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Local sports from Wednesday:
September 17, 2020 – 4:45 am | Comments Off on Local sports from Wednesday:
Local sports from Wednesday:

Local sports scores from Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

NE Michigan offers vibrant views of fall colors
September 17, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on NE Michigan offers vibrant views of fall colors
NE Michigan offers vibrant views of fall colors

Northeast Michigan offers some of the most beautiful and vibrant views of fall colors.

Mystery sink hole under Park Family Field has APS admin scratching their heads
September 17, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Mystery sink hole under Park Family Field has APS admin scratching their heads
Mystery sink hole under Park Family Field has APS admin scratching their heads

A sinkhole under the Park Family Field at Wildcat Stadium has administrators at Alpena Public Schools scratching their heads for answers.

Osborne joins Alpena Co. board of commissioners
September 17, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Osborne joins Alpena Co. board of commissioners
Osborne joins Alpena Co. board of commissioners

Kevin Osbourne has officially joined the Alpena County Board of Commissioners through the end of the year.

Police investigate suicidal person, sex assault, domestic violence & more
September 17, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Police investigate suicidal person, sex assault, domestic violence & more
Police investigate suicidal person, sex assault, domestic violence & more

A number of serious complaints were filed with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office last week, including a suicidal person, domestic violence and a sexual assault.

Twp. fire dept. extinguishes trailer fire
September 17, 2020 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Twp. fire dept. extinguishes trailer fire
Twp. fire dept. extinguishes trailer fire

Alpena Township fire crews were sent to the scene of a trailer fire Wednesday night.

Fall water main flushing- city of Alpena
September 17, 2020 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on Fall water main flushing- city of Alpena
Fall water main flushing- city of Alpena

The City of Alpena’s water management company will be conducting seasonal water main flushing next week.

Alpena High cancels all Homecoming events due to COVID-19
September 16, 2020 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Alpena High cancels all Homecoming events due to COVID-19
Alpena High cancels all Homecoming events due to COVID-19

There will be no Homecoming events at Alpena High School this year. That announcement was made early Wednesday morning.

LOCAL SPORTS
September 16, 2020 – 5:25 am | Comments Off on LOCAL SPORTS
LOCAL SPORTS

IN LOCAL SPORTS FROM TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020…

Day treatment program offers hope to delinquent youth in Alpena
September 16, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Day treatment program offers hope to delinquent youth in Alpena
Day treatment program offers hope to delinquent youth in Alpena

Multiple agencies and community partners in Alpena County are coming together for a plan to better care for delinquent youth who quite often also have a wide array of behavioral and emotional issues.

Possible COVID-19 exposure at Indian River wedding/Hillman reception
September 16, 2020 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Possible COVID-19 exposure at Indian River wedding/Hillman reception
Possible COVID-19 exposure at Indian River wedding/Hillman reception

Officials from District Health Department No. 4 say someone who stayed at a northern Michigan hotel and someone who attended a wedding followed by a reception in Hillman have tested positive for COVID-19.

Public health awareness bulletin issued for algal bloom in Black Lake, near Onaway
September 16, 2020 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Public health awareness bulletin issued for algal bloom in Black Lake, near Onaway
Public health awareness bulletin issued for algal bloom in Black Lake, near Onaway

District Health Department No. 4 has issued a public health awareness bulletin about an algal bloom in Black Lake near Onaway.