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Haley Renae Doaoust
September 27, 2019 – 3:24 pm | Comments Off on Haley Renae Doaoust
Haley Renae Doaoust

Haley entered this world on October 4, 1991.  A vibrant, strong willed and compassionate beauty with and unending faith in God and love for all animals.  Her passion for, amazing ability to work with and …

Freda May Schultz
September 27, 2019 – 2:00 pm | Comments Off on Freda May Schultz
Freda May Schultz

Freda May Schultz, 89, of Ossineke, entered eternal peace on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. She was born to the late Joseph and May (Byers) LaBell on Feb. 2, 1930 in Pontiac, MI. Freda graduated from …

County budget update through August
September 27, 2019 – 3:37 am | Comments Off on County budget update through August
County budget update through August

The financial outlook for Alpena County has not changed much through the first eight months of the fiscal year.
The county started the year with a projected general fund budget deficit of approximately $756,000. The estimated …

Hunters reminded of ‘Do Not Eat’ deer advisory near Oscoda marsh
September 27, 2019 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Hunters reminded of ‘Do Not Eat’ deer advisory near Oscoda marsh
Hunters reminded of ‘Do Not Eat’ deer advisory near Oscoda marsh

With archery hunting season beginning October 1, the Michigan departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Natural Resources (DNR) are reminding hunters of the ‘Do Not Eat’ advisory for deer taken within 5 miles …

Ranger station in Oscoda hosting volunteer cleanup for National Public Lands Day
September 27, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Ranger station in Oscoda hosting volunteer cleanup for National Public Lands Day
Ranger station in Oscoda hosting volunteer cleanup for National Public Lands Day

The Huron Shores Ranger Station in Oscoda is celebrating National Public Lands Day Saturday, with a volunteer cleanup followed by a picnic.
Unfortunately not everyone follow the law and forests have become dumping grounds for everything …

$1.8M resurfacing project to get underway in Montmorency Co.
September 27, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on $1.8M resurfacing project to get underway in Montmorency Co.
$1.8M resurfacing project to get underway in Montmorency Co.

A $1.8 million resurfacing project is scheduled to begin in Montmorency County Monday.
Crews for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be putting down a fresh coat of asphalt on M-33, from the M-32 intersection …

Flooding issue to be fixed at 11th Ave. & Park St
September 26, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Flooding issue to be fixed at 11th Ave. & Park St
Flooding issue to be fixed at 11th Ave. & Park St

A busy intersection in Alpena will be closed down for a few weeks while improvements are being completed.

Elk Fest returns to Atlanta – Michigan’s elk capital
September 26, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Elk Fest returns to Atlanta – Michigan’s elk capital
Elk Fest returns to Atlanta – Michigan’s elk capital

A pizza eating contest, rubber chicken toss, kids events, a beer tent with live music and more will all be featured during the annual Elk Fest in Atlanta this weekend.

ACC nurses to host Teddy Bear Picnic
September 26, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on ACC nurses to host Teddy Bear Picnic
ACC nurses to host Teddy Bear Picnic

The Student Nurses Association at Alpena Community College will host a Teddy Bear Picnic next month, to give children an opportunity to learn how to take care of their teddy bear while also learning about basic medical care and general safety.

Another busy week for Alcona deputies
September 26, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Another busy week for Alcona deputies
Another busy week for Alcona deputies

Last week was another busy period for the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office, which responded to 138 complaints.

Abby’s Storyboard dedication at dog park Friday
September 26, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Abby’s Storyboard dedication at dog park Friday
Abby’s Storyboard dedication at dog park Friday

A second dedication ceremony is being held at Thomas Stafford Dog Park in Alpena Friday, this one for the two people who came up with the idea for a park.

Catherine May Hawks
September 25, 2019 – 3:47 pm | Comments Off on Catherine May Hawks
Catherine May Hawks

Catherine May Hawks, 89, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Cathy was born on May 19, 1930 to the late Ervin and Edna (Olsen) Bromund in Alpena, Michigan. …