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Flowers, more than 100 cards for sheriff injured in crash
August 21, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Flowers, more than 100 cards for sheriff injured in crash
Flowers, more than 100 cards for sheriff injured in crash

A sheriff in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has received more than 100 cards and many flower bouquets as he recovers from a car crash.

Empty glass: Beer company pays off school lunch debts
August 21, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Empty glass: Beer company pays off school lunch debts
Empty glass: Beer company pays off school lunch debts

A beer company is ensuring that a northern Michigan school district starts the new year with no student lunch debt.

Fatal UTV crash on Lay Rd.
August 20, 2019 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Fatal UTV crash on Lay Rd.
Fatal UTV crash on Lay Rd.

A 27 year-old woman from Alpena Township died around midnight Sunday, after a side-by-side off road vehicle crashed in the 3500 block of Lay Road.

Candidates from MI & 8 other states apply for city mgr. position
August 20, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Candidates from MI & 8 other states apply for city mgr. position
Candidates from MI & 8 other states apply for city mgr. position

Candidates from across the United State have expressed an interest in the Alpena city manager’s position.

City seeks funding for bathrooms at Bayview Park
August 20, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on City seeks funding for bathrooms at Bayview Park
City seeks funding for bathrooms at Bayview Park

Staff for the city of Alpena is in the process of seeking funding for a new bathroom building at Bayview Park.

Alpena man pleads no contest to sexual assault of child
August 20, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alpena man pleads no contest to sexual assault of child
Alpena man pleads no contest to sexual assault of child

A 49 year-old Alpena man who claims he was too high to remember what happened, has pleaded no contest to sexually assaulting a child.

Naked man arrested for indecent exposure in Cheboygan Co.
August 20, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Naked man arrested for indecent exposure in Cheboygan Co.
Naked man arrested for indecent exposure in Cheboygan Co.

A downstate man who owns a home in Cheboygan County was arrested for indecent exposure Sunday, after he was walking naked around the neighborhood.

361-acre prescribed fire in Oscoda County
August 20, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on 361-acre prescribed fire in Oscoda County
361-acre prescribed fire in Oscoda County

The USDA Forest Service plans to conduct a large prescribed fire in the Huron-Manistee National Forests Tuesday, near the junction of Warbler and Weeks roads in Oscoda County.

Up & down gas prices lower over week
August 20, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Up & down gas prices lower over week
Up & down gas prices lower over week

Gas prices have come down in Michigan after spiking last Wednesday.

Prosecutor: No criminal charges will be filed for 2018 fire
August 20, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Prosecutor: No criminal charges will be filed for 2018 fire
Prosecutor: No criminal charges will be filed for 2018 fire

Michigan prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed in connection with a motel fire that killed five children and an adult from the same family.

Know It Before You Throw It recycling effort
August 19, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Know It Before You Throw It recycling effort
Know It Before You Throw It recycling effort

An effort is underway in Michigan to double the state’s recycling rate to 30 percent by 2025 and ultimately reach 45 percent.

Alcona Co. Fair starts Tuesday
August 19, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Alcona Co. Fair starts Tuesday
Alcona Co. Fair starts Tuesday

Another county fair gets underway in northeast Michigan this week.