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First day of Fall
September 22, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on First day of Fall
First day of Fall

Friday is the first day of fall, even though summertime temperatures continue across northern Michigan.
Daytime highs are expected to reach into the 80’s today, with normal highs this time of the year in the upper …

LWV to hold “running for office” informational forum
September 22, 2017 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on LWV to hold “running for office” informational forum
LWV to hold “running for office” informational forum

An informational forum for residents who want to learn more about being a candidate for local or state offices is being held at the library in downtown Alpena.
The League of Women Voters of Alpena County …

Marvella Hildeguard Wooll
September 21, 2017 – 4:31 pm | Comments Off on Marvella Hildeguard Wooll
Marvella Hildeguard Wooll

Marvella Hildeguard Wooll, 92, of 489 Oliver St. Alpena, was called to the Lords House Sunday, September 17, 2017 after an extended stay at Sally’s Care Home.
Marvella was born January 22, 1925 to Edward …

James Patrick Roy
September 21, 2017 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off on James Patrick Roy
James Patrick Roy

James Patrick Roy, 93, of Alpena passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
James was born October 27, 1923, in Alpena to the late Joseph and Stella (Maciejewski) …

Smoke & Music on the River
September 21, 2017 – 4:26 pm | Comments Off on Smoke & Music on the River
Smoke & Music on the River

An evening of the best barbecue and music hosted at Fletcher Street Depot overlooking Thunder Bay River, on Saturday, October 21st.

August building permit report
September 21, 2017 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on August building permit report
August building permit report

The City of Alpena issued 48 building permits in August, the same as in July and one more than in August of 2016.
The majority of the permits, 38, were issued to homeowners for various projects …

County’s finances holding steady
September 21, 2017 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on County’s finances holding steady
County’s finances holding steady

Alpena County’s general fund budget is holding steady two-thirds of the way through the fiscal year.
Treasurer Kim Ludlow told the county’s finance committee Wednesday, that the general fund balance or savings account was estimated at …

DHD#4 offers drive-thru flu shot clinic in Alpena
September 21, 2017 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on DHD#4 offers drive-thru flu shot clinic in Alpena
DHD#4 offers drive-thru flu shot clinic in Alpena

District Health Department #4 is offering a drive-thru flu shot clinic in Alpena next week.
It will be held at the city’s public works service center on Long Lake Avenue next Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to …

MSP troopers respond to 87 complaints
September 21, 2017 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on MSP troopers respond to 87 complaints
MSP troopers respond to 87 complaints

The Michigan State Police Alpena Post responded to 87 calls for help over the week.
That included eight complaints for assault or stalking, seven for dangerous drugs, three for insanity or suicide and one for a …

City of Alpena to flush water mains next week
September 21, 2017 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on City of Alpena to flush water mains next week
City of Alpena to flush water mains next week

Crews for the City of Alpena will be conducting seasonal water main flushing next week.
Fire hydrants will be flushed between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. to minimize traffic conflicts and negative impact on normal water …

Martin W. Glaser
September 20, 2017 – 5:18 pm | Comments Off on Martin W. Glaser
Martin W. Glaser

Martin W. Glaser, 72, of Clio passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Genesys Health Park in Grand Blanc.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bannan Funeral Home in a future …

Charles Onis Prittie
September 19, 2017 – 5:47 pm | Comments Off on Charles Onis Prittie
Charles Onis Prittie

Charles Onis Prittie, 94, of Ossineke went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.
He was born to Leonard G. and Helen A. (Underhill) Prittie in Natural Bridge, NY on …