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KISS tribute band to rock out APlex Friday

September 27, 2016 ALPENA — If you’re in the mood for a classic rock concert and want to “rock-n-roll all night,” the APlex in Alpena is the place for you Friday as Kiss tribute band War Machine is set to throw a party. more »»

Alcona bus tour locations always a mystery

September 27, 2016 LINCOLN — Most people buy tickets to events and know what they are going to see, but that’s not the case with the annual Alcona County George Byelich Memorial Fall Color Bus Tour. more »»

History conference creates great impression for area tourism

September 27, 2016 ALPENA — Northeast Michigan’s rich history took center stage this weekend as Alpena hosted the 142nd annual State History Conference. more »»

Alpena Book Festival

September 26, 2016 more »»

Learning about Shipwreck Ally at history conference

September 26, 2016 ALPENA —Attendees of the 142nd annual State History Conference learned about the history of Shipwreck Alley during the keynote speech Friday at the award banquet. more »»

NE Michigan plays role in McKinley assassination

September 26, 2016 ALPENA — During the 142nd annual Michigan History Conference, historian Dale Price explained how Northeast Michigan played a role in an international conspiracy which culminated with Leon Czolgosz... more »»

Folk festival kicks off

September 24, 2016 more »»

Crop damage due to deer on the rise

September 24, 2016 HARRISVILLE — Herds of deer grazing in the distance in farm fields may be a welcome sight to Sunday drivers, but not to farmers in Alcona County. more »»

Legislature looking at plastic bag ban bills

September 24, 2016 Alpena Resource Facility Manager Stan Mischley said he doesn’t foresee a ban on plastic bags taking place in Michigan “They’ve done bans in Hawaii and the city of San Francisco,” he said. more »»

Progress continues at new TBTA site

September 24, 2016 ALPENA — Contractors with Oak City Contracting of Alpena are steadily working on the new Thunder Bay Transportation Authority facility, TBTA Executive Director Theron Higgins said. more »»

School seeking grant, needs public’s help

September 24, 2016 ALPENA — With just a click of a button you can help a local school receive a $25,000 grant for studying microplastics and its effects on local watershed. more »»

Hillman homecoming week starts Monday

September 24, 2016 HILLMAN — Students at Hillman Community Schools will be celebrating homecoming with a fun-filled week of event. more »»

HHS promotes new downtown store that sells upscale furnishings

September 24, 2016 The Huron Humane Society is always looking for creative ways to create more revenue to cover the increasing cost to house and treat homeless animals in Alpena — and its latest project may be its mos... more »»

Volunteers team up to eradicate invasive species

September 23, 2016 LPENA — Since June 10, Huron Pines and volunteers have teamed up to reduce the amount of European frog-bit spreading in the Thunder Bay Watershed. more »»

Township officials begin new term Nov. 20

September 23, 2016 ALPENA — Following the Nov. 8 general election, elected township officials will have under two weeks to prepare and assume their new office and duties. more »»

TBTA shows profit loss on trolley service

September 23, 2016 ALPENA — The Thunder Bay Transportation Authority likely will not see a profit from its experimental electronic/diesel trolley service after the first season ends Oct. 31. more »»

Harbor master takes great care of American flags

September 23, 2016 ALPENA — Each fall emloyees for the City of Alpena remove the large American flag from the small boat harbor in order to avoid damage to it from winter storms. more »»

Council receives update on survey

September 23, 2016 HILLMAN — Council members were shown a copy of a yearly survey from local governments during Tuesday’s Hillman Village Council meeting. more »»

Tunnel to Towers

September 22, 2016 more »»

2-way traffic downtown on 1 year delay

September 22, 2016 ALPENA — It’s official: two-way traffic on Second Avenue in downtown Alpena is a no-go until late next year. more »»



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