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Thanksgiving dinner costs up a penny
November 27, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Thanksgiving dinner costs up a penny
Thanksgiving dinner costs up a penny

According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table, the cost of the annual feast has not gone up much over the year.

Council approves bids for stump grinding, porta potties & dumpsters
November 27, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Council approves bids for stump grinding, porta potties & dumpsters
Council approves bids for stump grinding, porta potties & dumpsters

The Alpena Municipal Council recently approved bids for stump grinding, portable toilets and dumpster service.

Alcona deputies respond to 119 complaints
November 27, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to 119 complaints
Alcona deputies respond to 119 complaints

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to three calls for fraud last week, along with one call each for burglary and domestic violence.

State Fire Marshal urges fire safety over Thanksgiving weekend
November 27, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on State Fire Marshal urges fire safety over Thanksgiving weekend
State Fire Marshal urges fire safety over Thanksgiving weekend

Thanksgiving Day is the leading day for home cooking fires in the United States.

David Lee McDonald
November 25, 2019 – 4:17 pm | Comments Off on David Lee McDonald
David Lee McDonald

David Lee McDonald, 61, of Ossineke passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019, at his home.
 
David was born on June 3, 1958 in Alpena to Eugene and Betty (Ross) McDonald.
 
Surviving are his mother, Betty; brother, …

Glenn Terry Dill
November 25, 2019 – 4:16 pm | Comments Off on Glenn Terry Dill
Glenn Terry Dill

Glenn Terry Dill, 75, of Lachine, passed away at home following a hard-fought battle with cancer.
Glenn was born Sept. 27, 1944 in Pontiac, MI to the late Glenn F. and Dorothy (Fink) Dill. Glenn was …

Ivan John McLaren
November 25, 2019 – 4:15 pm | Comments Off on Ivan John McLaren
Ivan John McLaren

Ivan John McLaren, 78, of Midland passed away Friday, November 22, 2019 at Medilodge of Mt. Pleasant.
 
Ivan was born on April 7, 1941, in Alpena County to the late Norman and Jean (Sharp) McLaren. On …

Darcy Renae Boyk
November 25, 2019 – 4:14 pm | Comments Off on Darcy Renae Boyk
Darcy Renae Boyk

Darcy Renae (Repke) Boyk, 34, of Alpena passed away peacefully in the arms of her loving husband and surrounded by family on Saturday, November 23, 2019, due to complications from surgery.
 
Darcy Renae Repke was born …

Carol Jean Kolnowski
November 19, 2019 – 6:01 pm | Comments Off on Carol Jean Kolnowski
Carol Jean Kolnowski

Carol Jean Kolnowski, 69, of Herron, passed away on Thursday Nov. 14, 2019 at Covenant Healthcare- Saginaw after battling various illnesses. She was a compassionate, caring woman and will be deeply missed. She was born …

Ruth Helen Robb
November 18, 2019 – 5:08 pm | Comments Off on Ruth Helen Robb
Ruth Helen Robb

Ruth Helen Robb, 90, of Alpena passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Medilodge of Green View.
 
Ruth Helen Lobert was born on May 20, 1929, in Detroit, Michigan to the late Rudolph “Ralph” and Olga …

Oscoda man missing
November 15, 2019 – 4:33 pm | Comments Off on Oscoda man missing
Oscoda man missing

Christopher Allen Arwood is described as a 39 year old white male, approximately 6’1″ tall, 250 pounds, with black shaggy hair and unshaven face.

Robert “Bob” L. Reynolds
November 14, 2019 – 5:49 pm | Comments Off on Robert “Bob” L. Reynolds
Robert “Bob” L. Reynolds

Robert L. Reynolds, age 70, of Alpena, Michigan passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at home.
On August 10, 1949, Bob was born to the late Curtis and Norma (Diem) Reynolds in Alpena, …