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Portion of Canada Creek Highway in PI Co. closed
July 31, 2017 – 12:10 am
Portion of Canada Creek Highway in PI Co. closed

A portion of Canada Creek Highway in Presque Isle County will be closed Monday through Wednesday, so crews can replace a culvert on Ox Bow Creek.

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Michigan authorities seize 26 dogs in dogfighting probe
July 31, 2017 – 12:06 am
Michigan authorities seize 26 dogs in dogfighting probe

Authorities in two Michigan counties have seized a total of 26 dogs as part of a long-running investigation into dogfighting.

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Some Michigan prosecutors push back on juvenile-lifer ruling
July 31, 2017 – 12:02 am
Some Michigan prosecutors push back on juvenile-lifer ruling

Several Michigan prosecutors want to keep most or all their juvenile-lifer inmates behind bars despite Supreme Court rulings that say the punishment should be banned except for those rare offenders who are beyond rehabilitation.

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Darin J. Marvar
July 28, 2017 – 4:09 pm
Darin J. Marvar

Darin J. Marvar, 43, of California passed away Friday, July 21, 2017, at home.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The News

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Jayendra “Jay” Charoth
July 28, 2017 – 4:08 pm
Jayendra “Jay” Charoth

Jayendra “Jay” Charoth, 78, of Alpena passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017, at his home.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future edition of The …

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Local jobless rates seasonally higher in June
July 28, 2017 – 12:56 am
Local jobless rates seasonally higher in June

Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in June rose seasonally in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas.

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County agrees to new sign placement at the airport
July 28, 2017 – 12:44 am
County agrees to new sign placement at the airport

Alpena County Commissioners this week, approved the installation of a new welcome to Alpena sign at the airport.

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Enrollment Roundup at APS next week
July 28, 2017 – 12:32 am
Enrollment Roundup at APS next week

Alpena Public Schools is holding an “Enrollment Roundup” event next week, to encourage parents to enroll their children in school early.

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