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City rolls out preliminary deficit budget for 2019-20
May 7, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on City rolls out preliminary deficit budget for 2019-20
City rolls out preliminary deficit budget for 2019-20

The Alpena Municipal Council Monday night, received its first look at a proposed general fund budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year starting July 1.

Trial of former APS teacher accused of sexual assault to start Sept. 30
May 7, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Trial of former APS teacher accused of sexual assault to start Sept. 30
Trial of former APS teacher accused of sexual assault to start Sept. 30

A trial date has been scheduled for a former Alpena Public Schools teacher accused of sexually assaulting a young male student.

Former Alpena fair board member pleads guilty to embezzling over $16K
May 7, 2019 – 12:21 am | Comments Off on Former Alpena fair board member pleads guilty to embezzling over $16K
Former Alpena fair board member pleads guilty to embezzling over $16K

A former member of the Alpena Agricultural Society and a fair board member has pleaded guilty to embezzling over $16,000.

Great Lakes water levels expected to set record highs
May 7, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Great Lakes water levels expected to set record highs
Great Lakes water levels expected to set record highs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has forecasted record high water levels on several of the Great Lakes over the next six months.

Montmorency deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving
May 7, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving
Montmorency deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office responded to 101 calls for help over the week.

MI gas prices up 3 cents
May 7, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices up 3 cents
MI gas prices up 3 cents

The average price for gas in Michigan was up again over the week.
AAA says the new statewide average price for a gallon of self-serve, regular unleaded fuel is about $2.91, up 3 cents.
AAA found the …

Cheboygan Co. teacher charged with abusing student
May 6, 2019 – 4:02 pm | Comments Off on Cheboygan Co. teacher charged with abusing student
Cheboygan Co. teacher charged with abusing student

A Cheboygan County teacher has been charged with child abuse involving a student.

Mercury spill cleanup costs expected to come in at $35K-$40K
May 6, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Mercury spill cleanup costs expected to come in at $35K-$40K
Mercury spill cleanup costs expected to come in at $35K-$40K

The cost to clean up a mercury spill at Alpena City Hall could approach $40,000.

Alpena High, theatre & CMU collaborate on social injustice project
May 6, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Alpena High, theatre & CMU collaborate on social injustice project
Alpena High, theatre & CMU collaborate on social injustice project

Thunder Bay Theatre and Alpena High School are collaborating with Central Michigan University’s theater department on a series dealing with social injustice issues.

MI high court says no to 3 convicts from NE Michigan
May 6, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on MI high court says no to 3 convicts from NE Michigan
MI high court says no to 3 convicts from NE Michigan

The Michigan Supreme Court has said no to three convicts from northeast Michigan, serving time for sexual assaults, beating up a spouse, and operating a marijuana grow operation.

Ossineke woman pleads guilty to OUIL & drug possession
May 6, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Ossineke woman pleads guilty to OUIL & drug possession
Ossineke woman pleads guilty to OUIL & drug possession

An Ossineke woman has a chance to have her criminal record wiped clean of a drug charge if she successfully completes probation.

Monday night movies at Alpena library
May 6, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Monday night movies at Alpena library
Monday night movies at Alpena library

The public library in downtown Alpena is hosting free movie nights on Mondays.