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Alpena airport terminal update
October 17, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Alpena airport terminal update
Alpena airport terminal update

The manager of the airport in Alpena says construction of a new passenger terminal building is moving along at a rapid pace and is on schedule for a mid-January opening.
The majority of the approximate $11.6 …

Skaluba: New trial denied, appeals process up next
October 17, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Skaluba: New trial denied, appeals process up next
Skaluba: New trial denied, appeals process up next

A motion for a new trial in the People versus Nicholas Skaluba of Alpena was denied Wednesday morning.
Skaluba was convicted by a jury in May, of drugging and then sexually assaulting two teenage girls at …

Alcona deputies respond to missing person, burglary, child abuse & more
October 17, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to missing person, burglary, child abuse & more
Alcona deputies respond to missing person, burglary, child abuse & more

A missing person, burglary and child abuse were some of the complaints phoned into the Alcona Sheriff’s Office last week.
Residents filed 129 calls for help with the department.
There were also two calls for sexual assault, …

Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign begins Thursday
October 17, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign begins Thursday
Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign begins Thursday

Another statewide Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign kicks off in Michigan Thursday, and continues through the end of the month.
During the two-week period, officers from police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police …

Clerk fears historic courthouse in jeopardy of becoming a ‘rundown building in Alpena’
October 16, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Clerk fears historic courthouse in jeopardy of becoming a ‘rundown building in Alpena’
Clerk fears historic courthouse in jeopardy of becoming a ‘rundown building in Alpena’

At least one person is pleased some additional attention will be given to Alpena County’s historic courthouse on the corner of Chisholm Street and Ninth Avenue.

Safety concerns over dropping kids off at Jr. High
October 16, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Safety concerns over dropping kids off at Jr. High
Safety concerns over dropping kids off at Jr. High

Administrators with Alpena Public Schools are still trying to come up with some viable answers to safety concerns over dropping off and picking up students at the junior high school.

Grant to pay for dementia training at NE MI sheriff’s offices
October 16, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Grant to pay for dementia training at NE MI sheriff’s offices
Grant to pay for dementia training at NE MI sheriff’s offices

Funding is headed to northeast Michigan that will be used for dementia training at sheriff’s offices.

Salvation Army bell ringers needed for the holidays
October 16, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Salvation Army bell ringers needed for the holidays
Salvation Army bell ringers needed for the holidays

The Salvation Army is gearing up for the holiday seasons by searching for bell ringers in the Alpena area.

City to close fish cleaning station and boater’s restroom
October 16, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on City to close fish cleaning station and boater’s restroom
City to close fish cleaning station and boater’s restroom

The fish cleaning station and boater’s restroom at the City of Alpena’s Small Boat Harbor will close for the season Friday morning.

Whitmer vows to appeal e-cig ruling
October 16, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Whitmer vows to appeal e-cig ruling
Whitmer vows to appeal e-cig ruling

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she will appeal a judge’s decision to block enforcement of the state’s new ban on flavored electronic cigarettes.

New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years
October 16, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years
New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years

A new study finds the opioid crisis has cost the U.S. economy $631 billion over the past four years.

Search continues for man who stole cash from bathroom of Ossineke BP
October 15, 2019 – 5:02 pm | Comments Off on Search continues for man who stole cash from bathroom of Ossineke BP
Search continues for man who stole cash from bathroom of Ossineke BP

Police continue to search for a man who stole some cash out of the restroom of the Ossineke BP gas station in early August.