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The Alpena News
Warbler’s return a feel good storyThat being said, here is one this morning involving the Kirtland's warbler. Nea
Warbler’s return a feel good story
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
That being said, here is one this morning involving the Kirtland's warbler. Nearly on the brink of extinction just decades ago, Kirtland's warbler numbers are at record levels this year. Michigan Department of Natural Resources biologists said back... Read more
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The Alpena News
Benishek, Stabenow show off Michigan military basesThe party was scheduled to visit the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center Th
Benishek, Stabenow show off Michigan military bases
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
The party was scheduled to visit the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center Thursday, but severe thunderstorms grounded the Blackhawk helicopters intended to transport them to Alpena, forcing a cancellation. Nevertheless Stabenow and Benishek were... Read more
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The Alpena News
APS board OKs contractsALPENA - Contracts for instructional assistants and bus drivers were ratified T
APS board OKs contracts
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
ALPENA - Contracts for instructional assistants and bus drivers were ratified Thursday morning during a special Alpena Public Schools Board of Education meeting. The two tentative agreements with the MEA/ESPI and the MEA ESPII were both approved by... Read more
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The Alpena News
Man on a mission: Veterans sign PT CruiserThat didn't dampen Slater's appreciation for those who served during times of w
Man on a mission: Veterans sign PT Cruiser
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
That didn't dampen Slater's appreciation for those who served during times of war and over the years he has pondered ways to salute veterans. After receiving a PT Cruiser as a gift from his wife Shirley for his birthday, he decided to begin... Read more
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The Alpena News
Sunnyside Red Toppers enjoy recent gatheringFifteen ladies were in attendance. Guests Arlene Bartosh and Carol Lightner att
Sunnyside Red Toppers enjoy recent gathering
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
Fifteen ladies were in attendance. Guests Arlene Bartosh and Carol Lightner attended as guests and were welcomed as new members. After lunch, the group played the dice game of Bunco. Many of the members did not know how to play, but now they are... Read more
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The Alpena News
Eagles Auxiliary plans upcoming district meetingAlpena Ladies Eagles Auxiliary #1241 met Aug. 25 for a regular meeting with Pre
Eagles Auxiliary plans upcoming district meeting
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
Alpena Ladies Eagles Auxiliary #1241 met Aug. 25 for a regular meeting with President Diane Struzik presiding. Plans were discussed for the District 8 meeting that will be held at the aerie on Sept. 13. Members are to bring grab bags and a dessert or... Read more
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The Alpena News
Eventful year for artist Noel SkibaShe kicked off the year with a colorful rooster painting for American Red Cross
Eventful year for artist Noel Skiba
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
She kicked off the year with a colorful rooster painting for American Red Cross Blood Bank t-shirts in the Keys. Following her stay there, she traveled out West, touring, painting, teaching and doing shows. "I painted in 16 states or more," Skiba... Read more
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The Alpena News
Wildcats excited for home opener tonightLast week marked the beginning of the Brad Moughon era for Alpena football. The
Wildcats excited for home opener tonight
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
Last week marked the beginning of the Brad Moughon era for Alpena football. The debut did not go as the team had hoped, but with the track record that Moughon brings with him, there is a lot for Moughon and his team to be excited about in the team's... Read more
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The Alpena News
APS Board approves purchase of scoreboardAlpena Public Schools Board of Education approved the purchase of a new video s
APS Board approves purchase of scoreboard
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
Alpena Public Schools Board of Education approved the purchase of a new video scoreboard during a meeting on Thursday morning, voting 7-0 in favor of the project, which was presented by Superintendent Brent Holcomb. The vote is a major boost for the... Read more
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The Alpena News
ERNEST R. HUNTLEYErnest was born on Jan. 3, 1936, in Long Rapids to the late John and Florine (D
ERNEST R. HUNTLEY
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
Ernest was born on Jan. 3, 1936, in Long Rapids to the late John and Florine (DeCaire) Huntley. He worked at Town Radio, Alpena Cable Company and was an independent contractor until retirement in 2002. Ernest was an avid Detroit Tigers and Red Wings... Read more
