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MSP offers NE Michigan residents property checks & tips to protect your home
November 21, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on MSP offers NE Michigan residents property checks & tips to protect your home
MSP offers NE Michigan residents property checks & tips to protect your home

The Michigan State Police is offering snow birds and others who will be away from home for the holidays or winter season, tips and property checks to keep their valuables safe.

Ex-teacher gets 7-15 years for molesting male students
November 21, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Ex-teacher gets 7-15 years for molesting male students
Ex-teacher gets 7-15 years for molesting male students

A former mid-Michigan 5TH grade teacher has been sentenced to seven to 15 years in prison after being convicted of molesting male students.

Officials: Multistate hepatitis A cases traced to berries
November 21, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Officials: Multistate hepatitis A cases traced to berries
Officials: Multistate hepatitis A cases traced to berries

Nebraska and federal health officials say a hepatitis A outbreak that includes Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores.

Search for new 26th Circuit Court Judge begins
November 20, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Search for new 26th Circuit Court Judge begins
Search for new 26th Circuit Court Judge begins

The search for a new 26th Circuit Court Judge for Alpena and Montmorency counties is underway.

Wells near Alpena CRTC to be retested for PFAS contamination
November 20, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Wells near Alpena CRTC to be retested for PFAS contamination
Wells near Alpena CRTC to be retested for PFAS contamination

Drinking water wells near the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center are being retested for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

Cheboygan & Presque Isle receive USDA Disaster Designation
November 20, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan & Presque Isle receive USDA Disaster Designation
Cheboygan & Presque Isle receive USDA Disaster Designation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 43 Michigan counties as primary natural disaster areas, making assistance available to agriculture producers in those counties following adverse weather conditions.

Chamber accepting nominations for Outstanding Citizen of The Year
November 20, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Chamber accepting nominations for Outstanding Citizen of The Year
Chamber accepting nominations for Outstanding Citizen of The Year

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for awards that will be handed out during its annual dinner event in February.

2nd man sent to prison for Miller St. break in
November 20, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on 2nd man sent to prison for Miller St. break in
2nd man sent to prison for Miller St. break in

The second of two Alpena men who broke into a Miller Street apartment and assaulted the renter and her dog is headed to prison.

Hospice volunteers needed in Hillman, Rogers City, Posen & Presque Isle
November 20, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Hospice volunteers needed in Hillman, Rogers City, Posen & Presque Isle
Hospice volunteers needed in Hillman, Rogers City, Posen & Presque Isle

Hospice of Michigan is looking for caring and compassionate people in northeast Michigan who are interested in donating their time as a patient companion.

Michigan officials seek public tips in elk poaching case
November 20, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan officials seek public tips in elk poaching case
Michigan officials seek public tips in elk poaching case

Michigan conservation officers are asking the public to help track down the person who killed a bull elk in the Pigeon River State Forest.

1st recreational marijuana licenses issued in Michigan
November 20, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on 1st recreational marijuana licenses issued in Michigan
1st recreational marijuana licenses issued in Michigan

The state of Michigan has issued the first licenses to a business planning to grow and sell marijuana for recreational use.

APS board moves forward with March bond proposal
November 19, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS board moves forward with March bond proposal
APS board moves forward with March bond proposal

It now appears imminent the board of education for Alpena Public Schools will ask voters to support a new and smaller bond proposal in 2020.