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Lifestyles

Mary Kay unit earns Chevy Traverse

News Photo by Darby Hinkley A celebration was held Friday at Cliff Anschuetz Chevrolet in Alpena, as a Northeast Michigan Mary Kay unit earned a Chevy Traverse for exceeding sales goals, even during a pandemic. Above, Bruce Anschuetz, left, claps after handing Mary Kay Senior Sales Director ...

Musings of a clumsy gardener

Our yard is a scent-sation. What? Well let’s wander around and I shall explain what I mean. Okay? The first thing to let us know that we can trust winter is exiting is the forsythia. The yellow petals that cover the bushes are — like pussy willows — the harbingers of spring. Next, we ...

Sunrise Side March for Life held in Alpena

Courtesy Photo The Concerned Citizens for Life hosted their first pro-life march up U.S.-23 on Saturday, June 12. The Alpena Students for Life led the way with their banner. The Concerned Citizens for Life are planning another march sometime in August of this year. The group plans on ...

ALL Summer Happening Thursday

News File Photo The 2021 Association of Lifelong Learners Welcome Back Summer Happening will be from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Thursday at Hillman’s Emerick Park. Members, guests and the public are invited to attend. ALL will provide a lunch catered by the local Subway. Call the ALL Office at ...

Art Vision Alpena dedicates ‘The River Intertwined’

August Matuzak, member of Art Vision Alpena, on Sunday speaks to a crowd at the dedication of “The River Intertwined,” a newly installed sculpture on the Alpena Bi-Path in Washington Avenue Park. The 16-foot, hand-forged sculpture is the newest addition to the Alpena Bi-Path and part of Art ...

Hundreds boogie downtown with the Ladies of the Blues

Hundreds of people poured into downtown Alpena on Saturday for the 17th Annual Alpena Blues Festival, featuring the Ladies of the Blues. Each performer brought their own band and entertained crowds for a 90-minute set. The festival ran from noon to midnight.