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Alpena rapist to remain behind bars…for now
July 28, 2010 – 6:02 am | 2 Comments
Alpena rapist to remain behind bars…for now

An Alpena man convicted of a brutal rape will remain behind bars at least for the time being.

Witnesses save Gaylord woman from drowning
July 28, 2010 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Witnesses save Gaylord woman from drowning
Witnesses save Gaylord woman from drowning

Two witnesses may have saved a Gaylord woman from drowning Friday.

Atlanta woman taken to hospital following crash
July 28, 2010 – 5:58 am | Comments Off on Atlanta woman taken to hospital following crash
Atlanta woman taken to hospital following crash

A 70 year-old Atlanta woman was transported to the hospital following an accident on M-32 Tuesday, west of Youngs Road.

Otsego Co. high speed chase
July 28, 2010 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on Otsego Co. high speed chase
Otsego Co. high speed chase

A man police said is from outside the area is facing a number of charges after he led Otsego County Deputies on a high-speed chase Monday.

Second Ave. Bridge maintenance today
July 28, 2010 – 5:46 am | Comments Off on Second Ave. Bridge maintenance today
Second Ave. Bridge maintenance today

Alpena’s Second Avenue Bridge will be opened at about 9 o’clock Wednesday morning, for routine maintenance and inspection.

Mich. ramps up response to Kalamazoo River spill
July 28, 2010 – 5:30 am | Comments Off on Mich. ramps up response to Kalamazoo River spill
Mich. ramps up response to Kalamazoo River spill

Governor Granholm has activated the State Emergency Operations Center after the spill of more than 800,000 gallons of oil into waterways in southern Michigan.

Trial underway over bad concrete in Alpena
July 27, 2010 – 6:26 am | Comments Off on Trial underway over bad concrete in Alpena
Trial underway over bad concrete in Alpena

The bench trial is underway to determine which company is responsible for bad concrete placed around parts of Alpena.

County’s finances on track for fiscal year
July 27, 2010 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on County’s finances on track for fiscal year
County’s finances on track for fiscal year

Alpena County’s finances are on track halfway through the fiscal year.

City to spend $13K on methane pipe
July 27, 2010 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on City to spend $13K on methane pipe
City to spend $13K on methane pipe

A methane gas pipe needs to be replaced at the City of Alpena’s water recycling plant.

MDOT projects begin in Tawas & Cheboygan…Rush Lake update
July 27, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on MDOT projects begin in Tawas & Cheboygan…Rush Lake update
MDOT projects begin in Tawas & Cheboygan…Rush Lake update

MDOT is getting ready to begin various projects across the state, including two in Tawas City and Cheboygan.

Thief lifts another purse from vehicle at cemetery
July 27, 2010 – 6:06 am | 6 Comments
Thief lifts another purse from vehicle at cemetery

There have now been 3 purses stolen out of vehicles parked at the City of Alpena’s Holy Cross Cemetery on Washington Avenue.

Police looking for owner of weed whacker
July 27, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on Police looking for owner of weed whacker
Police looking for owner of weed whacker

The Alpena Police Department is looking for the owner of a weed whacker, found in an alley.