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Gerald E. Juenker
May 26, 2017 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off on Gerald E. Juenker
Gerald E. Juenker

Gerald E. Juenker, 93, of Alpena passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Sally’s Care Home.
Gerald was born on May 31, 1923, in Grand Ledge, Michigan to the late John and …

MSP arrest man for trying to frame ex-girlfriend
May 26, 2017 – 11:22 am | Comments Off on MSP arrest man for trying to frame ex-girlfriend
MSP arrest man for trying to frame ex-girlfriend

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Alpena Post completed a one year investigation on Tuesday, arresting a 39 year old man for three charges including obtaining personal information with intent to commit identity theft, using a computer to commit a crime, and stalking.

Bomb threat discovered at Thunder Bay Jr. High
May 26, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Bomb threat discovered at Thunder Bay Jr. High
Bomb threat discovered at Thunder Bay Jr. High

Students at Thunder Bay Jr. High School (TBJHS) in Alpena were evacuated Thursday due to a bomb threat that was discovered.
The written threat was discovered around 1 PM in a boys’ bathroom stall at the …

Memorial Day celebrations in Alpena
May 26, 2017 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Memorial Day celebrations in Alpena
Memorial Day celebrations in Alpena

Numerous celebrations are being held on Monday, to pay tribute to the many military men and women who have died in America’s wars, as well as those who are veterans and current members of the …

NLA hosts 4th annual car show
May 26, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on NLA hosts 4th annual car show
NLA hosts 4th annual car show

Northern Lights Arena in Alpena is hosting a 4th annual indoor auto show in June.
NLA manager Keli Werda says invitations have been sent to numerous car clubs and classic car owners, with many planning to …

Mary Ann Townsend
May 25, 2017 – 10:41 pm | Comments Off on Mary Ann Townsend
Mary Ann Townsend

Mary Ann Townsend, 88, of Alpena went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Tendercare Greenview.
Mary Ann Lamp was born on May 6, 1929, in Alpena to the late Bernard …

Threat investigated at Thunder Bay Jr. High
May 25, 2017 – 2:43 pm | Comments Off on Threat investigated at Thunder Bay Jr. High
Threat investigated at Thunder Bay Jr. High

Students at Thunder Bay Jr. High School (TBJHS) in Alpena were evacuated Thursday due to a threat that was discovered.
In consultation with law enforcement, the decision was made to take TBJHS students and staff to …

Building season begins to pick up in Alpena
May 25, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Building season begins to pick up in Alpena
Building season begins to pick up in Alpena

The building season is beginning to pick up in the City of Alpena.
A total of 37 building permits were issued in April for construction projects valued at nearly $560,000.
The majority of the permits were issued …

MDOT makes holiday traveler easier for drivers
May 25, 2017 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on MDOT makes holiday traveler easier for drivers
MDOT makes holiday traveler easier for drivers

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is suspending work and lifting traffic restrictions wherever possible to ease congestion and increase safety over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
MDOT is removing lane restrictions on almost 70 percent …

Sterilized male sea lampreys to be released in Pigeon, Sturgeon & Maple rivers
May 25, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Sterilized male sea lampreys to be released in Pigeon, Sturgeon & Maple rivers
Sterilized male sea lampreys to be released in Pigeon, Sturgeon & Maple rivers

Scientists will release 4,000 sterilized, spawning-phase male sea lampreys in Michigan’s Inland Waterway this May in hopes of employing another tool to combat the invasive menace.
The waterway – a nearly 40-mile chain of rivers and …

Irene Prano
May 19, 2017 – 2:18 pm | Comments Off on Irene Prano
Irene Prano

Irene Prano, 96, of Alpena passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Tendercare Greenview.
Surviving are her 8 grandchildren, Joan (Rodney) Maxwell, Richard Janssen, John (Laurie) Prano, Benito Prano, Jr., Rachel (Don) …

David M. Paul
May 18, 2017 – 5:35 pm | Comments Off on David M. Paul
David M. Paul

David M. Paul, age 53, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, unexpectedly at home.
David was born on September 1, 1963, to the late Edward and Mary (Bronikowski) Paul in Alpena, Michigan. He served …