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Gary Lee Reiser
December 5, 2018 – 4:07 pm
Gary Lee Reiser

Gary Lee Reiser, 73, of Ossineke, passed away peacefully at home with his daughter and her family by his side Nov. 28, 2018.
Gary was born Nov. 2, 1945 in Alpena to Albert and Frances …

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Jane Ann Kowalski
December 5, 2018 – 4:04 pm
Jane Ann Kowalski

Jane Ann Kowalski, 87, of Alpena, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018.
Jane was born Sept. 23, 1931 in Bay City to Rosco and Gertrude (Reed) Davis. She married Harold Kowalski on Feb. 14, 1950 …

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Commissioners to meet over future of Plaza Pool
December 5, 2018 – 12:54 am
Commissioners to meet over future of Plaza Pool

It’s no secret Plaza Pool has been draining dollars from Alpena County’s general fund budget over the years.

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Airport enplanements top 10K
December 5, 2018 – 12:42 am
Airport enplanements top 10K

Alpena County Regional Airport has officially topped 10,000 enplanements for the year.

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Public hearing on local draft recreation plans
December 5, 2018 – 12:34 am
Public hearing on local draft recreation plans

A public hearing is being held to give residents an opportunity to review and make comment on a draft of a new recreation plan for Alpena County and the townships of Alpena, Green, Ossineke and Wilson.

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Dorothy Diane McClain
December 5, 2018 – 12:32 am
Dorothy Diane McClain

Dorothy Diane McClain, 75, of Alpena died Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Surviving are her two sons, Ben (Chanda) McClain, Erik (Megan) McClain; and brother, David Waller.
Cremation …

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City recognizes outstanding employees for 2018
December 5, 2018 – 12:28 am
City recognizes outstanding employees for 2018

The City of Alpena has recognized six employees for their hard work and cooperative spirits over the past year.

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Detroit man gets 1.5-20 years for bringing drugs into Alpena
December 5, 2018 – 12:20 am
Detroit man gets 1.5-20 years for bringing drugs into Alpena

A Detroit man who brought a large quantity of cocaine and heroin to Alpena has received 18 months to 20 years in prison.

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APD Holiday Shop with a Cop
December 5, 2018 – 12:14 am
APD Holiday Shop with a Cop

The Alpena Police Department is holding its annual ‘Holiday Shop with a Cop’ event on Saturday.

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Grand Rapids not likely to opt out of marijuana businesses
December 5, 2018 – 12:08 am
Grand Rapids not likely to opt out of marijuana businesses

The mayor of Michigan’s second-largest city says Grand Rapids likely will embrace marijuana businesses after voters legalized the recreational use of pot.

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A nation’s farewell for George H.W. Bush
December 5, 2018 – 12:02 am
A nation’s farewell for George H.W. Bush

Washington is bidding its final farewell to former President George H.W. Bush with his funeral at Washington National Cathedral drawing world envoys, the four remaining ex-presidents and President Donald Trump.

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Poor turnout for public input on potential tobacco ban
December 4, 2018 – 12:54 am
Poor turnout for public input on potential tobacco ban

There was a small turnout at the Alpena Municipal Council’s meeting Monday evening, which featured a public input session on a potential ban on tobacco at all city parks.

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