The Alpena News is a general daily newspaper in the city of Alpena, Michigan in the United States. It has an approximate circulation of 10,000, and is published by Ogden Newspapers Inc..News reports are available on line. The paper was founded in 1899.The paper currently has between 20 to 50 employees. It is the newspaper of record for Alpena County. The circulation area of the Alpena News covers much of Northern Michigan, with a particular emphasis on counties in the northeast lower peninsula.