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AHS girls to form lacrosse club
March 13, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
AHS girls to form lacrosse club

A group of eager and determined female students at Alpena High School are in the process of forming a lacrosse club.

Mom competent to stand trial in sex assault of son, but…
March 13, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off
Mom competent to stand trial in sex assault of son, but…

A 60 Alpena year-old woman accused of repeatedly raping her son when he was a little boy has been found competent to stand trial.

Group convenes to explore alternatives to alcohol ban on rivers
March 13, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
Group convenes to explore alternatives to alcohol ban on rivers

A community working group met with the USDA Forest Service for the first time Monday, to discuss alternatives to a proposed alcohol ban along stretches of several rivers in northern Michigan that are popular for canoe, kayak, raft and tubing trips.

Brief warm up: Be careful of standing water & clean out storms drains
March 13, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Brief warm up: Be careful of standing water & clean out storms drains

The first official day of spring is still a week away, however spring-like temperatures are expected to cover all of northeast Michigan over the next three days before cooler temps return for the weekend.

81 year-old arrested for drunk driving
March 13, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
81 year-old arrested for drunk driving

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman on assault charges over the week, picked up an 81 year-old man for drunk driving and helped search for a missing teenager.

26 year-old crashes at River St. & 14th Ave.
March 13, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
26 year-old crashes at River St. & 14th Ave.

City of Alpena police arrested a 26 year-old man during the early morning hours Tuesday, following a single vehicle accident at the intersection of River Street and 14th Avenue.

Youth & Rec grant apps for 2020 now available
March 13, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Youth & Rec grant apps for 2020 now available

Applications are now available for Alpena County groups who want to apply for a portion of the voter-approved Youth and Recreation millage.

Cash from NY, feds tests 100K rape kits, leads to 1K arrests
March 13, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Cash from NY, feds tests 100K rape kits, leads to 1K arrests

Languishing evidence in over 100,000 sexual assault cases around the country has been sent for DNA testing with money from a New York prosecutor and federal authorities, and the effort has spurred over 1,000 arrests and hundreds of convictions so far.

APS to test visitor/entry devices at Besser, Ella White & Lincoln
March 12, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off
APS to test visitor/entry devices at Besser, Ella White & Lincoln

Alpena Public Schools will be testing an access card system and a visitor management system at a few elementary schools.

Mich-e-ke-wis Park planning session tonight
March 12, 2019 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
Mich-e-ke-wis Park planning session tonight

The process of updating a plan for Mich-e-ke-wis Park in Alpena starts Tuesday night.

Woman injured after snowmobile crash near Indian River
March 12, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Woman injured after snowmobile crash near Indian River

A downstate woman was injured Saturday, when her snowmobile crashed southeast of Indian River.

Driver crashes into back of Cheboygan Co. plow truck
March 12, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Driver crashes into back of Cheboygan Co. plow truck

The Jaws of Life was used to remove a man from his pickup truck after he crashed into the back of a Cheboygan County Road Commission plow truck over the weekend.