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Two firefighters hurt in laundromat fire
March 29, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Two firefighters hurt in laundromat fire
Two firefighters hurt in laundromat fire

Two firefighters needed to be taken to the hospital Thursday night, as Alpena crews battled a blaze at Clark’s Laundromat for nearly six hours.

Driver jailed after crashing half-mile from home
March 29, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Driver jailed after crashing half-mile from home
Driver jailed after crashing half-mile from home

A 47 year-old man was taken to the hospital and then to jail following a single-vehicle rollover accident on Long Rapids Road Thursday.

Alcona deputies respond to calls for suicide, assault & larceny
March 29, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to calls for suicide, assault & larceny
Alcona deputies respond to calls for suicide, assault & larceny

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to some serious calls for help over the week, including a suicidal person, assault and battery and larceny.

Celebrate Women’s History Month at Alpena library
March 29, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Celebrate Women’s History Month at Alpena library
Celebrate Women’s History Month at Alpena library

A special event is being held at the library in downtown Alpena this weekend, to celebrate Women’s History Month in March.

Enbridge criticizes Michigan pipeline opinion
March 29, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Enbridge criticizes Michigan pipeline opinion
Enbridge criticizes Michigan pipeline opinion

Canadian pipeline company Enbridge says it’s “surprised and disappointed” by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel’s finding that a law authorizing construction of an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan is unconstitutional.

Karschnick sworn in as District 3 commissioner
March 28, 2019 – 7:21 pm | Comments Off on Karschnick sworn in as District 3 commissioner
Karschnick sworn in as District 3 commissioner

David Karschnick Sr. has been sworn in as the new Alpena County Commissioner representing residents in District 3.

Familiar candidates to interview for board vacancy
March 28, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Familiar candidates to interview for board vacancy
Familiar candidates to interview for board vacancy

Two familiar faces will interview for an open seat on the Alpena County Board of Commissioners Thursday evening.

Commissioners experiment with evening meetings
March 28, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Commissioners experiment with evening meetings
Commissioners experiment with evening meetings

When the Alpena County board of commissioners meets Thursday, it will be the first time in many years it will convene for an evening meeting.

School districts in Alpena, Cheboygan & Tawas receive safety grants
March 28, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on School districts in Alpena, Cheboygan & Tawas receive safety grants
School districts in Alpena, Cheboygan & Tawas receive safety grants

Three school districts in northeast Michigan are among more than 200 statewide receiving $25 million in state grants to improve the safety and security of students, staff and school buildings through the purchase of technology and equipment.

Stamas/Whitmer want answers on another hike in auto catastrophic claims fee
March 28, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Stamas/Whitmer want answers on another hike in auto catastrophic claims fee
Stamas/Whitmer want answers on another hike in auto catastrophic claims fee

It appears auto insurance rates in Michigan will be going up again this year.

Nowak to meet with constituents Saturday
March 28, 2019 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Nowak to meet with constituents Saturday
Nowak to meet with constituents Saturday

Alpena City Councilman Mike Nowak is offering constituents an opportunity to meet with him over coffee, to ask questions or share concerns about city issues.

Chamber to host Good MID DAY Alpena event
March 28, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Chamber to host Good MID DAY Alpena event
Chamber to host Good MID DAY Alpena event

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Good MID DAY Alpena event in April.