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Two local Girl Scouts tackle trail in pursuit of Silver Award

October 14, 2013 Local Scouts have played an important role in creating the Lucas Pfieffenberger Nature Trail that winds through the woods by the Besser Museum’s village of historic structures. more »»

Alpena teen studying in Bosnia and Herzegovina

October 12, 2013 Parker Wedge of Alpena has been awarded a full merit scholarship to attend UWC in Mostar, located in Bosnia and Herzegovin. more »»

Church turns 160 cabbages into sauerkraut the old-fashioned way

October 11, 2013 Around Hope Lutheran Church in Hubbard Lake, Helen Keller affectionately is known as the “boss of the cabbage. more »»

ACT dishes up some laughs

October 10, 2013 Almost every church has them – a dedicated group of women who with spatula firmly in hand take charge of the potlucks, funeral spreads and celebratory dinners routinely dished up in a church basemen... more »»

TBAC Gallery features grandfather/grandson artists

October 1, 2013 Thunder Bay Arts Council Gallery currently is featuring the art of grandfather/grandson duo Jim Shaffer and James Manning. more »»

Riches-to-rags saga rekindles interest in Kennedy name

September 30, 2013 Right out of the gait, Thunder Bay Theatre’s first show under new Artistic Director Kevin Reams comes off with plenty of positive vibes and highlights the vocal range of its new core company member. more »»

Fall Harvest Fossil Fest coming up

September 28, 2013 Signs of fall are visible all around, including at the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan where preparations are in full swing for the annual Fall Harvest Day celebration. more »»

Local writer published again in 'Ellery Queen'

September 23, 2013 The grave of a beloved pet holds a sinister secret that threatens a young couple’s happiness in “Princess Anne,” a short story by local author Jim Allyn that appears in the November, 2013 issue of... more »»

Community Read takes on McCall Smith book

September 21, 2013 Over 300 tickets have been snapped up so far for Alpena County Library’s Authors in the Fall appearance of international best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith. more »»

Musicians unite to form Thunder Bay Folk Society

September 20, 2013 The newly established Thunder Bay Folk Society may only be in the infant stage, but already 31 members have joined. more »»

30 Days of Peace continues

September 20, 2013 A popular component of the Alpena Peace Coalition’s 30 Days of Peace initiative returns tonight at Cabin Creek Coffee in downtown Alpen. more »»

Relive eras of the past in TBT's 'Grey Gardens'

September 19, 2013 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ most scandalous relatives are the subject of the musical comedy/drama, “Grey Gardens,” debuting next week at Thunder Bay Theatr. more »»

Retired math professor writes multiple books

September 18, 2013 As a mathematics professor at the University of Akron, Douglas Cameron was accustomed to working with numerical equations and mathematical theories. more »»

TBT introduces new core company

September 16, 2013 Newly hired Thunder Bay Theatre Artistic Director Kevin Reams has assembled a new and diverse core company that has been working together enthusiastically in preparation for the first show of the... more »»

Shout Eureka!

September 14, 2013 Four-year-old Brody Oliver, like many others, did not realize raisins can dance. more »»

Recipes sought for Holiday Cookbook

September 13, 2013 We’ve got good news to share. We are bringing back an Alpena News project from years past – the Holiday Cookboo. more »»

Glass artist shares talents at Tendercare Greenview

September 13, 2013 Not everyone can look at an old bowling ball and see it as a canvas for a glass art project, but that’s what Tina Montgomery, owner of My Glass Wings in downtown Alpena, has don. more »»

30 Days of Peace initiative starts today

September 11, 2013 With the eyes of the world trained on Syria and a possible retaliation strike by the United States for that country’s use of chemical weapons on its citizenry, this year’s 30 Days of Peace observanc... more »»

Former Alpena resident inducted into Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame

September 11, 2013 Five people representing country, gospel and instrumental music are the 2013 inductees into the Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame. Among them is former Alpena resident Jack Venzlaff. On Au. more »»

Kerr 65th

September 7, 2013 John and Elizabeth Kerr of Greenbush celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the home of their daughter. John and Elizabeth were married Sept. 4, 1948 in Bay City. more »»



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