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Local Salvation Army leaders receive marching orders
June 25, 2020 – 5:48 pm | Comments Off on Local Salvation Army leaders receive marching orders
Local Salvation Army leaders receive marching orders

The leaders of the Alpena County Salvation Army are leaving and being replaced by a 35 year veteran of the agency.

Allor’s plan to regulate PFAS firefighting foam headed to governor’s desk
June 25, 2020 – 3:51 pm | Comments Off on Allor’s plan to regulate PFAS firefighting foam headed to governor’s desk
Allor’s plan to regulate PFAS firefighting foam headed to governor’s desk

State Rep. Sue Allor’s measure to contain and control per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances contaminate caused by certain fire-fighting foam is headed to the governor’s desk.

ACC offering students 4 options for attending classes this fall
June 25, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on ACC offering students 4 options for attending classes this fall
ACC offering students 4 options for attending classes this fall

Students attending Alpena Community College (ACC) for the fall semester can choose one of four options for attending classes.

Hospital’s main entrance to close for $63.5M expansion project
June 25, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Hospital’s main entrance to close for $63.5M expansion project
Hospital’s main entrance to close for $63.5M expansion project

The main entrance into MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena will close next Wednesday, so crews can begin a $63.5 million expansion project.

Alpena trooper receives annual criminal patrol & investigation award
June 25, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Alpena trooper receives annual criminal patrol & investigation award
Alpena trooper receives annual criminal patrol & investigation award

Seven troopers from the Michigan State Police Seventh District, including one from Alpena, have been recognized for their outstanding work.

Alcona deputies respond to burglary, embezzlement & more
June 25, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to burglary, embezzlement & more
Alcona deputies respond to burglary, embezzlement & more

A total of 112 complaints were filed with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office last week.

MSP makes changes in northern Michigan
June 24, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on MSP makes changes in northern Michigan
MSP makes changes in northern Michigan

The Michigan State Police has made some personnel changes in northern Michigan that impact posts across the region.

MDOT to reconstruct 7 miles of US-23 in Cheboygan
June 24, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on MDOT to reconstruct 7 miles of US-23 in Cheboygan
MDOT to reconstruct 7 miles of US-23 in Cheboygan

Another busy section of US-23 in northeast Michigan will undergo reconstruction in 2021.

Hillman woman appointed to MI Natural Resources Commission
June 24, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Hillman woman appointed to MI Natural Resources Commission
Hillman woman appointed to MI Natural Resources Commission

A Hillman woman has been appointed to an important commission in Michigan.

Bill sent to Whitmer requires reports on firefighting foam
June 24, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Bill sent to Whitmer requires reports on firefighting foam
Bill sent to Whitmer requires reports on firefighting foam

Fire departments that use a foam containing a group of chemicals known as PFAS would be required to report its use within 48 hours of ending a fire under legislation sent to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

24 year-old drowns after jumping off trestle into AuSable River
June 23, 2020 – 5:56 pm | Comments Off on 24 year-old drowns after jumping off trestle into AuSable River
24 year-old drowns after jumping off trestle into AuSable River

Police said alcohol may have played a role in a weekend drowning death in Oscoda Township.

Wolverine man kicks in door, arrested for home invasion
June 23, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Wolverine man kicks in door, arrested for home invasion
Wolverine man kicks in door, arrested for home invasion

A 46 year-old man from Wolverine has been arraigned on a felony charge for allegedly kicking in a door and entering a residence without permission.