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Allor: January office hours
January 3, 2020 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Allor: January office hours
Allor: January office hours

State Rep. Sue Allor is reminding residents that she is holding informal office hours this month, with planned stops in Rogers City, Ossineke, Oscoda, Harrisville and Wolverine.

APS Superintendent invites community to coffee sessions
January 3, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on APS Superintendent invites community to coffee sessions
APS Superintendent invites community to coffee sessions

The superintendent of Alpena Public Schools is hosting another round of community talks next week.

Chamber to host first GMDA event of 2020
January 3, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Chamber to host first GMDA event of 2020
Chamber to host first GMDA event of 2020

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first Good Mid-Day Alpena event of 2020 in January.

Soo school break extended as area deals with power outages
January 3, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Soo school break extended as area deals with power outages
Soo school break extended as area deals with power outages

The holiday break has been extended for students in an Upper Peninsula school district.

Crews search Lake Michigan for teen swept from pier by wave
January 3, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Crews search Lake Michigan for teen swept from pier by wave
Crews search Lake Michigan for teen swept from pier by wave

Authorities say a 16 year-old girl visiting Lake Michigan for the first time is missing and presumed drowned after apparently being swept into the water by a large wave.

Alpena’s New Year’s baby
January 2, 2020 – 2:07 pm | Comments Off on Alpena’s New Year’s baby
Alpena’s New Year’s baby

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena welcomed its New Year’s baby into the world at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Spruce woman killed in New Year’s Eve crash
January 2, 2020 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Spruce woman killed in New Year’s Eve crash
Spruce woman killed in New Year’s Eve crash

A 21 year-old woman from northeast Michigan was killed when two vehicles collided on New Year’s Eve.

December weather recap: Warmer & wet, w/below average snowfall
January 2, 2020 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on December weather recap: Warmer & wet, w/below average snowfall
December weather recap: Warmer & wet, w/below average snowfall

Weather patterns across northern Michigan were fairly consistent in December, providing most locations with warmer than normal temperatures, and leading to larger amounts of rain and smaller amounts of snow.

Late antlerless firearm deer hunt in Alpena Co. starts today
January 2, 2020 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Late antlerless firearm deer hunt in Alpena Co. starts today
Late antlerless firearm deer hunt in Alpena Co. starts today

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants to remind hunters that a late antlerless firearm deer hunt is being held in southern Alpena County starting Thursday.

Tow truck driver struck west of Tawas City
January 2, 2020 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Tow truck driver struck west of Tawas City
Tow truck driver struck west of Tawas City

A tow truck driver is recovering after he was struck by a pickup truck while attending to a vehicle in a ditch west of Tawas City on New Year’s Eve.

Recycling bins moved back to ReStore site amid litter complaints
January 2, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Recycling bins moved back to ReStore site amid litter complaints
Recycling bins moved back to ReStore site amid litter complaints

A decision has been made to move the recycling bins at the Alpena County Fairgrounds back to the site of the former Habitat for Humanity Restore location on Chisholm Street.

City residents can drop off Christmas trees at DPW site
January 2, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on City residents can drop off Christmas trees at DPW site
City residents can drop off Christmas trees at DPW site

City of Alpena residents can drop off their Christmas trees at the public works service center on Long Lake Avenue, beginning Thursday.