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Baking up some fun at the Alpena library
May 20, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Baking up some fun at the Alpena library
Baking up some fun at the Alpena library

Amateur bakers are invited to enter a pie baking contest at the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library in June.

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids
May 20, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids
Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

In the era of #MeToo, lawmakers, educators and teens themselves are re-examining whether sex education needs to evolve to better address some of the issues in society today.

Michigan taking applications for youth conservation group
May 20, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan taking applications for youth conservation group
Michigan taking applications for youth conservation group

Officials are taking applications for the Michigan Natural Resources Commission’s Youth Conservation Council.

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt
May 20, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt
Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out student debt for the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College.

Skaluba – Guilty on all counts
May 17, 2019 – 7:20 pm | Comments Off on Skaluba – Guilty on all counts
Skaluba – Guilty on all counts

It took jurors less than two hours to reach a verdict in the case of the people versus Nicholas Skaluba.

Pulawski Twn. woman dies in fire
May 17, 2019 – 5:30 pm | Comments Off on Pulawski Twn. woman dies in fire
Pulawski Twn. woman dies in fire

A 69 year-old woman died Friday, when the house she was in near Posen went up in flames.

Alpena man arrested for assaulting/strangulating mom
May 17, 2019 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on Alpena man arrested for assaulting/strangulating mom
Alpena man arrested for assaulting/strangulating mom

A 34 year-old Alpena man was arrested and jailed Thursday morning, for allegedly assaulting and strangling his mother.

Skaluba takes stand, calls alleged victims “liars”
May 17, 2019 – 4:31 pm | Comments Off on Skaluba takes stand, calls alleged victims “liars”
Skaluba takes stand, calls alleged victims “liars”

Nicholas Skaluba took the stand in his own defense Friday morning, in a weeklong trial that ended shortly before noon.

New legislation includes land acquisition grants in NE Michigan
May 17, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on New legislation includes land acquisition grants in NE Michigan
New legislation includes land acquisition grants in NE Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation creating more opportunities for outdoor recreation by authorizing $26 million in Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grants.

People rest, defense calls first witness in Skaluba case
May 17, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on People rest, defense calls first witness in Skaluba case
People rest, defense calls first witness in Skaluba case

The People have rested and the defense called its first witness Thursday afternoon, in the trial of 22 year-old Nicholas Skaluba of Alpena, who stands accused of sexually assaulting two teens at separate summer parties in 2016.

Thunder Bay Jr. High earns wellness award
May 17, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Thunder Bay Jr. High earns wellness award
Thunder Bay Jr. High earns wellness award

A school in northeast Michigan has received a wellness award for fostering healthy eating, physical activity habits and tobacco-free lifestyles.

Alpena Art Walks return to downtown
May 17, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Alpena Art Walks return to downtown
Alpena Art Walks return to downtown

Alpena Art Walks are returning to the downtown area for a third consecutive year.