Home » Archive by Author

Articles by Andy Grambau

Eugene A. Hochrein Jr.
September 11, 2017 – 5:30 pm | Comments Off on Eugene A. Hochrein Jr.
Eugene A. Hochrein Jr.

Eugene “Gene” A. Hochrein Jr., age 54, a lifelong resident of Alpena, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, September 7, 2017.
On December 25, 1962, Eugene was born in Alpena, Michigan …

HPC’s Youth Appreciation Day
September 11, 2017 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off on HPC’s Youth Appreciation Day
HPC’s Youth Appreciation Day

Saturday, October 1 from noon until 4 PM at Northern Lights Arena. Free and open to the public!

3 write-in candidates emerge for open city council seats
September 8, 2017 – 10:18 am | Comments Off on 3 write-in candidates emerge for open city council seats
3 write-in candidates emerge for open city council seats

Three people have filed the paperwork as write-in candidates for the upcoming Alpena City Council election.
Two seats on council will be up for grabs during the general election on Tuesday, November 7.
Cindy Johnson has filed …

Bergman’s office accepting applicants for service academies
September 8, 2017 – 10:14 am | Comments Off on Bergman’s office accepting applicants for service academies
Bergman’s office accepting applicants for service academies

Congressman Jack Bergman’s office is now accepting service academy nomination applications from students between the ages of 17-22 in Michigan’s First Congressional District.
Applicants interested in attending a service academy have until October 31 to submit …

Hein, Alpena, makes initial appearance in Circuit Court
September 8, 2017 – 10:13 am | Comments Off on Hein, Alpena, makes initial appearance in Circuit Court
Hein, Alpena, makes initial appearance in Circuit Court

An 18 year-old Alpena man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl at an underage drinking party made his initial appearance in Circuit Court this week.
Thompson “Tommy” Hein is charged with criminal sexual conduct in …

City police submit grant for new patrol vehicle
September 8, 2017 – 10:11 am | Comments Off on City police submit grant for new patrol vehicle
City police submit grant for new patrol vehicle

The Alpena City Police Department is submitting a federal grant application that would help cover a portion of a new patrol vehicle.
A public hearing was one of the requirements for the Department of Agriculture Rural …

Leonard T. Zolnierek
September 7, 2017 – 5:52 pm | Comments Off on Leonard T. Zolnierek
Leonard T. Zolnierek

Leonard “Len” T. Zolnierek, age 79, of Alpena, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Monday, September 4, 2017, from Myelodysplastic Syndrome which progressed into acute Leukemia.
On September 23, 1937, …

Zonta Walks for Women October 7th
September 6, 2017 – 11:02 am | Comments Off on Zonta Walks for Women October 7th
Zonta Walks for Women October 7th

Zonta Walks for Women is eagerly anticipating its  11th Annual Walk and 5K Walk/Run. This is an event that the Zonta Club looks forward to every year as they seek to raise breast cancer awareness in …

Elnorine Koperwas
September 1, 2017 – 4:48 pm | Comments Off on Elnorine Koperwas
Elnorine Koperwas

Elnorine Koperwas entered into eternal rest Tuesday, August 29, 2017.
Private family services took place at Evergreen Cemetery.
Inurnment:  Evergreen Cemetery
Memorials:  Hospice of Michigan

As many as 30,000 to visit Harrisville for Harmony Weekend
September 1, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on As many as 30,000 to visit Harrisville for Harmony Weekend
As many as 30,000 to visit Harrisville for Harmony Weekend

Harrisville will be bustling with activity this Saturday and Sunday, as Harmony Weekend returns for another run.
As many as 30,000 people are expected to visit the city to enjoy barbershop quartets, sweet Adelines and the …

Alpena police warn about fake parking ticket
September 1, 2017 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Alpena police warn about fake parking ticket
Alpena police warn about fake parking ticket

Officers from the Alpena Police Department have received notice of a fake parking ticket that was left on a vehicle.
On Tuesday, a citizen reported she had received an orange parking violation affixed to her front …

AHS hires new girls basketball coach
September 1, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on AHS hires new girls basketball coach
AHS hires new girls basketball coach

Alpena High School has hired a new varsity girls basketball coach.
Erin Andrews will lead the Wildcats in the upcoming season.
Andrews is a native of Hillman where she played basketball for the Tigers before continuing her …