Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Local News

Numbers at Alpena airport continue to soar
May 8, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Numbers at Alpena airport continue to soar
Numbers at Alpena airport continue to soar

The number of flyers using Alpena County Regional Airport continues to go up.

Alcona deputies investigate sex assault, domestic violence & threats complaints
May 8, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies investigate sex assault, domestic violence & threats complaints
Alcona deputies investigate sex assault, domestic violence & threats complaints

Alcona County deputies investigated calls for a sexual assault, threats, and four domestic disputes over the week.

Tours planned this month to see elusive Kirtland’s warbler
May 8, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Tours planned this month to see elusive Kirtland’s warbler
Tours planned this month to see elusive Kirtland’s warbler

Bird watchers, take note: The U.S. Forest Service is offering guided tours this month for people interested in seeing the elusive Kirtland’s warbler.

Voters overwhelmingly say no to APS millage request
May 7, 2019 – 10:03 pm | Comments Off on Voters overwhelmingly say no to APS millage request
Voters overwhelmingly say no to APS millage request

Residents of the Alpena Public Schools district overwhelmingly voted down a ballot proposal Tuesday, that called for a levy of 1.9 mills and a renewal of 1.8 mills for 25 years.

Voters support recall in Alcona Co. & and Mio AuSable Schools levy
May 7, 2019 – 9:50 pm | Comments Off on Voters support recall in Alcona Co. & and Mio AuSable Schools levy
Voters support recall in Alcona Co. & and Mio AuSable Schools levy

A township in Alcona County has a new supervisor following Tuesday’s election; and voters came out in strong support of a millage request for Mio AuSable Schools.

Police search for family of cremated human remains
May 7, 2019 – 3:37 pm | Comments Off on Police search for family of cremated human remains
Police search for family of cremated human remains

State Police from Gaylord are searching for the family of a loved one, after a plastic bag containing cremated human remains was found roadside in Emmet County.
The bag was found on West Townline Road in …

Election Day – School millages & recall vote in NE Michigan
May 7, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Election Day – School millages & recall vote in NE Michigan
Election Day – School millages & recall vote in NE Michigan

It’s Election Day in Michigan. Voters in Alcona County’s Curtis Township are headed to the polls, along with residents in the school districts of Alpena, Mio AuSable and Vanderbilt in Cheboygan County.

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.