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City ends mediation process in ongoing water/sewer lawsuit
April 28, 2017 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
City ends mediation process in ongoing water/sewer lawsuit

The ongoing lawsuit between the City of Alpena and Alpena Township over water and sewer rates took a dramatic turn Thursday, when the city announced it has pulled out of the mediation process after just one session.

Ella White evacuated – Threat determined to be non-credible
April 28, 2017 – 12:46 am | Comments Off
Ella White evacuated – Threat determined to be non-credible

Ella White Elementary School was evacuated near the end of the school day Thursday, after a non-specific threat was discovered in a bathroom stall.

Alpena observes Arbor Day & receives another Tree City USA cert.
April 28, 2017 – 12:40 am | Comments Off
Alpena observes Arbor Day & receives another Tree City USA cert.

Friday is Arbor Day, dedicated to the beauty of trees and their importance to the environment.

Senior Citizens Center awarded grant of $200K
April 28, 2017 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
Senior Citizens Center awarded grant of $200K

The Alpena Senior Citizens Center has been selected to receive a $200,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.

Local March jobless rates mostly down
April 28, 2017 – 12:26 am | Comments Off
Local March jobless rates mostly down

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in March fell in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas.

McWilliams Funeral Home supports the saving of lives w/Vital ICE app
April 28, 2017 – 12:18 am | Comments Off
McWilliams Funeral Home supports the saving of lives w/Vital ICE app

McWilliams Funeral Home in Alpena is investing back into the community to save lives.

Police ask citizens to be wary of door-to-door meat salesmen
April 28, 2017 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
Police ask citizens to be wary of door-to-door meat salesmen

The Michigan State Police Alpena Post is asking residents to be mindful of two door-to-door salesmen selling meat out of the back of a pickup truck.

MSP Alpena post to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 28, 2017 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
MSP Alpena post to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Michigan State Police is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration and other law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to provide a venue for citizens to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.