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Local jobless rates down slightly in October
November 22, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Local jobless rates down slightly in October
Local jobless rates down slightly in October

Nonseasonally adjusted jobless rates in October moved down slightly in 13 of Michigan’s 17 major labor market areas.

USDA $1.4M loan for streetscape project in Indian River
November 22, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on USDA $1.4M loan for streetscape project in Indian River
USDA $1.4M loan for streetscape project in Indian River

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing nearly $14 million in Michigan to improve critical community facilities.

Trial for Alpena mom accused of sexually assaulting son could be delayed – again
November 22, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Trial for Alpena mom accused of sexually assaulting son could be delayed – again
Trial for Alpena mom accused of sexually assaulting son could be delayed – again

The trial for an Alpena mom accused of sexually assaulting her biological son over a period of years is scheduled for December.

DDA sets dates for shopping holiday, gingerbread contest & Santa visits
November 22, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on DDA sets dates for shopping holiday, gingerbread contest & Santa visits
DDA sets dates for shopping holiday, gingerbread contest & Santa visits

The holiday spirit will descend upon downtown Alpena this month.

Bell ringing ceremony to remember victims of Daniel J. Morrell
November 22, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Bell ringing ceremony to remember victims of Daniel J. Morrell
Bell ringing ceremony to remember victims of Daniel J. Morrell

A memorial roll call and bell ringing ceremony is being held at the Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum in Rogers City Saturday, to remember the victims of the SS Daniel J. Morrell, a freighter that sank in Lake Huron.

Fifth Avenue closure
November 22, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fifth Avenue closure
Fifth Avenue closure

A section of Fifth Avenue will be shut down Friday, so crews for the City of Alpena can complete some construction work.

Enbridge completes rock sampling for Michigan tunnel project
November 22, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Enbridge completes rock sampling for Michigan tunnel project
Enbridge completes rock sampling for Michigan tunnel project

Enbridge says it has completed sediment and rock sampling in preparation for building a Michigan oil pipeline tunnel that some state leaders and environmentalists hope to block.

County budget deficit likely to top $1M headed into 2020
November 21, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on County budget deficit likely to top $1M headed into 2020
County budget deficit likely to top $1M headed into 2020

Alpena County is headed into the 2020 fiscal year with a projected general fund budget deficit of nearly $985,000.

New airport terminal to open on time, but ribbon-cutting pushed to May
November 21, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on New airport terminal to open on time, but ribbon-cutting pushed to May
New airport terminal to open on time, but ribbon-cutting pushed to May

The early snow and cold temperatures across northeast Michigan have forced a delay in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new terminal at Alpena County Regional Airport.

Cheboygan Prosecutor’s Office gives back to domestic violence victims
November 21, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan Prosecutor’s Office gives back to domestic violence victims
Cheboygan Prosecutor’s Office gives back to domestic violence victims

The Cheboygan County Prosecuting Attorney and her staff, along with representatives from the Cheboygan County Good Neighbor Fund, presented the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan this week, with a donation to help assist local victims of domestic violence.

Alcona Sheriff’s Office fields 131 complaints
November 21, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alcona Sheriff’s Office fields 131 complaints
Alcona Sheriff’s Office fields 131 complaints

A burglary, personal protection order violation and a civil dispute were three of the 131 calls for help phoned into the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office last week.

All MI counties can apply for medical marijuana grants
November 21, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on All MI counties can apply for medical marijuana grants
All MI counties can apply for medical marijuana grants

All 83 Michigan counties can apply for Medical Marijuana Operation and Oversight Grants for the new fiscal year.