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Tall ship stops in Alpena

“This is our first voyage to Alpena. It was suggested by a crew member who is from the area. She did some volunteer work and said it would be a good stop over and it is,”he said.“The trip is a good little clip, a good stop-over before getting back on the main journey.”

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Bay City’s Appledore IV Drops Anchor in Alpena

Now, the ship is owned by BaySail, a nonprofit organization that aims to educate different ages on environmental education and sailing training for naval sea cadets. Since it’s foundation in 1998, over 44,000 young people have experienced one of the the educational programs provided by the nonprofit

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Positive ripples in the community

On the other side of town, the Rotary Club has spearheaded a project to create an infrastructure improvement that will positively impact the lives of residents and visitors to our community. The Splash Park at Starlite Beach is highly anticipated and I know of many young children (and maybe at least

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-06-19 00:00:00

Man hospitalized after rollover in Oscoda

Jeffrey Bruce Connon, 55, Alpena, was taken to the hospital for possible injuries on June 8, after he flipped his vehicle in Oscoda Township.Courtesy Photo

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Daily 2 Cents: Bizarre Flying Anomaly in Michigan -- Unidentified Bipedal Creature -- 'Mystery Sludge' Falls From Sky

Lachine, MI - 6/22/2012 - 21:30:My husband, 8 year old daughter, and I were outside my husband’s uncle’s house around 9:30pm on June 22nd 2012. We were looking toward the eves of the house waiting for bats to fly out so we could patch up the hole they had found. It was just starting to get dark and

PHANTOMSANDMONSTERS.COM - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

APS board approves its 2018-19 general appropriations budget

Revenues include local, state, federal, and other financing sources. Expenditures include instruction, support services, community services, and other financing uses.

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Mikado man injured in Grant Township crash

GRANT Twp. – Carl Richard Goodman, 82, Mikado, sustained minor injuries during a vehicle crash on June 12 in Grant Township.The Michigan State Police (MSP) report that the incident occurred at 4:45 p.m. on M-55, near McArdle Road.

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AuSable industrial park land sold for use as MMJ grow center

AUSABLE TWP. – The AuSable Township Board of Trustees, Monday, entered into a purchase agreement with a company that will build a medical marijuana grow center on AuSable Township’s industrial park property.Township officials entered into the agreement during a regular board meeting; the agreement w

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Fourth of July parade details being finalized

Organizer Casey Stutzman said planning for this year’s parade is coming along great and there are going to be a few twists. In order to pull them off ,however, residents are being asked to participate.


Year of the Rogers City Hurons

It wasn’t the only the only trip to the final four the Hurons made during the year as they made it down to the state semifinals in Battle Creek in volleyball for the second consecutive season, but fell 3-1 to the eventual state champions, Plymouth Christian.

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Sunrise Reflections: Summer is finally here

With the ring of the school bell Friday after noon at Oscoda Area Schools, and many other schools around the state, summer has –at least for area parents and school children – finally arrived.I was not there when school let out, but I can imagine what the feeling was for area kids getting out on the

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New brewery coming to Alpena

Derek Heussner, Tyler Greenway and Ray Szatkowski will be opening Inspirations Brewery on Chisholm Street in the heart of Alpena’s business district. The business will feature up to 12 taps with different beer options, as well as pizza and bar food.


Alpena’s Bullis to compete at national meet

“It just sets another goal for me. If I don’t qualify for the Elite Division this year, my goal is to qualify again next year,”Bullis said.


New Brewery Set For Downtown Alpena

“It definitely shows that we’re a hip and vibrant place,” said DDA Director Anne Gentry. “Any time you see a new business opening, it sends a message that this is a place that’s flourishing, this is a place where small businesses can survive.”


The end of the road

“Both teams had chances to score throughout the game and it was just a great game,”Rogers City coach Karl Grambau said.“Give Coleman a lot of credit they played very well today and came up with some clutch hits late. We played phenomenal defense and got great pitching, but we just came up a little b


Alpena’s Cinderella Story Ends at the Quarterfinals

In the first inning, second batter Jade Schultz ripped a hit down the third baseline, but it fell just left of the foul line. It was a defensive pitcher battle until the fifth inning when the Fighting Scots scored three runs.


Board approves contract with Dean Transportation

Superintendent Scott Reynolds said the decision was based on the time that was spent researching Dean Transportation. He said Dean Transportation has an impeccable track record, is responsive to student needs, has a rigorous training program, and has a core value system that aligns with the AMA ESD’


Operating your vehicle without security

MCL (Michigan Compiled Laws) 257.328 discusses Producing evidence of motor vehicle insurance upon request of police officer. Under this statute, section (2) states,“A certificate of insurance, in paper or electronic form and issued by an insurance company … is prima facie evidence that insurance is


Bergman leads field hearing on comorants

The hearing was by invitation only and included expert witnesses Daniel Eichinger, executive director of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs, Mark Engle, manager for Les Cheneaux Landing, Randall Claramunt, Lake Huron Basin coordinator Oden State fish hatchery, and Region Three chief migratory bi


Lawmakers consider resuming lethal control of cormorants

ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — Congress is considering legislation that would allow government agencies to resume killing double-crested cormorants, which feast on fish in the Great Lakes and elsewhere.