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Campus Corner

Alma Dean’s List announced ALMA — Alma College has released the dean’s list for those students who achieved outstanding academic performance during the 2022 Winter Term. Students who achieve a 3.5 or better grade-point average during a term, while carrying a minimum of 13 credits, at ...

Garden Club plant sale May 26 and 28

ALPENA — The ACC gardeners (the volunteers from Alpena Garden Club who grow and plant flowers to beautify the campus at Alpena Community College) will have their annual plant sale from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 and from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 28. This sale will fund the ...

Thornton family honorary chairs of 2022 Aliferis race

ALPENA — MyMichigan Health Foundation has announced that Tom Thornton, M.D., his wife, Cathy, and their family will be the honorary race chairs for the Alpena Development Council’s 21st Annual Aliferis Memorial Race. Dr. Thornton and Cathy Thornton are passionate about a healthy lifestyle ...

SUNRISE SIDE BULLETIN BOARD

Plant sale at AHS starts today Alpena High School Agriscience CTE students will host a spring plant sale from 3 to 6 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Alpena High School greenhouse, near the back oval of the high school, accessible from the Garden Street entrance. All ...

Alpena and homesteading: Featuring Seth and Adeline Johnson

This article about homesteading in Alpena, Michigan features my great-grandparents Seth Raymond Johnson and Adeline Joyce “Werth” Johnson. This article has been somewhat difficult since Johnson is such a common name. However, I have found two books available at our own George Fletcher ...

NOAA team busy installing mooring buoys in sanctuary

ALPENA — Two maritime archaeologists from Washington, D.C. came to Alpena recently to help put in mooring buoys to mark the shipwrecks in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Maddie Roth and Joe Hoyt with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, better known as NOAA, were in ...