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A Salvation Army thank you
July 24, 2020 – 5:40 pm | Comments Off on A Salvation Army thank you
A Salvation Army thank you

The Salvation Army of Alpena County wishes to thank the people and businesses who donated items during Tuesday’s fire at Jon A Lau Saloon.

Fundraiser for Jon Benson, owner of Jon A. Lau Saloon
July 24, 2020 – 5:30 pm | Comments Off on Fundraiser for Jon Benson, owner of Jon A. Lau Saloon
Fundraiser for Jon Benson, owner of Jon A. Lau Saloon

A community fundraiser is underway for the owner of Jon A. Lau Soloon, which burned to the ground earlier this week.

APS schoolboard member under fire for BLM & other Facebook reposts
July 24, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS schoolboard member under fire for BLM & other Facebook reposts
APS schoolboard member under fire for BLM & other Facebook reposts

A member of the Alpena Public Schools board of education came under fire this week, for some reposts on his Facebook page.

No. of unemployed in NE MI drops to 12.8K in June
July 24, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on No. of unemployed in NE MI drops to 12.8K in June
No. of unemployed in NE MI drops to 12.8K in June

The number of unemployed workers across northeast Michigan dropped in June but was still significantly higher than one year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Info on Alpena jail inmates now available online
July 24, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Info on Alpena jail inmates now available online
Info on Alpena jail inmates now available online

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office has installed new jail management software that allows interested parties to view information on all inmates.

City inks new deal with clerical union
July 24, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on City inks new deal with clerical union
City inks new deal with clerical union

The city of Alpena has reached a new two-year deal with the union representing clerical staff.

ACC announces campus openings & mask guidelines
July 23, 2020 – 3:53 pm | Comments Off on ACC announces campus openings & mask guidelines
ACC announces campus openings & mask guidelines

Alpena Community College will allow students and the public into select campus buildings beginning Monday.

City Hall parking lot closure
July 23, 2020 – 3:45 pm | Comments Off on City Hall parking lot closure
City Hall parking lot closure

A portion of the large parking lot behind Alpena City Hall will be closed Saturday to accommodate boats and trailers participating in the Brown Trout Festival’s walleye tournament.

Target Alpena: Post-COVID world shifts focus to retention & survival
July 23, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Target Alpena: Post-COVID world shifts focus to retention & survival
Target Alpena: Post-COVID world shifts focus to retention & survival

Like many companies across the country, business was moving along “as usual” for Target Alpena Development Corporation before the COVID-19 pandemic, but has since shifted to “business retention and survival.”

Possible coronavirus exposure at Mangos & Pub 27
July 23, 2020 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Possible coronavirus exposure at Mangos & Pub 27
Possible coronavirus exposure at Mangos & Pub 27

Another restaurant in northeast Michigan, along with a bar, are possible exposure sites for COVID-19 after patrons there tested positive for the virus.

Library board chooses local firm for renovation project
July 23, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Library board chooses local firm for renovation project
Library board chooses local firm for renovation project

The board of the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library has selected a local firm as general contractor for its renovation project.

MDOT to host virtual meeting for Mio road & bridge project
July 23, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on MDOT to host virtual meeting for Mio road & bridge project
MDOT to host virtual meeting for Mio road & bridge project

Over $1.8 million dollars will be spent on a road and bridge improvement project in Mio in 2021.