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Community Foundation – 4th annual Giving Tuesday NE MI event
November 26, 2018 – 12:54 am
Community Foundation – 4th annual Giving Tuesday NE MI event

Tuesday is “Giving Tuesday,” a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

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County continues to whittle down fiscal year deficit
November 26, 2018 – 12:42 am
County continues to whittle down fiscal year deficit

Alpena County continues to trim a general fund budget deficit that was slightly more than $661,000 at the beginning of the fiscal year.

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Alpena man sent to prison for malicious destruction of police equip.
November 26, 2018 – 12:36 am
Alpena man sent to prison for malicious destruction of police equip.

A 52 year-old Alpena man was sent to prison last week, on a single count of malicious destruction of police equipment.

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Alley closed for excavation work
November 26, 2018 – 12:28 am
Alley closed for excavation work

The City of Alpena has announced that the alley between Chisholm and River streets, from Tenth Avenue to Eleventh Avenue, will be closed starting Monday, to facilitate excavation work for a private contractor.

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Flights canceled, schools closed after Midwest snowstorm
November 26, 2018 – 12:22 am
Flights canceled, schools closed after Midwest snowstorm

Hundreds of flights have been canceled and schools in several states are closed after a snowstorm blanketed much of the Midwest.

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Parking ticket? Michigan school will take food for your fine
November 26, 2018 – 12:14 am
Parking ticket? Michigan school will take food for your fine

Some people issued parking tickets from Northern Michigan University can keep cash in their pocket if they donate items to the school’s food pantry.

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Mars landing looms for NASA; anxiety building
November 26, 2018 – 12:08 am
Mars landing looms for NASA; anxiety building

With just hours to go, NASA’s InSight spacecraft is aiming for a bull’s-eye touchdown on Mars.

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Debra Sue Montie
November 26, 2018 – 12:05 am
Debra Sue Montie

Debra Sue Montie, 60, of Hillman passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at her son’s home.
Surviving are 3 children, Keith and Janell Fournier, Collen and Tim Egelski, Nicole and Guy Thompson; and …

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Robert LeRoy Adams
November 26, 2018 – 12:03 am
Robert LeRoy Adams

Robert LeRoy Adams, 91, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Robert was born on his parent’s farm in Jasper County, Newton, Iowa on …

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Taxes may be a bigger part of online shopping this season
November 26, 2018 – 12:02 am
Taxes may be a bigger part of online shopping this season

Shoppers heading online on Cyber Monday to purchase holiday gifts will find they’re being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren’t before. The reason: the Supreme Court.

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Gladys A. LaMarre
November 26, 2018 – 12:01 am
Gladys A. LaMarre

Gladys A. LaMarre, 89, of Alpena passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Gladys Annette Slominski was born to the late Peter and Rose (Smigelski) Slominski on …

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Finance committee reviews 2019 budget
November 23, 2018 – 3:35 am
Finance committee reviews 2019 budget

The Alpena County finance committee Wednesday, reviewed the county’s new general fund budget for the 2019 fiscal year.

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