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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 …

Coast Guard rescues sail-boater near St. Ignace
June 26, 2015 – 3:57 am | Comments Off on Coast Guard rescues sail-boater near St. Ignace
Coast Guard rescues sail-boater near St. Ignace

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a 65-year-old woman whose sailboat ran aground during a solo sailing challenge from Chicago to Mackinac Island.
The woman used a marine radio to call for help early Tuesday from …

Bridge in Soo to Canada to get lighting facelift
June 26, 2015 – 3:56 am | Comments Off on Bridge in Soo to Canada to get lighting facelift
Bridge in Soo to Canada to get lighting facelift

The Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge is getting an energy-efficient lighting upgrade and plans are in the works for some colorful illumination.
Officials say an upgrade is taking place on pole-mounted lights along the bridge deck …

“Boutique” style casino to be built in Mackinaw City
June 25, 2015 – 4:00 am | Comments Off on “Boutique” style casino to be built in Mackinaw City
“Boutique” style casino to be built in Mackinaw City

Plans are underway to redevelop a piece of land in Mackinaw City and erect a casino on the site.

Youth sailing classes begin in July in Alpena
June 25, 2015 – 3:59 am | Comments Off on Youth sailing classes begin in July in Alpena
Youth sailing classes begin in July in Alpena

Ahoy, Matey! Back for the 11th year, youth sailing classes for ages eight years-old and up will be held in Alpena in three, five-day sessions stretching through the month of July.