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Council approves bids for stump grinding, porta potties & dumpsters
November 27, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Council approves bids for stump grinding, porta potties & dumpsters
Council approves bids for stump grinding, porta potties & dumpsters

The Alpena Municipal Council recently approved bids for stump grinding, portable toilets and dumpster service.

Alcona deputies respond to 119 complaints
November 27, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to 119 complaints
Alcona deputies respond to 119 complaints

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to three calls for fraud last week, along with one call each for burglary and domestic violence.

State Fire Marshal urges fire safety over Thanksgiving weekend
November 27, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on State Fire Marshal urges fire safety over Thanksgiving weekend
State Fire Marshal urges fire safety over Thanksgiving weekend

Thanksgiving Day is the leading day for home cooking fires in the United States.

Thanksgiving Day weather as varied as dinner menu
November 26, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Day weather as varied as dinner menu
Thanksgiving Day weather as varied as dinner menu

The National Weather Service has released statistics for Thanksgiving Day that reveal the weather can be as varied as the items on the dinner table.

Council likely to approve contract extension with water mgmt. firm
November 26, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Council likely to approve contract extension with water mgmt. firm
Council likely to approve contract extension with water mgmt. firm

The Alpena Municipal Council is expected to sign off on a four-year contract extension in December, with the company that manages its water department.

Red Kettle donations doubled over holiday weekend
November 26, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Red Kettle donations doubled over holiday weekend
Red Kettle donations doubled over holiday weekend

The Salvation Army says donations into Red Kettles will be matched at all locations in Alpena over the upcoming holiday weekend.

Deputies in Montmorency Co. respond to disputes, fires & fender benders
November 26, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Deputies in Montmorency Co. respond to disputes, fires & fender benders
Deputies in Montmorency Co. respond to disputes, fires & fender benders

A total of 102 complaints were filed with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s office over the week, including a couple of fires, disputes and traffic crashes.

Allor to host end of year tele-town hall meeting Tuesday
November 26, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Allor to host end of year tele-town hall meeting Tuesday
Allor to host end of year tele-town hall meeting Tuesday

State Representative Sue Allor is hosting a tele-town hall meeting on Tuesday, to provide a legislative update from Lansing to all interested constituents.

Gas prices up as holiday weekend approaches
November 26, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Gas prices up as holiday weekend approaches
Gas prices up as holiday weekend approaches

The price of gas in Michigan rose over the week, as an estimated 1.7 residents prepare to travel over the upcoming Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Snowstorm could make Upper Midwest holiday travel a mess
November 26, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Snowstorm could make Upper Midwest holiday travel a mess
Snowstorm could make Upper Midwest holiday travel a mess

Forecasters say a snowstorm could make Thanksgiving travel a mess in southern Minnesota, western Wisconsin and other parts of the Upper Midwest.

Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder
November 26, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder
Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder

An intruder didn’t count on an 82 year-old woman living alone being an award-winning bodybuilder with nerves of steel.

Supreme Court appoints local chief judges
November 25, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Supreme Court appoints local chief judges
Supreme Court appoints local chief judges

The Michigan Supreme Court has issued an order appointing chief judges to local courts across the state.