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The Alpena News
PEGGY LOU KRENTZPeggy was born July 13, 1934 in Alpena to Elmer and Helen (Pernie) Shenk. She m
PEGGY LOU KRENTZ
The Alpena News / Posted 4 hours ago
Peggy was born July 13, 1934 in Alpena to Elmer and Helen (Pernie) Shenk. She married Eldon Krentz on June 2, 1962 at Hillman Methodist Church. A member of First United Methodist Church, Peggy was active on the Finance Committee, the Women's Joy... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Camp Grayling Welcomes Michigan Congress Members During TourMichigan leaders touring the largest National Guard training center in the coun
Camp Grayling Welcomes Michigan Congress Members During Tour
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 12 hours ago
Michigan leaders touring the largest National Guard training center in the country, on a tour around the state. A congressional delegation, including Senator Debbie Stabenow and several State Representatives met with the Michigan National Guard... Read more
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Daily Mail
US storm chaser pictures huge lightning strikes in 'Tornado Alley'Storm chaser photographs spectacular lightning strikes during 50,000 mile trip
US storm chaser pictures huge lightning strikes in 'Tornado Alley'
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
Storm chaser photographs spectacular lightning strikes during 50,000 mile trip around America in pursuit of extreme weather along 'Tornado Alley' Many of Hank Schyma's images were taken in Tornado Alley over remote parts of Texas, Nebraska and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Hillman to use all LED lightingThe idea of changing over to LEDs was first presented to Superintendent Jason M
Hillman to use all LED lighting
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
The idea of changing over to LEDs was first presented to Superintendent Jason McElrath by board member Jack Mathias, who owns a business and had been looking into replacing his lighting. After realizing the savings, Mathias suggested the idea to... Read more
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The Alpena News
The growing pains of becoming AlpenaEveryone in America comes from immigrant stock. Even U.S. Native Americans came
The growing pains of becoming Alpena
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Everyone in America comes from immigrant stock. Even U.S. Native Americans came across the ice bridge from Asia. We are all either immigrants ourselves or are descended from immigrants. In our own northern surroundings we have Poles, Germans,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena County Library bringing in well-known author Ann Patchett"We are delighted to have a speaker of such quality to continue the tradition o
Alpena County Library bringing in well-known author Ann Patchett
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
"We are delighted to have a speaker of such quality to continue the tradition of this series," said Alpena County Library Director Eric Magness-Eubank. "We think there's going to be a lot of excitement over her. She's a very popular author, and we... Read more
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The Alpena News
Swami comes full circleIt will be interesting to compare the town now to what it was in the 60s. The t
Swami comes full circle
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
It will be interesting to compare the town now to what it was in the 60s. The town was full of life. It was a little laid back town and the people were extremely friendly. Being a part of the Catholic Central High School football, basketball and... Read more
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The Alpena News
Second half dooms Alpena in loss to PetoskeyIn the end, it was Petoskey, who came away with a 4-0 victory at Wildcat Stadiu
Second half dooms Alpena in loss to Petoskey
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
In the end, it was Petoskey, who came away with a 4-0 victory at Wildcat Stadium. The first half was a well-played, back and forth contest with both teams going into halftime scoreless. However, the Wildcats performance in the second half was a bit... Read more
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The Alpena News
Learning on the flyThe Wildcats got off to a slow start against Rogers City to open the quad and t
Learning on the fly
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
The Wildcats got off to a slow start against Rogers City to open the quad and then picked up their intensity to win matches against Tawas and Cheboygan to end the night. Alpena defeated Rogers City (25-12, 12-25, 25-23), Tawas (25-8, 25-8, 27-25)... Read more
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The Alpena News
Florence St. CharlesShe is survived by two granddaughters, Amy and Heidi; and her daughter-in-law,
Florence St. Charles
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
She is survived by two granddaughters, Amy and Heidi; and her daughter-in-law, Arlis St. Charles all of Alpena. She is at McWilliams Funeral Home-Alpena where friends may call on Tuesday from 2-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, at St. Paul... Read more
