Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 8 Oct 2015 19:27:28 EDTThu, 8 Oct 2015 19:27:28 EDT Have Locks for a Reason....http://www.thealpenanews.com don't think Alpena has a problem with crime. I think local law enforcement and the judicial system in town do a good job of limiting the number of laws that are broke, especially violent crimes.Mon, 21 Sep 2015 17:14:29 EDTOn the Roadhttp://www.thealpenanews.com days, 12 states, over 3,400 miles. That was my vacation in a nutshell. <P> I spent my vacation aimlessly driving around. If was just me, music and the open road. I wound up as far north as Fargo and as far south as Oklahoma Cit.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:40:17 EDTI'll just keep doing what I dohttp://www.thealpenanews.com'll-just-keep-doing-what-I-do.htmlWhen you've been doing this journalist job as long as I have (some 30 years and counting), you pause every once in awhile to consider when will be the right time to stash away the reporter's pens and notebooks for good.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:47:22 EDTReminiscing about fallen car brandshttp://www.thealpenanews.com been to a few car shows this summer, and having just wrote an article about a Rogers City-area couple with a love for Mustangs (check out the Aug. 22 paper for the full story, or click <a href=", 25 Aug 2015 13:59:14 EDTGetting you hooked on musichttp://www.thealpenanews.com music, the hook is what brings you in. It catches your ear and doesn't let go. It's also what makes the song recognizable and in turn, that makes it popular. It also is the reason you can't get that stinking song out of your head sometimes.Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:25:12 EDT