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Written threat at Alcona High deemed not credible
November 1, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Written threat at Alcona High deemed not credible
Written threat at Alcona High deemed not credible

A soft lock down was issued at Alcona High School Wednesday after a written threat was found in the school.

Taxable values up slightly across Alpena Co.
November 1, 2018 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Taxable values up slightly across Alpena Co.
Taxable values up slightly across Alpena Co.

Taxable values in Alpena County are up for the second year in a row following six consecutive years of decline.

Battle of the Badges charity hockey game to take place Saturday
November 1, 2018 – 3:20 am | Comments Off on Battle of the Badges charity hockey game to take place Saturday
Battle of the Badges charity hockey game to take place Saturday

The 16th annual Battle of the Badges charity hockey game is set to take place at Northern Lights Arena on Saturday.

George Robert Grzeskowiak
October 31, 2018 – 11:50 pm | Comments Off on George Robert Grzeskowiak
George Robert Grzeskowiak

George Robert Grzeskowiak, 83, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at his home.

George was born March 21, 1935 in Alpena to the late John and Eva (Sylvester) Grzeskowiak. On January 5, 1963 …

Lois Ellen Polk
October 31, 2018 – 11:49 pm | Comments Off on Lois Ellen Polk
Lois Ellen Polk

L. Ellen Polk, 85, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at her home.

Lois Ellen Armstrong was born August 17, 1933 in Detroit to the late James and Blanche (Howay) Armstrong. In April …

Daniel Frampton
October 30, 2018 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off on Daniel Frampton
Daniel Frampton

Daniel Frampton, 69, of Alpena, has died at home following a stroke.
Born in Allegan, Michigan, Daniel graduated from Plainwell High School in 1967 and from Michigan State University in 1972 with a …

Allen James McCaulley
October 25, 2018 – 5:15 pm | Comments Off on Allen James McCaulley
Allen James McCaulley

Allen James McCaulley, age 68, of Ossineke, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, October 25, 2018, surrounded by his family.
On November 17, 1949, Allen was born to the late LeRoy and Laura (Stead) …

Leonard Thomas Kinn, Jr.
October 24, 2018 – 2:11 pm | Comments Off on Leonard Thomas Kinn, Jr.
Leonard Thomas Kinn, Jr.

Leonard Thomas Kinn, Jr., 57, of Alpena passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at his home.
Leonard was born March 6, 1961, in Detroit to Leonard and Arlene (Kalemkiewicz) Kinn. On May 25, 1996, …

Michael Eugene McDonald
October 22, 2018 – 5:54 pm | Comments Off on Michael Eugene McDonald
Michael Eugene McDonald

Michael Eugene McDonald, 78, of Alpena passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.
Michael Eugene McDonald was born in Alpena on September 28, 1940 to the late …

Virginia Marie O’Neil
October 22, 2018 – 5:54 pm | Comments Off on Virginia Marie O’Neil
Virginia Marie O’Neil

Virginia Marie O’Neil, 100, of Ossineke passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Virginia Marie Skiba was born September 5, 1918 in Alpena to the late Michael and …

One dead in Tawas crash
October 19, 2018 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on One dead in Tawas crash
One dead in Tawas crash

Michigan State Police West Branch Post say distracted driving may have played a role in a crash involving a car and a farm combine Tuesday which left one woman dead.

No surprises in city budget
October 19, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on No surprises in city budget
No surprises in city budget

The City of Alpena’s general fund budget is pretty much on track through the first three months of the fiscal year that started July 1.