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Emotional cartography a must

I am a total geek when it comes to paper maps! Electronic maps can’t compare. They may dazzle us with their fancy pop-up windows and along-the-route restaurant suggestions onto the screen, but they can’t give the same sense of adventure and joy like a paper map. Can’t you just hear the ...

Black ash basket class Saturday

MILLERSBURG — Crafters of all experience levels are welcome to join Kris and Ron Sorgenfrei to make their own black ash market basket from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. This may be one of your last chances to get your hands on local black ash, which has become scarce because of the invasive ...

Fundraiser Friday at Lee’s Miniature Golf

ALPENA — A grand reopening of Lee’s Miniature Golf and fundraiser for the APlex tennis and pickleball courts will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Lee’s Miniature Golf, 1016 S. State Ave. Pizza, popcorn, and 50/50 tickets will be available, as well as a cash bar. Proceeds will benefit ...

Film students to present Red Carpet Premiere at Art in the Loft

ALPENA — Eleven film students will soon showcase what they’ve learned in the Introduction To Film Series course led by Kara Bauer-LeMonds and Zachary R. Irving. The seven-week class will wrap up this week with a Red Carpet Premiere from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Art in the Loft. The event is ...

Puppy Pals Super Circus a big hit

News Photo by Darby Hinkley World Record Holder Wesley Williams rides the world’s tallest unicycle on Saturday in Alpena at the Puppy Pals Super Circus at the APlex. More than 1,000 people attended just the first show, and two more shows were scheduled that afternoon and evening. The event ...

Local woman travels to Europe to help Ukrainian refugees

ALPENA ­— When war breaks out, most people don’t just jump on a plane to get closer to it. But Kelly Bushey is not like most people. The Alpena Community College adjunct instructor is best known locally as Dr. Bushey (pronounced Bu-Shay). Born in Alpena and raised in Ossineke, she has a ...