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Study: Wealth gap widened in the last decade
August 22, 2014 – 12:01 am
Study: Wealth gap widened in the last decade

A report from the Census Bureau is the latest evidence that the rich are getting richer while the poor get poorer.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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