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Allor counters Governor’s cuts to PFAS testing at airports
October 10, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Allor counters Governor’s cuts to PFAS testing at airports
Allor counters Governor’s cuts to PFAS testing at airports

State Rep. Sue Allor has introduced a proposal that would restore funding intended to assist local communities with the cost of monitoring PFAS contamination at municipal airports around the state.

Starlite Beach restrooms close for season
October 10, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Starlite Beach restrooms close for season
Starlite Beach restrooms close for season

The City of Alpena will be closing the public restroom building at Starlite Beach for the season, on Friday.

Project Connect event in Alpena
October 9, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Project Connect event in Alpena
Project Connect event in Alpena

An event that provides free products and services to less fortunate families will be held at St Bernard’s Friendship Room Thursday, from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Council accepts bids for SCBA’s & water supply repair
October 9, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Council accepts bids for SCBA’s & water supply repair
Council accepts bids for SCBA’s & water supply repair

The Alpena Municipal Council met amid a light agenda this week, but did approve the purchase of self-contained breathing apparatuses, and a bid for repairs at the water recycling plant.

M.S. Hamburg cruise ship returning to Alpena Friday
October 9, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on M.S. Hamburg cruise ship returning to Alpena Friday
M.S. Hamburg cruise ship returning to Alpena Friday

The largest passenger cruise ship on the Great Lakes is expected to visit Alpena again this week.

Ohio man pleads no contest to sexual assault at CRTC’s River Club
October 9, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Ohio man pleads no contest to sexual assault at CRTC’s River Club
Ohio man pleads no contest to sexual assault at CRTC’s River Club

A 35 year-old Ohio man pleaded no contest this week, to sexually assaulting a woman at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center.

Montmorency deputies respond to 108 complaints
October 9, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies respond to 108 complaints
Montmorency deputies respond to 108 complaints

Residents of Montmorency County filed 108 complaints with the sheriff’s office over the week.

Once nearly extinct, songbird coming off endangered list
October 9, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Once nearly extinct, songbird coming off endangered list
Once nearly extinct, songbird coming off endangered list

It’s now official – the Kirtland’s warbler is being removed from the federal endangered species list after a successful battle to save it from extinction.

2nd Detroit-area trial starts in lawsuit over bogus epilepsy
October 9, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on 2nd Detroit-area trial starts in lawsuit over bogus epilepsy
2nd Detroit-area trial starts in lawsuit over bogus epilepsy

Jurors are hearing opening statements in the second trial of a Detroit-area doctor who is accused of intentionally misreading tests to come up with epilepsy diagnoses in children.

Millions face power outages in northern, central California
October 9, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Millions face power outages in northern, central California
Millions face power outages in northern, central California

Millions of people in northern and central California are facing days without power as Pacific Gas & Electric creates the largest preventive blackout in state history.

Congrats to our Lottery Contest Winners!
October 8, 2019 – 2:11 pm | Comments Off on Congrats to our Lottery Contest Winners!
Congrats to our Lottery Contest Winners!

Congrats to Ben Sigorski, who won the ULTIMATE LOTTERY GIVEAWAY!  He was randomly chosen from our 30 finalists from 30 locations in Northern Michigan.  Each location’s  finalists won $20 in instant tickets and had a …

City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 8, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
City adopts proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The City of Alpena has adopted a proclamation coinciding with October’s designation as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.