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Peter John Yarch
October 28, 2019 – 4:07 pm | Comments Off on Peter John Yarch
Peter John Yarch

Peter John Yarch, 70, formerly of Alpena, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at home in Grand Rapids.
 
Peter was born on April 1, 1949, in Rogers City, Michigan to the late Eli and Martha (Tapovic) …

Edwin C. Liske
October 28, 2019 – 4:06 pm | Comments Off on Edwin C. Liske
Edwin C. Liske

Edwin C. Liske, 81, of Hubbard Lake, Michigan passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family on Monday, September 30, 2019.
 
Edwin was born …

Local jobless rates decline in September
October 25, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Local jobless rates decline in September
Local jobless rates decline in September

September unemployment rates were down in all of Michigan’s 17 regional labor markets compared to August, but most rates were higher than one year ago.
According to data from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and …

Rise Artisan Market pops up in downtown Alpena Saturday
October 25, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Rise Artisan Market pops up in downtown Alpena Saturday
Rise Artisan Market pops up in downtown Alpena Saturday

A first of its kind pop-up market will be held in downtown Alpena Saturday.
Rise Artisan Market will be set up on the former Alpena Power Company site, on the corner of Second Avenue and Water …

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Alpena
October 25, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Alpena
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Alpena

A number of agencies and police departments in northeast Michigan are offering residents a convenient way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on October 26, which is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
The one day …

Police search for vandals who damaged Alpena road commission tractor
October 25, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Police search for vandals who damaged Alpena road commission tractor
Police search for vandals who damaged Alpena road commission tractor

Police are searching for the person or persons who damaged an Alpena County Road Commission tractor last weekend.
The vandal or vandals used 30 inch metal cement stakes to break the windshield on the John Deere …

Alcona deputies respond to suicide, child abuse, assaults & more
October 25, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to suicide, child abuse, assaults & more
Alcona deputies respond to suicide, child abuse, assaults & more

Deputies with the Alcona Sheriff’s Office responded to a number of serious complaints over the week, including a suicidal person, child abuse and three calls for assault and battery.
There were also three complaints for threats …

Philip J. Dion
October 23, 2019 – 5:20 pm | Comments Off on Philip J. Dion
Philip J. Dion

Philip J. Dion, age 65, of Alpena, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at home.
On March 25, 1954, Philip was born in Flint, Michigan to the late Philip E. and Sylvia (Sochacki) Dion. …

Edmund A. Zbytowski
October 23, 2019 – 5:20 pm | Comments Off on Edmund A. Zbytowski
Edmund A. Zbytowski

Edmund A. Zbytowski, age 98, of Herron, Michigan passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at home.
On February 11, 1921, Edmund was to the late John and Cecelia (Bajracz) …

Dorothy Ann Ruddy
October 23, 2019 – 5:18 pm | Comments Off on Dorothy Ann Ruddy
Dorothy Ann Ruddy

Dorothy Ann (Patzer) Ruddy, 83, of Alpena was called home on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.
Dorothy was born February 25, 1936 in Manitowac, WI to the late Zeno and Anita (Broecker) Tadych. Dorothy was a kind …

Mary E. Stemkowski
October 21, 2019 – 5:02 pm | Comments Off on Mary E. Stemkowski
Mary E. Stemkowski

Mary E. Stemkowski, age 60, of Alpena passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Medilodge in Gaylord, Michigan surrounded by her family.
On March 2, 1959, Mary was born in Alpena, Michigan …

Shirley J. Tibor
October 18, 2019 – 4:20 pm | Comments Off on Shirley J. Tibor
Shirley J. Tibor

Shirley J. Tibor, age 85, of Ossineke, Michigan passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Home.
On March 5, 1934, Shirley was born in Pinnebog, Michigan to the late Leo and Bernice (Champage) Bushey. …