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Three local students receive “Breaking Traditions” awards
May 20, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Three local students receive “Breaking Traditions” awards
Three local students receive “Breaking Traditions” awards

Three female students in northeast Michigan are among 91 statewide to receive a Breaking Traditions 2019 Merit Award from the Michigan Department of Education.

More repairs for chapel in Evergreen Cemetery
May 20, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on More repairs for chapel in Evergreen Cemetery
More repairs for chapel in Evergreen Cemetery

It’s going to cost a little more to complete repairs to the chapel inside Alpena’s Evergreen Cemetery.

TB-positive cow from Presque Isle found in Emmet Co. herd
May 20, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on TB-positive cow from Presque Isle found in Emmet Co. herd
TB-positive cow from Presque Isle found in Emmet Co. herd

The Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development has confirmed another bovine TB positive cattle herd in northern Michigan.

College advisors to help kids at Alpena High & ACES
May 20, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on College advisors to help kids at Alpena High & ACES
College advisors to help kids at Alpena High & ACES

For at least the fourth consecutive year, college advisors will grace the halls of Alpena High School and ACES Academy next fall.

Baking up some fun at the Alpena library
May 20, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Baking up some fun at the Alpena library
Baking up some fun at the Alpena library

Amateur bakers are invited to enter a pie baking contest at the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library in June.

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids
May 20, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids
Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

In the era of #MeToo, lawmakers, educators and teens themselves are re-examining whether sex education needs to evolve to better address some of the issues in society today.

Michigan taking applications for youth conservation group
May 20, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan taking applications for youth conservation group
Michigan taking applications for youth conservation group

Officials are taking applications for the Michigan Natural Resources Commission’s Youth Conservation Council.

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt
May 20, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt
Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt

A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out student debt for the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College.

Skaluba – Guilty on all counts
May 17, 2019 – 7:20 pm | Comments Off on Skaluba – Guilty on all counts
Skaluba – Guilty on all counts

It took jurors less than two hours to reach a verdict in the case of the people versus Nicholas Skaluba.

Pulawski Twn. woman dies in fire
May 17, 2019 – 5:30 pm | Comments Off on Pulawski Twn. woman dies in fire
Pulawski Twn. woman dies in fire

A 69 year-old woman died Friday, when the house she was in near Posen went up in flames.

Alpena man arrested for assaulting/strangulating mom
May 17, 2019 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on Alpena man arrested for assaulting/strangulating mom
Alpena man arrested for assaulting/strangulating mom

A 34 year-old Alpena man was arrested and jailed Thursday morning, for allegedly assaulting and strangling his mother.

Skaluba takes stand, calls alleged victims “liars”
May 17, 2019 – 4:31 pm | Comments Off on Skaluba takes stand, calls alleged victims “liars”
Skaluba takes stand, calls alleged victims “liars”

Nicholas Skaluba took the stand in his own defense Friday morning, in a weeklong trial that ended shortly before noon.