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Chicago coyote captured after 2 suspected attacks reported
January 10, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Chicago coyote captured after 2 suspected attacks reported
Chicago coyote captured after 2 suspected attacks reported

Authorities on the hunt for coyotes in downtown Chicago after two reported attacks, including one where a passersby said they had to pull a wild canine off of a 6 year-old boy who was bitten in the head, captured one animal Thursday night on the city’s North Side.

Council renews contract for Mich-e-ke-wis Park warming shelter
January 9, 2020 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Council renews contract for Mich-e-ke-wis Park warming shelter
Council renews contract for Mich-e-ke-wis Park warming shelter

Performance Locker has signed a renewal lease with the City of Alpena for the former warming shelter at Mich-e-ke-wis Park.

Matash to retire after 40 years with county
January 9, 2020 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Matash to retire after 40 years with county
Matash to retire after 40 years with county

A familiar face around the Alpena County Courthouse is retiring at the end of February.

Posen Schools working to make teenagers better, safer drivers
January 9, 2020 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Posen Schools working to make teenagers better, safer drivers
Posen Schools working to make teenagers better, safer drivers

Students at 57 Michigan high schools will soon benefit from efforts to make teenagers better, safer drivers.

Stamas alerts residents of scam using fake tax debt letters
January 9, 2020 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Stamas alerts residents of scam using fake tax debt letters
Stamas alerts residents of scam using fake tax debt letters

State Senator Jim Stamas is urging area families to be alert for a new scam involving fake letters about past-due state taxes.

Alpena man receives stiff sentence on meth charge
January 9, 2020 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Alpena man receives stiff sentence on meth charge
Alpena man receives stiff sentence on meth charge

An Alpena man who is no stranger to the law was given a stiff sentence this week, on a single count of conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.

Parole violator runs from MDOC office in Tawas
January 9, 2020 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Parole violator runs from MDOC office in Tawas
Parole violator runs from MDOC office in Tawas

A 23 year-old Oscoda man is facing new charges after he unlawfully fled from the Michigan Department of Corrections parole office in Tawas City, stole a pair of scissors and cut off his electronic tether.

Hale woman charged for striking tow truck driver
January 9, 2020 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Hale woman charged for striking tow truck driver
Hale woman charged for striking tow truck driver

A 61 year-old woman from Hale has been charged for striking a tow truck driver on New Year’s Eve.

AHS senior awarded Civil Air Patrol’s General Billy Mitchell Award
January 9, 2020 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on AHS senior awarded Civil Air Patrol’s General Billy Mitchell Award
AHS senior awarded Civil Air Patrol’s General Billy Mitchell Award

An Alpena High School senior will be headed to Washington DC next month, to converse with senators and representatives about the Civil Air Patrol program.

Area road commissions set the record straight on gravel roads
January 9, 2020 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Area road commissions set the record straight on gravel roads
Area road commissions set the record straight on gravel roads

The heads of four road commissions in northeast Michigan are asking drivers on gravel roads to be patient with maintenance upkeep.

Takata recall of 10M inflators could be last of air bag saga
January 9, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Takata recall of 10M inflators could be last of air bag saga
Takata recall of 10M inflators could be last of air bag saga

Takata is recalling 10 million more front air bag inflators sold to 14 different automakers because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel.

City/state/biorefinery in discussions over past due taxes/ renaissance zone designation
January 8, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City/state/biorefinery in discussions over past due taxes/ renaissance zone designation
City/state/biorefinery in discussions over past due taxes/ renaissance zone designation

The City of Alpena remains in discussions with the State of Michigan and the owners of Alpena Biorefinery, Inc. over past due taxes and a tax-exempt renaissance zone designation.