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Annual quarry run raises $35K for Alpena Cancer Center
November 8, 2019 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Annual quarry run raises $35K for Alpena Cancer Center
Annual quarry run raises $35K for Alpena Cancer Center

The Lafarge Presque Isle Quarry continues to support cancer care in Alpena.

Salvation Army/Walmart toy drive
November 8, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Salvation Army/Walmart toy drive
Salvation Army/Walmart toy drive

An annual toy drive by The Salvation Army and Walmart will bring holiday cheer to approximately 300 children in the Alpena area.

Teen Book Tasting at downtown library
November 8, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Teen Book Tasting at downtown library
Teen Book Tasting at downtown library

A Teen Book Tasting event at the public library in downtown Alpena will give kids between 12 and 18 an opportunity to learn about books they might not have read.

Curbside pickup of yard waste next week
November 8, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Curbside pickup of yard waste next week
Curbside pickup of yard waste next week

Crews for the City of Alpena will be conducting the final curbside pickup of the year next week, for bagged grass, leaves and other yard waste.

Ricky Leo Williamson
November 1, 2019 – 5:16 pm | Comments Off on Ricky Leo Williamson
Ricky Leo Williamson

Ricky Leo Williamson, 72, of Alpena passed away Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Munson Medical Center.
 
Surviving are his wife, Joann; four children, Annette (Billy Petrusha) Kramer, Ricky (Debby) Williamson, Dale Williamson, Robert (Shera) Williamson; …

Two Hillman women arrested for delivery of heroin
November 1, 2019 – 2:07 pm | Comments Off on Two Hillman women arrested for delivery of heroin
Two Hillman women arrested for delivery of heroin

Two woman from Hillman have been arrested for purchasing an unknown quantity of heroin and fentanyl from a Chicago suburb.

Hillman Football Live on Bay this Friday!
November 1, 2019 – 12:20 pm | Comments Off on Hillman Football Live on Bay this Friday!
Hillman Football Live on Bay this Friday!

The Hillman Tigers Football Team is in the State Semi-Finals!  They play at Pickford this Friday Night at 7pm. 

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday
November 1, 2019 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday

We sprung ahead in March and this weekend we’ll fall back.
Daylight Saving Time (DST) ends at 2 a.m. Sunday.
Benjamin Franklin first suggested Daylight Saving Time in 1784, but modern DST was not proposed until 1895 …

Police find Alpena driver slumped at wheel due to drugs
November 1, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Police find Alpena driver slumped at wheel due to drugs
Police find Alpena driver slumped at wheel due to drugs

A 30 year-old Alpena man is facing up to 10 years in prison on a drug charge after police found him slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle, and appeared to be lifeless.
 
Detectives from …

Motorcyclist busted with meth
November 1, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Motorcyclist busted with meth
Motorcyclist busted with meth

Detectives with the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) and troopers with the Michigan State Police arrested a motorcyclist in Alpena Monday, on several driving offenses, and for being in possession of methamphetamine.
 
HUNT detectives believed the …

Cheboygan deputies bust man who may be linked to 20 B&E’s
November 1, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan deputies bust man who may be linked to 20 B&E’s
Cheboygan deputies bust man who may be linked to 20 B&E’s

The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man who may be linked to as many as 20 breaking and enterings in northern Michigan.
 
The 26 year-old from Petoskey was busted Wednesday afternoon, (OCT 30) after …

Utility work at 4 intersections Friday
November 1, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Utility work at 4 intersections Friday
Utility work at 4 intersections Friday

Crews for the City of Alpena will be conducting additional utility repairs at four intersections Friday.
 
The work is being conducted at First Avenue and Blair Street, Second Avenue and Wisner Street, Third Avenue and Wisner, …