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Campus Closet open for business at Alpena High School | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School students are able to gain real-world experience by working at Campus Closet, the AHS school store. Campus Closet is where ...



Alpena Warriors alumni reunite with a cause – WBKB11  WBKB-TV

ALPENA, MI — Northern Lights Arena saw some familiar faces Saturday. The Alpena Hockey Association, which organizes hockey skill camps and sponsors the ...



'Alpena's still home' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA – The Alpena High School Alumni Hall of Fame grew on Friday by three members as Randy Ladkau, James Marquardt and Heidi Wiley were inducted.



Alpena Public Schools hires many new faces | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA – Students and parents will see lots of new faces around Alpena Public Schools this school year because the Board of Education approved new hires ...



APS posts pictures showing school needs | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools is in the midst planning for a potential multimillion-dollar tax proposal for repairs and renovations to all of its faciliti.



Alpena High scrambles after asbestos discovered | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Classes are not taking place in the B-House section of Alpena High School this week because of concerns over floor tile containing asbestos found.



Alpena ready for robotics competition Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

CORRECTION: This weekend's offseason robotics competition at Alpena High School is called Bots on the Bay. The name of the competition was incorrect in an ...



APS plan to ease tax burden for renovations | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — By funding facilities renovations through two separate bond sales, Alpena Public Schools would ease the tax burden on county property owners who ...



Asbestos cost APS up to $200K | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The estimated cost for the removal of asbestos and equipment from B-House in Alpena High School is between $100000 to $200000. Alpena Public ...



APS takes step toward new Ella White | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education has taken its first step toward a tax proposal that would fund renovations to all school buildings an.



APS to consider buying buses | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education will be asked to purchase three new school buses on Monday because current buses are getting ...



School royalty crowned | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

News Photo by James Andersen Alexis Pilarski and Zac Suszek pose on the field at Alpena High School after being named homecoming queen and king.



Area schools embrace technology | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Students are able to use technology now more than ever before, both in and out of the classroom, because of how fast technology is growing and ...



Bots are booming | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School was notified last week that it will host not just one, but two For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST.



Alpena ends busy week with home win | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena High girls basketball did a little bit of everything and played some tough competition in the first week of the season. But at the end of a stretch.



When HW came to A-Town | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — As the nation mourns the death of President George H.W. Bush this week, some in Alpena recall a visit he made here while campaigning to become ...



Alpena seniors semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship awards | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Two Alpena High School seniors are among 16000 semifinalists in the 6th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. On Sept. 12, Clayton ...



Alpena on parade | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

News Photos by Darby Hinkley The Alpena High School marching band and the Wildcat mascot participate in the high school's homecoming parade down Third ...



Alpena High welcomes two new administrators | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The 2018-19 school year starts in less than a week and Alpena High School has two new administrators who are ready for students to arrive and for ...



Not a bad start: Fast start, strong defense lead Wildcats to win in opener | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

As season openers go, the Alpena High boys basketball team couldn't have asked for a much better start to its 2018-19 campaign. Chris DeRocher scored 31 ...



Tokens of appreciation | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Homecoming week is always a special time in high school. From decorating hallways, themes throughout the week, building floats, the presentation of ...



State sends robotics money to NE Michigan schools | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — School districts around the state can continue growing their robotics programs this upcoming season because the Michigan Department of ...



AHS grads: 'Go out and be heroes' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Over 300 students graduated and received their diplomas from Alpena High School on Sunday inside the Arthur V. Gillespie Gymnasium to become ...



AHS principal gears up for second year at the helm | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Even though it's still summer, Alpena High School Principal Thomas Berriman has been at AHS getting ready to start his second year as principal.



ASO to perform holiday concert Dec. 1 | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Alpena Symphony Orchestra's annual holiday concert, “A Holiday Celebration,” will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Alpena High School Auditor.



Robo-research | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Twenty-four teams competed Saturday in the Bots on the Bay offseason robotics competition at Alpena High School. The teams played last year's g.



Alpena high school adds male cheerleader for first time since 2006  WNEM Saginaw

A Michigan high school added a male to their cheerleading squad for the first time since 2006. Dulton Duntley is training with the JV team and following in his ...



