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ACC students, guests enjoy ‘An Afternoon in Italy’

ALPENA — Community members and students took a quick trip to Italy on Thursday afternoon. Alpena Community College’s Language Society on Thursday hosted “An Afternoon in Italy,” a fundraising event for their next trip to Europe in 2023. Students served Italian food and soda while ...

Refreshing exhibit to better represent our history

ALPENA — A 51-year-old exhibit at Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan will receive a major facelift to make it more fun, family-friendly and interactive, while accurately portraying Northeast Michigan history. The 3,000-square-foot Native American exhibit was originally set in 1971. The ...

Project could provide more housing, recreation in Alcona County

LINCOLN — A proposed project in Alcona County could help solve the ongoing housing issue, while providing residents a plethora of recreational options, which some say are badly needed. The approximately $31 million project — which would be located adjacent to the Dollar General on N. ...

Sexual assault survivor advocates offer help knowing how to help

ALPENA — Anyone, anywhere, can be a sexual assault survivor advocate, professional advocates say. As the nation recognizes Sexual Assault Awarness Month, staff members at Hope Shores Alliance, an Alpena-based sexual and domestic assault support organization, want to prepare residents to ...

Bridge work to impact Alcona County traffic

The Alcona County Road Commission announced Friday that the rehabilitation of the bridge deck on the F-41 bridge, over the Pine River in Mikado, between Goddard Road and Pine River Trail, is scheduled to begin on April 18. The project will force a portion of F-41 down to one lane of traffic ...