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Roger Joseph Barc
September 18, 2020 – 4:51 pm | Comments Off on Roger Joseph Barc
Roger Joseph Barc

Roger Joseph Barc, 62, of Alpena passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Mid Michigan Medical Center-Midland. Roger was a wonderful outdoorsman, brother, and friend who will be dearly missed by all.
He was …

Donald George Vieu
September 18, 2020 – 4:50 pm | Comments Off on Donald George Vieu
Donald George Vieu

Donald George Vieu, 73, of Alpena passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his home.
 
Donald was born on February 23, 1947 in Flint, Michigan to the late William and Ethel (McNally) Vieu. On December 6, …

Laura Christine Bensman
September 18, 2020 – 4:49 pm | Comments Off on Laura Christine Bensman
Laura Christine Bensman

Laura Christine Bensman, 43, of Alpena died Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at home.
 
Surviving are her children, Tracy Freeman, Keri Kruse, Christina Williams, Ashton Bensman; one grandson, Kameron Rings; father, Mike Marchlewski; and mother, Helen Phillips.
 
Cremation …

77 year-old Cheboygan man charged in death of 5 year-old who died tubing
September 18, 2020 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on 77 year-old Cheboygan man charged in death of 5 year-old who died tubing
77 year-old Cheboygan man charged in death of 5 year-old who died tubing

A 77 year-old man has been charged in connection with the death of a little Cheboygan boy who died while being pulled on a tube behind a boat in August.

County budget update: Revenues up/expenses down
September 18, 2020 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on County budget update: Revenues up/expenses down
County budget update: Revenues up/expenses down

Alpena County has collected more revenues and spent less moneythrough August compared to the first eight months of 2019.

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Alpena next week
September 18, 2020 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Alpena next week
Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Alpena next week

A free, drive-through COVID-19 testing event is being held in Alpena next week.

Kitten adopt-a-thon, bake sale, craft show & more
September 18, 2020 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Kitten adopt-a-thon, bake sale, craft show & more
Kitten adopt-a-thon, bake sale, craft show & more

Second Chance Animal Shelter is hosting another kitten adopt-a-thonevent Saturday, that will include a bake sale, crafters andother vendors, a raffle and a can and bottle drive.

Edward S. LaRoche
September 16, 2020 – 5:56 pm | Comments Off on Edward S. LaRoche
Edward S. LaRoche

Edward S. LaRoche, 79, of Lachine, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
Per his wishes, he has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation.  A complete …

Leonard Scott
September 14, 2020 – 5:14 pm | Comments Off on Leonard Scott
Leonard Scott

On Saturday, September 12, 2020, in the early afternoon, God whispered Leonard Scott’s name and called to him, “Come home and be free of the cancer that has broken your body.”  God knew that Leonard …

Marjorie Priscilla Zann
September 14, 2020 – 5:13 pm | Comments Off on Marjorie Priscilla Zann
Marjorie Priscilla Zann

Marjorie Priscilla Zann, 73, of Alpena passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
 
Marjorie Priscilla Jaskey was born on February 16, 1947 in Alpena to the late Steven and Ernstine (Chabot) …

APS to offer superintendent post to David Rabbideau
September 4, 2020 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on APS to offer superintendent post to David Rabbideau
APS to offer superintendent post to David Rabbideau

PRESS RELEASE FROM ALPENA PUBLIC SCHOOLS:
The Alpena Public Schools board of education has selected David Rabbideau as the district’s new superintendent. 
Looking ahead, the new superintendent and the Board will negotiate a contract and establish a …

Two Cheboygan County men arrested for poaching a cow elk
September 4, 2020 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Two Cheboygan County men arrested for poaching a cow elk
Two Cheboygan County men arrested for poaching a cow elk

Two Cheboygan County men were in court recently after a lengthy investigation into the poaching of a cow elk.