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Klarich confident of continued growth & economic activity in 2019
February 19, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Klarich confident of continued growth & economic activity in 2019

The economic development director for the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce told the Alpena Municipal Council Monday night, he’s confident of continued growth and economic activity in 2019.

APS board approves new calendar for 2019-20
February 19, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off
APS board approves new calendar for 2019-20

For the third time in as many years Alpena Public Schools will start a new school year before the Labor Day holiday weekend.

2 women hurt following weekend snowmobile crash in PI Co.
February 19, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
2 women hurt following weekend snowmobile crash in PI Co.

Two downstate women were seriously injured in Presque Isle County over the weekend, when they were ejected from a snowmobile after striking a large tree.

Murder near West Branch
February 19, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Murder near West Branch

The Michigan State Police continue to investigate a murder that occurred southwest of West Branch Monday morning.

Montmorency Sheriff’s Office logs 78 complaints
February 19, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Montmorency Sheriff’s Office logs 78 complaints

A total of 78 complaints were phoned into the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office over the week.

Gas prices take a big jump
February 19, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Gas prices take a big jump

Gas prices in Michigan are on the rise, particularly over the past couple of days.

3 children among 4 found dead after west Michigan shooting
February 19, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
3 children among 4 found dead after west Michigan shooting

Authorities say three children and a woman were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a home in western Michigan.

Michigan joins lawsuit challenging border wall declaration
February 19, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Michigan joins lawsuit challenging border wall declaration

Attorney General Dana Nessel says Michigan has joined a lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

MI lawmakers may forgive snow days – but what about education?
February 18, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
MI lawmakers may forgive snow days – but what about education?

Michigan lawmakers are considering whether to cut schools some slack after frigid temperatures and other weather caused a high number of snow days.

Increase in norovirus-like illness across NE Michigan
February 18, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off
Increase in norovirus-like illness across NE Michigan

There’s been an increase in norovirus-like illness across northeast Michigan.

Maple Ridge Twn. woman busted with cocaine
February 18, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off
Maple Ridge Twn. woman busted with cocaine

A 36 year-old Alpena County woman recently pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine following a search of her residence in Maple Ridge Township.

Exchange Club scholarship apps due March 1
February 18, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Exchange Club scholarship apps due March 1

The Exchange Club of Alpena is accepting applications for two scholarships – the Accepting the Challenge of Excellence (A.C.E.) Award and the Stanley C. Beck Youth of the Year.