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Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt
October 15, 2018 – 12:08 am
Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

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Jerrold Richard Weinkauf
October 15, 2018 – 12:08 am
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.
Surviving are his wife, Vicky; 3 sons, Phillip and …

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Rainfall prompts some early campground closures in UP
October 15, 2018 – 12:02 am
Rainfall prompts some early campground closures in UP

Some campgrounds in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula have been closed early this season due to heavy rainfall.

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Janice Marie Nowicki
October 15, 2018 – 12:02 am
Janice Marie Nowicki

Janice Marie Nowicki, 68, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.
Janice Nicholson was born July 10, 1950, in Alpena to the late …

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ACC receives $150K for Van Lare Hall renovation project
October 12, 2018 – 5:20 pm
ACC receives $150K for Van Lare Hall renovation project

Alpena Community College has been awarded a $150,000 grant that will be used for a major renovation project at Van Lare Hall.

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Glennie man busted for major marijuana grow operation
October 12, 2018 – 5:10 pm
Glennie man busted for major marijuana grow operation

A Glennie man who allegedly sold drugs in Michigan and as far away as Florida is facing a multitude of charges.

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MSP Stuff a Blue Goose collects items for Alcona residents in need
October 12, 2018 – 5:00 pm
MSP Stuff a Blue Goose collects items for Alcona residents in need

The Michigan State Police recently held a success Stuff a Blue Goose event to collect food and toiletries for needy families in Alcona County.

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Donald M. Kurtz
October 12, 2018 – 3:30 pm
Donald M. Kurtz

Donald M. Kurtz, age 98, of Alpena, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at his home.
On July 4, 1920, Donald was born to the late Robert and Lydia (Schnittker) Kurtz in Kelly’s Island, …

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All of NE Michigan invited to listening tour in Gaylord
October 12, 2018 – 3:35 am
All of NE Michigan invited to listening tour in Gaylord

The Michigan Community Service Commission will visit Gaylord as part of its Volunteer Michigan Tour, with stops in each region of the state to explore ways to expand service and volunteerism in communities.

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Alpena Early College parent/student info meeting
October 12, 2018 – 3:34 am
Alpena Early College parent/student info meeting

Alpena Public Schools is holding an informational meeting for parents and students who want to learn more about the Alpena Early College program.

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Local forum on ballot proposals for November
October 12, 2018 – 3:33 am
Local forum on ballot proposals for November

A local informational forum is being held for residents who want to learn more about three statewide ballot proposals that will appear on the November General Election ballot.

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Alpena hospital offers free smoking cessation program
October 12, 2018 – 3:32 am
Alpena hospital offers free smoking cessation program

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena is hosting the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking program this fall.

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