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DHD4 announces another potential COVID 19 public exposure in Walmart
May 1, 2020 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on DHD4 announces another potential COVID 19 public exposure in Walmart
DHD4 announces another potential COVID 19 public exposure in Walmart

District Health Department No. 4 has announced another possible COVID-19 public exposure at the Walmart in Alpena.

Alpena hospital’s safety grade raised to ‘B’ from ‘C’
May 1, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena hospital’s safety grade raised to ‘B’ from ‘C’
Alpena hospital’s safety grade raised to ‘B’ from ‘C’

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena is doing a better job of preventing medical errors and other harms to patients over the past six months.

Scholarships opportunities from MidMichigan Health Foundation
May 1, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Scholarships opportunities from MidMichigan Health Foundation
Scholarships opportunities from MidMichigan Health Foundation

Second-year students enrolled in the field of health care can now apply for three different scholarships through the Development Council of the MidMichigan Health Foundation serving Alpena.

House doesn’t extend virus emergency, moves to sue Whitmer
May 1, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on House doesn’t extend virus emergency, moves to sue Whitmer
House doesn’t extend virus emergency, moves to sue Whitmer

The Republican-led Michigan House has refused to extend the state’s coronavirus emergency declaration.

2nd year in a row for large increase in equalized & taxable values
April 30, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on 2nd year in a row for large increase in equalized & taxable values
2nd year in a row for large increase in equalized & taxable values

For the 4th consecutive year equalized and taxable values on real and personal property are higher across Alpena County.

Salvation Army asks for continued help making masks
April 30, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Salvation Army asks for continued help making masks
Salvation Army asks for continued help making masks

The Salvation Army is asking for additional help from residents of northeast Michigan who make face masks.

ACC EXTENDS CAMPUS CLOSURE UNTIL MAY 18
April 29, 2020 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on ACC EXTENDS CAMPUS CLOSURE UNTIL MAY 18
ACC EXTENDS CAMPUS CLOSURE UNTIL MAY 18

Based on Executive Order 2020-59 from Governor Whitmer, ACC campuses will remain closed to the public, students and any staff who do not need to report for business until Monday, May 18, 2020.
All online/remote Summer …

County/senior council ink deal for senior center
April 29, 2020 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on County/senior council ink deal for senior center
County/senior council ink deal for senior center

Alpena County Commissioners have agreed to sell the senior citizen’s building to the Alpena Area Senior Citizen Council for $60,000.

Weekend fire damages home in Hillman Twp.
April 29, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Weekend fire damages home in Hillman Twp.
Weekend fire damages home in Hillman Twp.

A total of 63 calls for service were filed with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office over the week, including a house fire and a couple of wildfires.

First curbside pickup of bagged yard waste next week
April 29, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on First curbside pickup of bagged yard waste next week
First curbside pickup of bagged yard waste next week

For the first time this season, crews for the city of Alpena will be picking up bagged grass and other yard waste next week.

VanWagoner 1 of 2 finalists for TCAPS top job
April 28, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on VanWagoner 1 of 2 finalists for TCAPS top job
VanWagoner 1 of 2 finalists for TCAPS top job

The superintendent of Alpena Public Schools is 1 of 2 finalists for the top spot at Traverse City Area Public Schools.

No rebound at Alpena airport yet
April 28, 2020 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on No rebound at Alpena airport yet
No rebound at Alpena airport yet

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent Stay Home. Stay Safe orders have decimated air travel at airports across the world, and Alpena is no exception.