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Douglas H. Quinn
July 2, 2019 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off on Douglas H. Quinn
Douglas H. Quinn

Douglas H. Quinn, 77, of Presque Isle passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
 
Doug was born in Steubenville, Ohio on April 30, 1942 to the late John and Lois (Fischer) …

William Raymond Butch
July 1, 2019 – 5:24 pm | Comments Off on William Raymond Butch
William Raymond Butch

William Raymond (Bill) Butch, age 95, of Alpena and Au Gres, Michigan, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Cordova, TN.
William is survived by his son William T. Butch (Hoa) …

Dennis Lee Walker
July 1, 2019 – 5:22 pm | Comments Off on Dennis Lee Walker
Dennis Lee Walker

Dennis Lee Walker, 75, of Hillman passed away Monday, June 24, 2019 at University Hospital in Ann Arbor.
 
Dennis was born February 27, 1944 to Rev. Ernest and Pearl (Hebert) Walker in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Dennis …

Isaac Thomas Kapa
June 25, 2019 – 5:22 pm | Comments Off on Isaac Thomas Kapa
Isaac Thomas Kapa

Isaac Thomas Kapa, 35, of Presque Isle, entered eternal peace on Thursday June 20, 2019 at Patti’s AFC Home in Hillman with his loving parents by his side following a long battle with Cerebral Palsy.
On …

James William Mulvena
June 21, 2019 – 5:26 pm | Comments Off on James William Mulvena
James William Mulvena

James William Mulvena, 62, of Alpena, passed unexpectedly June 12, 2019 at his home. James was born April 30, 1957 in Alpena to the late Milton and Florence (Freiburger) Mulvena.
James was raised and grew …

County budget: No red flags on the horizon
June 21, 2019 – 3:37 am | Comments Off on County budget: No red flags on the horizon
County budget: No red flags on the horizon

Treasurer Kim Ludlow told the finance committee this week, Alpena County’s budget is holding steady through the first five months of the fiscal year.

3rd candidate emerges for open county commissioner seat
June 21, 2019 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on 3rd candidate emerges for open county commissioner seat
3rd candidate emerges for open county commissioner seat

Martin (Marty) Thompson joins former commissioner Cam Habemehl and newcomer Leann Bloom, who have also applied for the seat.

Amateur Radio Week
June 21, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Amateur Radio Week
Amateur Radio Week

The City of Alpena is paying tribute to the men and woman of amateur radio by declaring June 15-23 Amateur Radio Week.

Summer arrives today
June 21, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Summer arrives today
Summer arrives today

The first day of summer officially arrives in Michigan at 11:54 a.m. Friday.

Dirt bikes tear up greens at NE MI golf course
June 21, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Dirt bikes tear up greens at NE MI golf course
Dirt bikes tear up greens at NE MI golf course

Police are searching for three suspects who tore up several greens at a golf course in Oscoda with their dirt bikes.

Public invited to dog park dedication
June 21, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Public invited to dog park dedication
Public invited to dog park dedication

Residents are invited to a dedication ceremony of the Thomas Stafford Dog Park in Alpena Friday.

Work in road right-of-way reminder
June 21, 2019 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on Work in road right-of-way reminder
Work in road right-of-way reminder

Rural residents who plan to make changes in the road right-of-way are reminded to contact the Alpena County Road Commission first.