Art in the Loft’s Young Artist Exhibit opens April 4

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ALPENA — Budding artists in kindergarten through 12th grade will have their masterpieces on display April 4 through 27 at Art in the Loft. The 2024 Young Artist Exhibit will feature over 600 pieces from student artists from 17 schools across Northeast Michigan. The exhibit opens with an ...

Design plan to be drafted for Alpena pool

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ALPENA — The total estimated cost of the proposed expansion was announced on Tuesday at the Alpena County Board of Commissioners’ meeting and the dollar amount was an eye-popping $80 million. However, the design plans were based on nearly all the components collected from design ...

Alpena man avoids jail time for domestic violence charge

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ALPENA — A 33-year-old Alpena man will avoid jail time for a domestic violence charge. Mitchell Foster pleaded guilty to one count of stalking and one count of domestic violence after an incident with his girlfriend at the time that took place last year. Foster was also charged with one ...

Man arrested for threatening to stab teens

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A 43-year-old Alpena man was arraigned in 88th District Court on Tuesday for threatening to stab teenagers on Dawson Street. The Alpena Police Department said in a news release a teenager on Saturday called police and said a male subject had just threatened him with a knife. When ...

Blood drive in Rogers City next week

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A Versiti blood drive at Medilodge of Rogers City on North Bradley Highway takes place on Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Donors can schedule their appointments on the Versiti website.

Weather spotter training coming to Alpena

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The National Weather Service is seeking people who want to become weather spotters who are trained to report basic weather information to area meteorologists. On April 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., a class will be held at the Alpena County annex building. The class is open to the public and ...