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Alpena Power agrees to donate former headquarters in downtown
July 7, 2015 – 12:42 am | Comments Off
Alpena Power agrees to donate former headquarters in downtown

A piece of prime real estate may soon open up in downtown Alpena.

Revamped parking lot at senior center to cost $20K
July 7, 2015 – 12:38 am | Comments Off
Revamped parking lot at senior center to cost $20K

It’s going to cost upwards of $20,000 to replace a portion of the parking lot at the Alpena Senior Citizens Center.

City reaches contract deals with 3 employee groups
July 7, 2015 – 12:32 am | Comments Off
City reaches contract deals with 3 employee groups

The City of Alpena has agreed to contract terms with three of its union employee groups, representing clerical workers, police officers and the Department of Public Works.

Two arrested on weapons & drug charges at Jewel Lake in Barton City
July 7, 2015 – 12:26 am | Comments Off
Two arrested on weapons & drug charges at Jewel Lake in Barton City

Two young men from northeast Michigan were arrested on the 4th of July, on weapons and drug charges following an incident at Jewel Lake Campground in Barton City.

58 booked into Alpena jail over 2 week period
July 7, 2015 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
58 booked into Alpena jail over 2 week period

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office made 24 arrests following 88 complaints over the last two weeks of June.

Woman with ties to Alpena & Cheboygan named interim CEO of VitalCare
July 7, 2015 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
Woman with ties to Alpena & Cheboygan named interim CEO of VitalCare

Home health and hospice care providers, McLaren Northern Michigan VitalCare, has announced that Laura Daniel has been appointed their interim CEO.

MI gas prices up 6 cents in past week
July 7, 2015 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
MI gas prices up 6 cents in past week

AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have gone up by about 6 cents in the past week.

Great Lakes surface temperatures higher than year ago
July 7, 2015 – 12:06 am | Comments Off
Great Lakes surface temperatures higher than year ago

Weather officials say water temperatures in the Great Lakes are higher than at the same time a year ago.