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Palace in Auburn Hills Imploded Saturday
July 13, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Palace in Auburn Hills Imploded Saturday
Palace in Auburn Hills Imploded Saturday

One of Michigan’s most beloved sports and entertainment venues was turned into rubble on Saturday with a series of controlled explosions.
The shell and roof of the Palace of Auburn Hills, which was home to …

Masks now Required in Public Places
July 13, 2020 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Masks now Required in Public Places
Masks now Required in Public Places

Michigan residents are now required to wear masks, both inside and outside, if you cannot stay at least 6-feet away from people who are not part of your household.
If individuals don’t follow the executive …

24 inch Water Main Break in Alpena Saturday
July 13, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on 24 inch Water Main Break in Alpena Saturday
24 inch Water Main Break in Alpena Saturday

A 24 inch water main broke Saturday afternoon in Alpena near the intersection of Ripley and First Street causing a loss of water pressure for a number of city residents.
The Alpena Splash park was also …

$3 Million Fine Against Liquor Distributor
July 10, 2020 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on $3 Million Fine Against Liquor Distributor
$3 Million Fine Against Liquor Distributor

Michigan has announced a $3 million fine against the state’s largest liquor distributor over delays in shipping booze to vendors. NWS Michigan, which does business as Republican National Distributing Co., acknowledged 88 violations of state …

RC High School Graduation Sunday
July 10, 2020 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on RC High School Graduation Sunday
RC High School Graduation Sunday

The much-anticipated, in-person graduation ceremony for the Rogers City High School Class of 2020. It will be Sunday on the football field at Gilpin Memorial Field starting at 2:30 p.m. There are 52 members of …

Positive Covid Passenger on Alpena Flight
July 10, 2020 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Positive Covid Passenger on Alpena Flight
Positive Covid Passenger on Alpena Flight

A resident who tested positive for COVID-19 flew into Alpena Regional Airport on July 3rd, according to a press release from District Health Department No. 4. Passengers on Delta Flight DL4252 from Detroit to Alpena …

Alpena City Residents Yard Waste Dropoff
July 9, 2020 – 7:07 am | Comments Off on Alpena City Residents Yard Waste Dropoff
Alpena City Residents Yard Waste Dropoff

The city of Alpena is opening up the public works service center Saturday, for residents who want to drop off bagged grass and other yard waste and are unable to make it during the week.
The …

Alcona County Sherriff’s Office Calls
July 9, 2020 – 7:03 am | Comments Off on Alcona County Sherriff’s Office Calls
Alcona County Sherriff’s Office Calls

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to two calls for domestic violence last week, a burglary and an overdose.
The department logged a total of 113 complaints.
Some of the other more serious calls were …

Alpena Businesses get Milllions in PPP Loans
July 9, 2020 – 6:55 am | Comments Off on Alpena Businesses get Milllions in PPP Loans
Alpena Businesses get Milllions in PPP Loans

49 Alpena businesses received between $17.4 million and 43.5 million from the U.S. Small Business Administration in the form of Paycheck Protection Program loans.  The Paycheck Protection program is a loan designed to keep workers …

City to spend another $63K on security enhancements
July 8, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City to spend another $63K on security enhancements
City to spend another $63K on security enhancements

More security enhancements will be installed at the city of Alpena’s public works service center, water utility office and City Hall.

LWV to host forums for contested races in Alcona & Alpena counties
July 8, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on LWV to host forums for contested races in Alcona & Alpena counties
LWV to host forums for contested races in Alcona & Alpena counties

The League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan is hosting public forums for contested races in Alcona and Alpena counties in the upcoming August 4 primary election.

Deputies from Montmorency Co respond to 149 complaints
July 8, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Deputies from Montmorency Co respond to 149 complaints
Deputies from Montmorency Co respond to 149 complaints

The number of complaints filed with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office was up substantially over the holiday week.