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Stories with place: Alpena
  • African spurred tortoise found near Hawks 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 8:44 am

    HAWKS, Michigan - While traveling between Lake Nettie and Lake May in Hawks one recent afternoon, Jode Paull saw something on the side of the road that caught his eye. He stopped his pickup to investigate, and discovered an odd looking tortoise, definitely not locally known, and took it home to find out what it was.

  • Michigan veteran gets headstone 57 years after death 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 12:37 pm

    ROGERS CITY, Michigan - A veteran who died aboard a freighter that sank in 1958 finally has a headstone at a cemetery in northern Michigan.