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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 …

Fern Lucille Ernest
August 28, 2018 – 5:27 pm | Comments Off on Fern Lucille Ernest
Fern Lucille Ernest

Fern Lucille Ernest, 97, of Hubbard Lake passed away Monday, August 27, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Fern Lucille Fetterman was born March 25, 1921, in Elwood City, Pennsylvania to the …

Lillian Marjorie Buck
August 28, 2018 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off on Lillian Marjorie Buck
Lillian Marjorie Buck

Lillian Marjorie (Marge) Buck, 90, of Alpena, crossed that Rainbow Bridge, Friday, August 24, 2018 at home.
Marge was born in Hubbard Lake, MI on March 29, 1928 to Elmer E. and Lillian …

Blanche A. Konieczny
August 23, 2018 – 7:51 pm | Comments Off on Blanche A. Konieczny
Blanche A. Konieczny

Blanche A. Konieczny, age 81, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, surrounded by her family.
On July 26, 1937, Blanche was born to the late Louis and Sophie (Pilarski) Kroll …

Larry Robert Merritt
August 20, 2018 – 5:52 pm | Comments Off on Larry Robert Merritt
Larry Robert Merritt

Larry Robert Merritt, 74, of Alpena passed away surrounded by his loving family Friday, August 17, 2018 at Medilodge – Alpena.
Larry was born in Alpena on December 14, 1943 to the late Robert …

Dale William Olsen
August 20, 2018 – 5:51 pm | Comments Off on Dale William Olsen
Dale William Olsen

Dale William Olsen, 71, of Spruce passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018, at home.
Surviving are his two daughters, Annette Songuad, Tamy (Robert) Bates; 7 grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service …