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3 grants to help battle invasive species in 7 NE MI counties
February 27, 2015 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
3 grants to help battle invasive species in 7 NE MI counties

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded 20 projects more than $4 million under the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program.

Meijer adds optical center to Alpena store
February 27, 2015 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Meijer adds optical center to Alpena store

Meijer has filled the third and final retail spot inside the new superstore under construction in Alpena.

Appeals board denies zoning variances for Sunrise Mission project
February 27, 2015 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Appeals board denies zoning variances for Sunrise Mission project

The Zoning Board of Appeals for the City of Alpena has denied zoning variances which has effectively halted a proposed project at the Sunrise Mission.

City issued 19 building permits in January
February 27, 2015 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
City issued 19 building permits in January

The City of Alpena issued 19 building permits in January, for construction projects valued at about $121,000.

Rare Disease Day in Alpena Saturday
February 27, 2015 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Rare Disease Day in Alpena Saturday

Rare Disease Day is being observed in Alpena County on Saturday.

Hillman Twn. man assaults deputies with baseball bat
February 27, 2015 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Hillman Twn. man assaults deputies with baseball bat

A 28 year-old Hillman Township man has been arrested and jailed for allegedly attacking Montmorency County deputies with an aluminum baseball bat.

APS places girls’ basketball coach on leave
February 27, 2015 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
APS places girls’ basketball coach on leave

The Alpena High School girls’ varsity coach has been placed on leave for the remainder of the season.

Polar Plunge at Sand Bar & Grill Saturday
February 27, 2015 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Polar Plunge at Sand Bar & Grill Saturday

An annual Polar Plunge event to raise awareness and funding for Special Olympics athletes in Michigan is being held in Alpena this weekend.