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Elk Fest returns to Atlanta – Michigan’s elk capital
September 26, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Elk Fest returns to Atlanta – Michigan’s elk capital
Elk Fest returns to Atlanta – Michigan’s elk capital

A pizza eating contest, rubber chicken toss, kids events, a beer tent with live music and more will all be featured during the annual Elk Fest in Atlanta this weekend.

ACC nurses to host Teddy Bear Picnic
September 26, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on ACC nurses to host Teddy Bear Picnic
ACC nurses to host Teddy Bear Picnic

The Student Nurses Association at Alpena Community College will host a Teddy Bear Picnic next month, to give children an opportunity to learn how to take care of their teddy bear while also learning about basic medical care and general safety.

Another busy week for Alcona deputies
September 26, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Another busy week for Alcona deputies
Another busy week for Alcona deputies

Last week was another busy period for the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office, which responded to 138 complaints.

Abby’s Storyboard dedication at dog park Friday
September 26, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Abby’s Storyboard dedication at dog park Friday
Abby’s Storyboard dedication at dog park Friday

A second dedication ceremony is being held at Thomas Stafford Dog Park in Alpena Friday, this one for the two people who came up with the idea for a park.

Catherine May Hawks
September 25, 2019 – 3:47 pm | Comments Off on Catherine May Hawks
Catherine May Hawks

Catherine May Hawks, 89, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Cathy was born on May 19, 1930 to the late Ervin and Edna (Olsen) Bromund in Alpena, Michigan. …

2019 Elk Festival in Atlanta
September 24, 2019 – 1:20 pm | Comments Off on 2019 Elk Festival in Atlanta
2019 Elk Festival in Atlanta

Check out all the fun in Atlanta this weekend!

Walter Eric Erickson
September 23, 2019 – 1:41 pm | Comments Off on Walter Eric Erickson
Walter Eric Erickson

Walter Eric Erickson, 81, of Atlanta passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
 
Eric is survived by his daughter, Rochelle Tassie; 4 granddaughters, Heather O’Born, Andrea (Luke) Kozlowski, Amy (Danilo) Riggio, …

Grant Anthony Wilson
September 23, 2019 – 1:40 pm | Comments Off on Grant Anthony Wilson
Grant Anthony Wilson

Grant Anthony Wilson, 85, of Alpena passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Grant was born May 15, 1934 in Lincoln, MI to the late Darrell and Thelma (Anderson) Wilson. He …

Rodney Michael Rondeau
September 23, 2019 – 1:38 pm | Comments Off on Rodney Michael Rondeau
Rodney Michael Rondeau

Rodney Michael Rondeau, 86, of Alpena passed away Monday, September 23, 2019, at his home.
 
Rodney was born on July 16, 1933, in Alpena to the late Russell and Beulah (Montie) Rondeau. He served in the …

Mary Crick Spence
September 20, 2019 – 3:46 pm | Comments Off on Mary Crick Spence
Mary Crick Spence

Mary Crick Spence passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at her home.
 
Mary Lou Crick was born in Alpena on January 6, to the late Eldon and Margaret (Miller) Crick. She married Hugh Spence on July …

Robert Harry Nowicki
September 20, 2019 – 3:44 pm | Comments Off on Robert Harry Nowicki
Robert Harry Nowicki

Robert Harry Nowicki, age 85, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
Arrangements are being handled through the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home. Family and friends may gather …

Peter Christian Madsen
September 19, 2019 – 4:34 pm | Comments Off on Peter Christian Madsen
Peter Christian Madsen

Peter Christian Madsen, 52, of Lachine passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena.
 
Peter was born March 16, 1967, in Sault Ste. Marie to Neil and Diane (Deuman) Madsen. On June 29, 1991, …