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Marilyn Lee Denmark
December 17, 2018 – 12:37 am
Marilyn Lee Denmark

Marilyn Lee Denmark, age 82 of Ossineke passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, December 14, 2018, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
On October 19, 1936, Marilyn was born to the late …

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Anne Marie Iler
December 17, 2018 – 12:35 am
Anne Marie Iler

Anne Marie Iler, age 72, of Alpena passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018, at Spectrum Heart Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
On December 26, 1945, Anne was born in Alpena, Michigan to the late …

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Tires & rims found on US 23 near Ossineke
December 17, 2018 – 12:30 am
Tires & rims found on US 23 near Ossineke

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the owner of a pair of vehicle rims and tires that were found on US-23 near Piper Road.

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Ronald Walter Winter
December 17, 2018 – 12:30 am
Ronald Walter Winter

Ronald Winter, 77 of Ossineke, died Dec. 14, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer.  He is survived by his wife, M Jean Gilliland; his son, Brian (Sara) Winter; two grandchildren, Maren …

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
December 17, 2018 – 12:22 am
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The national enforcement campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over has started and will continue through New Year’s Eve.

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Teen artists can apply for week-long stay at Isle Royale
December 17, 2018 – 12:14 am
Teen artists can apply for week-long stay at Isle Royale

Young artists interested in developing their talent through a wilderness experience can apply for the Teen Artist Exploration program at Isle Royale National Park.

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Jewelry case’s shatterproof glass thwarts would-be robbers
December 17, 2018 – 12:08 am
Jewelry case’s shatterproof glass thwarts would-be robbers

A brazen daylight robbery turned into a bizarre bungle as would-be robbers were thwarted by shatterproof glass at a jewelry store near Grand Rapids.

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Top of mind: ‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year
December 17, 2018 – 12:02 am
Top of mind: ‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year.

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Greenbush man charged with stealing car from Alpena gas station
December 14, 2018 – 5:00 pm
Greenbush man charged with stealing car from Alpena gas station

A northern Michigan man has been charged with stealing a vehicle from a gas station in Alpena.

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UPDATE: Hillman man arraigned on child sex charges
December 14, 2018 – 4:00 pm
UPDATE: Hillman man arraigned on child sex charges

A 42 year-old Hillman was arrested Wednesday, and charged with possession of child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime.

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These schools are closed today due to icy road conditions:
December 14, 2018 – 5:55 am
These schools are closed today due to icy road conditions:

Some closed, one on a 2-hour delay.

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APS budget adjustment reveals slightly larger surplus
December 14, 2018 – 3:35 am
APS budget adjustment reveals slightly larger surplus

When the board of education for Alpena Public Schools meets Monday, it is expected to approve the first budget adjustment of the 2018-19 fiscal year, which ends June 30.

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