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Alpena Lions Club hears program on The Chosen Ranch

August 22, 2016 At the recent Alpena Lions Club noon meeting, Jamie Bullis spoke to the group gathered about something he is passionate about and totally committed to – The Chosen Ranch. more »»

Boys & Girls Club recognizes two members

August 22, 2016 July Youth of the Month Jordin Swindle, 8-year-old daughter of Ashley, is the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena’s July Youth of the Month. Swindle’s favorite day at the club so far was when Dr. more »»

Award-winning artists exhibiting at museum

August 20, 2016 The top two winners from last year’s Besser Museum Juried Art Exhibition combined their talents for a new exhibit now on display in the museum’s Trelfa Gallery. more »»

Alpena Buick GMC sponsors local Relay for Life brunch

August 19, 2016 Alpena Buick GMC has teamed up with Relay For Life of Alpena County for a third consecutive year and will serve as the sponsor of a special brunch for cancer survivors and their caregivers. more »»

READ new tutor training offered

August 19, 2016 READ tutor Michelle Greko and READ student Wayne Schultz have been working together to improve his reading skills. “I enjoy working with students who are highly motivated,” said Greko. more »»

READ tutor helps summer visitor with English

August 17, 2016 Languages come easily to recent Alpena High School graduate Alexis Brink. “I can speak Spanish, French, German. I took Polish and a class in Japanese and Chinese. more »»

Help others around the world by donating shoes to Kiwanis drive

August 17, 2016 The Kiwanis Club of Alpena is sponsoring a Shoe Drive in cooperation with the Michigan District of Kiwanis this Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Alpena Mal. more »»

Habitat begins new home build, two area legislators to lend a hand

August 17, 2016 Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan (has begun construction on its 43rd home in Alpena. more »»

Program on winter shipping announced

August 17, 2016 The Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum presents Rogers City native Brian Vogelheim with a presentation on winter shippin. more »»

Pageant winners announced

August 15, 2016 The Miss Huron Shores Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Miss Iosco County Scholarship Program, announces Emily Birgy of Fife Lake as the 2016 Miss Huron Shores and Natalie Goff of Lachine a... more »»

Message in a bottle

August 13, 2016 Armando Calles of Greenbush recently acquired a new long-distance friend, but unlike most people in contemporary society, their communications eschew texts or emails in favor of handwritten letters. more »»

Volunteer group from Germany assists at Habitat for Humanity

August 12, 2016 Habitat for Humanity recently received some extra assistance from a group of volunteers from Germany. They came to Alpena to visit a local sister church, First Congregational United Church of Chris. more »»

Poetry Reading set at Art in the Loft

August 10, 2016 Susan Lane Foundation welcomes award-winning poets from around Michigan to Alpena this Saturday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for the fourth annual north45east Poetry Reading at Art in the Loft. more »»

Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary seeks volunteer assistance

August 10, 2016 A master list of volunteers and needed work tasks was discussed when the Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary Board met recently at City Hall. more »»

Museum capital campaign nearing goal

August 8, 2016 Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is pressing on toward its 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign goal of $500,000. To date, $385,000 has been raised in less than a year’s time. more »»

TBT amuses with parody of King Arthur

August 5, 2016 Not ever having been exposed to the 1975 cult film, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” made me feel a bit disadvantaged heading into a performance this week of Thunder Bay Theatre’s last show of the... more »»

Five to compete for Miss Posen title

August 5, 2016 The annual Miss Posen Pageant is set for Aug. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Posen High School. The pageant precedes the Posen Potato Festival which will be held Sept. 9-1. more »»

Distinguished conductor presents paper at conference in Colorado

August 5, 2016 Steven Hart, PhD, son of Jim and Mary Louise Hart of Alpena, presented a paper at the Institute for American Religious and Philosophical Thought. more »»

Hunter Safety classes set in Alpena, Rogers City

August 5, 2016 The Alpena Sportsmen’s Club will conduct a Hunter Safety Class in August. Registration will be held Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) at the club on Sportsmen’s Drive. Classes start Au. more »»

Brege named B&G Club youth of the month

August 1, 2016 Jazzmyne Brege, 10-year-old daughter of Sarah and Matt, is Boys & Girls Club of Alpena’s June Youth of the Month. Brege always walks in to the club with a positive attitude and a big smil. more »»



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