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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.

Residents donate over $217K to nonprofits
December 6, 2019 – 6:00 pm | Comments Off on Residents donate over $217K to nonprofits
Residents donate over $217K to nonprofits

Residents of northeast Michigan donated over $217,000 to their favorite nonprofit groups on Giving Tuesday. 

Open-line 911 call leads to arrest
December 6, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Open-line 911 call leads to arrest
Open-line 911 call leads to arrest

An open-line 911 call may have saved a woman’s life and put a Cheboygan man behind bars.
The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence in Benton Township Monday after dispatchers answered the phone call …

Man arrested for bribing witness
December 6, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Man arrested for bribing witness
Man arrested for bribing witness

The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team arrested a Millersburg man on Tuesday for bribing a witness.

Council extends contract with water mgmt company
December 6, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Council extends contract with water mgmt company
Council extends contract with water mgmt company

The City of Alpena will continue to use Suez to manage its water and sewer departments.

Community invited to student fine arts show at ACC
December 6, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Community invited to student fine arts show at ACC
Community invited to student fine arts show at ACC

One of the more popular semi-annual events at Alpena Community College is being held Friday.

Alcona deputies respond to domestic assaults, fraud and larcenies
December 6, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to domestic assaults, fraud and larcenies
Alcona deputies respond to domestic assaults, fraud and larcenies

Last week was busy at the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office, which handled a total of 137 calls for help.

City opens DPW on Saturday to drop off bagged grass & leaves
December 6, 2019 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on City opens DPW on Saturday to drop off bagged grass & leaves
City opens DPW on Saturday to drop off bagged grass & leaves

The City of Alpena is opening its public works service center Saturday, so city residents can drop off bagged grass, leaves and other yard waste.

County signs off on $370K expansion project for senior center
December 5, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on County signs off on $370K expansion project for senior center
County signs off on $370K expansion project for senior center

Alpena County Commissioners have signed off on an estimated $370,000 expansion project for the local Senior Citizens Center.