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Lawrence Conrad LaHaie
October 11, 2017 – 5:16 pm | Comments Off on Lawrence Conrad LaHaie
Lawrence Conrad LaHaie

Lawrence “Larry” Conrad LaHaie, 89, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at his home.
Lawrence was born August 20, 1928, in Alpena to the late Conrad and Sophie (Jaziela) LaHaie. He …

Edward Lee Grove
October 11, 2017 – 5:15 pm | Comments Off on Edward Lee Grove
Edward Lee Grove

Edward Lee Grove, 86, of Herron passed away unexpectedly on October 9, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena from a fall at his home.
Ed was born on October 19, 1930, to …

Edward Lee Grove
October 10, 2017 – 5:35 pm | Comments Off on Edward Lee Grove
Edward Lee Grove

Edward Lee Grove, 86, of Herron passed away unexpectedly on October 9, 2017 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Ed is survived by his wife, Lucille; 3 sons, Thomas (Koni) Grove of Alpena, …

Philip Zielaskowski and Fay Zielaskowski
October 6, 2017 – 3:41 pm | Comments Off on Philip Zielaskowski and Fay Zielaskowski
Philip Zielaskowski and Fay Zielaskowski

Philip Zielaskowski, 68, and Fay Zielaskowski, 67, both of Ossineke, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, as a result of an auto accident in Au Gres.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by …

Annual candlelight vigil in RC for domestic violence
October 6, 2017 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Annual candlelight vigil in RC for domestic violence
Annual candlelight vigil in RC for domestic violence

The public is invited to an annual candlelight vigil in Rogers City next week, for domestic violence victims and survivors.
The vigil, sponsored by the Rogers City Area Civic League, will be held on the steps …

Council approves new boiler system for city hall
October 6, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Council approves new boiler system for city hall
Council approves new boiler system for city hall

The City of Alpena continues to upgrade heating and ventilation systems at a couple of its buildings.
A new variable air volume (VAV) system is being installed on the second floor of the Public Safety Facility.
This …

Share your ideas on state forest planning for Alcona, Iosco & Oscoda counties
October 6, 2017 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Share your ideas on state forest planning for Alcona, Iosco & Oscoda counties
Share your ideas on state forest planning for Alcona, Iosco & Oscoda counties

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources currently is making plans for state forests in 2019, and is seeking citizen’s comments on those plans.
The management plans include harvesting timber, planting trees, prescribed burning and maintaining fields …

AHS superintendent invites residents to talk over coffee
October 6, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on AHS superintendent invites residents to talk over coffee
AHS superintendent invites residents to talk over coffee

The superintendent of Alpena Public Schools is inviting residents to meet with him over coffee.
John VanWagoner is holding another round of what the school district is calling “Coffee with the Community” events.
VanWagoner is inviting interested …

The Great Donut Roll bike ride
October 6, 2017 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on The Great Donut Roll bike ride
The Great Donut Roll bike ride

Organizers are holding “The Great Donut Roll” bike ride to raise money for the Thunder Bay Trails Association (TBTA).
The association is a non-profit group that “promotes and protects non-motorized trail systems in Alpena County and …

Roberta Lee McDonald
October 5, 2017 – 2:06 pm | Comments Off on Roberta Lee McDonald
Roberta Lee McDonald

Roberta Lee McDonald, 81, of Alpena passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 4, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Roberta Lee Allison was born in Birmingham on September 29, 1936 to …

NRC to meet in Alpena & take comment on proposal to allow ORVs on state forest roads
October 5, 2017 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on NRC to meet in Alpena & take comment on proposal to allow ORVs on state forest roads
NRC to meet in Alpena & take comment on proposal to allow ORVs on state forest roads

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) is holding its regularly scheduled monthly meeting in Alpena next week, and will be gathering public comment on a proposal to open thousands of miles of state forest roads …

3 to be inducted into AHS Hall of Fame
October 5, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on 3 to be inducted into AHS Hall of Fame
3 to be inducted into AHS Hall of Fame

Three alumni from Alpena Public Schools will be inducted into the high school Hall of Fame on Friday.
The accomplishments of Dr. Jennie Sweet-Cushman from the Class of 1994, Gary Austin Lutes from the Class of …