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Library to host exhibits on the Holocaust, Arab & African Americans
July 12, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Library to host exhibits on the Holocaust, Arab & African Americans
Library to host exhibits on the Holocaust, Arab & African Americans

The public library in Alpena is hosting three exhibits this summer, featuring the Holocaust, Arab Americans and African Americans.

Allor to hold local office hours in July
July 12, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Allor to hold local office hours in July
Allor to hold local office hours in July

State Rep. Sue Allor is holding another round of local office hours, with planned stops in Wolverine, Alpena, Harrisville, Oscoda and Onaway.

Tawas Bay Summerfest this weekend
July 12, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Tawas Bay Summerfest this weekend
Tawas Bay Summerfest this weekend

A street dance, classic car cruise, a 5K walk and run, live music, and barbecue and brew will all be featured this weekend, at the annual Tawas Bay Summerfest at Harbor Park in East Tawas.

Court: ‘Extreme bias’ in sending pregnant woman to prison
July 12, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Court: ‘Extreme bias’ in sending pregnant woman to prison
Court: ‘Extreme bias’ in sending pregnant woman to prison

A woman who was sentenced to prison because a judge believed she would use drugs while pregnant has been released after the Michigan appeals court accused him of “extreme bias.”

Barry’s outer bands begin lashing southeastern Louisiana
July 12, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Barry’s outer bands begin lashing southeastern Louisiana
Barry’s outer bands begin lashing southeastern Louisiana

Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain are starting to hit Louisiana as New Orleans and coastal communities brace for what’s expected to be the first hurricane of the season.

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race
July 12, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race
India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race

India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world’s spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole.

New deli & post office for Ossineke
July 11, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on New deli & post office for Ossineke
New deli & post office for Ossineke

Sanborn Township has received a $220,000 grant to help a developer build a new deli and United States Post Office branch in Ossineke.

Lachine man to be tried 3rd time for sexual assault of 3rd victim
July 11, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Lachine man to be tried 3rd time for sexual assault of 3rd victim
Lachine man to be tried 3rd time for sexual assault of 3rd victim

It appears a Lachine man will be tried a third time for allegedly sexually assaulting a third victim in the 1990’s.

Alcona deputies investigate 3 for suicide, animal abuse, domestic violence & more
July 11, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies investigate 3 for suicide, animal abuse, domestic violence & more
Alcona deputies investigate 3 for suicide, animal abuse, domestic violence & more

Residents of Alcona County called 244 complaints into the sheriff’s office last week.

LWV to present info on library millage
July 11, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on LWV to present info on library millage
LWV to present info on library millage

The League of Women Voters of Alpena County is hosting a public information forum next week, to present information on the George N. Fletcher Public Library millage request that will greet voters at the polls in August.

Good Morning Alpena Breakfast at Art in the Loft
July 11, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Good Morning Alpena Breakfast at Art in the Loft
Good Morning Alpena Breakfast at Art in the Loft

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Good Morning Alpena Breakfast event that promises to provide tangible ideas and resources to help grow businesses.

City opens service center for weekend drop off of bagged grass
July 11, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on City opens service center for weekend drop off of bagged grass
City opens service center for weekend drop off of bagged grass

The City of Alpena’s public works service center on Long Lake Avenue will be open Saturday, so residents can drop off bagged grass and other yard waste.