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Rogers City DDA gets $65K for proposed downtown boutique hotel & cottages
December 4, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Rogers City DDA gets $65K for proposed downtown boutique hotel & cottages
Rogers City DDA gets $65K for proposed downtown boutique hotel & cottages

The Rogers City Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has received a $65,000 state grant for a redevelopment project that city leaders believe will draw visitors to the community.

Alpena CRTC represented at Latvia’s Independence Day Parade
December 4, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Alpena CRTC represented at Latvia’s Independence Day Parade
Alpena CRTC represented at Latvia’s Independence Day Parade

Members of the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC) and other Michigan National Guard installations recently took part in the Republic of Latvia’s 101st Independence Day parade.

Green Twp man assaults girlfriend for stealing pot
December 4, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Green Twp man assaults girlfriend for stealing pot
Green Twp man assaults girlfriend for stealing pot

A Green Township man assaulted his former live-in girlfriend for allegedly stealing his pot.

Cheboygan man charged with sexual assault at bar
December 4, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan man charged with sexual assault at bar
Cheboygan man charged with sexual assault at bar

A Cheboygan man is facing up to two-years in prison for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at a local bar.

Residents phone 92 complaints into Montmorency Sheriff’s Office
December 4, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Residents phone 92 complaints into Montmorency Sheriff’s Office
Residents phone 92 complaints into Montmorency Sheriff’s Office

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office logged a total of 92 complaints over the week.

Sales top $200,000 on opening day for Michigan marijuana
December 4, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Sales top $200,000 on opening day for Michigan marijuana
Sales top $200,000 on opening day for Michigan marijuana

Marijuana sales totaled more than $200,000 on the first day of business at a handful of Michigan shops.

Legislature sends Whitmer bill to lift ban on deer baiting
December 4, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Legislature sends Whitmer bill to lift ban on deer baiting
Legislature sends Whitmer bill to lift ban on deer baiting

Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature has given final approval to a bill that would lift a state ban on using bait to hunt deer, but it faces a veto from Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

Giving Tuesday
December 3, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Giving Tuesday
Giving Tuesday

Tuesday is “Giving Tuesday,” a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

November weather recap: Cold but less snow
December 3, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on November weather recap: Cold but less snow
November weather recap: Cold but less snow

Most of northern Michigan experienced colder than normal temperatures in November, but received lower amounts of snow.

City goose hunts a success
December 3, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on City goose hunts a success
City goose hunts a success

Alpena City building official Don Gilmet is calling this year’s goose control hunts successful.

Ossineke man admits to sexually assaulting 3 girls, bestiality charge dropped
December 3, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Ossineke man admits to sexually assaulting 3 girls, bestiality charge dropped
Ossineke man admits to sexually assaulting 3 girls, bestiality charge dropped

A young Ossineke Township man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three girls.

Alpena Co. man pops suspected drugs into mouth after sentencing
December 3, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Alpena Co. man pops suspected drugs into mouth after sentencing
Alpena Co. man pops suspected drugs into mouth after sentencing

An Alpena County man could be in more trouble with the law after he popped suspected drugs into his mouth moments after being sentenced to 11 months in jail.