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Woodham, Alpena sent to prison for crime spree
May 22, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Woodham, Alpena sent to prison for crime spree
Woodham, Alpena sent to prison for crime spree

A 41 year-old Alpena man who stole items from a church will be transported to prison this week.

Montmorency deputies busy responding to 134 calls for help
May 22, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies busy responding to 134 calls for help
Montmorency deputies busy responding to 134 calls for help

Last week was busy at the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office, which logged a total of 134 calls for help.

APS board seeking applicants for vacant seat
May 22, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on APS board seeking applicants for vacant seat
APS board seeking applicants for vacant seat

The Alpena Public Schools board of education is accepting applications for a vacant seat on the board.

State settles lawsuit over inmate’s death for $860,000
May 22, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on State settles lawsuit over inmate’s death for $860,000
State settles lawsuit over inmate’s death for $860,000

The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $860,000 to settle a lawsuit over the death of a prisoner who killed herself.

Alpena City Council supports RX marijuana businesses
May 21, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Alpena City Council supports RX marijuana businesses
Alpena City Council supports RX marijuana businesses

The City of Alpena is moving forward with needed changes that would allow medical marijuana businesses to set up shop within the city limits.

NLA Community inks new 3-year deal to manage rink facility
May 21, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on NLA Community inks new 3-year deal to manage rink facility
NLA Community inks new 3-year deal to manage rink facility

It took a little longer than expected, but Alpena County and Northern Lights Arena – Community have agreed to a new 3-year lease for management of northern Lights Arena.

Krawczak resigns from APS school board
May 21, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Krawczak resigns from APS school board
Krawczak resigns from APS school board

A member of the Alpena Pubic Schools board of education has stepped down.

Herd & Hunter Bovine TB meetings in Alpena and Oscoda
May 21, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Herd & Hunter Bovine TB meetings in Alpena and Oscoda
Herd & Hunter Bovine TB meetings in Alpena and Oscoda

Two meetings are being held in Alpena and Oscoda counties this week, so state officials can update hunters, farmers and other interested residents on the latest information regarding bovine tuberculosis and the health of deer and cattle in the region.

EMS week in Alpena
May 21, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on EMS week in Alpena
EMS week in Alpena

The City of Alpena is celebrating the work of emergency medical services workers by proclaiming May 19-25 EMS Week.

Ossineke man sent to prison for home break ins
May 21, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Ossineke man sent to prison for home break ins
Ossineke man sent to prison for home break ins

A young Ossineke man is headed to prison for breaking into three homes in the area.

Lachine woman hurt in accident unable to tell police site of crash
May 21, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Lachine woman hurt in accident unable to tell police site of crash
Lachine woman hurt in accident unable to tell police site of crash

Police from Alpena and Alcona counties had to search the entire area until they were able to locate a Lachine woman who had crashed her vehicle early Monday morning, but was unable to tell them where she was.

Gas prices up & down
May 21, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Gas prices up & down
Gas prices up & down

Michigan gas prices jumped up 12 cents a gallon last week, and then came back down a little bit.