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PHOTO GALLERY: Week of July 5, 2021

News Photo by Julie Riddle A child’s baseball glove pokes out from atop a hill of garbage at the Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Management Authority in Atlanta last month.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Connie Gerrie, administrator of the Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Management Authority in Atlanta, at the landfill last month overlooks hills of dirt and a hole waiting for crews to fill it with garbage.
News Photo by Julie Riddle A bulldozer shoves piles of garbage at the Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Management Authority in Atlanta last month.
News Photo by Julie Riddle A customer tosses a cushion onto a garbage pile at the Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Management Authority in Atlanta last month.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Connie Gerrie, administrator of the Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Management Authority in Atlanta, explains a map of the landfill last month.
News Photo by Crystal Nelson Alpena Public Schools Associate Superintendent for Business and Operations Mary Lyon works at her desk Friday at Central Office.
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News Photo by Darby Hinkley Richard Rensberry, center, wrote a children’s book, “Big Brownie,” to be distributed at the 47th Annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival, July 16 to 25. Next to him on the left is Peggy Donakowski, festival president, and on the right is LeAnn Schultz of Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union, who sponsored the books.
Courtesy Photo In this photo provided by the family, 3-year-old Boston Lamb poses with the first walleye he reeled in by himself on July 2 at Grand Lake. His fish weighed in at 5.1 pounds and measured 26.5 inches. He was also excited about his mess of perch and small mouth bass. Boston was accompanied by his proud dad and grandpa, Mike and Gary. It was a great way to kick off the holiday weekend!
Courtesy photo Drone footage from the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office shows Huron Undercover Narcotics Team officers as they move in to arrest a 32-year-old Tawas man.
News Photo by Crystal Nelson Newly appointed Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education Trustee Joe Gentry on Thursday completes paperwork while Executive Administrative Assistant Lisa Krey swears Treasurer Nick Brege in.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Tim Wieczorkowski, at his Presque Isle home on Thursday, shows off the 28.22-pound brown trout he caught at the 2006 Alpena Brown Trout Festival — the biggest brown trout ever caught in Lake Huron, according to a certificate given to Wieczorkowski by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
News Photo by Julie Riddle A police officer works at a scene after a high-speed chase on M-32 on Wednesday night.
News Photo by Julie Riddle A police K-9 team searches a roadside late at night after an officer was struck by a vehicle and a gun was fired during a high-speed chase on Wednesday.
News photo by Julie Riddle A Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office patrol car and a second vehicle touch on M-32 west of Hillman following a high-speed chase on Wednesday night.
News photo by Julie Riddle A Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office patrol car and a second vehicle touch on M-32 west of Hillman following a high-speed chase on Wednesday night.
News photo by Julie Riddle A Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office patrol car and a second vehicle touch on M-32 west of Hillman following a high-speed chase on Wednesday night.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Officers work at a scene after a high-speed chase on M-32 on Wednesday night.
Here is a shot of Golbeck's progress on the mural.
News Photos by Darby Hinkley Alpena native Aaron Golbeck on Tuesday starts spray-painting a new mural on the side of Shalla’s Market on Alpena’s north side. He has been in town all week, but had to postpone working on it because of wet weather on Wednesday and Thursday.
News Photo by Crystal Nelson A truck displays significant front-end damage as it rests on grass after a two-vehicle crash on U.S.-23 North near Princeton Avenue on Thursday.
News Photo by Crystal Nelson A truck displays significant front-end damage as it rests on grass after a two-vehicle crash on U.S.-23 North near Princeton Avenue on Thursday.
News Photo by Crystal Nelson Responders use extrication equipment after a two-vehicle crash on U.S.-23 North near Princeton Avenue on Thursday.
News Photo by Crystal Nelson Responders use extrication equipment after a two-vehicle crash on U.S.-23 North near Princeton Avenue on Thursday.
News Photo by James Andersen Rudyard High School graduate Jerzie Belleville signs her Letter of Intent with Alpena Community College on Wednesday as her parents Tina and Dan Belleville look on.
News Photo by James Andersen Rudyard High School graduate Jerzie Belleville, seated center, became the newest member of the Alpena Community College softball and women’s basketball programs after signing her Letter of Intent on Wednesday. Pictured with Belleville are her parents, Tina and Dan Belleville, both seated, and ACC coaches, standing from left to right, softball coach Christin Sobeck, men’s basketball coach Bobby Allen and women’s basketball coach Cindy DeRocher.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Cardboard appears piled around full recycling bins at the transfer station in Rogers City in June.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Alpena resident Brooklyn Bilicki stands in Thunder Bay waves at Mich-e-ke-wis Park in Alpena on Wednesday.
News Photo by Darby Hinkley Lane Blair Olsen is the new education coordinator at Art in the Loft.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Seen through plexiglass dividers, Judge Ed Black discusses plans for speeding up court days while waiting for a defendant in Alpena’s 26th Circuit Court on Tuesday.
News Photo by Crystal Nelson Friends Quinn Kelly of Alpena and Everal Price of Troy, chat while swinging Tuesday at the Kiwanis Kiddie Park. Kelly, an incoming Alpena High School freshman, said he expects masks will be required at school in the fall. If masks are recommended and not required, Kelly said he wouldn’t wear one because he is fully vaccinated.
News Photo by Julie Riddle Rick Steiger, new chief public defender in Alpena County — standing — defends a client in Alpena’s 26th Circuit Court on Tuesday as Alpena County Prosecutor Cynthia Muszynski, foreground, listens.
Courtesy Photos This Saturday, The Alpena Farmers’ Market, in partnership with MidMichigan Health and other community organizations, will offer free CPR training, health screenings and more, in addition to the usual fresh produce, flowers and natural and handmade products from local farmers and artisans.
News Photo by Darby Hinkley With the Red Brick Tap and Barrel’s Fourth of July Party in the Park happening in the background at the former Alpena News property on River Street, News Publisher/Editor Justin Hinkley, second from left, on Sunday hands the key to a storage building on the property to Red Brick owner Corey Canute while Red Brick chef Kevin Peterson, second from right, and Kevin Peterson’s wife, Brooke, pose with them. This week, The News sold the property, once the site of The News’ printing press, to Red Brick, which sits adjacent to the property. Canute said he and Peterson haven’t yet finalized plans for the property, but residents can expect more fun like Red Brick’s Sunday party, which featured outdoor food, drinks, games, and music.
Alcona eighth grade student Haley Glick painted the Alcona Community Schools tiger logo on her class’s snow plow, helping the 8th graders win the title for the most school spirited snow plow.
The Alcona Middle School eighth grade class of 2025 won the title of having the most school spirited snow plow.
Courtesy Photos Alcona seventh grade students with their school spirited snow plow. Back row, from left, are Adonia Schott, Noah Deornellas, Alex Smith, Charley Petty, Gavin Dellar, Darren Boyat, Dustin Keyser, Benjamin Johnson. In front, from left, are Alexandra Hill, Jaime Hall, Brooklyn Webb, Emily Atkinson, Matthew Abee, and Lona Bartz.

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