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Former Alpena Co. fair board treasurer arrested for embezzlement
August 31, 2018 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off on Former Alpena Co. fair board treasurer arrested for embezzlement
Former Alpena Co. fair board treasurer arrested for embezzlement

Former Alpena County Fair Board treasurer Bradley Alan Avery was arrested Friday on suspicion of embezzlement.

Commissioners approve grant submissions for road, ORV & snowmobile patrols
August 31, 2018 – 3:37 am | Comments Off on Commissioners approve grant submissions for road, ORV & snowmobile patrols
Commissioners approve grant submissions for road, ORV & snowmobile patrols

The full board of Alpena County Commissioners this week, approved the submission of grants for police patrols of local roads, ORV trails and snowmobile trails.

Harrisville celebrates 45 years of Harmony Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
August 31, 2018 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Harrisville celebrates 45 years of Harmony Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival
Harrisville celebrates 45 years of Harmony Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival

Harrisville will be bustling with activity this Saturday and Sunday as the Harmony Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival celebrates its 45th anniversary.

Alcona deputies respond to calls for assault, larceny and animal neglect
August 31, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to calls for assault, larceny and animal neglect
Alcona deputies respond to calls for assault, larceny and animal neglect

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to five calls for larceny last week, along with one call each for assault, lost property and animal neglect.

Big changes as thousands prepare for annual Mighty Mac bridge walk
August 31, 2018 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Big changes as thousands prepare for annual Mighty Mac bridge walk
Big changes as thousands prepare for annual Mighty Mac bridge walk

Residents who traditionally participate in the annual Mackinac Bridge Walk on Labor Day will notice some big changes this year.

MDOT suspends road work for Labor Day weekend
August 31, 2018 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on MDOT suspends road work for Labor Day weekend
MDOT suspends road work for Labor Day weekend

As summer’s end draws near, the Michigan Department of Transportation is suspending work on 99 of 133 projects statewide for the Labor Day weekend, to help make travel easier.

Thomas Stafford Dog Park opens today
August 31, 2018 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Thomas Stafford Dog Park opens today
Thomas Stafford Dog Park opens today

The City of Alpena is opening a new dog park today.

County to pick up insurance at NLA for remainder of year
August 30, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on County to pick up insurance at NLA for remainder of year
County to pick up insurance at NLA for remainder of year

The group managing Northern Lights Arena is having a difficult time making ends meet financially.

Downtown Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off returns for 5th year
August 30, 2018 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Downtown Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off returns for 5th year
Downtown Alpena Chowder & Chili Cook-off returns for 5th year

A popular Chowder & Chili Cook-off will be returning to downtown Alpena in October.

MSP troopers issue 47 tickets following 226 traffic stops
August 30, 2018 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on MSP troopers issue 47 tickets following 226 traffic stops
MSP troopers issue 47 tickets following 226 traffic stops

Residents placed 64 calls for help to the Michigan State Police Alpena Post over the week.

Alpena recycling facility to hold community open house
August 30, 2018 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Alpena recycling facility to hold community open house
Alpena recycling facility to hold community open house

The Alpena Resource Recovery Facility is hosting an open house event to showcase the facility to the community.

John H. Kell
August 29, 2018 – 5:42 pm | Comments Off on John H. Kell
John H. Kell

John H. Kell, age 73, of Alpena passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena, after an extended illness.
On April 9, 1945, John was born in Flint, Michigan …