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Commissioners take new vote – approve undersheriff salary increase
October 30, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Commissioners take new vote – approve undersheriff salary increase
Commissioners take new vote – approve undersheriff salary increase

The undersheriff for the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office is receiving a pay raise for added responsibilities, after previously being denied a salary increase; and even though he started his new position three months ago.

Baseball group makes pitch for ball field at fairgrounds
October 30, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Baseball group makes pitch for ball field at fairgrounds
Baseball group makes pitch for ball field at fairgrounds

The second of two groups interested in using the baseball field at the Alpena County Fairgrounds gave commissioners Tuesday, a presentation on why the field should be maintained and preserved.

APS bookmarks also tools for parents to help kids read better
October 30, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on APS bookmarks also tools for parents to help kids read better
APS bookmarks also tools for parents to help kids read better

Alpena Public Schools is offering families another tool to help young children become better readers.

Alpena man has chance to avoid jail on drug charge
October 30, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alpena man has chance to avoid jail on drug charge
Alpena man has chance to avoid jail on drug charge

An Alpena man who admitted he gave some of his prescription medication to a friend has an opportunity to avoid jail time.

Residents invited to meet with APS superintendent
October 30, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Residents invited to meet with APS superintendent
Residents invited to meet with APS superintendent

Residents are invited to sit down and chat with the superintendent of Alpena Public Schools next week.

Bolenz Holiday parade accepting entries
October 30, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Bolenz Holiday parade accepting entries
Bolenz Holiday parade accepting entries

An annual holiday parade will march through downtown Alpena in a little more than four weeks.

Potential listeria contamination leads to apples recall
October 30, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Potential listeria contamination leads to apples recall
Potential listeria contamination leads to apples recall

A county health department in Illinois says a Michigan company voluntarily is recalling nearly 2,300 cases of apples due to potential listeria contamination.

Student performance lags on Nation’s Report Card
October 30, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Student performance lags on Nation’s Report Card
Student performance lags on Nation’s Report Card

America’s eighth graders are falling behind in math and reading, while fourth graders are doing slightly better in reading.

Storm expected to usher in colds temps, snow & rain
October 29, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Storm expected to usher in colds temps, snow & rain
Storm expected to usher in colds temps, snow & rain

Some of the coldest temperatures of the season could cover portions of northern Michigan by the end of the week.

Employee arrested for stealing up to $20K from Posen EZ Mart
October 29, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Employee arrested for stealing up to $20K from Posen EZ Mart
Employee arrested for stealing up to $20K from Posen EZ Mart

A former employee of the EZ Mart gas station and convenience store in Posen has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars over a more than two-year period.

Police release name of victim of fatal crash – No charges filed yet
October 29, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Police release name of victim of fatal crash – No charges filed yet
Police release name of victim of fatal crash – No charges filed yet

Police have released the name of the woman who was killed in a fatal head-on crash on Hubbard Lake Road Saturday afternoon.

Montmorency deputies respond to car/bear accident and more
October 29, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies respond to car/bear accident and more
Montmorency deputies respond to car/bear accident and more

Deputies with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate a breaking and entering, and possible larceny, at a residence in Briley Township.