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The Alpena News
Police request residents to lock vehicle doorsAlpena Police Chief Joel Jett said criminals can be crafty when roaming streets
Police request residents to lock vehicle doors
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Alpena Police Chief Joel Jett said criminals can be crafty when roaming streets and area parking lots and often find vehicles unattended and easily entered. He said there are simple things to do in order to protect personal belongings. "It starts... Read more
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The Alpena News
New program brings adviser to AHS, ACESLockwood is a former Alpena High School graduate and is excited to return as pa
New program brings adviser to AHS, ACES
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
Lockwood is a former Alpena High School graduate and is excited to return as part of the new college advising program in the district. ACES Academy and AHS were selected along with 50 other high schools to join MCAN's program, AdviseMI, which seeks... Read more
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MLive.com
Seven members of Congress tour Michigan military basesHARRISON TOWNSHIP, MI -- A U.S. senator and six House representatives visited S
Seven members of Congress tour Michigan military bases
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, MI -- A U.S. senator and six House representatives visited Selfridge Air National Guard Base on Wednesday. The members of Congress toured the base and observed aircraft before boarding two CH-47 Chinook helicopters headed for the... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Northern Michigan Labor Day Weekend EventsWe have been working hard to bring you a list of events happening around Northe
Northern Michigan Labor Day Weekend Events
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted yesterday
We have been working hard to bring you a list of events happening around Northern Michigan this Labor Day. Not every event will occur on Monday, September 7. Happy Labor Day from Northern Michigan's News Leader! Alpena 9/5 12:00 PM Aliferis... Read more
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The Alpena News
Club recognizes August Youth of the MonthThis summer was Diemond's first year in the Youth Volunteer Corps. He had a goa
Club recognizes August Youth of the Month
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
This summer was Diemond's first year in the Youth Volunteer Corps. He had a goal set for himself of 100 hours and surpassed it by many. The staff at the club has enjoyed watching him grow from a quiet boy to a young man who has a great future. He is... Read more
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The Alpena News
TBAC Community Chorus rehearsals starting up Sept. 14Conductor Julie Wood, accompanist Susan Armstrong, rehearsal assistant Cheryl K
TBAC Community Chorus rehearsals starting up Sept. 14
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Conductor Julie Wood, accompanist Susan Armstrong, rehearsal assistant Cheryl Kaye and chorus manager Monte Jahnke will welcome new and returning singers from across the area during the first rehearsal on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in Alpena Community... Read more
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The Alpena News
2015 Scramble for Scholarships another successFor the 14th consecutive year, Lafarge served as the tournament's corporate spo
2015 Scramble for Scholarships another success
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
For the 14th consecutive year, Lafarge served as the tournament's corporate sponsor and a specially designed plaque was presented to Paul Rogers, Lafarge plant manager, for their immense support. Golfers enjoyed a barbecue lunch sponsored by Alpena... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena gets recommendation to go ahead with centerDr. Mac West, who was hired to conduct the study, presented his results during
Alpena gets recommendation to go ahead with center
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Dr. Mac West, who was hired to conduct the study, presented his results during a public presentation last week and he said the facility would be a good investment and something needed in Northeast Michigan. Board Chairman Roger Witherbee said it... Read more
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The Alpena News
JAMES ALAN SMITHEMJim was born June 7, 1950, to Harry and Marijane (Lankin) Smithem in Farmington
JAMES ALAN SMITHEM
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Jim was born June 7, 1950, to Harry and Marijane (Lankin) Smithem in Farmington Hills, Mich. He attended Farmington High School and went on to receive a bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan University. Jim was a licensed builder for over 40 years... Read more
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The Alpena News
DDA to give Art in the Loft fundingALPENA - Last month the Alpena Downtown Development Authority pledged to donate
DDA to give Art in the Loft funding
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
