Testing event Saturday

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ALPENA — District health officials will administer COVID-19 tests at a testing event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Thunder Bay Junior High School in Alpena. Free tests are available to all ages at the drive-up event, and health officials promise quick results, encouraging students to ...

Wildcats fall to Marquette in season opener

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MARQUETTE — The lengthy drive seemed a bit longer on the way back home for the Alpena High football team after a season-opening 49-14 loss to Marquette on Thursday. Despite falling behind by two scores early, the Wildcats had opportunities to cut into the lead. Alpena put together a ...

Atlanta football team striving for balance in 2021

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ATLANTA — With several playmakers returning in 2021, there’s lots of potential for the Atlanta football team to put points on the board. The big key for the Huskies however is to make sure they can keep opponents off the board. During a 3-4 campaign last season, the Huskies averaged ...

Onaway football team hoping for quick rebuild

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ONAWAY -- The Onaway football team had a spectacular 2020 campaign. The Cardinals went 6-0 during the regular season and shared a piece of the Ski Valley Conference championship. Onaway, which lost its opening round playoff game to Newberry, is going to have to reload in a hurry if it is ...

ICYMI: The News’ complete ‘A Community’s Disease’ series

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ALPENA -- For several weeks, News reporters reviewed data and research and interviewed police, recovery specialists, recovering addicts, and others to gauge the extent of the drug problem in Northeast Michigan and potential solutions to that problem. Our findings resulted in a four-part series ...