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Hubbard Lake man sent to prison for fleeing police & drugs
November 24, 2017 – 9:04 am | Comments Off on Hubbard Lake man sent to prison for fleeing police & drugs
Hubbard Lake man sent to prison for fleeing police & drugs

A Hubbard Lake man with a lengthy criminal history is headed to prison.
Jeffery Spigelmyre, 53, was sentenced to 13 months to 5 years in prison this week, on charges stemming from two cases.
In May, he …

Alcona deputies take calls for domestic violence, overdose & more
November 24, 2017 – 9:02 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies take calls for domestic violence, overdose & more
Alcona deputies take calls for domestic violence, overdose & more

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office logged 138 complaints over the week.
That included a burglary, two calls for a missing person and four for domestic violence.
One of the domestic violence complaints ended with an arrest.
The department …

Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade
November 24, 2017 – 9:00 am | Comments Off on Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade
Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade

The annual Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade will march through the streets of Alpena Friday.
The parade kicks off at 5:30 p.m. from the County Annex Building.
It travels down Chisholm Street to Second Avenue to Water Street, …

TNRN announces lineup for Winter Concert Series
November 22, 2017 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on TNRN announces lineup for Winter Concert Series
TNRN announces lineup for Winter Concert Series

True North Radio Network has announced the lineup for this season’s Winter Concert Series.
Five bands will grace the stage at the Alpena Events Complex (APlex) between New Year’s Eve and April 7.
The music varies from …

City renews contract with Thunder Bay Electric
November 22, 2017 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on City renews contract with Thunder Bay Electric
City renews contract with Thunder Bay Electric

The City of Alpena renewed a five-year contract with Thunder Bay Electric this week.
When the contract was initially approved in 2012, it included the option for two five-year extensions.
Thunder Bay Electric performs routine maintenance and …

Oscoda man sexually assaults girlfriend’s daughter in Alpena
November 22, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Oscoda man sexually assaults girlfriend’s daughter in Alpena
Oscoda man sexually assaults girlfriend’s daughter in Alpena

A 45 year-old man will be sentenced in December for sexually assaulting his former girlfriend’s 9-year-old daughter.
Anthony Wayne Hilbers moved to Alpena from Oscoda after meeting the victim’s mother online in 2016.
He admitted that he …

Thanksgiving – Peak day for home cooking fires
November 22, 2017 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Thanksgiving – Peak day for home cooking fires
Thanksgiving – Peak day for home cooking fires

The City of Alpena Fire Department and United State Fire Administration are reminding homeowners that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires.
According to statistics, the number of home fires double on Thanksgiving Day.
The …

Montmorency deputies arrest 10 over the week
November 22, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies arrest 10 over the week
Montmorency deputies arrest 10 over the week

Deputies with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office made 10 arrests over the week.
Three people were jailed following traffic stops and seven others were picked up on outstanding warrant.
A motorist and a bear collided last Tuesday …

Thanksgiving dinner costs down a smidge this year
November 22, 2017 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on Thanksgiving dinner costs down a smidge this year
Thanksgiving dinner costs down a smidge this year

American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from …

Jeannette Marie Rasmussen
November 21, 2017 – 6:58 pm | Comments Off on Jeannette Marie Rasmussen
Jeannette Marie Rasmussen

Jeannette Marie Rasmussen, 52 of Centerline formerly of Alpena, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 19, 2017, at home after a long battle with cancer.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the …

Mary Ruth Siegert
November 21, 2017 – 6:57 pm | Comments Off on Mary Ruth Siegert
Mary Ruth Siegert

Mary Ruth Siegert, 81, of Hubbard Lake passed away Monday, November 20, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a …

Lucille May Dault
November 13, 2017 – 5:19 pm | Comments Off on Lucille May Dault
Lucille May Dault

Lucille May Dault, 79, of Alpena, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at home.
Lucille was born October 14, 1938 in Alpena to Muriel and Violet (Allen) Haltiner.  She was a life-long resident …