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Deal for former Alpena Power site falls through
January 22, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Deal for former Alpena Power site falls through
Deal for former Alpena Power site falls through

Representatives from Target Alpena and the Huron Humane Society provided the Alpena Municipal Council with semi-annual reports Tuesday night.

Ossineke man sent to prison for sexually assaulting 3 girls
January 22, 2020 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Ossineke man sent to prison for sexually assaulting 3 girls
Ossineke man sent to prison for sexually assaulting 3 girls

A young Ossineke man is headed to prison for a lengthy stay for sexually assaulting three girls, one of whom is a family member.

LWV to hold 3 public forums in Alpena
January 22, 2020 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on LWV to hold 3 public forums in Alpena
LWV to hold 3 public forums in Alpena

The League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan will be hosting three public forums in Alpena to discuss changes in voting procedures, the 2020 Census, and the League’s 100th anniversary.

Zonta Club offers 7 scholarships to area women
January 22, 2020 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Zonta Club offers 7 scholarships to area women
Zonta Club offers 7 scholarships to area women

The Zonta Club of Alpena is offering seven scholarships to area women.

Thunder Bay International Film Festival Week
January 22, 2020 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on Thunder Bay International Film Festival Week
Thunder Bay International Film Festival Week

The City of Alpena has proclaimed January 19-26 Thunder Bay International Film Festival Week to coincide with the eighth annual gala, which kicks off Wednesday, with a satellite event at the Rogers City Theater.

Air bag woes force Honda, Toyota to recall 6M vehicles
January 22, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Air bag woes force Honda, Toyota to recall 6M vehicles
Air bag woes force Honda, Toyota to recall 6M vehicles

Two different air bag glitches have forced Toyota and Honda to recall over 6 million vehicles worldwide, and both problems present different dangers to motorists.

Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses
January 22, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses
Senate approves impeachment trial rules, rejecting witnesses

The Senate has wrapped up a late session approving rules for President Donald Trump’s trial on two articles of impeachment.

UN report: 70% of world lives where inequality has grown
January 22, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on UN report: 70% of world lives where inequality has grown
UN report: 70% of world lives where inequality has grown

A U.N. report says more than 70% of the world’s people live in countries where inequality has grown since 1990, including China and India.

APS developing Teacher Cadet CTE course
January 21, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS developing Teacher Cadet CTE course
APS developing Teacher Cadet CTE course

Alpena Public Schools is in the early stages of putting together a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) program that could someday help with the ongoing teacher shortage in Michigan.

County ends 2019 with estimated deficit of $500K
January 21, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on County ends 2019 with estimated deficit of $500K
County ends 2019 with estimated deficit of $500K

Alpena County ended the 2019 fiscal year with an estimated deficit in the general fund budget of around a half-million dollars.

Crandall, Ossineke, pleads guilty to drug charge
January 21, 2020 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Crandall, Ossineke, pleads guilty to drug charge
Crandall, Ossineke, pleads guilty to drug charge

A 33 year-old Ossineke man could be headed back to prison after recently pleading guilty to a drug charge.

Montmorency deputies respond to shoplifter, OWI and domestic incidents
January 21, 2020 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies respond to shoplifter, OWI and domestic incidents
Montmorency deputies respond to shoplifter, OWI and domestic incidents

Deputies with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shoplifting incident over the week, some domestic disputes, and a couple of drunk drivers.