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County-State at odds over building lease
August 21, 2014 – 12:36 am | Comments Off
County-State at odds over building lease

Alpena County and the State of Michigan disagree on who owes who money on a building lease.

City moves forward with new MEDC program
August 21, 2014 – 12:33 am | Comments Off
City moves forward with new MEDC program

The Alpena Municipal Council has agreed to move forward with a somewhat new program through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

Grant to help end homelessness for vets in northern MI
August 21, 2014 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Grant to help end homelessness for vets in northern MI

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded approximately $300 million in grants to help about 115,000 homeless and at-risk veterans and their families.

Read-A-Thon at Alpena library to benefit Relay for Life
August 21, 2014 – 12:26 am | Comments Off
Read-A-Thon at Alpena library to benefit Relay for Life

A Read-A-Thon to benefit The American Cancer Society and the battle against cancer is being held at the library in downtown Alpena this weekend.

Alpena man to be sentenced for threatening wife with chainsaw
August 21, 2014 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Alpena man to be sentenced for threatening wife with chainsaw

An Alpena man who assaulted his wife and threatened to cut her up with a chainsaw will be sentenced in October.

Alcona deputies respond to missing person & a couple of suicides
August 21, 2014 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
Alcona deputies respond to missing person & a couple of suicides

Alcona County Sheriff deputies responded to a missing person last week, and two reports of suicides.

Besser community-wide celebration this Friday
August 21, 2014 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Besser community-wide celebration this Friday

The Alpena community is invited to Besser Company this Friday for a picnic celebrating the company’s 110th anniversary.

ARMC welcomes new plastic surgeon
August 21, 2014 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
ARMC welcomes new plastic surgeon

Alpena Regional Medical Center has hired a new plastic surgeon.