Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 30 Jun 2015 10:02:56 EDTTue, 30 Jun 2015 10:02:56 EDT ready for the Fourth of July parade really dislike that I am writing this column. The things I am about to say should not have to be said. Unfortunately, common sense is not prevailing in some cases and so these things apparently need to be stated clearly for everyone to read.Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTWoman's face on US currency long overdue will she be? What great woman's face will be seen regularly by virtually every American in the future - every time they reach into their wallets and purses and pull out a $10 bill? Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has said the $10 bill will be...Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTDream is realized with first customer"Until you have your first paying customer it is only a dream, an idea." So said Jim Makowske, CEO of the Northern Michigan Unmanned Aircraft System Consortium, in a news story Thursday about the first customer to test an unmanned vehicle at Alpena.Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTGood luck Miss Michigan Emily Kieliszewski, who last weekend was crowned Miss Michigan, 2015. Kieliszewski immediately begins a hectic schedule that will take her around the state numerous times over the next 12 months.Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTUnfinished business up. Remember, ah yes. Need to write my column today. Make hot cocoa. Feed cats. Open blinds. Sit down at computer. Check email. Research kitchen timers on Amazon. Check weather forecast. Stir hot cocoa. Type a paragraph.Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT