Golden Goose up for grabs today for Giving Tuesday

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ALPENA — On the heels of the popular shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday today. The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is helping to raise awareness and support for many local nonprofits. “We look forward to Giving Tuesday every year. With its ...

Small-town tradition honors sailors lost, those still on Great Lakes

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ROGERS CITY — When mighty vessels loom on Northeast Michigan horizons, they represent not only steel and cargo but also humans braving the waves to make America run, a Rogers City nautical history buff and sailor said. Such work deserves notice, said Mike Horn, director of the Great Lakes ...

Bell ringers brighten holidays while raising money for community

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ALPENA — The holidays for many in the Alpena area wouldn’t be as bright if it wasn’t for the devotion of the bell ringers to their communities. Each year, a team of paid and volunteer bell ringers stand for hours alongside the red kettles outside local establishments collecting money, ...

Ribbon cutting today to celebrate APS upgrades

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ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools will celebrate new renovations to Hinks Elementary School with a ribbon cutting today at 5:15 p.m. at the school. The public is invited to the ceremony, which will immediately precede the regular APS Board meeting, to be held in the school gym. The Safe, Warm ...