Downer of a day

Things seemed to only go from bad to worse for the Alpena Community College softball team on Friday. Between a lack of hitting, defensive lapses and surrendering ...

‘Vibe’ important for a community

I call it the “vibe” of a community. The “it” I refer to is the pulse, heartbeat, energy and feel of a community. Sometimes it can be ...

Lions select Florida CB Tabor in 2nd round

Marquette baseball notches win downstate

Trudy Barsen

BARSEN, Trudy Lynn, 68, of Alpena, died Jan. 4, 2017. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 12 p.m. at Leer Lutheran Church. Arrangements are ...

Debbie DeGrand


Should the first 100 days be a true measure of a president's effectiveness?