Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 4 Sep 2015 03:42:06 EDTFri, 4 Sep 2015 03:42:06 EDT year for artist Noel Skiba's been an eventual year for professional artist Noel Skiba, a native of Alpena who currently is home-based in the Kentwood/Grand Rapids area but also spends parts of the year painting on Mackinac Island and in the Florida Keys.Fri, 4 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTAvid outdoorsman/Christian speaker coming to Alpena Lutheran Church in Alpena hopes to engage local outdoorsmen with well-known Christian author, speaker, musician and avid hunter Steve Chapman. On Sept.Fri, 4 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTEagles Auxiliary plans upcoming district meeting Ladies Eagles Auxiliary #1241 met Aug. 25 for a regular meeting with President Diane Struzik presiding. Plans were discussed for the District 8 meeting that will be held at the aerie on Sept. 13.Fri, 4 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTSunnyside Red Toppers enjoy recent gathering Red Toppers were invited by hostesses Sally Okhuysen and Lynda Russell to Okhuysen's home. Fifteen ladies were in attendance. Guests Arlene Bartosh and Carol Lightner attended as guests and were welcomed as new member.Fri, 4 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDTAlpena County Library bringing in well-known author Ann Patchett County Library continues its strong tradition of bringing top-name writers to Northeast Michigan each fall. This year's Authors in the Fall guest of honor is Ann Patchett, who will speak Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Alpena High School Auditorium.Thu, 3 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDT