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Highway dedication for fallen MSP trooper from Alpena
October 18, 2018 – 12:54 am | Comments Off
Highway dedication for fallen MSP trooper from Alpena

A special dedication ceremony is being held Friday, for a fallen Michigan State Police Trooper from Alpena.

City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 18, 2018 – 12:40 am | Comments Off
City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The City of Alpena has adopted a proclamation coinciding with October’s designation as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

County to upgrade animal shelter at fairgrounds
October 18, 2018 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
County to upgrade animal shelter at fairgrounds

Now that Alpena County no longer has a service agreement in place for housing and caring of stray animals, it is in the process of upgrading its own shelter building at the fairgrounds.

Cheboygan man sentenced for sexual assault
October 18, 2018 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
Cheboygan man sentenced for sexual assault

A Cheboygan man was sentenced to prison Wednesday, for sexually assaulting a woman last fall.

MSP releases weekly stats
October 18, 2018 – 12:18 am | Comments Off
MSP releases weekly stats

The Michigan State Police Alpena Post responded to 82 complaints over its five-county service area last week.

Marina to close for season
October 18, 2018 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Marina to close for season

The City of Alpena will be closing the fish cleaning station and the boater’s restroom for the season early Monday morning.

Michigan unemployment rate down to 4.0 percent in September
October 18, 2018 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Michigan unemployment rate down to 4.0 percent in September

Michigan’s unemployment rate fell by a tenth of a percentage point to 4.0 percent in September.

Official: It remains illegal to bring marijuana into US
October 18, 2018 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Official: It remains illegal to bring marijuana into US

U.S. officials are reminding travelers that it remains illegal to bring marijuana into the United States at border crossings despite the legalization of the drug in Canada.

Alpena joins fight against “dark store” valuations
October 17, 2018 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Alpena joins fight against “dark store” valuations

The Alpena Municipal Council has decided to join the fight against so-called “dark store” valuations.

Wilson Twp. man pleads guilty to drug & polygamy charges
October 17, 2018 – 12:42 am | Comments Off
Wilson Twp. man pleads guilty to drug & polygamy charges

A 47 year-old man from Alpena County has pleaded guilty to manufacturing drugs and to being married to more than one woman.

Montmorency sheriff’s office responds to 84 complaints
October 17, 2018 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
Montmorency sheriff’s office responds to 84 complaints

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office logged 84 complaints over the week.

Girls on the Run Sunrise Side needs volunteer coaches
October 17, 2018 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Girls on the Run Sunrise Side needs volunteer coaches

Girls on the Run Sunrise Side is in need of some volunteer coaches.