Today we have national newspapers as well as Internet and satellite coverage. There were 4,874 households out of which 26. Today, Alpena is known for its limestone quarry, one of the largest in the world, owned and operated by the Lafarge corporation and is a major cement manufacturer and exporter. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85. Later the region, like much of Michigan, was shaped by the logging era of the 1800s. Alpena Public Schools was established as the first county-wide school district in the state of Michigan in 1963.
It is important to be aware of the bad news. In 1900, there were two dailies, the Echo and the News; and three weeklies, Alpena Weekly Argus, Farmer and Pioneer. People sometimes lament there is not enough good news. The median age in the city was 42. Earthquake activity: Alpena-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. The coverage of news began at the local level with the early newspapers, which began to spread over larger areas. Thus, the Alpena Michigan local news is often lost in the shuffle.
Recent posts about with over 2,000,000 registered users. In February 2007 ranked Alpena as the hottest retirement destination in the and 44 nationally. Population density: 1,223 people per square mile low. There are two private schools in Alpena. Despite its small population, it is by far the largest city in the sparsely populated Northeast Michigan area, serving as its commercial and cultural hub. Pictures don't do it justice. Stevens - Blogger , Kenneth Joseph Povish - Catholic bishop , William Scagel - Influential custom knifemaker of the 20th century , Andy Neumann - Politician , Stanley Grenz - Theologian , Bob Butler - Football player , Dan Rohn - Baseball player.
The is located in the city. Birthplace of: Leon Czolgosz - Steel worker and assassin of President William McKinley , Archie Weston - Football player , Paul Bunker - College football and recipient of Distinguished Service Medal for service at Battle of Corregidor , K. While at one time the largest in the world, the cement plant is now just the largest cement plant for Lafarge in North America with an annual capacity of almost 3 million tons of cement. Shopping Center: Ripley Square Mall 1. Alpena is also home to. United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
There have been at least a dozen papers some are name changes over the years. It is a public-use airport located in Wilson Township, Michigan six miles 10 km west of the central business district of Alpena. We will definitely be back again! All Saints Catholic School is affiliated with the four Roman Catholic parishes in the city St. The paper was founded in 1899. The city is on the shore of 's , with surrounding it on land. Earlier railroads that served Alpena were built and owned by the logging company: 1 the , which entered Alpena from the south around 1886, and 2 the. There were 5,200 housing units at an average density of 620.
The population swells with a large number of visitors in the summer. The average household size was 2. Some Alpena Michigan local news does become national news, if it has a unique quality or event tied to it. Tourism fishing, hunting, camping and a variety of water sports is also important to Alpena's economy. John the Baptist and St. Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery 1 , Evergreen Cemetery 2 , Grace Lutheran Cemetery 3 , Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery 4 , Pine Grove Cemetery 5. For every 100 females, there were 88.
Less than one year later, on July 12, 1872, Alpena was hit by another fire, the largest in its history, which destroyed 15 acres of homes and businesses for a total amount of 65 buildings. Many small communities face some of the issues found in larger cities, including a declining economy, increased crime and an out-migration of young people. This is one of 29 places six are in Michigan in the U. Try the late harvest Riesling for something nice and light any time of the year, but one of my favorites of all wines is the warm cranberry during the winter. Most of the city was lost in the of 1871.
The paper currently has between 20 to 50 employees. The ratio of number of residents in Alpena to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1. In particular, Alpena is home to LafargeHolcim cement plant and to Besser Company maker of a concrete block making machinery , as well as a drywall board manufacturing facility owned by Decorative Panels International. Mary of the Immaculate Conception and provides preschool to 8th grade education. Go climb the rocks to the very top and take it all in. Even big cities, where much national news is created, have a void when it comes to Alpena Michigan local news. Besides these industries, Alpena offers to the public an abundance of businesses along with a community college and a regional medical center.
The population was 10,483 at the 2010 census. There were 4,734 households of which 24. Courts: District Court Probation Officer 719 West Chisholm 1 , Alpena County - Circuit Court 720 West Chisholm Street Suite 1 2 , Alpena County - District Court Probation Officer 719 West Chisholm Street Suite 3 3 , Alpena County - Friend Of The Court 719 West Chisholm Street Suite 1 4 , Alpena County - Probate Court 719 West Chisholm Street Suite 4 5. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. If there has been an increase in muggings, car thefts or home invasions, that is Alpena Michigan local news that the local media must report, because it is not going to end up on any of the national news outlets. Alpena had many papers initially. Other retailers operate in this part of town and on west of town and south on.