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Woman charged after threatening son with hammer
December 20, 2018 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Woman charged after threatening son with hammer
Woman charged after threatening son with hammer

A downstate woman living in Alpena Township was arraigned Tuesday on charges relating to an October incident at her house.

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Dale Schaudt, 74, beloved husband, father, and grandpa passed away at home after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family on December 18, 2018.

Son of the late Roland and Viola (Kortman) …

Michael Leroy Wright
December 20, 2018 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Michael Leroy Wright
Michael Leroy Wright

Michael Leroy Wright, 49, of Alpena, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.
Mike was born July 4, 1969 in Flint to Clarence and Carol (Rice) Wright. He graduated from Lakeville High School in Davison and moved …

Charmaine Michele Taylor
December 17, 2018 – 5:32 pm | Comments Off on Charmaine Michele Taylor
Charmaine Michele Taylor

Charmaine Michele Taylor, 68, of Alpena passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018 at her home.
Charmaine Michele Perreault was born on February 16, 1950 to the late Theodore and Rosemary (Barger) Perreault.  …

APS budget adjustment reveals slightly larger surplus
December 14, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on APS budget adjustment reveals slightly larger surplus
APS budget adjustment reveals slightly larger surplus

When the board of education for Alpena Public Schools meets Monday, it is expected to approve the first budget adjustment of the 2018-19 fiscal year, which ends June 30.

County hoping for smaller deficit at year’s end
December 14, 2018 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on County hoping for smaller deficit at year’s end
County hoping for smaller deficit at year’s end

Alpena County continues to trim a general fund budget deficit that was slightly more than $661,000 at the beginning of the fiscal year.

Grant awarded to improve Werth Road
December 14, 2018 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Grant awarded to improve Werth Road
Grant awarded to improve Werth Road

The Alpena County Road Commission was awarded a grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation to make improvements to Werth Road in Alpena Township.

Alpena Co/road commission oppose weight restriction bill
December 14, 2018 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Alpena Co/road commission oppose weight restriction bill
Alpena Co/road commission oppose weight restriction bill

A bill pending before a Michigan House committee would eliminate the permit requirement restricting weight on county roads for logging trucks and equipment during the frost break-up each spring.

Walleye & perch tournament on Hubbard Lake
December 14, 2018 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Walleye & perch tournament on Hubbard Lake
Walleye & perch tournament on Hubbard Lake

A walleye and perch fishing tournament is being held on Hubbard Lake next month.

93 complaints called into Alcona Sheriff’s Office
December 14, 2018 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on 93 complaints called into Alcona Sheriff’s Office
93 complaints called into Alcona Sheriff’s Office

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to 93 complaints last week.

Hillman man arrested on child sex crimes
December 13, 2018 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Hillman man arrested on child sex crimes
Hillman man arrested on child sex crimes

A 42 year-old Hillman was arrested Wednesday, and charged with possession of child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime.

Alpena library looking at $3.76M renovation project
December 13, 2018 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Alpena library looking at $3.76M renovation project
Alpena library looking at $3.76M renovation project

Alpena voters may be faced with more than one millage request when they head to the polls in May 2019.