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Alpena woman tests positive for COVID-19 after death
April 16, 2020 – 12:06 pm | Comments Off on Alpena woman tests positive for COVID-19 after death
Alpena woman tests positive for COVID-19 after death

An elderly Alpena woman has died due to COVID-19.

FBI fugitive captured in Alpena
April 16, 2020 – 11:53 am | Comments Off on FBI fugitive captured in Alpena
FBI fugitive captured in Alpena

A man wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for sexually assaulting a child has been captured in Alpena.

County/council reach tentative deal on senior center building
April 16, 2020 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on County/council reach tentative deal on senior center building
County/council reach tentative deal on senior center building

Alpena County has reached a tentative sale agreement with the Alpena Area Senior Citizen Council on the local senior citizen’s building on River Street.

Jail project to get back on track this week or next
April 16, 2020 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Jail project to get back on track this week or next
Jail project to get back on track this week or next

Construction is about to start back up on a new Alpena County jail and sheriff’s office.

Alcona Co. records first positive case of COVID-19
April 16, 2020 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Alcona Co. records first positive case of COVID-19
Alcona Co. records first positive case of COVID-19

Every county in northeast Michigan now has at least one confirmed case of COVID-19.

Man leads police on short chase in Montmorency Co.
April 16, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Man leads police on short chase in Montmorency Co.
Man leads police on short chase in Montmorency Co.

A total of 80 complaints were filed with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office over the week, and two people were picked up for drunk driving – one after leading police on a short chase.

Alpena airport lands $17.9M through federal CARES Act
April 15, 2020 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Alpena airport lands $17.9M through federal CARES Act
Alpena airport lands $17.9M through federal CARES Act

Alpena County Regional Airport is receiving some much needed financial assistance to help with the economic hardship caused by the spread of COVID-19.

DHD4 working with local volunteers & organizations to collect/distribute face coverings
April 15, 2020 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on DHD4 working with local volunteers & organizations to collect/distribute face coverings
DHD4 working with local volunteers & organizations to collect/distribute face coverings

District Health Department No. 4 is working with The Salvation Army in Alpena, along with county councils on aging in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties to collect and distribute homemade face coverings for local essential service workers and area residents.

Resurfacing of M-32 in Alpena starts Apr. 27 at cost of $4.9M
April 15, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Resurfacing of M-32 in Alpena starts Apr. 27 at cost of $4.9M
Resurfacing of M-32 in Alpena starts Apr. 27 at cost of $4.9M

A large resurfacing project in Alpena will be starting soon.

Filing deadlines for August election quickly approaching
April 15, 2020 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Filing deadlines for August election quickly approaching
Filing deadlines for August election quickly approaching

The spread of the coronavirus has not put a stop to filing deadlines for the upcoming August elections in Michigan.

Reconstruction on Maple St. starts Thursday
April 15, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Reconstruction on Maple St. starts Thursday
Reconstruction on Maple St. starts Thursday

A section of Maple Street in the city of Alpena is getting a fresh coat of asphalt.

Pandemic EBT Program helps feed school children
April 14, 2020 – 5:23 pm | Comments Off on Pandemic EBT Program helps feed school children
Pandemic EBT Program helps feed school children

Michigan has become the first state in the country to gain federal approval of a program that will provide nutritious food to children who were affected by school closings due to COVID-19.