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Lifestyles

Fall Fest is Saturday at Besser Museum

ALPENA ­— Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is pleased to announce that Fall Fest is returning from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2. Admission rates for Fall Fest are as follows: adults $5, seniors (60+) $3, and children (6-18) $3. All seats for the planetarium presentation of “Did ...

Alpena County Youth & Rec Committee celebrates accomplishments

Courtesy Photos Above right, Alpena Youth and Rec Committee members recently visited Long Lake Park, Sunken Lake Park and Beaver Lake Park to see the many changes and updates made possible by Alpena Youth and Grant funding. Pictured, from left to right, are committee members Tony Suszek, ...

WITH VIDEO: Alpena walk raises suicide awareness

ALPENA — Nearly 200 people participated in the Alpena Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday in downtown Alpena. The second annual walk organized by the Alpena Suicide Prevention Team, raised awareness of suicide and raised funds for programs meant to help prevent suicide. Check out the video ...

PI Museum Society hosts successful beach cleanup

PRESQUE ISLE — On Saturday, Sept. 18, Presque Isle Township Museum Society hosted a beach cleanup as part of the Alliance for the Great Lakes’ annual Adopt-a-Beach program. Over 50 pounds of litter was removed from Presque Isle area shorelines from Besser Bell Natural Area to ...

It’s Michigan Downtown Day

ALPENA — Join the statewide celebration of Michigan Downtown Day today in Downtown Alpena. This second annual Downtown Day is aimed to honor and support downtowns and the small businesses located within them. The Michigan Downtown Association, a statewide nonprofit organization and a ...