Sims looking to bring stability to Alpena wrestling program | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For the third time in the last four years, the Alpena High School wrestling program has a new coach. A familiar face will lead the Wildcats onto the mats duri.



Teens take on downtown | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — There is a lot to do in downtown Alpena, but many of the events and businesses seem to draw people who are a little on the older side. A new com.



Calling the action | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Alpena has always been considered a hockey town. It is in this small town in northeastern Michigan that Alpena has witnessed so much success with its high ...



Alpena High boys cross country team wins first Big North title | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

GAYLORD—For the first time in school history, the Alpena High School boys cross country team won a Big North Conference title. The Wildcats claimed top ...



Bomb threat at TBJH | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — At around 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, a written bomb threat was discovered in a girls' bathroom stall at Thunder Bay Junior High. In consultation wit.



Logan Guthrie receives first Division 1 football offer | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

As the weather begins to heat up, so does the recruiting process for Alpena High School football standout Logan Guthrie. The soon to be senior running back an.



AHS students learn valuable info at DECA competition | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School students from the school's Distributive Education Clubs of America Chapter competed in the DECA International Competition ...



Keeping the spirit alive | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

This group of women that I coached, when they were in high school, they thought that their primary job was to support the team that was playing on the court.



ACES Academy to have new learning options next year | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Next year, the students at ACES Academy are going to see some positive changes and ACES Academy staff members presented those changes to ...



Democrat challenges Modrzynski for county board | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Voters in Alpena County's District 3 will decide on Nov. 6 between incumbent Republican Commissioner Nick Modrzynski and the Democratic ...



AHS Class of 1978 reunion set | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Plans are under way for a 40-year reunion of Alpena High School Class of 1978 set for June 30 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1880 Hamilton. The casual ...



Let's see what you've got | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It has been another busy summer for the Alpena High School football program. Along with daily workouts, the Wildcats have attended multiple camps, held thei.



Getting an extra boost | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena High volleyball team had some extra pep in its step on Wednesday. Playing in its annual Volley For a Cure Pink Game and spurred on by an ...



The end of an era at Alpena | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Tradition. It's a great thing to have, especially in sports. Those who have a storied tradition don't want to lose it because it takes time to build it.



Unity Day in Alpena | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Ella White Elementary School and Hinks Elementary School each had a special visitor on Wednesday as a part of the Anti-Bullying Relentless Tour: ...



Peter Pan flies into TBT this weekend | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It's the time of year to bust out the green tights and sing along to your favorite tunes. Destination: Neverland. Peter Pan opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, pres.



Alpena alum Atkinson named head football coach at WP | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For the last eight seasons, Tommy Atkinson has learned the value of building strong player relationships and tradition through coaching. Now he's hoping to.



Northland Area FCU donates to AHS Athletic Department after fundraiser | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Employees at Northland Area Federal Credit Union and The Lending Center took part in a fundraising effort at Alpena High School's last home game of the ...



Ella White Bazaar a success once again | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Ella White Elementary School was packed on Saturday for the annual Ella White Christmas Bazaar. Vendors lined up the hallways and filled the ...



Alpena boys tennis team defeats Cadillac | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena boys tennis team wrapped up a busy week in style. On Thursday, the Wildcats defeated Big North Conference rival Cadillac 4-2 for their first BNC wi.



Wildcats determined to end season with win on Senior Night | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It has been a season full of ups and downs for the Alpena High School football team in 2018. From a hopeful 2-0 start, to three heart-wrenching defeats by a c.



Bicycle sculpture to represent recreation, tourism | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Editor's Note: This is the fifth installment of a six-part series on Alpena's History of Industry Sculptures being created by a mix of local and regional ar.



Wildcats win home tri; Onaway tops Trojans | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena volleyball team improved to 5-0 on the season with wins at home against Cheboygan and Rogers City. The Wildcats took two out of three sets from ...



Alpena Symphony Orchestra presents 'A Holiday Celebration' Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Start off this festive season with the Alpena Symphony Orchestra concert, “A Holiday Celebration,” at 7 p.m. Saturday at Alpena High School Auditorium. A.



What a difference music makes | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The product of a low income family, circumstances forced her to drop out of Alpena High School around 2005 and later earn a GED. Back in those difficult days, ...



