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Fossil Hunting at Rockport State Park

Posted on January 31st, 2014
Did you know Northeast Michigan is a prime destination for fossil hunting? Learn about prehistoric creatures captured in the limestone around Alpena dating all the way back to the Devonian Period.…

Why Do Fall Leaves Change Color?

Posted on January 31st, 2014
Mary Beth explains why trees change color in the fall with Kelsey Fabian during this Inspiring Alpena segment.  …

Major League Fishing Features Alpena Lakes

Posted on January 31st, 2014
For the first time in history, Northeast Michigan’s inland lakes will be starring on a national television series. The Jack Link’s Beef Jerky Major League Fishing television series subtitled the General Tire Summit Cup is set to air on the Outdoor Channel beginning Saturday, January 4, 2014.…

Welcoming Visitors to Our Community

Posted on July 2nd, 2013
– a note from Jackie, Executive Director of the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce Recently, while driving through the Downtown area of Chisholm Street I started noticing license plates. Parked all in a row along Chisholm were vehicles with license plates from Texas, Indiana, Illinois, and Fl…

Let’s Go Fishing!

Posted on June 20th, 2013
Here is a quick run-down of what you need to know to get started in fishing and enjoy one of Northeast Michigan’s favorite past-times. You could even get out and get started today!…

Rogers City Wins an Emmy!

Posted on June 18th, 2013
This article was written  by Phil Heimerl on June 18, 2013 and was published on the True North Radio website.
A documentary film on the Calcite Limestone Quarry in Rogers City has won an Emmy Award. Brian Belanger wrote and directed the film “A Century in Stone” and earned an Emmy this…

First Year a Good One for SkyWest

Posted on June 17th, 2013
The article originally appeared in The Alpena News on June 14, 2013 and was written by News Staff Writer Steve Schulwitz. ALPENA – The one year anniversary for SkyWest as the air service provider at Alpena County Regional Airport is approaching and thus far the airline is pleased with the resp…

Cruise Ship Set to Dock in Alpena

Posted on June 17th, 2013
The Yorktown is bringing an enrichment cruise to Alpena this summer! Hear more about cruising the Great Lakes in this episode of WBKB-TV’s Early Mornings.…

The Story of Alpena’s Early Days

Posted on June 6th, 2013
Lumber piles line Thunder Bay River in Alpena c.1885. Mary Beth takes us for a visit to the George Fletcher Alpena County Public Library’s Alpena Room to discuss Alpena’s original history on this Inspiring Alpena segment on WBKB-TV’s Early Morning show. With deep roots as a l…