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MI gas prices reach $2.92 before settling down
April 30, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on MI gas prices reach $2.92 before settling down
MI gas prices reach $2.92 before settling down

The average price of gas in Michigan reached a high of $2.92 per gallon last week, before slowly coming down.

Zonta Club of Alpena supports MidMichigan mammography fund
April 30, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Zonta Club of Alpena supports MidMichigan mammography fund
Zonta Club of Alpena supports MidMichigan mammography fund

Members of the Zonta Club of Alpena recently presented MidMichigan Health Foundation a check representing the proceeds from the 2018 Zonta Walks for Women.

City to open Starlite Beach restrooms
April 30, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on City to open Starlite Beach restrooms
City to open Starlite Beach restrooms

The City of Alpena’s Department of Public Works will be opening the restrooms at Starlite Beach for the season Thursday.

City finances said to be ‘doing well’
April 29, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City finances said to be ‘doing well’
City finances said to be ‘doing well’

The City of Alpena is hoping to break even or add a little bit to its general fund budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year ending June 30.

Local scholarship opportunities available
April 29, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on Local scholarship opportunities available
Local scholarship opportunities available

The Development Council of the MidMichigan Health Foundation serving Alpena is offering scholarship opportunities for second-year students enrolled in the field of healthcare.

Alpena man sentenced on sex crimes involving at least 7 victims
April 29, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Alpena man sentenced on sex crimes involving at least 7 victims
Alpena man sentenced on sex crimes involving at least 7 victims

An 18 year-old Alpena man was sentenced to prison Friday, on sex charges involving at least seven victims from three separate cases.

Tips for a safe prom season
April 29, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Tips for a safe prom season
Tips for a safe prom season

Area high school students are gearing up for what should be one of the most fun nights of their teen years – prom.

Chamber to host Leadercast event
April 29, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Chamber to host Leadercast event
Chamber to host Leadercast event

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting another Leadercast event in May.

Dr. Panknin retires after 40 years
April 29, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Dr. Panknin retires after 40 years
Dr. Panknin retires after 40 years

Alcona Health Center is honoring Dr. Dana Panknin as she retires after 40 years of service in Alpena and the surrounding area.

First bagged grass & brush pickup of the year
April 29, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on First bagged grass & brush pickup of the year
First bagged grass & brush pickup of the year

The City of Alpena will be conducting the first bagged grass and brush pickup of the year next week.

Politicians praise late Judge Damon J. Keith
April 29, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Politicians praise late Judge Damon J. Keith
Politicians praise late Judge Damon J. Keith

Michigan politicians are praising prominent Judge Damon J. Keith as a “legal trailblazer” and a “civil rights icon.”

Alpena prosecutor supports idea of “raise the age” legislation, but…
April 26, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Alpena prosecutor supports idea of “raise the age” legislation, but…
Alpena prosecutor supports idea of “raise the age” legislation, but…

Michigan would no longer automatically treat 17 year-old criminal defendants as adults under bills that cleared a significant legislative hurdle Wednesday and may soon reach the desk of Governor Gretchen Whitmer.