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Bagged lawn and brush pickup to begin

Bagged lawn material & brush pickup is scheduled for Monday, June 3, through Friday, June 7. The city will be making some minor modifications to its program this season. The procedure includes the following: ∫ All brush shall be placed on the curbline by Monday at 6 a.m. and shall ...

3rd Annual Mahaz Family Spartan Scholarship awarded

Alpena High School Senior Laurel Alberts was awarded the 3rd Annual Mahaz Family Spartan Scholarship on Tuesday, according to a press release from Alpena Public Schools. Albert plans to pursue a degree in Marketing or Apparel and Textile Design, as well as a minor in Entrepreneurship, at ...

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Alpena golf wraps up season

The Alpena High School golf team wrapped up their season on Tuesday at the Pohlcat Golf Course in Mount Pleasant in MHSAA Regionals. As a team, they shot 367 as a team, placing 14th out of 18 teams. Haslett won the event with a score of 318. Seniors Bryce Moe and Avery Spicer led the team ...

POLICE BLOTTER: Alcona County deputies handle 107 complaints

Recent actions by law enforcement agencies in Northeast Michigan. This has been only lightly edited. ALCONA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE For the week of May 20 - 26 107 complaints were handled, resulting in the following: Car/Deer 9 Traffic/Traffic Stop 36 Warrant Arrest 1 Property ...

Lecture Series Thursday: Propeller Russia — Saved by the Light

ALPENA — Next up in the Sanctuary Lecture Series is a historical presentation by Mark Gammage called Propeller Russia — Saved by the Light. The free program will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 W. Fletcher St., Alpena. Join Gammage, a Great ...