An investment in talent | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — School districts in Alpena, Alcona, and Montmorency counties are working together to seek a Marshall Plan grant from the state that could help ...



Modrzynski, Fournier reelected to county board | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Voters in Alpena County elected Nick Modrzynski to represent the county's District 3 on the county Board of Commissioners, while Brenda Fournier.



Alpena teams compete against each other | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — On Saturday in Bots on the Bay Alpena District Competition at Alpena High School, both Alpena teams, Team 5505, V2 Robotics, and Team 5230, ...



Sims pleased with Wildcats' development in year three as coach | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For the first time in his head coaching career, Aaron Sims took the field with the same team for a third consecutive season. The first official day of high sch.



Student Peace Contest winners announced | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Student winners in this year's Peace Contest sponsored by the Alpena Peace Coalition were honored recently in a afternoon program at the Alpena Mall.



Wildcat homecoming parade and tailgate party, Friday – WBKB11  WBKB-TV

ALPENA, Mich. – Neiman's Family Market will sponsor Alpena High School's tailgate party once again as students ramp things up for homecoming week.



Rock of Justice | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — On Oct. 26, 2016, Alpena High School senior Justice Carter had surgery to remove a bouncy ball-sized tumor from her brain. To celebrate the ...



Lockdown at Ella White Elementary | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

EDITORS NOTE: This is the most recent information we have before going to press: A forsenic artist is assisting with the investigation and a sketch of the.



Alpena schools participate in World Read Aloud Day | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Thursday was World Read Aloud Day and Alpena Public Schools celebrated with schools participating in different events to encourage students to ...



V2 Robotics team goes onto World Championships | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — The Michigan District FIRST Robotics Championships were this past weekend at Saginaw Valley State University with the top 160 teams in Michigan ...



Record-breaking Day | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Aidan Day has established himself as one of the premier soccer players in the state. On Thursday, Day scored a remarkable goal with 15:35 left in the game to ...



Underwater exploration | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA – Alpena High School students in the Shipwreck Alley class competed in a class ROV competition on Thursday at Plaza Pool. Shipwreck Alley is an ...



Taking it a step further | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — On Monday, school districts within Alpena, Alcona, and Montmorency counties were one of nine partnerships in the state awarded a Marshall Plan ...



Alpena's Holiday Shop with a Cop event a success | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Several local entities gathered at the Alpena Walmart on Saturday morning, Dec. 8, for the 15th Annual Alpena Police Department's Holiday Shop with a Cop ...



'Helping others to get well' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — At the corner of Second Avenue and White Street in Alpena is a house that is now dedicated to medical students or for those in medical residencie.



Peace Concert remains highlight of month-long peace observance | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Musicians and vocalists throughout the area are coming together to share the common goal of peace. For the 12th straight year, many will perform a Peace ...



Alpena hosts FIRST Robotics Competition | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School was once again packed on Saturday as all 40 teams competed against one another for a chance to advance to the playoff ...



Showing some fight | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena High boys tennis team opened the 2018 season on Monday, playing host to Bay City Western at Alpena High School. The Wildcats started the year ...



Alpena County voters to consider 4 tax proposals | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — There is a lot at stake should any of the several Alpena County tax proposals fail during the Aug. 7 primary election. If the youth and recreati.



22 students graduate from ACES Academy | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Twenty-two ACES Academy students walked across the stage on Wednesday and officially became ACES Academy alumni at the Alpena High ...



Passion for coaching leads Atkinson to Alpena Sports Hall of Fame | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Tom Atkinson has held a lot of titles in his life; Husband, Dad, Athletic Director, Teacher, Principal and Assistant Principal among them. But for more than 30.



Skiba – Zempel announce engagement | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Ellen Skiba and Jordan Zempel of Alpena announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Melanie Skiba of Alpena. The future groom is ...



Alpena tennis team struggles against talented Trojans | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena High boys tennis team knew it was going to be a challenge against Big North Conference foe Traverse City Central on Tuesday. The Wildcats ran up ...



Damery – Garbarino exchange wedding vows | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Erin Frances Damery and Alexander John Garbarino exchanged their wedding vows June 9, 2018 in a 5 p.m. double-ring ceremony at the Meadow Brook Hall ...



