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Earl James Evans
March 18, 2010 – 3:56 am
Earl James Evans

EVANS, Earl James, 93, of Herron, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
Earl was born September 2, 1916 in Wilson
Township to James and Eddia (Habermehl) Evans and had been …

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Loco for Mocha Cupcakes
March 18, 2010 – 12:17 am
Loco for Mocha Cupcakes

These delectable cupcakes satisfy two addictions: coffee and chocolate! Grandma Bean’s will let you try their new Vanilla Nut Cream coffee when you buy one of these JUMBO Loco for Mocha cupcakes on Friday!

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Alpena & Grayling soldiers making a difference in Iraq
March 17, 2010 – 11:27 am
Alpena & Grayling soldiers making a difference in Iraq

Michigan National Guard Soldiers from Alpena and Grayling are making a difference in Iraq by improving the quality of life for their fellow servicemen and women.

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New Youth & Rec millage would raise $483K
March 17, 2010 – 11:01 am
New Youth & Rec millage would raise $483K

The Alpena County Finance Committee Wednesday, approved the ballot language for a new millage that would raise nearly a half-million-dollars for youth sports and recreation.

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Sports reports from around the state
March 17, 2010 – 6:22 am
Sports reports from around the state

Pistons and Tigers both lose; Lions’ Stafford ready to throw to Burleson; U-M’s Harris not sure about NBA draft status.

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Let’s talk baseball!
March 17, 2010 – 6:06 am
Let’s talk baseball!

A weekly AHS baseball column brought to you “Up Close” by Jonny Zawacki.

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APS kindergarten registration – no decision on 4 or 5 days
March 17, 2010 – 5:41 am
APS kindergarten registration – no decision on 4 or 5 days

Kindergarten registration is underway at Alpena Public Schools yet no decision was reached this week, on whether a four or five day program will be offered next year.

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History of St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2010 – 5:36 am
History of St. Patrick’s Day

Today is St. Patrick’s Day – a holiday marking the anniversary of the death of St. Patrick during the 5th century.

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Wildfire season – permits required to burn yard waste
March 17, 2010 – 5:32 am
Wildfire season – permits required to burn yard waste

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment is reminding residents they need to obtain a permit before burning yard debris.

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Huron Humane Society asks City for funding
March 17, 2010 – 5:26 am
Huron Humane Society asks City for funding

Leaders of the Huron Humane Society in Alpena say the economy has forced many people to give up their pets and the animal shelter is busier than ever.

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Arrival of SS Alpena marks 151 years of commercial shipping
March 17, 2010 – 5:24 am
Arrival of SS Alpena marks 151 years of commercial shipping

The arrival of the SS Alpena into port Tuesday evening, marked the official start to the 2010 shipping season and the 151st year of commercial shipping in Alpena.

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Two downstate men face drug charges in Alpena
March 17, 2010 – 5:20 am
Two downstate men face drug charges in Alpena

A Flint man who attempted to deliver heroin in the Alpena area has pleaded guilty to drug charges.

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