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  1. More than 6 inches of snow could fall on Thumb -- winter weather advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 |

    The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Michigan's Thumb, with snowfall totals predicted to reach 4-7 inches in some areas Monday night, Feb. 8, through Tuesday, Feb. 9.


  2. Woman pleads guilty in animal cruelty case involving more than 80 dogs, livestockRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 |

    An Alpena County woman accused of harboring more than 80 animals in dirty and overcrowded conditions has entered a plea, according to . Sheriff's deputies and animal control officers searched Lewandowski's Green Township farm in August and found animals, ranging from livestock to cats and dogs, living in what one animal control officer described as "horrifying" conditions .


  3. Obituary: Nancy Helen SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Nancy Helen Smith, 68, of Largo, Florida, passed away on Dec. 31, 2015 at her home in Largo. She was born on July 24, 1947 to Grant and Lorraine Bennett in Alpena, Michigan.


  4. Exploring the idea of a National Marine Sanctuary for Lake SuperiorRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Lakeland Times

    ... local communities, according to a UW-Extension press release. The only designated Great Lakes sanctuary is located at Alpena, Mich. and is primarily set up to preserve shipwrecks. Named the Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary, this NMS brought economic ...


  5. Great Lakes leading U.S. in national marine sanctuary effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 |

    ... established in 2000 and expanded from 448 square miles to 4,300 square miles in 2014, has become a tourism draw for Alpena, where the headquarters include nautical displays, wreck tours and exhibits. In October , President Barack Obama announced the ...


  6. NC plumber wins Jeep Wrangler Sport 4x4 in nationwide plumbing sweepstakesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Contractor

    ... more than $20,000. The $5,000 grand prize Scratch n' Win card was won by the team at R.A. Townsend Company in Alpena, Michigan. "Our purchasing manager, Daryl Kauffman, says he nearly passed out when he scratched off the three matching $5,000 ...


  7. A shipwreck and Arctic airRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 |

    ... degrees occurred at Weather Forecast Office in Marquette. In 1982, Detroit reached 68 degrees, Flint was 67 degrees, Alpena 64 degrees and Saginaw reached 63 degrees. Houghton Lake and Sault Ste. Marie both set records with 60 degrees. All are ...


  8. Photographer recalls Daniel J. Morrell sinking 49 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... ship was blown off its moorings in Muskegon and a German freighter carrying steel ran aground in Lake Huron off Alpena. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Acacia, which was based in Port Huron, was called to Alpena where the crew rescued members of the ...


  9. Ben Bailey catches up with 'Rokerthon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | ClickOnDetroit



  10. Your chance to meet John and his 'hilariously dangerous' picture bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | SooToday

    ... and the Northern Mitten counties of Emmet, Cheboygan, Presque Isle, Charlevoix, Antrim, Otsego, Montmorency, and Alpena. Eligible writers can send up to two entries in each category to [email protected] , and must include an address so eligibility ...


  11. Interactive Google map shows your city's most popular Halloween costumeRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Boy Genius

    Are you still looking for a Halloween costume and are worried that lots of people have already taken your favorite ideas? Well worry not: An interactive map powered by Google Trends called Frightgeist can tell you which costume searches are the most popular ones in your city. As you can see in the photo at the top of the page, Daenerys Targaryen of Game of Thrones fame is a popular costume in Alpena, Michigan.


  12. 'Cupcake burglar': 5 craziest crimes of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | USA Today

    'Cupcake burglar': 5 craziest crimes of the week A cheeky criminal antic and a Michigan "cupcake burglar" are among the weirdest crime stories of the week. Check out this story on 1. 'Cupcake burglar' gets just desserts: A home burglary in Alpena, Mich., was solved quickly thanks to a sweet clue.


  13. 'Cupcake Burglar' Busted Thanks to FrostingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | WLQT-FM Dayton

    A home burglary in Alpena, Mich., was solved pretty quickly, thanks to some literal icing. Cops say a woman broke into a home early Sunday, knocking over a tray of cupcakes and other items before she fled when the homeowner confronted her, Michigan Live reports. 11 comments

  14. International Bridge officials celebrate toll plaza project...Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | State of Michigan

    ... engineers and inspectors from Michigan and Ontario firms, as well as the prime contractor, Devere Construction from Alpena, Mich., and dozens of subcontractors and suppliers. He highlighted the efforts of Karl Hansen, IBA bridge engineer, and Peter ...


  15. This opened today. It's bigger, better, saferRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | SooToday

    ... designed by Sault, Ontario's EPOH architectural firm, while construction was carried out by DeVere Construction of Alpena, Michigan. "It's a great building, the owner is really happythis is an expertise we have, designing border crossings in ...


  16. Canned cupcake caper foiled when found with face full of frostingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | SFGate

    A woman in Alpena, Michigan, who was recently caught by authorities after burgling a home and knocking over a tray of baked sweets, falls into the latter category. According to local police , the woman "barreled through a house," sending a tray of cupcakes and "other items" flying through the air to the ground.


  17. Miss Michigan Emily Kieliszewski of Alpena honored at State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    Kieliszewski, an Alpena native, won the 2015 version of the scholarship competition on June 20. It was her sixth time competing in the pageant. She was welcomed to Lansing by her two state lawmakers - state Sen. Jim Stamas, R-Midland, and state Rep. Peter Pettalia, R-Presque Isle.


  18. MA Moron: Caught By The CupcakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WSNX-FM Grand Rapids

    ... think 'must be Florida!' Sadly no, my friends. Right here in Michigan. The incident went down Sunday morning when an Alpena woman was discovered by a homeowner on Lewis St. after the owner heard a commotion downstairs. When the woman was spotted she ...


  19. Drunken cupcake burglar found coated in frosting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 |

    After a burglary suspect barreled through a house, knocking over a tray of cupcakes and other items, police had little trouble tying her to the crime. Alpena Police responded early Sunday, Oct. 18, to a report of a possible breaking and entering of a house on Lewis Street.


  20. Open Enrollment 2015: What Medicare Beneficiaries Need to KnowRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | US News & World Report

    ... to check into every single year," says Kristin Romel, a health and life agent with Alpine North Insurance Agency in Alpena, Michigan. Romel explains that many companies use a claims-based system for determining prescription drug costs and coverage. ...


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