ALPENA - Last month the Alpena Downtown Development Authority pledged to donate $5,000 toward the Art in the Loft mural project. Its intent was to donate the money via an online fundraising effort that would have resulted in an equal match from the... Read more
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Carroll County News
Ambulance district ordinance headed to quorum courtThe committee met Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Ashley Lodge in Berryville. Justice
Ambulance district ordinance headed to quorum court
Carroll County News / Posted 2 days ago
The committee met Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Ashley Lodge in Berryville. Justice of the Peace John Reeve presented the proposed ordinance and said that with the committee's blessing he would have it reviewed by Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Devon... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
African spurred tortoise found near HawksHAWKS, Mich. (AP) - While traveling between Lake Nettie and Lake May in Hawks o
African spurred tortoise found near Hawks
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
HAWKS, Mich. (AP) - While traveling between Lake Nettie and Lake May in Hawks one recent afternoon, Jode Paull saw something on the side of the road that caught his eye. He stopped his pickup to investigate, and discovered an odd looking tortoise,... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
African spurred tortoise found in HawksHAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurre
African spurred tortoise found in Hawks
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 3 days ago
HAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurred tortoise that he found at the side of a road. The Alpena News reports ( http://bit.ly/1Vdyevz ) Jode Paull found the tortoise while traveling recently between Lake... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
African spurred tortoise found in HawksHAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurre
African spurred tortoise found in Hawks
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
HAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurred tortoise that he found at the side of a road. The Alpena News reports ( http://bit.ly/1Vdyevz ) Jode Paull found the tortoise while traveling recently between Lake... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
African spurred tortoise found in HawksHAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurre
African spurred tortoise found in Hawks
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
HAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurred tortoise that he found at the side of a road. The Alpena News reports ( http://bit.ly/1Vdyevz ) Jode Paull found the tortoise while traveling recently between Lake... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
African spurred tortoise found in HawksHAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurre
African spurred tortoise found in Hawks
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
HAWKS, Mich. (AP) - A northern Michigan man is taking care of an African spurred tortoise that he found at the side of a road. The Alpena News reports ( http://bit.ly/1Vdyevz ) Jode Paull found the tortoise while traveling recently between Lake... Read more
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The Alpena News
RICHARD A. STRASSELRichard A. Strassel, 82, died peacefully on Aug. 29, 2015 at Tendercare - Alpen
RICHARD A. STRASSEL
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Richard A. Strassel, 82, died peacefully on Aug. 29, 2015 at Tendercare - Alpena surrounded by his wife Donna (Gilmet) of 54 years and their son Joseph (Joy) of North Carolina. Richard is also survived by a sister, Jackie Comeau of Utah and two... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena netters miss chances in loss to PetoskeyAlpena looked as if it were going to take game one, when the team went on a 9-2
Alpena netters miss chances in loss to Petoskey
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Alpena looked as if it were going to take game one, when the team went on a 9-2 run to take a 18-10 lead. Petoskey answered right back with a 9-1 run, which tied the game. It was a wild finish to game one as both the Wildcats and Northmen exchanged... Read more
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The Alpena News
Alpena wins a thrillerThe Alpena senior scored twice, including the game-winner with 1:11 left to giv
Alpena wins a thriller
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
The Alpena senior scored twice, including the game-winner with 1:11 left to give the Wildcats a hard-earned 2-1 victory over Cadillac on Monday at Wildcat Stadium. Mead tossed the ball in on a throw in as the clock ticked down toward the final... Read more
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The Alpena News
VIRGINIA M. SIEGERTVirginia was born July 27, 1919 at Hubbard Lake, Mich., to Daniel J. and Lora (
VIRGINIA M. SIEGERT
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Virginia was born July 27, 1919 at Hubbard Lake, Mich., to Daniel J. and Lora (Colby) Shunk Sr. and had been a life-long resident of the Hubbard Lake area. She married Arnold Siegert on May 22, 1941, in Ohio. He preceded her in death in August of... Read more
