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One dead in Tawas crash
October 19, 2018 – 3:36 am | Comments Off
One dead in Tawas crash

Michigan State Police West Branch Post say distracted driving may have played a role in a crash involving a car and a farm combine Tuesday which left one woman dead.

No surprises in city budget
October 19, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off
No surprises in city budget

The City of Alpena’s general fund budget is pretty much on track through the first three months of the fiscal year that started July 1.

Alcona deputies respond to suicide, child abuse & domestic violence calls
October 19, 2018 – 3:34 am | Comments Off
Alcona deputies respond to suicide, child abuse & domestic violence calls

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a suicidal person over the week, along with two calls for domestic violence and two for child abuse.

Allor to make 5 stops for informal office hours
October 19, 2018 – 3:33 am | Comments Off
Allor to make 5 stops for informal office hours

State Representative Sue Allor is inviting residents to sit down and talk with her during a series of mobile office hours this month.

Shake your mailbox NE Michigan!
October 19, 2018 – 3:32 am | Comments Off
Shake your mailbox NE Michigan!

Rural residents of northeast Michigan are reminded to shake their mailbox this month, to make sure it can withstand the upcoming winter season.

Donald A. Francis
October 18, 2018 – 5:45 pm | Comments Off
Donald A. Francis

Donald A. Francis, 86, of Ossineke passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
Donald was born on November 16, 1931 to Allen and Adelia (Johnston) Francis and was the eldest of four children. He …

Keith Lowell Kornelson
October 18, 2018 – 5:44 pm | Comments Off
Keith Lowell Kornelson

Keith Lowell Kornelson, 64, of Ossineke passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at his home.
Keith was born December 25, 1953 in Au Gres, Michigan to the late Lowell and Patricia (Kelley) Kornelson. …

Lyle Keith Copeland
October 18, 2018 – 5:43 pm | Comments Off
Lyle Keith Copeland

Lyle Keith Copeland, 87, formerly of Alpena passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Kansas City North Hospice in Kansas City Missouri.
Lyle was born May 13, 1931, in Ubly, Michigan to the …

Jerrold Richard Weinkauf
October 15, 2018 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off
Jerrold Richard Weinkauf

Jerrold “Jerry” Richard Weinkauf, 64, of Presque Isle passed away peacefully surrounded by his family following an extended illness on Saturday, October 13, 2018.
Jerrold was born on October 7, 1954 to Walter …

Richard O. Frantz
October 15, 2018 – 5:15 pm | Comments Off
Richard O. Frantz

Richard O. Frantz, age 82, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 12,2018, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
On June 1, 1936, Richard was born to the late Wesley and Frances (Owens) Frantz …

Donald M. Kurtz
October 12, 2018 – 3:30 pm | Comments Off
Donald M. Kurtz

Donald M. Kurtz, age 98, of Alpena, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at his home.
On July 4, 1920, Donald was born to the late Robert and Lydia (Schnittker) Kurtz in Kelly’s Island, …

All of NE Michigan invited to listening tour in Gaylord
October 12, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off
All of NE Michigan invited to listening tour in Gaylord

The Michigan Community Service Commission will visit Gaylord as part of its Volunteer Michigan Tour, with stops in each region of the state to explore ways to expand service and volunteerism in communities.