Aaron Tippin performs to packed crowd at APlex in Alpena

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ALPENA — Country singer Aaron Tippin kicked off the month of March in Alpena with a twang as he held a concert in Alpena on Friday. The concert was held in a nearly packed room at the APlex, filled with people eager to see Tippin perform. According to Tippin, even when he was just ...

Alpena just saw its warmest February

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ALPENA — Preliminary data from the National Weather Service shows last month was the warmest February ever recorded in Alpena. The weather service began collecting data in the late 1800s. The average high temperature, average low temperature, and overall average temperature for the month ...

The mayor of LEGO World

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ALPENA — Carol Shafto describes her collection of LEGO and her love for assembling them into pieces of art as an addiction. Her passion for her hobby is clear when she discusses her creations which range from a large replica of The Coliseum and the Great Pyramid to smaller figurines like ...

Hillman wins basketball district finals against Posen, 65-45

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HILLMAN — After taking care of Posen with ease twice this season, the Hillman Tigers (20-2, 10-0 NSLLD) geared up to face Posen again for the district finals on Friday. Similar to the last two matchups, Hillman took home a commanding victory by a score of 65-45. With Friday’s win, the ...

Decree allowing gillnets in more places takes effect

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ALPENA — A controversial new agreement between the state and Native American tribes that allows tribes to use gillnets in more areas of the Great Lakes is now in effect, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources said Friday. The new Great Lakes Fishing Decree will remain in effect for ...