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Woman in wheelchair left at airport overnight
December 4, 2018 – 12:02 am
Woman in wheelchair left at airport overnight

American Airlines is investigating how a 67 year-old woman in a wheelchair was left alone overnight at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport when her flight was canceled.

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Leo Howe III
December 3, 2018 – 3:46 pm
Leo Howe III

Leo “Jerry” Howe III, 72, of Lachine passed away Monday, November 26, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Leo was born October 13, 1946 in Detroit to the late Leo and Eleonora …

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City wins lawsuit – Truck route ordinance ruled clear & constitutional
December 3, 2018 – 12:54 am
City wins lawsuit – Truck route ordinance ruled clear & constitutional

The City of Alpena’s truck route ordinance has been ruled constitutional.

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County to keep VA office at downtown mall
December 3, 2018 – 12:42 am
County to keep VA office at downtown mall

The Alpena County Veteran Affairs office will remain at Harborside Center.

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November: Cold and snowy
December 3, 2018 – 12:35 am
November: Cold and snowy

The official start of winter is still nearly three weeks away, however if November was any indication of what is to come, it could be a long, cold and snowy season.

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Public input sought on tobacco ban at Alpena parks
December 3, 2018 – 12:28 am
Public input sought on tobacco ban at Alpena parks

Residents who want to weigh in on the Alpena Municipal Council’s discussion of a potential ban of tobacco products at parks can do so at Monday’s council meeting.

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Sarah Marie Cramer
December 3, 2018 – 12:23 am
Sarah Marie Cramer

Sarah Marie Cramer, 20, of Herron passed away suddenly in her sleep on Friday, November 30, 2018 at her home due to medical complications.
Sarah was born in San Diego, CA on January …

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Larry Fredrick Heussner
December 3, 2018 – 12:21 am
Larry Fredrick Heussner

Larry Fredrick Heussner, 72, of Alpena went to be with the Lord, following a battle with cancer on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving wife.
Larry was born …

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Chamber accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year & other awards
December 3, 2018 – 12:20 am
Chamber accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year & other awards

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for 2018 Outstanding Citizen of the Year.

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DHD#4: National Influenza Vaccination Week
December 3, 2018 – 12:14 am
DHD#4: National Influenza Vaccination Week

District Health Department #4 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recommending all persons 6 months and older get a flu shot this season.

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Snyder orders flags lowered to honor George H.W. Bush
December 3, 2018 – 12:08 am
Snyder orders flags lowered to honor George H.W. Bush

Governor Rick Snyder has joined President Donald Trump in ordering all U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff for 30 days in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

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Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot
December 3, 2018 – 12:02 am
Michigan to be first Midwest state to allow recreational pot

Michigan clears a threshold this week as the first state in the Midwest to allow marijuana for more than just medical purposes.

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