PREP ROUNDUP: Posen hoops teams earn wins over Alcona

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GIRLS BASKETBALL Final scores from Dec. 13 Posen (4-1) 43 Alcona 34 Posen scoring: Ella Szatkowski, 18 points; Mia Newhouse, 9 points. Alcona scoring: Kelsey Hansen, 12 points. W-P 38 Fairview 26 Fairview scoring: Jessie Ross, 19 points. Final from Dec. 12 Rogers ...

Adopted pooches make holidays better

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ALPENA — Prepare to be licked and snuggled at the Dietz home in Alpena. Two cuties will meet you at the door, tails a wagging. Those adorable girls are Luna, a one-and-a-half-year-old pit bull, and Danni, an 8-year-old Pomeranian. Luna will just about knock you over with affection, ...

New urgent care offers extra pet support

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ALPENA — Pet owners in the Alpena area experiencing an emergency with their pets now have another option to get the help they need. The Thunder Bay Veterinary Urgent Care now offers extended hours on weekends and can address most pet emergencies and help ensure people’s pets remain safe ...

APS college prep forum on Wednesday

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Alpena Public Schools students, particularly seniors and early college students and their parents, are invited to a parent information forum on applying for scholarships and choosing a college on Wednesday. Students are encouraged to bring their Chromebooks. Alpena High School counselor ...

Businesses awarded Match on Main grants

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Two local businesses learned Monday that they are two of 35 recipients of Match on Main grants by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. My Glass Wings in Alpena was awarded $25,000 and Stitches, Etc in Rogers City was awarded $9,350. According to a press release, eight of the 35 communities are first-time ...

Support group provides care, comfort during holidays and rest of year

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ALPENA — The loss of a child may hurt forever, but the support of others who have felt the same grief can make the walk less lonely. Parents surrounded by the merriment of a holiday season may struggle more than ever to grapple with the hole left when a child dies, said Karen McCormick, who ...