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Man leads police on short chase in Montmorency Co.
April 16, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Man leads police on short chase in Montmorency Co.
Man leads police on short chase in Montmorency Co.

A total of 80 complaints were filed with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office over the week, and two people were picked up for drunk driving – one after leading police on a short chase.

Alpena airport lands $17.9M through federal CARES Act
April 15, 2020 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Alpena airport lands $17.9M through federal CARES Act
Alpena airport lands $17.9M through federal CARES Act

Alpena County Regional Airport is receiving some much needed financial assistance to help with the economic hardship caused by the spread of COVID-19.

DHD4 working with local volunteers & organizations to collect/distribute face coverings
April 15, 2020 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on DHD4 working with local volunteers & organizations to collect/distribute face coverings
DHD4 working with local volunteers & organizations to collect/distribute face coverings

District Health Department No. 4 is working with The Salvation Army in Alpena, along with county councils on aging in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties to collect and distribute homemade face coverings for local essential service workers and area residents.

Resurfacing of M-32 in Alpena starts Apr. 27 at cost of $4.9M
April 15, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Resurfacing of M-32 in Alpena starts Apr. 27 at cost of $4.9M
Resurfacing of M-32 in Alpena starts Apr. 27 at cost of $4.9M

A large resurfacing project in Alpena will be starting soon.

Filing deadlines for August election quickly approaching
April 15, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Filing deadlines for August election quickly approaching
Filing deadlines for August election quickly approaching

The spread of the coronavirus has not put a stop to filing deadlines for the upcoming August elections in Michigan.

Reconstruction on Maple St. starts Thursday
April 15, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Reconstruction on Maple St. starts Thursday
Reconstruction on Maple St. starts Thursday

A section of Maple Street in the city of Alpena is getting a fresh coat of asphalt.

Pandemic EBT Program helps feed school children
April 14, 2020 – 5:23 pm | Comments Off on Pandemic EBT Program helps feed school children
Pandemic EBT Program helps feed school children

Michigan has become the first state in the country to gain federal approval of a program that will provide nutritious food to children who were affected by school closings due to COVID-19.

Elderly man in Montmorency Co. tests positive for COVID-19, and 1 more in Cheboygan
April 14, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Elderly man in Montmorency Co. tests positive for COVID-19, and 1 more in Cheboygan
Elderly man in Montmorency Co. tests positive for COVID-19, and 1 more in Cheboygan

An elderly man in Montmorency County has become that county’s first person to test positive for the coronavirus.

AMA-ESD superintendent receives high marks from board
April 14, 2020 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on AMA-ESD superintendent receives high marks from board
AMA-ESD superintendent receives high marks from board

The superintendent of the Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District (AMA-ESD) has received high praise from his board of education for his work over the past year.

APS board to interview 6 of 7 candidates for vacancy
April 14, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on APS board to interview 6 of 7 candidates for vacancy
APS board to interview 6 of 7 candidates for vacancy

A large number of candidates are vying for a chance to sit on the Alpena Public Schools Board of Education.

Utility work & water shut off notice in Alpena
April 14, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Utility work & water shut off notice in Alpena
Utility work & water shut off notice in Alpena

Some utility work in the city of Alpena Wednesday, will require crews to turn off water service to residents in the area.

MI gas prices down another 9 cents
April 14, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices down another 9 cents
MI gas prices down another 9 cents

The average price of gas in Michigan is nearing $1.50 per gallon.