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Color run raises money for local cancer patients
December 10, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Color run raises money for local cancer patients
Color run raises money for local cancer patients

The second annual Mike Polaski 5K Color Run/Walk raised $2,150 for patients at the Alpena Cancer Center.

Michigan sales top $1.6M in first week of recreational pot
December 10, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan sales top $1.6M in first week of recreational pot
Michigan sales top $1.6M in first week of recreational pot

Recreational marijuana sales totaled about $1.6 million in the inaugural week of business at the first retail shops in Michigan.

Intense weekend search but no sign of missing woman
December 10, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Intense weekend search but no sign of missing woman
Intense weekend search but no sign of missing woman

A Detroit-area woman remains missing after a weekend search with police, dogs and volunteers in the northern Lower Peninsula.

New Year’s Eve Bash at the APlex
December 9, 2019 – 10:00 am | Comments Off on New Year’s Eve Bash at the APlex
New Year’s Eve Bash at the APlex

Party goers are invited to ring in 2019 and kick off the True North Radio Network Winter Concert Series with a New Year’s Eve bash at the Alpena Events Complex (APlex).

County to host public hearing on proposed 2020 budget
December 9, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on County to host public hearing on proposed 2020 budget
County to host public hearing on proposed 2020 budget

A public hearing is being held next week, to give Alpena County residents an opportunity to comment on the county’s proposed new general fund budget for the 2020 fiscal year.

DNR land auction includes parcels from Alpena, Cheboygan & Iosco counties
December 9, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on DNR land auction includes parcels from Alpena, Cheboygan & Iosco counties
DNR land auction includes parcels from Alpena, Cheboygan & Iosco counties

The Department of Natural Resources is holding another land auction, which includes parcels from three counties in northeast Michigan.

UPDATE: Fatal side-by-side crash in Green Twp.
December 9, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on UPDATE: Fatal side-by-side crash in Green Twp.

A downstate man with ties to the Alpena area was killed in Green Township Friday night, when a side-by-side tipped over and landed on top of him.

Council approves multiple bids
December 9, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Council approves multiple bids
Council approves multiple bids

A number of bids for services to the City of Alpena were recently approved, unfortunately the lack of bidders makes it difficult to know if the prices are reasonable.

Durfee, Alpena, sentenced for sexual assault of child
December 9, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Durfee, Alpena, sentenced for sexual assault of child
Durfee, Alpena, sentenced for sexual assault of child

Scott Durfee of Alpena was recently sentenced for sexually assaulting a child.

Meet & greet with new City Manager
December 9, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Meet & greet with new City Manager
Meet & greet with new City Manager

The new manager for the City of Alpena starts Monday, although she will be in training the first two weeks.

Michigan nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling
December 9, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling
Michigan nears deal to legalize sports, online gambling

The Legislature and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are closing in on an agreement to legalize sports betting and internet gambling in Michigan, with final votes possible this week.

Michigan adds texting option to sexual assault hotline
December 9, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Michigan adds texting option to sexual assault hotline
Michigan adds texting option to sexual assault hotline

Michigan has added a texting option to a hotline that allows victims of sexual assault to seek help and support from trained professionals.