Alpena's senior superstars | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Emma Jore and Lars MacArthur have experienced similar journeys during their athletic careers at Alpena High School. On Monday, the two Wildcats were ...



'It's everything' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

CORRECTION:This story has been updated to reflect that Amp Up provides passing students an Algebra I credit. That information was incorrect in an earlier ver.



'Helping hands' sculpture reflects healthcare, education | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Editor's Note: This is the sixth installment of a six-part series on Alpena's History of Industry Sculptures being created by a mix of local and regional ar.



Wildcats can't find rhythm in latest loss | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Inconsistency doomed the Alpena High girls basketball team's chances to win on Friday. Plagued by inconsistency in many facets of the game, the Wildcats cou.



Cardwell to take new position | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Besser Elementary School Principal Eric Cardwell has had a love for education his entire life. Later this year he will be advocating for elementar.



Making them work | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

The Alpena High volleyball team didn't beat Traverse City West on Tuesday, but they made sure the Titans earned their victory. The Titans prevailed in four.



Michigan schools work to increase security against shootings  The Oakland Press

ALPENA>> Since 2013, there have been five school shootings in the state of Michigan during which someone has been injured or died as a result of a gunshot, ...



'It's good to disconnect' | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — With the evolution of technology over the years, today's teens are on social media and their cell phones more than other generations. According t.



Orchestra to present spring concert | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

On Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Alpena High School Auditorium, conductor Jim VanEizenga will step onto the podium to direct the Alpena Symphony Orchestra ...



AHS Masquers Club to present Murder Mystery Dinner event | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Mystery fans who also like to indulge in a good meal and support a good cause will want to mark Feb. 17 on their calendars. That's when the Alpena High ...



Cats keep on winning | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Playing at home seems to be doing the Alpena High baseball team a lot of good right now. Colin Donajkowski hit a home run, Alex Cosbitt had a walkoff single ...



Wildcats stuck in a rut | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For most of Tuesday's contest, the Alpena boys basketball team faced an uphill battle. The Wildcats took everything thrown at them and still continued to cl.



Alpena puts together strong showing at Big North Championships | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

PETOSKEY — The Alpena High School track and field team continued to put its talents on display and had a strong showing during this year's Big North ...



Northmen enter key game against Wildcats riding high  Petoskey News-Review

ALPENA — The Petoskey football team knows exactly what they're going to get when they meet Alpena on the field Friday night.



APS programs get $140K from Youth and Rec millage | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools programs will receive over $140000 in grant funds from the Alpena County Youth and Recreation millage for 2019.



Wildcats return home, look to snap losing skid against TC West | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Bob Sheldon and many members of the Alpena High football team have waited nearly two years for the opportunity to play Traverse City West at home again.



Masquers Club gearing up for spring production | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

What do you get when you cross the MTV reality show, “Jersey Shore,” with Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream?” The answer is “Midsummer/Jersey,” ...



Central sets the pace | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

For 25 minutes on Friday, the Alpena High girls soccer team played well, generating scoring chances and hold its own against a tough opponent. Unfortunately,



Ella White Elementary on Full Lockdown – WBKB11  WBKB-TV

From Alpena Public Schools… For Immediate Release. Buildings on Lockdown. At the recommendation of law enforcement, Ella White Elementary is under a ...



The importance of defense | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

It was an interesting end to a near perfect Saturday for baseball as four teams competed in the annual MacKenzie Invitational at Alpena High School. After e.



AHS teaches bots to kids | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

ALPENA — Alpena High School is hosting local elementary school robotics teams this week for a VEX IQ Robotics camp to help prepare the teams for the ...



This is Jeopardy! | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

Having grown up in Alpena playing trivia games with his family, Geoff Brousseau admits to being a huge fan of the show, Jeopardy. Now, in addition to fan,



Bomb Threat Forces Students and Staff to Evacuate Thunder Bay Jr. High  WBKB-TV

Thunder Bay Junior High students and staff were forced to evacuate after a written bomb threat was found in the girls bathroom. This afternoon classes ended ...



Grand Lake native nominated for Emmy Award | News, Sports, Jobs  Alpena News

From the minute she arrived in L.A. as an intern focused on set decoration for Whetstone Design, Grand Lake native Brandi (Walborn) Kalish knew she'd found ...



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