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Chowder & Chili Cookoff
September 19, 2017 – 12:29 pm | Comments Off on Chowder & Chili Cookoff
Chowder & Chili Cookoff

Registration is now open for the 4th annual Chowder and Chili Cookoff, Saturday, October 14th in Downtown Alpena!

Eric Richard Bartz
September 18, 2017 – 5:53 pm | Comments Off on Eric Richard Bartz
Eric Richard Bartz

Eric Richard Bartz, 54, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition …

Theodocia R. Tadajewski
September 18, 2017 – 2:11 pm | Comments Off on Theodocia R. Tadajewski
Theodocia R. Tadajewski

Theodocia R. Tadajewski, age 90, of Alpena passed away peacefully at home of her son on Friday, September 15, 2017 surrounded by her family.
On December 17, 1926, Theodocia was born to the late Francis …

Michael E. Murch
September 15, 2017 – 4:24 pm | Comments Off on Michael E. Murch
Michael E. Murch

Michael E. Murch, 81, of Alpena died Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Turning Brook.
Mike was born Feb. 24, 1936, to Orville and Mamie (Boilore) Murch. He graduated from Alpena Catholic Central …

Rodney R. Poczontek
September 15, 2017 – 4:23 pm | Comments Off on Rodney R. Poczontek
Rodney R. Poczontek

Rodney R. Poczontek, age 68, of Hillman, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at home surrounded by his family.
On November 28, 1948, Rodney was born to the late Frank and Helen (Potts) Poczontek …

Lester David Chroninger
September 12, 2017 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off on Lester David Chroninger
Lester David Chroninger

Lester David Chroninger, 80, of Alpena passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017, at The Country House in Ossineke.
Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Janet; 3 children, Peggy Tomaszewski, Doug (Staci) Chroninger, …

99.9 The Wave LIVE at Watson Country
September 12, 2017 – 3:02 pm | Comments Off on 99.9 The Wave LIVE at Watson Country
99.9 The Wave LIVE at Watson Country

Join Andy as he broadcasts LIVE from Watson Country in Rogers City, Saturday, September 16, 11 AM until 1 PM

Erick William Erickson, Jr.
September 11, 2017 – 5:31 pm | Comments Off on Erick William Erickson, Jr.
Erick William Erickson, Jr.

Erick William Erickson, Jr., 37, of Lachine passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017, at home.
Erick was born on September 28, 1979, in Alpena to Erick and Valerie (Zdybel) Erickson. He had …

Eugene A. Hochrein Jr.
September 11, 2017 – 5:30 pm | Comments Off on Eugene A. Hochrein Jr.
Eugene A. Hochrein Jr.

Eugene “Gene” A. Hochrein Jr., age 54, a lifelong resident of Alpena, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, September 7, 2017.
On December 25, 1962, Eugene was born in Alpena, Michigan …

HPC’s Youth Appreciation Day
September 11, 2017 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off on HPC’s Youth Appreciation Day
HPC’s Youth Appreciation Day

Saturday, October 1 from noon until 4 PM at Northern Lights Arena. Free and open to the public!

3 write-in candidates emerge for open city council seats
September 8, 2017 – 10:18 am | Comments Off on 3 write-in candidates emerge for open city council seats
3 write-in candidates emerge for open city council seats

Three people have filed the paperwork as write-in candidates for the upcoming Alpena City Council election.
Two seats on council will be up for grabs during the general election on Tuesday, November 7.
Cindy Johnson has filed …

Bergman’s office accepting applicants for service academies
September 8, 2017 – 10:14 am | Comments Off on Bergman’s office accepting applicants for service academies
Bergman’s office accepting applicants for service academies

Congressman Jack Bergman’s office is now accepting service academy nomination applications from students between the ages of 17-22 in Michigan’s First Congressional District.
Applicants interested in attending a service academy have until October 31 to submit …