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Alpena woman pleads guilty to stabbing boyfriend
September 23, 2010 – 5:46 am | Comments Off on Alpena woman pleads guilty to stabbing boyfriend
Alpena woman pleads guilty to stabbing boyfriend

The women accused of stabbing her boyfriend on two separate occasions has avoided an upcoming trial by reaching a plea agreement with the Alpena County Prosecutor’s Office.

Oscoda man escapes from hospital and later arrested
September 23, 2010 – 5:44 am | Comments Off on Oscoda man escapes from hospital and later arrested
Oscoda man escapes from hospital and later arrested

The Tawas Police Authority has arrested an Oscoda man for allegedly assaulting a police officer.

State Police from Alpena looking for person who stole ATV
September 23, 2010 – 5:43 am | Comments Off on State Police from Alpena looking for person who stole ATV
State Police from Alpena looking for person who stole ATV

Michigan State Police from Alpena are looking for the person or persons who recently stole an all-terrain vehicle (ATV).

“Opt out” forms available on city & county websites
September 23, 2010 – 5:42 am | Comments Off on “Opt out” forms available on city & county websites
“Opt out” forms available on city & county websites

The “opt out” form needed to be exempt from a surcharge for a county-wide recycling program is now available on both the City and County of Alpena’s websites.

Michigan might ban use of gas to euthanize dogs, cats
September 23, 2010 – 5:23 am | Comments Off on Michigan might ban use of gas to euthanize dogs, cats
Michigan might ban use of gas to euthanize dogs, cats

The Michigan House has approved legislation that would ban the use of poisonous gas to euthanize unwanted dogs and cats at animal shelters.

Parents concerned over IA changes for special needs students
September 22, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on Parents concerned over IA changes for special needs students
Parents concerned over IA changes for special needs students

A number of parents stood before the Alpena Public Schools’ Board of Education Monday, asking it to reconsider changes they say negatively impact students with special needs.

City extends trial period for new ambulance services
September 22, 2010 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on City extends trial period for new ambulance services
City extends trial period for new ambulance services

The City of Alpena’s new expanded ambulance services appear to be paying off.

APS out nearly $7K after charter bus company goes belly up
September 22, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on APS out nearly $7K after charter bus company goes belly up
APS out nearly $7K after charter bus company goes belly up

Alpena Public Schools (APS) is out nearly $7,000 after a local charter bus company filed for bankruptcy.

Alpena’s Taste of the Town to feature the area’s best food & drink
September 22, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Alpena’s Taste of the Town to feature the area’s best food & drink
Alpena’s Taste of the Town to feature the area’s best food & drink

The 8th annual Taste of the Town event in Alpena will feature the wares of more than two dozen vendors and showcase the best food, beer, wine and art the area has to offer.

Kendziorski can not attend school functions
September 22, 2010 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on Kendziorski can not attend school functions
Kendziorski can not attend school functions

Convicted sex offender Phil Kendziorski will not be attending his children’s school activities anytime in the near future.

Indian River man arrested for drunk driving accident
September 22, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on Indian River man arrested for drunk driving accident
Indian River man arrested for drunk driving accident

An Indian River man is behind bars for driving drunk and causing an accident Monday, that ejected a passenger from his vehicle.

Candidate forum at ACC
September 22, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Candidate forum at ACC
Candidate forum at ACC

The League of Women Voters of Alpena County is hosting a candidate forum in advance of the November 2 general election.