Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 25 Nov 2015 00:52:35 EDTWed, 25 Nov 2015 00:52:35 EDT it away, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT2016 Brown Trout to be smaller - After meeting with local service groups and being unable to get commitment from volunteers to fill soon-to-be vacant positions, the Michigan Brown Trout Executive Board has decided to scale back the 2016 festival.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTDeadline nears for RER After more than eight years of unfulfilled promises and missed construction dates, it appears the gasification plant project between Recovered Energy Resources and the Montmorency-Oscoda-Alpena Solid Waste Management Authority may be dead.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTAPS recognizes 40 years of involvement with exchange students - Last week was International Education Week across the United States and at Alpena Public Schools, and the district is proud of its involvement in hositing many exchange students over the last 40 years.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTBusinesses unhappy with cell phone reception - Although Harrisville with its many shops and waterfront areas present numerous tourism opportunities, there is one thing tourists want but often cannot find, according to Pat Bushey, co-chair of the Harrisville Business Association.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT