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Candlelight vigil at ACC – Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 19, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Candlelight vigil at ACC – Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Candlelight vigil at ACC – Sexual Assault Awareness Month

A candlelight vigil will be held at Alpena Community College Wednesday, to take a stand against sexual violence and in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

AHS CTE program to be on display at Lansing showcase
April 19, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on AHS CTE program to be on display at Lansing showcase
AHS CTE program to be on display at Lansing showcase

Alpena High School will represented at the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Showcase at the Capital in Lansing next week, when students from across Michigan demonstrate skills – emphasizing the value of CTE programs.

Prosecutor working on plea deal with former fair board member
April 19, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Prosecutor working on plea deal with former fair board member
Prosecutor working on plea deal with former fair board member

The prosecutor and the defense are finalizing a settlement agreement in the case of a former Alpena County fair board member who may have embezzled as much as $40,000.

Troopers make 5 arrests, respond to 22 crashes
April 19, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Troopers make 5 arrests, respond to 22 crashes
Troopers make 5 arrests, respond to 22 crashes

Troopers with the Michigan State Police Alpena Post made 5 arrests over the week and handled 22 traffic crashes.

City could issue citations for improper garbage placement
April 19, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on City could issue citations for improper garbage placement
City could issue citations for improper garbage placement

Properly placing garbage at the street can protect your property and your neighborhood from being bombarded by seagulls and their voracious appetite for just about anything, including trash.

Herron Rd. reconstruction to last 5 weeks
April 19, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Herron Rd. reconstruction to last 5 weeks
Herron Rd. reconstruction to last 5 weeks

A section of Herron Road will undergo reconstruction over the next five weeks.

Michigan launches pilot program for farmers to grow hemp
April 19, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan launches pilot program for farmers to grow hemp
Michigan launches pilot program for farmers to grow hemp

Michigan is launching a pilot program to aid farmers and processors interested in growing industrial hemp during the 2019 planting season.

Brands roll with stoner ‘holiday’ as pot legalization grows
April 19, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Brands roll with stoner ‘holiday’ as pot legalization grows
Brands roll with stoner ‘holiday’ as pot legalization grows

Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it.

Cleaning For A Reason – Helping women with cancer
April 18, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Cleaning For A Reason – Helping women with cancer
Cleaning For A Reason – Helping women with cancer

Cleaning For A Reason is helping women with cancer focus on getting well without having to worry about keeping their residence in order.

County’s deficit grows slightly during first quarter
April 18, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on County’s deficit grows slightly during first quarter
County’s deficit grows slightly during first quarter

Alpena County is facing a slightly larger general fund budget deficit following first quarter adjustments.

Bill to forgive more snow days for schools OK’d by House
April 18, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Bill to forgive more snow days for schools OK’d by House
Bill to forgive more snow days for schools OK’d by House

Michigan school districts would not have to make up snow days that occur during state-declared emergencies under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

Robert “Bobby” Nolan headed back to prison
April 18, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Robert “Bobby” Nolan headed back to prison
Robert “Bobby” Nolan headed back to prison

A 52 year-old Hubbard Lake man with a lengthy criminal history is headed back to prison.