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County honors 2 former jailhouse employees

June 1, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena County Board of Commissioners and Sheriff Steve Kieliszewski recognized a pair of retired sheriff’s department employees during Tuesday’s board meeting. more »»

Summer Movies by the Bay to start June 10

June 1, 2016 ALPENA — Last year Alpena Municipal Council voted to allow members of Thunder Bay Film Society to host free, summer movie events near the bandshell at BayView Park. more »»

Alpena woman raises money for cystic fibrosis, one knot at a time

June 1, 2016 ALPENA — In her free time, tying one knot at a time, Alpena resident Tiffany Frantz made paracord bracelets to raise money during Cystic Fibrosis Month, selling the bracelets one at a time at Nick’... more »»

ACC finances continue as expected

June 1, 2016 ALPENA — Finances at Alpena Community College continue to track as expected, with no major changes for concern according to Vice President for Administration and Finance Richard Sutherland. more »»

Remembering the fallen on Memorial Day

May 31, 2016 ALPENA — One by one the wreaths were placed in front of rows of rows of white crosses during the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Little Flander’s Field in Alpena. more »»

Alpena police department warns residents of gift card scam

May 31, 2016 A Hubbard Lake woman was defrauded of more than $2,000 during the last week of May by way of a phone and Internet-based scam involving Apple iTune gift cards. more »»

Turning of the tassels, new chapter

May 30, 2016 ONAWAY — Onaway High School celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2016 Sunday during a ceremony in which 36 graduates were complimented for what they have achieved, but also given advice on how... more »»

Eyes of Texas will be upon them

May 28, 2016 ALPENA — The Alpena High School Remotely Operated Vehicle Club soon will head to Houston, Texas, to compete in the Marine Advanced Technology Education International ROV Competition. more »»

AHS grad receives EMS award

May 28, 2016 July 1, 2015, was just another day at the office for paramedics Dan Degen, formerly of Alpena, and his partner Rob Benso. more »»

Weekend events in PI, Montmorency counties

May 28, 2016 * The Rogers City area will celebrate Purple Martin Mania downtown today with free events beginning at 2 p.m. with a sidewalk chalk art contest at Domaci Gallery. more »»

Fireworks donations well below goal

May 28, 2016 ALPENA — There will need to be a last-minute rush in donation in order for the Fourth of July fireworks fundraising goal to be met. more »»

Curley receives Moors scholarship

May 28, 2016 Christine Curley is the 2016 recipient of the William S. Moors Scholarship awarded by the Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union. more »»

Creativity rules in the Rider house

May 28, 2016 Rich Rider and his wife Kathy Levitt-Rider had an attraction to art at a young age and it has carried over with them into their adult life. more »»


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RC man perishes after moped crash

May 27, 2016 ROGERS CITY — A Rogers City man died Wednesday as the result of a traffic accident, according to a press release from the Rogers City Police Department Ralph Taylor, 92, of Rogers City died after a... more »»

Memorial Day weekend events in Alpena

May 27, 2016 ALPENA — Residents all across northern Michigan will be honoring and remembering those who gave their lives in duty to our country on Monday. more »»

Alcona County veterans to hold ceremonies in observance of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016 HARRISVILLE — There will be several ceremonies in Alcona County to honor fallen veterans for Memorial Day Monday, according to Mike Serafin, post commander at Mikado American Legion Post 254. more »»

Coordinator working hard for students through support systems

May 27, 2016 ALPENA — Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District Instructional Services coordinator Meaghan Gauthier has been working hard to establish a framework of problem solving supports for... more »»

TBTA selects Alpena company to build new facility

May 27, 2016 ALPENA — Pending approval by the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Thunder Bay Transportation Authority selected an Alpena building company as the low bidder and firm that will build the... more »»



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Proud to be an American

May 19, 2016 In 2001, after the attacks on Sept. 11 and the beginning of the war on terror The News decided to run a salute to area service personnel — Proud to be an American. more »

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