (he coaches varsity trac
Alpena Lions Club hears program on The Chosen Ranch
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Bullis is a person invested in youth and the community (he coaches varsity track and field, cross country and football at Alpena High School) he said yes. The involvement began with a survival trip for the boys where they only had their clothes... Read more
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The Alpena News
Community Forums to focus on issues important to senior citizensAlready, she said, 200 seniors have called the center worried about the expecte
Community Forums to focus on issues important to senior citizens
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Already, she said, 200 seniors have called the center worried about the expected increase. "It effects 2,000 people in Alpena County," Niedzwiecki said. "Those who are on fixed incomes, their supplemental insurance rates are going to double in... Read more
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The Alpena News
SHIRLEY JEAN ZIELASKOWSKIShirley was born March 29, 1931 in Alpena to William and Evelyn (Boboltz) Parfi
SHIRLEY JEAN ZIELASKOWSKI
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Shirley was born March 29, 1931 in Alpena to William and Evelyn (Boboltz) Parfitt and had been a life-long resident of the Alpena area. On Oct. 9, 1948 she married Leo Zielaskowski in Alpena. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1984. She was an... Read more
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The Alpena News
RAYMOND A. DEHRINGTurske at St. Mary Catholic Church. He served during the Korean War. Earlier in
RAYMOND A. DEHRING
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Turske at St. Mary Catholic Church. He served during the Korean War. Earlier in his career he was a firefighter for Alpena Township, and later worked as a union carpenter for Albert Skiba Construction and Crittenden Construction. Ray was a... Read more
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The Alpena News
ETHEL DORA BEITLEREthel was born Oct. 12, 1920 in Alpena to Frank and Sarah (Schrader) Prieur. Af
ETHEL DORA BEITLER
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Ethel was born Oct. 12, 1920 in Alpena to Frank and Sarah (Schrader) Prieur. After losing her husband (our father) she did the best she could to raise us up with lots of love and precious memories to last a lifetime. She loved her huckleberries that... Read more
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The Alpena News
Make immunizations a part of your back-to-school routine for children, teenslocal health department. Appointments for immunizations and immunization waive
Make immunizations a part of your back-to-school routine for children, teens
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
local health department. Appointments for immunizations and immunization waiver education are available now in Alpena, Cheboygan, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties at Health Department offices. For additional information about child... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern MichiganPRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning nea
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern Michigan
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning near a lake in northeastern Michigan. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2bqcbRc ) that the woman was hurt Friday afternoon at Grand Lake in Presque Isle. East Grand... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern MichiganPRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning nea
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern Michigan
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning near a lake in northeastern Michigan. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2bqcbRc ) that the woman was hurt Friday afternoon at Grand Lake in Presque Isle. East Grand... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern MichiganPRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning nea
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern Michigan
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning near a lake in northeastern Michigan. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2bqcbRc ) that the woman was hurt Friday afternoon at Grand Lake in Presque Isle. East Grand... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern MichiganPRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning nea
Woman hurt after lightning strike in northeastern Michigan
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Mich. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman has been struck by lightning near a lake in northeastern Michigan. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/2bqcbRc ) that the woman was hurt Friday afternoon at Grand Lake in Presque Isle. East Grand... Read more
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The Alpena News
Split votes good to have and help create discussionand different opinions contemplated. Some public bodies regularly have split v
Split votes good to have and help create discussion
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
and different opinions contemplated. Some public bodies regularly have split votes on their actions, others hardly ever. Alpena Municipal Council members have, since the start of the year, routinely begun splitting their votes (the most recent... Read more
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The Alpena News
Schultz’s story is a hometown successHenry Ford had Detroit. And Dennis Schultz has Alpena. The seeds of inspirati
Schultz’s story is a hometown success
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Henry Ford had Detroit. And Dennis Schultz has Alpena. The seeds of inspiration and innovation have to sprout somewhere, and what better place than Northeast Michigan? Such is the philosophy Dennis and his family, along with a group of dedicated... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena firefighters to hold modified Fill the Boot eventa recent ruling from Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, there will be a c
Alpena firefighters to hold modified Fill the Boot event
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
a recent ruling from Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, there will be a change in the event and the way money in Alpena will be collected in a more safe manner. Schuette said in a written opinion that it is illegal for an individual or... Read more
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The Alpena News
Woman struck by lightning taken to hospitalIsle Harbor Association property on the north end of Grand Lake. He said his d
Woman struck by lightning taken to hospital
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Isle Harbor Association property on the north end of Grand Lake. He said his department met with authorities with the Alpena Fire Department to transport the woman to the hospital. He said CPR was performed on her after she was struck, and she... Read more
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The Alpena News
TBTA approves contracts with no increasesThe contracts including services for the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Education Se
TBTA approves contracts with no increases
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
The contracts including services for the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Education Service District, Head Start and Community Mental Health, to name a few. The action took place at a Thursday meeting. TBTA Executive Director Theron Higgins said he did not... Read more
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The Alpena News
Downtown musicA band comprised of Alpena residents, left to right, Richard George, Bob Carr a
Downtown music
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
A band comprised of Alpena residents, left to right, Richard George, Bob Carr and Colin Lounsberry perform “Homeward Bound” by Simon and Garfunkel in Culligan Plaza Friday. The musicians, who are looking for a name for their band, were just one of... Read more
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The Alpena News
Blockheads display community prideso as to represent the prevalent theme of our local industry and educational pr
Blockheads display community pride
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
so as to represent the prevalent theme of our local industry and educational programs. Whether it is Lafarge, Besser, the Alpena Community College Concrete Tech program or the several limestone quarry and excavation services, the Thunder Bay... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena Buick GMC sponsors local Relay for Life brunchThe Alpena community is gearing up for its 21st annual American Cancer Society
Alpena Buick GMC sponsors local Relay for Life brunch
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
The Alpena community is gearing up for its 21st annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life event, which will be held on Saturday at the site of the former Fletcher Street Brewing Co., 318 W. Fletcher. The 24-hour event will begin at 10 a.m. with... Read more
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