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MS Hamburg makes second stop in Alpena
October 16, 2018 – 12:08 am
MS Hamburg makes second stop in Alpena

The Great Lakes cruise ship MS Hamburg will be docking in Thunder Bay again Tuesday.

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Carole Joyce (Neumann) Sommerfeld
October 16, 2018 – 12:07 am
Carole Joyce (Neumann) Sommerfeld

Carole Joyce (Neumann) Sommerfeld, 85, died on Sunday, October 14, 2018.
Carole was born in Alpena on December 23, 1932 to the late Martin and Katharine (Kunzi) Neumann. She lived her life exhibiting …

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MI gas prices tumble over week
October 16, 2018 – 12:02 am
MI gas prices tumble over week

The average price for a gallon of gas in Michigan tumbled over the week.

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Jerrold Richard Weinkauf
October 15, 2018 – 5:17 pm
Jerrold Richard Weinkauf

Jerrold “Jerry” Richard Weinkauf, 64, of Presque Isle passed away peacefully surrounded by his family following an extended illness on Saturday, October 13, 2018.
Jerrold was born on October 7, 1954 to Walter …

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Richard O. Frantz
October 15, 2018 – 5:15 pm
Richard O. Frantz

Richard O. Frantz, age 82, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 12,2018, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
On June 1, 1936, Richard was born to the late Wesley and Frances (Owens) Frantz …

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DNR CO receives lifesaving award for rescuing 2 stranded in Lake Huron near Tawas
October 15, 2018 – 12:56 am
DNR CO receives lifesaving award for rescuing 2 stranded in Lake Huron near Tawas

A Department of Natural Resources conservation officer from northeast Michigan has been awarded a lifesaving medal for helping to save the lives of two people near Tawas.

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Former Lachine man, 63, to be tried 3rd time on sexual assault
October 15, 2018 – 12:42 am
Former Lachine man, 63, to be tried 3rd time on sexual assault

A 63 year-old former resident of Lachine is headed back to trial a third time for allegedly sexually assaulting a distant relative in the 1990’s.

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Forum on Nov. ballot proposals tonight at ACC
October 15, 2018 – 12:34 am
Forum on Nov. ballot proposals tonight at ACC

An informational forum is being held at Alpena Community College Monday night, for residents who want to learn more about three statewide proposals that will appear on the November General Election ballot.

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Free MIOSHA Safety Forum for local businesses
October 15, 2018 – 12:28 am
Free MIOSHA Safety Forum for local businesses

Business owners in northeast Michigan are invited to take advantage of a free safety forum featuring the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Ossineke church, Lincoln Senior Center host blood drives
October 15, 2018 – 12:22 am
Ossineke church, Lincoln Senior Center host blood drives

A church in Ossineke and a senior citizen’s center in Alcona County are both hosting blood drives this week.

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Alpena Twp. to finish up water main flushing this week
October 15, 2018 – 12:14 am
Alpena Twp. to finish up water main flushing this week

Due to unforeseen circumstances, crews for Alpena Township were unable to complete water main flushing last week, and will finish up the annual task over the next couple of days.

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Julie Ann Tessmer
October 15, 2018 – 12:12 am
Julie Ann Tessmer

Julie Ann Tessmer, 70, of Alpena passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center, following a brief battle with lung cancer.
Julie was born in Alpena on September 7, 1948 to …

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