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Taste the Local Difference® Partners with Alpena Farmers’ Market to Create a Certified Local Food Event

Alpena, MI – Taste the Local Difference®, Michigan’s local-food marketing agency, is partnering with the Alpena Farmers’ Market, to bring Alpena another Certified Local Food Event.

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Miller Street work to disrupt traffic

The city’s engineering department has a plan in place, however, that it hopes will limit inconveniences for residents in the area of the construction.

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Millennials want story, sustainability

“Being a kid of the 90s, the realization is it’s all about story,”said Alpena native Nate Blury II, whose Original Tin Cup business was featured on Kickstarter’s Top 100 in 2017.“And so, if you can be transparent, open and honest with your story, and tell your story about your products, then all of

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Great Start offering shoes to kids in need as school year starts

Covering Alpena, Montmorency and Alcona counties, the Great Start Collaborative will provide athletic shoes for students ages 3 to 12. To receive shoes, the collaborative asks families to register by contacting Parent Liaison Jami Whaley at 989-278-5998 or whaleyj@amaesd.org.

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Collaborating with author James Patterson

“He’d edited the ‘Best American Mystery Stories 2015’ for Houghton Mifflin, and included one of my stories in the edition,”Allyn said of the publishing industry giant.“A mutual friend, Otto Penzler, introduced us. We chatted books and writing while we signed copies. He couldn’t have been nicer, but

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

NOAA chief: Thunder Bay ‘a role model’ of sanctuaries

Courtesy Photo In this photo provided by the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Matt Brookhart, regional director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, John Armour, director the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, and Rear Adm. Tim Gal

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

New phones recommended for Alpena schools

The district’s current phone system was installed in 1998. Because of age, lack of parts and technological support, and modern phone features, a new phone system has to be purchased to provide better reliability for staff, officials said.


ACC celebrates millage win, makes purchases

“It looks like we didn’t quite do as well as 2003, but did better than we did in 2008,”he said.

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Take time to try new things, even scary ones

It has been good for me in many ways, though, because it keeps my life adventurous and full of experiences and lessons I would miss if I didn’t say yes to these things. It can also add unnecessary drama sometimes, as well. One of the things I said yes to before fully thinking it through just came to

ALPENA NEWS - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Guest columnist: President Mike Myers comments on Nautical City Festival

First, I want to acknowledge the committee made up of members of the five organizations including the Kiwanis Club, Optimist Club, Servicemen’s Club, Knights of Columbus Council 1705 and the Rogers City Area Chamber of Commerce. These folks gave up countless hours and days of their personal time to

PIADVANCE.COM - 2018-08-16 00:00:00

Operation Northern Stike pour millions into local economy

Local communities have cashed in about $14-million dollars over the past seven years due to the large number of service people visiting town. This year, eight military units from the U.S., U.K., Germany, Poland, Hungary, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia joined forces.


Sims looking to bring stability to Alpena wrestling program

“I’m ready to bring a level of stability and definitely think that I can help improve the numbers in the program. Football and wrestling compliment each other so well and I’ve been trying to build a strong football program and I can work on building a strong wrestling program as well,”Sims said.“The


Three injured in two-car accident

Assisting the MSP on scene was Rose City Police Chief Dean Coleman, Ogemaw County Sheriff’s deputies, the Rose City Fire Department, Ogemaw County EMS and D&N Towing.

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APS talks $60M in potential renovations

“Luke had the chance with most of the buildings to go with me and he did a couple of his own to tour around every building and talk with staff and what are some thoughts, concerns, needs, and things like that,”VanWagoner said.


The end of an era

News File Photo The Wagon Wheel of Ossineke wins the 1999 Northern Michigan Baseball League Shaughnessy Champions. Pictured left to right are: Paul LaBell, Bob LaBell, Steve Wisniewski, Scott Bays and Nate Barden; back: Ben Krebs, Joe Pokerzynski, Brad Ballentine, Jason Barbeau, Ray Medore, Tim Hoes


Stabenow, head of Latvian military tour Northern Strike exercises

Stabenow, D-Mich., praised the CRTC, calling it one of the top training facilities in the world.


Guest rabbi coming to Temple Beth-El

Affectionately known as“Rabbi Reuven,”he leads regular services and offers pastoral and spiritual care to the members of Temple Israel of Deland, Fla. For many years, he hosted a Sunday morning question and answer radio program called“The Jewish Sound”and was the service leader at Chabad Lubavitch,


NOAA scholars train at Thunder Bay sanctuary

“The scholarship is for everyone, but is focused on women and people of diverse backgrounds,”Thompson said.“It’s for people studying oceanography, marine biology, marine archeology, chemistry. The other thing is we try to bring people in who do their research in a sanctuary. They must be master stud


APS talks upcoming changes to curriculum

News Photo by Julie Goldberg Meaghan Gauthier, director of curriculum, instruction, assessment/state and federal program for Alpena Public Schools, provided the Alpena board of education members a summer update on curriculum and instruction during Tuesday’s Curriculum and Technology Committee meetin


Antique tractors plow into Alpena this weekend

The show takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6850 French Road in Alpena. It will feature antique tractor displays and daily live demonstrations of sawmilling, shingle milling, threshing, baling, rock crushing, blacksmithing, hand-pouring cement, and woodworking, all done with the same techniq