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Alpena moves forward with 4th of July fireworks despite opposition/concerns
June 2, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Alpena moves forward with 4th of July fireworks despite opposition/concerns
Alpena moves forward with 4th of July fireworks despite opposition/concerns

Alpena moves forward with 4th of July fireworks despite opposition/concerns

3 new principals likely to greet APS students when classes resume
June 2, 2020 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on 3 new principals likely to greet APS students when classes resume
3 new principals likely to greet APS students when classes resume

Three new building principals will likely greet students of Alpena Public Schools when classes resume in late August.

May weather summary: A little cool & a little dry
June 2, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on May weather summary: A little cool & a little dry
May weather summary: A little cool & a little dry

May temperatures were down slightly across much of northern Michigan, while rain totals were up in many places.

Police still searching for Bolton Ridge Bar & Grill B&E suspects
June 2, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Police still searching for Bolton Ridge Bar & Grill B&E suspects
Police still searching for Bolton Ridge Bar & Grill B&E suspects

Police are still searching for the person or persons who broke into a bar and grill near Posen in mid-January.

MI gas prices hold steady over week
June 2, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices hold steady over week
MI gas prices hold steady over week

The price of gasoline in Michigan didn’t change over the week.

Local jobless rates swell to 19% to 41% amid pandemic
June 1, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Local jobless rates swell to 19% to 41% amid pandemic
Local jobless rates swell to 19% to 41% amid pandemic

Seasonally unadjusted jobless rates jumped significantly in all 17 of Michigan’s major labor market areas and in all 83 counties during April.

Virtual groundbreaking for new $63.5M patient tower at Alpena hospital
June 1, 2020 – 12:36 am | Comments Off on Virtual groundbreaking for new $63.5M patient tower at Alpena hospital
Virtual groundbreaking for new $63.5M patient tower at Alpena hospital

A virtual groundbreaking event is being held Wednesday, to officially kickoff the start of construction of a $63.5 million expansion project at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

CFNEM accepting apps for separate grant programs
June 1, 2020 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on CFNEM accepting apps for separate grant programs
CFNEM accepting apps for separate grant programs

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is accepting applications for the summer 2020 cycles of its Community Impact Grant and the Northeast Michigan Women’s Giving Circle Grant.

Sections of Lockwood & Spratt streets to be resurfaced
June 1, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Sections of Lockwood & Spratt streets to be resurfaced
Sections of Lockwood & Spratt streets to be resurfaced

Resurfacing projects on sections of Lockwood and Spratt streets in the city of Alpena begin Monday. 

Michigan’s vaccination rates drop, could lead to outbreaks
June 1, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Michigan’s vaccination rates drop, could lead to outbreaks
Michigan’s vaccination rates drop, could lead to outbreaks

Public health officials worry future outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases could emerge in Michigan as vaccination rates have dramatically fallen during the coronavirus pandemic.

Harrisville woman attacks boyfriend with axe
May 29, 2020 – 4:20 pm | Comments Off on Harrisville woman attacks boyfriend with axe
Harrisville woman attacks boyfriend with axe

A 33 year-old woman from Harrisville is facing numerous charges after she allegedly attacked her boyfriend with an axe during a domestic incident last Saturday. 

Maintenance issue delays opening of splash pad/bathrooms at Starlite Beach
May 29, 2020 – 3:32 pm | Comments Off on Maintenance issue delays opening of splash pad/bathrooms at Starlite Beach
Maintenance issue delays opening of splash pad/bathrooms at Starlite Beach

A maintenance issue is delaying the opening of the bathroom building and splash pad at Starlite Beach in Alpena.