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Alcona deputies respond to burglary & domestic assault over week
April 18, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to burglary & domestic assault over week
Alcona deputies respond to burglary & domestic assault over week

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls for a burglary and domestic violence over the week.

Michigan environmental department (DEQ) to change name
April 18, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Michigan environmental department (DEQ) to change name
Michigan environmental department (DEQ) to change name

Michigan’s environmental agency is days away from having a new name.

Michigan unemployment rate unchanged at 4 percent in March
April 18, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan unemployment rate unchanged at 4 percent in March
Michigan unemployment rate unchanged at 4 percent in March

Michigan’s unemployment rate held steady at 4 percent in March – the sixth consecutive month it has remained unchanged.

Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity
April 18, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity
Electric scooters have zipped by docked bikes in popularity

Love them or hate them, electric scooters are everywhere – zipping along city streets and littered on sidewalks, to the dismay of pedestrians and drivers who must share the road.

Prosecutor seeks help due to increase in caseload
April 17, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Prosecutor seeks help due to increase in caseload
Prosecutor seeks help due to increase in caseload

Alpena County Prosecutor Ed Black has asked commissioners for additional funding to help combat an increase in the number of cases moving through his office.

Alpena council expected to vote on RX marijuana facilities in May
April 17, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Alpena council expected to vote on RX marijuana facilities in May
Alpena council expected to vote on RX marijuana facilities in May

Unless something changes, it appears the Alpena Municipal Council will vote on whether to allow medical marijuana facilities to set up shop within the city limits next month.

Child Abuse Prevention Month
April 17, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Child Abuse Prevention Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Alpena Municipal Council has adopted a proclamation in support of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Hawks woman brings home $1K from BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE
April 17, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Hawks woman brings home $1K from BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE
Hawks woman brings home $1K from BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE

Hawks woman brings home $1K from BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE

Cheboygan sheriff extradites 4 fugitives from Arkansas
April 17, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan sheriff extradites 4 fugitives from Arkansas
Cheboygan sheriff extradites 4 fugitives from Arkansas

Two deputies with the Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office made a road trip to Arkansas over the weekend, to transport four young fugitives back to town.

Montmorency Co. deputies make arrests for B&E and drunk driving
April 17, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Montmorency Co. deputies make arrests for B&E and drunk driving
Montmorency Co. deputies make arrests for B&E and drunk driving

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office logged a total of 108 complaints over the week.

Bill to create mental health hotline advances in Michigan
April 17, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Bill to create mental health hotline advances in Michigan
Bill to create mental health hotline advances in Michigan

Legislation to create a permanent statewide mental health hotline is advancing in Michigan.

City unveils proposed water/sewer rate increases
April 16, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City unveils proposed water/sewer rate increases
City unveils proposed water/sewer rate increases

It appears another water and sewer rate increase is on the way for City of Alpena residents.