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Barbara Jane Gapczynski
August 4, 2015 – 4:52 pm | Comments Off on Barbara Jane Gapczynski
Barbara Jane Gapczynski

Barbara Jane Gapczynski, age 77, passed away peacefully at Tendercare of Alpena surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
She was born as Barbara Lambert in Centerline, MI to the late Kenneth and …

George Edward Hug, M.D.
July 30, 2015 – 10:07 am | Comments Off on George Edward Hug, M.D.
George Edward Hug, M.D.

Dr. George Edward Hug, 78, of Bay City, Texas, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2015, after an extended illness.
George was born in Rosario, Argentina, on August 12, 1936, to the late …

James W. Brackenbury
July 24, 2015 – 11:16 am | Comments Off on James W. Brackenbury
James W. Brackenbury

James W. Brackenbury, 80, of 1111 W. Washington Avenue, Alpena, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Sunshine Garden Adult Foster Care Home.
Jim was born December 26, 1934, to James A. and …

Betty Prieur
July 15, 2015 – 4:18 pm | Comments Off on Betty Prieur
Betty Prieur

Betty Prieur, 91, of Alpena, died Monday, July 12, 2015 at Home.
Betty was born May 2, 1924 in Alpena to William and Louise (Issacson) Dekett. Betty was an example of “Rosie the Riveter” as she …

Blake A. Hunter
July 14, 2015 – 5:28 pm | Comments Off on Blake A. Hunter
Blake A. Hunter

Blake A. Hunter age 20, passed away peacefully at Kansas University Medical Center surrounded by his family on Monday July 13, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Blake was born on June 15, 1995 …

Leo M. Bauerschmidt
July 9, 2015 – 3:31 pm | Comments Off on Leo M. Bauerschmidt
Leo M. Bauerschmidt

Another good soul has left us.

Leo M. Bauerschmidt, 88, died July 7, 2015 in Alpena, MI after a brief illness.

Leo was born March 22, 1927 in Toledo, OH. …

Lawrence Ellsworth Szczukowski
July 6, 2015 – 5:58 pm | Comments Off on Lawrence Ellsworth Szczukowski
Lawrence Ellsworth Szczukowski

Lawrence Ellsworth Szczukowski, 81, beloved husband of Ann (Gibbons) Szczukowski, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on July 4, 2015. Larry was born on September 24, 1933 in Hazel …

Robert Richard Hatch
July 6, 2015 – 5:57 pm | Comments Off on Robert Richard Hatch
Robert Richard Hatch

Robert Richard Hatch, 60, of Alpena passed away on July 6, 2015, at McLaren Hospital in Petoskey.
Robert is survived by his son, Robert Hatch, Jr.; one grandson, Nicholas; mother Donna Hatch; …

Peter Brown
July 2, 2015 – 5:56 pm | Comments Off on Peter Brown
Peter Brown

Peter Brown, 61, of Alpena passed away at home on July 1, 2015.
Peter is survived by 2 daughters, Tammy (Craig) Dunn, Tina (Robert) Dobson; 2 grandchildren, Christopher Dunn, Anthony Dobson; 3 brothers, …

Northern Michigan UAS Consortium selects CEO, signs first customer
June 26, 2015 – 4:00 am | Comments Off on Northern Michigan UAS Consortium selects CEO, signs first customer
Northern Michigan UAS Consortium selects CEO, signs first customer

The unmanned aerial aircraft industry in Alpena took a major step with the formation of a non-profit company, the naming of a CEO, and the securing of its first customer.
Alpena County Commissioners and Target Alpena …

New ‘power bill’ scam targets area residents
June 26, 2015 – 3:59 am | Comments Off on New ‘power bill’ scam targets area residents
New ‘power bill’ scam targets area residents

A telephone scam involving electric bills has reached residents in the Alpena area.
A resident contacted the Michigan State Police Alpena Post to report a telephone call from someone claiming to be from the Alpena Power …

U.S. Brig Niagara visits Alpena
June 26, 2015 – 3:58 am | Comments Off on U.S. Brig Niagara visits Alpena
U.S. Brig Niagara visits Alpena

A replica of the flagship of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry is visiting Alpena this weekend.
The U.S. Brig Niagara will be sailing in to the waters near the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center and will be …