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Residents donate over $217K to nonprofits
December 6, 2019 – 6:00 pm | Comments Off on Residents donate over $217K to nonprofits
Residents donate over $217K to nonprofits

Residents of northeast Michigan donated over $217,000 to their favorite nonprofit groups on Giving Tuesday. 

Open-line 911 call leads to arrest
December 6, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Open-line 911 call leads to arrest
Open-line 911 call leads to arrest

An open-line 911 call may have saved a woman’s life and put a Cheboygan man behind bars.
The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence in Benton Township Monday after dispatchers answered the phone call …

Man arrested for bribing witness
December 6, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Man arrested for bribing witness
Man arrested for bribing witness

The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team arrested a Millersburg man on Tuesday for bribing a witness.

Council extends contract with water mgmt company
December 6, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Council extends contract with water mgmt company
Council extends contract with water mgmt company

The City of Alpena will continue to use Suez to manage its water and sewer departments.

Community invited to student fine arts show at ACC
December 6, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Community invited to student fine arts show at ACC
Community invited to student fine arts show at ACC

One of the more popular semi-annual events at Alpena Community College is being held Friday.

Alcona deputies respond to domestic assaults, fraud and larcenies
December 6, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to domestic assaults, fraud and larcenies
Alcona deputies respond to domestic assaults, fraud and larcenies

Last week was busy at the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office, which handled a total of 137 calls for help.

City opens DPW on Saturday to drop off bagged grass & leaves
December 6, 2019 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on City opens DPW on Saturday to drop off bagged grass & leaves
City opens DPW on Saturday to drop off bagged grass & leaves

The City of Alpena is opening its public works service center Saturday, so city residents can drop off bagged grass, leaves and other yard waste.

County signs off on $370K expansion project for senior center
December 5, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on County signs off on $370K expansion project for senior center
County signs off on $370K expansion project for senior center

Alpena County Commissioners have signed off on an estimated $370,000 expansion project for the local Senior Citizens Center.

Fall 2019: One of the wettest on record in N MI
December 5, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Fall 2019: One of the wettest on record in N MI
Fall 2019: One of the wettest on record in N MI

Fall 2019 will go down as one of the wettest on record across all of northern Michigan.

Airport on pace for most flyers since 2015
December 5, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Airport on pace for most flyers since 2015
Airport on pace for most flyers since 2015

Alpena County Regional Airport is on pace to board the highest number of passengers since 2015.

Alpena mom pleads guilty to sexually assaulting son 1 day before trial
December 5, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena mom pleads guilty to sexually assaulting son 1 day before trial
Alpena mom pleads guilty to sexually assaulting son 1 day before trial

An Alpena mom has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting her son, one-day before her trial was set to begin.

Suicide awareness film showing in Alpena, Rogers City
December 5, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Suicide awareness film showing in Alpena, Rogers City
Suicide awareness film showing in Alpena, Rogers City

A film that shines light on the reality of the ongoing suicide crisis and highlights effective efforts that are helping people stay well and alive is being shown in Alpena and Rogers City.