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59th annual Posen Potato Festival gets underway
September 10, 2010 – 6:04 am
59th annual Posen Potato Festival gets underway

The annual Posen Potato Festival kicks off today.

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Tea party Alpena and Citizens for Traditional Values hold rally
September 10, 2010 – 5:59 am
Tea party Alpena and Citizens for Traditional Values hold rally

Tea party Alpena and Citizens for Traditional Values are hosting an event in Alpena this month, they say “to help win America back.”

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Michigan prepares for 2010-2011 influenza season
September 10, 2010 – 5:55 am
Michigan prepares for 2010-2011 influenza season

The Michigan Department of Community Health is taking steps to educate the public about the flu.

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Chris Streich
September 9, 2010 – 6:06 pm
Chris Streich

Passed away September 9, 2010 at home with his family
Robert Christopher Streich was born March 19, 1963 in Rogers City to Robert and Sharon (Karnes) Streich

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Marie Thompson Doederlein
September 9, 2010 – 4:09 pm
Marie Thompson Doederlein

Marie Thompson Doederlein, 93, of 181 S. Sheridan Street, Alpena, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, September 08, 2010.

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Rum Runner Cupcakes
September 9, 2010 – 2:50 pm
Rum Runner Cupcakes

Rum Runner Cupcakes
As the weather starts to cool down, you need something to warm you up! Try these deliciously rich rum cakes–you’ll definitely belly-up to the table for another.

Rum Cupcake Ingredients

1 package (18.25 oz.) butter …

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Marie D. Schwenke
September 9, 2010 – 2:14 pm
Marie D. Schwenke

SCHWENKE, Marie D., “Frances” 87, of Alpena died Monday, September 6, 2010 at Spectrum Health Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Frances was born September 10, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan to Arthur and Marie (Krass) Stanley.  She …

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Ex. Dir. Alpena Senior Center responds to allegations
September 9, 2010 – 6:29 am
Ex. Dir. Alpena Senior Center responds to allegations

The Executive Director of the Alpena Senior Citizens Center has been asked to respond in writing, to a number of allegations made by two former employees.

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Alpena Public Schools: Where’s my bus?
September 9, 2010 – 6:20 am
Alpena Public Schools: Where’s my bus?

A number of glitches at Alpena Public Schools (APS) has left some students and parents wondering: Where’s my bus?

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City imposes moratorium on sale of marijuana
September 9, 2010 – 6:17 am
City imposes moratorium on sale of marijuana

The Alpena Municipal Council Tuesday night, adopted a new ordinance that restricts the sale and use of marijuana.

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Alpena woman stands mute on embezzlement charge
September 9, 2010 – 6:16 am
Alpena woman stands mute on embezzlement charge

An Alpena woman charged with embezzling thousands of dollars from Jimmy Chen’s Hunan Chinese Restaurant made her initial court appearance Tuesday.

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18 year-old sentenced for breaking into Thunder Bay Jr. High
September 9, 2010 – 6:15 am
18 year-old sentenced for breaking into Thunder Bay Jr. High

The 18 year-old man who broke into Thunder Bay Junior High School on two separate occasions will be spending some time in jail.

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