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Lifestyles

Northland Challenge kayak race, craft fair, dog races July 20

ALPENA — The second annual Reel Fun Northland Challenge will feature a kayak race, craft/vendor fair, dog races, carnival games, and a food truck on Saturday, July 20. Presented by Northland Area Federal Credit Union, activities will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “We really wanted to ...

Northeast Michigan League of Women Voters forums set

ALPENA — The League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan will hold three candidate forums before the August primary elections. Audience members are to remain silent. Audience members may submit written questions on cards provided by the League. These will be screened to avoid ...

Charles Madison to play Sunday at Alpena Peace Community gathering

ALPENA — Alpena Peace Community invites you to a Peace Gathering featuring the musical talents of Charles Madison from 7 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church, 119 W. Dunbar St., Alpena. This is a free community event, open to everyone. Cookies and punch will follow in the church ...

MyMichigan Health Foundation accepting scholarship applications

ALPENA — MyMichigan Health Foundation is accepting applications from residents of Northeast Michigan for the Aliferis Medical School Scholarship and the Kramer Education Scholarship. Both awards are for the 2024-2025 school year. Applications are being accepted now through Aug. 12. ...

Feelings after decluttering

Emotions play a big part in our lives, whatever we are doing. When we are making the many decisions we need to while decluttering and organizing our homes, we are dealing with all kinds of feelings. Let’s look at some we may have experienced. Relief — We may experience relief when we open ...

Campus Corner

Alpena students graduate from Kettering University FLINT — Kettering University awarded 418 bachelor’s degrees during its 2024 commencement ceremony on June 15. Nolan Jones of Alpena earned a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. Bradley Thompson of ...