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One dead in Tawas crash
October 19, 2018 – 3:36 am | Comments Off
One dead in Tawas crash

Michigan State Police West Branch Post say distracted driving may have played a role in a crash involving a car and a farm combine Tuesday which left one woman dead.

No surprises in city budget
October 19, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off
No surprises in city budget

The City of Alpena’s general fund budget is pretty much on track through the first three months of the fiscal year that started July 1.

Alcona deputies respond to suicide, child abuse & domestic violence calls
October 19, 2018 – 3:34 am | Comments Off
Alcona deputies respond to suicide, child abuse & domestic violence calls

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for a suicidal person over the week, along with two calls for domestic violence and two for child abuse.

Allor to make 5 stops for informal office hours
October 19, 2018 – 3:33 am | Comments Off
Allor to make 5 stops for informal office hours

State Representative Sue Allor is inviting residents to sit down and talk with her during a series of mobile office hours this month.

Shake your mailbox NE Michigan!
October 19, 2018 – 3:32 am | Comments Off
Shake your mailbox NE Michigan!

Rural residents of northeast Michigan are reminded to shake their mailbox this month, to make sure it can withstand the upcoming winter season.

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.