Road closures Monday in Alpena Township

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Lawn Street, between Griffith Street and Cambridge Street, in Alpena Township, will have intermittent road closures today for utility repairs beginning at 7 a.m. to approximately 7 p.m. The road closures will impact traffic and emergency vehicles. Motorists are encouraged to drive safely while ...

LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: AHS baseball now 19-10

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On Tuesday, the Alpena High School baseball team competed at Gaylord, losing 5-3 and 5-4. In game one, Kaleb Donjakowski was on the hill for Alpena. Donjakwoski gave up six hits, striking out eight, and walked three. Tucker Bright was two for three at the plate. Jake Zann, Jon Rensberry, and ...

Alpena closes alleyway, remodels for business use

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ALPENA — Earlier this month, the Alpena Municipal Council voted to permanently close the alley that runs between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue behind the strip of Chisholm Street businesses that includes Rusty Petunias and Hopside Brewery. The closure will allow more space for those businesses ...

Black River study ongoing

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ALCONA TOWNSHIP — Dan Gauthier, who lives near the Black River and serves on an advisory committee working to improve the waterway, said the Michigan Department of Natural Resources gave the committee a $30,000 partnership grant and Alcona Township matched that amount to fund an upcoming ...

Donor saves Immanuel lunches

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ALPENA — Students at Immanuel Lutheran School will still receive hot lunches at school after an anonymous donor stepped forward to cover the cost of the school’s lunch program and supply food for the rest of the school year, according to an email the school sent to families on ...

Aid by the Dozen cares for the community

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ALPENA — These 13 ladies have a heart for the community, raising funds for charity all year long. Aid by the Dozen, organized in 1954, chooses to give a donation to a different nonprofit organization each month. Over the years, the group has donated over $17,000 to charities in the Alpena ...