Hospital and ACC collaborate

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ALPENA — MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena and Alpena Community College have worked closely together to collaborate and create a new course, Health 106: Fundamentals of Surgical Care, that allows two nursing students, each semester, a chance to learn more about surgical services through a ...

Boys and Girls Club garners the Golden Goose on Giving Tuesday

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ALPENA — Boys and Girls Club of Alpena Executive Director Bradley Somers is “absolutely over the moon” with the community’s generosity. The nonprofit raised $32,665 in donations on Giving Tuesday, garnering the honor of housing Grant the Golden Goose at the club for the next year. In ...

TBT fire still under investigation

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The Alpena fire and police departments are continuing their investigation into a fire at the Thunder Bay Theater early Sunday morning. In a press release, the fire department said a Michigan State Police handler and his K-9 were brought in to join the investigation. The police dog did not ...

U.S suicides at record high, how community can help

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ALPENA —The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Nov. 29 that the U.S. suicide numbers in 2022 are at a record high of 49,449, a record previously held by 2018’s 48,344. This is the highest number ever recorded in the U.S. The CDC also reports that the rate of suicides ...

Alpena boys fall at Soo, 58-50

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Alpena High School’s boys’ basketball team lost to Sault Ste. Marie, 58-50, on Tuesday night. The away game puts their record at 0-3. “We had a slow start offensively which had us behind from the beginning,” said Coach John Pintar. “We had a nice run before halftime and we were ...

Whitmer announces grant for Hillman park

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that 15 communities will receive Recreation Passport grants, which include a grant for the playground at Emerick Park in the Village of Hillman. The park will receive $131,200 to upgrade playground equipment and install a pickleball court.