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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.

ACC receives $45K to train workers
December 3, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on ACC receives $45K to train workers
ACC receives $45K to train workers

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has awarded $870,000 in training grants to 20 nonprofit organizations.

MI gas prices drop slightly, but…
December 3, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices drop slightly, but…
MI gas prices drop slightly, but…

The average price for gasoline in Michigan is down slightly over the week.

Congress pushes ahead on Trump impeachment with nation split
December 3, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Congress pushes ahead on Trump impeachment with nation split
Congress pushes ahead on Trump impeachment with nation split

House lawmakers got their first look at the Intelligence Committee’s impeachment report Monday night, a behind-closed-doors review ahead of Tuesday’s expected vote on whether to send the report to the Judiciary Committee.

County hires Mousseau to fill vacancy of IT Director
December 2, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on County hires Mousseau to fill vacancy of IT Director
County hires Mousseau to fill vacancy of IT Director

Alpena County has hired a new director for its Information Technology (IT) department and he starts Monday.