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Another good month for passenger numbers at the Alpena airport
June 5, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Another good month for passenger numbers at the Alpena airport
Another good month for passenger numbers at the Alpena airport

The number of flyers using the Alpena airport last month was up more than 15 percent from one year ago.

MSP’s “Hidden in Plain Sight” trailer an educational tool for teen drug use
June 5, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on MSP’s “Hidden in Plain Sight” trailer an educational tool for teen drug use
MSP’s “Hidden in Plain Sight” trailer an educational tool for teen drug use

The Michigan State Police is rolling out a new project designed to help educate the public on potential warning signs of teen drug use and other risky behavior.

Alpena man gets 1 year on heroin charges
June 5, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alpena man gets 1 year on heroin charges
Alpena man gets 1 year on heroin charges

A 37 year-old Alpena man will spend the next year of his life behind bars on multiple drug charges.

Alcona deputies respond to burglary, animal neglect & domestic assaults
June 5, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to burglary, animal neglect & domestic assaults
Alcona deputies respond to burglary, animal neglect & domestic assaults

A large number of serious complaints were phoned into the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office over the week, including burglary, a suicidal person and a sexual assault.

Community Foundation announces grant opportunities
June 5, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Community Foundation announces grant opportunities
Community Foundation announces grant opportunities

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is accepting grant applications for summer 2019 grant cycles.

Whitmer OKs e-cigarette ban for minors, says bill inadequate
June 5, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Whitmer OKs e-cigarette ban for minors, says bill inadequate
Whitmer OKs e-cigarette ban for minors, says bill inadequate

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed a ban to prohibit minors from using electronic cigarettes, but says the legislation should also have classified the devices as tobacco products.

N.Michigan Sheriff auctioning ’69 muscle car abandoned in storage
June 5, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on N.Michigan Sheriff auctioning ’69 muscle car abandoned in storage
N.Michigan Sheriff auctioning ’69 muscle car abandoned in storage

A sheriff’s office in northern Michigan is auctioning some rare muscle: a 1969 Plymouth GTX convertible.

Tighter restrictions take a little of the ‘bang’ out of consumer fireworks
June 4, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Tighter restrictions take a little of the ‘bang’ out of consumer fireworks
Tighter restrictions take a little of the ‘bang’ out of consumer fireworks

A 2018 State Act is putting tighter restrictions on the use of consumer grade fireworks in Michigan, and making it a criminal offense for residents who do not follow the law.

Habermehl applies for county board vacancy
June 4, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Habermehl applies for county board vacancy
Habermehl applies for county board vacancy

A familiar face has applied for the open seat on the Alpena County Board of Commissioners.

Werth Rd. bridge replacement projects starts this week
June 4, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Werth Rd. bridge replacement projects starts this week
Werth Rd. bridge replacement projects starts this week

A four month project to replace a bridge along a busy section of roadway in Alpena County starts Wednesday.

Alpena woman linked to string of drug overdoses appears in court
June 4, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Alpena woman linked to string of drug overdoses appears in court
Alpena woman linked to string of drug overdoses appears in court

A young Alpena woman who allowed people to use and sell drugs out of her Washington Avenue apartment was in court Monday.

Montmorency deputies arrest two for domestic violence
June 4, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies arrest two for domestic violence
Montmorency deputies arrest two for domestic violence

A total of 101 complaints were handled by the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office over the week.