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Cheboygan man gets 23.5-60 years for sexual assault of a child
July 18, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan man gets 23.5-60 years for sexual assault of a child
Cheboygan man gets 23.5-60 years for sexual assault of a child

A 34 year-old Cheboygan man is headed back to prison for sexually assaulting a child.

MSP weekly stats
July 18, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on MSP weekly stats
MSP weekly stats

A total of 69 calls for service were phoned into the Michigan State Police Alpena post over the week.

Alcona Health Center breaks ground on new Oscoda location
July 18, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Alcona Health Center breaks ground on new Oscoda location
Alcona Health Center breaks ground on new Oscoda location

Alcona Health Center celebrated the ground breaking of their new construction project in Oscoda on Wednesday.

$400K Wilson St. project starts Friday
July 18, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on $400K Wilson St. project starts Friday
$400K Wilson St. project starts Friday

Another substantial street project will get underway in Alpena Friday.

First Avenue closure
July 18, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on First Avenue closure
First Avenue closure

A section of First Avenue in downtown Alpena will be closed for a few days in conjunction with the ongoing street reconstruction project on Park Place, alongside City Hall.

City council puts kibosh on needle giveaway program
July 17, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City council puts kibosh on needle giveaway program
City council puts kibosh on needle giveaway program

The Alpena Municipal Council will not allow the local health department to distribute free needles to local IV drug users.

Sheriff’s Office can text or email parents when teens pulled over
July 17, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Sheriff’s Office can text or email parents when teens pulled over
Sheriff’s Office can text or email parents when teens pulled over

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is giving parents a new way to find out when their teenage children are pulled over for a driving violation.

Wolverine man crashes motorcycle into deer
July 17, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Wolverine man crashes motorcycle into deer
Wolverine man crashes motorcycle into deer

A Wolverine man was rushed to the hospital in Tawas City last week, after his motorcycle collided with a deer in Alcona County.

Montmorency deputies investigate 113 complaints
July 17, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies investigate 113 complaints
Montmorency deputies investigate 113 complaints

Like many other law enforcement agencies across northeast Michigan, the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office was busy following last week’s thunderstorms, responding to calls for downed trees and power lines.

Annual library book sale
July 17, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Annual library book sale
Annual library book sale

An annual book sale is being held at the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library next month, to benefit Friends of the Alpena Public Library.

Break-ins target 4 west Michigan gun shops in less than week
July 17, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Break-ins target 4 west Michigan gun shops in less than week
Break-ins target 4 west Michigan gun shops in less than week

Authorities say at least four gun shops in western Michigan have been targeted by break-ins over the past week.

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ faces sentencing in US case
July 17, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ faces sentencing in US case
Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ faces sentencing in US case

Will the notorious Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” go quietly?