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Edna C. Schliska
September 17, 2018 – 5:19 pm
Edna C. Schliska

Edna C. Schliska, age 78, of Saginaw, Michigan formerly of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw, Michigan.
On June 6, 1940, weighing only one and a …

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Barbara Ann Diamond
September 17, 2018 – 5:18 pm
Barbara Ann Diamond

Barbara Ann Diamond, 92, of Alpena passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at her home.
Barbara Ann Oliver was born March 23, 1926 in Alpena to the late Merville and Gladys (Bloom) Oliver. On …

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Local Sports for Monday 9-17-18
September 17, 2018 – 5:28 am

Volleyball and Cross Country results

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UPDATE: Cell phone WEA Test postponed until Oct. 3rd
September 17, 2018 – 12:56 am
UPDATE: Cell phone WEA Test postponed until Oct. 3rd

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, will be conducting a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert this week.

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Over $158K headed to Alcona & Alpena for arts, theater, grants & youth programs
September 17, 2018 – 12:44 am
Over $158K headed to Alcona & Alpena for arts, theater, grants & youth programs

Over $158,000 in grants is headed to Alcona and Alpena counties to support the arts and theater.

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City: Another successful goose hunt
September 17, 2018 – 12:38 am
City: Another successful goose hunt

Hunters harvested another 25 geese in the City of Alpena Friday, reducing the overall goose population by 85 over two hunts this year.

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Supreme Court says no to man who sold crack & heroin from Saginaw to Indian River
September 17, 2018 – 12:34 am
Supreme Court says no to man who sold crack & heroin from Saginaw to Indian River

The Michigan Supreme Court has denied the application for leave to appeal of a Saginaw man who is serving time in prison for what police said was the development of a “pipeline of heroin and crack cocaine from Saginaw to Alpena…”

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Kenneth L. MacKinnon
September 17, 2018 – 12:27 am
Kenneth L. MacKinnon

Kenneth L. MacKinnon, 83, of Alpena passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at Medilodge – Alpena, following an extended illness.
Ken was born November 26, 1934, in Spruce to the late Dan and …

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Community Foundation accepting grant apps for youth projects
September 17, 2018 – 12:20 am
Community Foundation accepting grant apps for youth projects

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is accepting applications for its Youth Advisory Council grant program.

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4 blood drives in NE Michigan this week
September 17, 2018 – 12:14 am
4 blood drives in NE Michigan this week

Residents of northeast Michigan have four opportunities to save a life this week, by attending an American Red Cross blood drive.

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General Motors recalls some pickups and SUVs over brakes
September 17, 2018 – 12:08 am
General Motors recalls some pickups and SUVs over brakes

General Motors is recalling about 41,000 pickup trucks and police sports utility vehicles because of loose brake pedals.

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Oyster Creek, oldest nuclear plant in US, closing today
September 17, 2018 – 12:02 am
Oyster Creek, oldest nuclear plant in US, closing today

America’s oldest nuclear power plant, the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station in New Jersey, is shutting down Monday.

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