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Mackinac Island ferry crew rescues girl adrift on inner tube
July 24, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Mackinac Island ferry crew rescues girl adrift on inner tube
Mackinac Island ferry crew rescues girl adrift on inner tube

The crew of a Mackinac Island ferry is being credited for rescuing a young girl whose inner tube was blown away from a beach in northern Michigan.

Clinics will show people how to expunge criminal records
July 24, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Clinics will show people how to expunge criminal records
Clinics will show people how to expunge criminal records

The Michigan Supreme Court says some counties in mid-Michigan and the northern Lower Peninsula are holding clinics to inform people about expunging criminal convictions.

County needs to recoup $72.5K through annual tax foreclosure sale
July 23, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on County needs to recoup $72.5K through annual tax foreclosure sale
County needs to recoup $72.5K through annual tax foreclosure sale

Alpena County needs to recoup nearly $72,500 in lost property taxes during an upcoming tax foreclosure sale to make itself whole.

Former Alpena fair board member gets 6 months for embezzlement
July 23, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Former Alpena fair board member gets 6 months for embezzlement
Former Alpena fair board member gets 6 months for embezzlement

The former treasurer of the Alpena Agricultural Society has been sentenced for stealing over $16,000 from the non-profit agency.

Army to stuff a bus with school supplies
July 23, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Army to stuff a bus with school supplies
Army to stuff a bus with school supplies

The Salvation Army of Alpena County is using a new mechanism to collect back to school supplies this year.

MME Week in Alpena
July 23, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on MME Week in Alpena
MME Week in Alpena

It’s Michigan Municipal Executives week in the City of Alpena.

Police seek help solving B&E and MDOP on Monaghan Point Rd.
July 23, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Police seek help solving B&E and MDOP on Monaghan Point Rd.
Police seek help solving B&E and MDOP on Monaghan Point Rd.

Investigators are seeking the public’s help in solving a breaking and entering and malicious destruction of property crime that occurred at a home on Monaghan Point Road in Alpena.

MI gas prices drop 14 cents
July 23, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices drop 14 cents
MI gas prices drop 14 cents

The price of gasoline tumbled in Michigan last week.

MSP Trooper found at fault in fatal accident
July 23, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on MSP Trooper found at fault in fatal accident
MSP Trooper found at fault in fatal accident

A Michigan State Police trooper has been suspended after a preliminary investigation determined he was the cause of a crash late Friday that left one dead.

Weather runs gamut for Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race
July 23, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Weather runs gamut for Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race
Weather runs gamut for Port Huron to Mackinac sailboat race

The roughly 200 sailboats participating in this year’s annual Port Huron to Mackinac race experienced heavy rain and wind as well as more agreeable conditions on their lengthwise journey of Lake Huron.

County trims small amount off $755K+ deficit
July 22, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on County trims small amount off $755K+ deficit
County trims small amount off $755K+ deficit

Alpena County was able to trim a small amount off its projected general fund budget deficit during the second quarter of the year.

City issued 55 permits for projects of $1.7M in June
July 22, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on City issued 55 permits for projects of $1.7M in June
City issued 55 permits for projects of $1.7M in June

June was a good month for building in the City of Alpena.