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The Alpena News
ALWINA E. MILLARDAlwina E. Spear was born on Sept. 16, 1935, in Flint, Mich. Alwina married Clar
ALWINA E. MILLARD
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Alwina E. Spear was born on Sept. 16, 1935, in Flint, Mich. Alwina married Clarence Millard on May 8, 1952, in Detroit. He preceded her in death on May 30, 2002. Alwina was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Alwina is survived by three daughters,... Read more
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The Alpena News
Stabenow, Peters announce airport grantThe announcement Alpena was selected to receive the money was made by Sens. Deb
Stabenow, Peters announce airport grant
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
The announcement Alpena was selected to receive the money was made by Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters in a press release Friday. Stabenow said the money ultimately could have a larger benefit to the airport than approved runways. She said she... Read more
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The Alpena News
Local farm to host free and fun eventRegistration is required by Monday in order to participate in the free day of e
Local farm to host free and fun event
The Alpena News / Posted 3 days ago
Registration is required by Monday in order to participate in the free day of event programming including a catered lunch by Chef Terry Zuchowski. MAEAP Water Stewardship technician Randy Mellberg said participants can expect a variety of speakers... Read more
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The Alpena News
ACC announces fall schedule of Community Education classesClasses are short-term, inexpensive and non-credit on a wide variety of topics
ACC announces fall schedule of Community Education classes
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Classes are short-term, inexpensive and non-credit on a wide variety of topics including recreational, informational and professional skills development. The fall schedule brings many new courses in cooking; arts, crafts and other creative classes;... Read more
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The Alpena News
DestroyedFire destroyed the Cedar Grove Bar and Grill in Hubbard Lake early Sunday morni
Destroyed
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Fire destroyed the Cedar Grove Bar and Grill in Hubbard Lake early Sunday morning. Hubbard Lake Fire Rescue Chief Wes Thiem said his department received the call at 5 a.m. and spent five hours fighting the blaze at the Hubbard Lake Road business. The... Read more
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The Alpena News
Free movie at Bay View Park FridayThe Northeast Michigan Association of Cinematic Arts will show "Back to the Fut
Free movie at Bay View Park Friday
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
The Northeast Michigan Association of Cinematic Arts will show "Back to the Future" at dusk at the Bay View Park band shell Friday, association founder Joe Rybarczyk said. Movie-goers should bring their own blankets, seating and snacks. Vendors will... Read more
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The Alpena News
The good with the badThe good was that the Wildcats opened the third annual Sunrise Side Soccer Chal
The good with the bad
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
The good was that the Wildcats opened the third annual Sunrise Side Soccer Challenge Cup with a 3-0 victory over Traverse City Christian. The bad was that Alpena couldn't follow it up with wins in its final two games. In the semifinals, Lowell... Read more
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The Alpena News
AGC holds Par 3 ShootoutByron Parr takes his shot during the sixth annual Par 3 Shootout at Alpena Golf
AGC holds Par 3 Shootout
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
Byron Parr takes his shot during the sixth annual Par 3 Shootout at Alpena Golf Club on Sunday. Parr was one of 10 golfers to take their shot at winning $1 million by hitting a hole-in-one from 155 yards on hole No. 9. Nine of the competitors were... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Upper Peninsula high school composite football scheduleThursday, August 27 Alpena at Escanaba (8) Brimley at Engadine (8) Charleton
Upper Peninsula high school composite football schedule
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday, August 27 Alpena at Escanaba (8) Brimley at Engadine (8) Charleton Heston Academy at North Central (8) Pickford at Ewen-Trout Creek Friday, August 28 Gladstone at Gwinn West DePere, Wis., at Kingsford Marquette at Traverse City St.... Read more
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The Alpena News
Two reminders of nature’s powerBy the time I rode to the end and back, I was soaked from head to foot. Every
Two reminders of nature’s power
The Alpena News / Posted 6 days ago
By the time I rode to the end and back, I was soaked from head to foot. Every now and again Mother Nature serves up a reminder like that of just how powerful she can be. She was at it again this week. In two separate occasions during the week... Read more
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