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Read by Grade Three law takes effect this year
August 22, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Read by Grade Three law takes effect this year
Read by Grade Three law takes effect this year

A new law takes effect during the upcoming school year that will impact some families who have children entering the third grade.

Sheriff’s office to upgrade drone/training
August 22, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Sheriff’s office to upgrade drone/training
Sheriff’s office to upgrade drone/training

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office is purchasing a new and better drone to aid in traffic crash reconstruction, search and rescue and certain fires.

Alleged DPI shooter waives right to speedy trial
August 22, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alleged DPI shooter waives right to speedy trial
Alleged DPI shooter waives right to speedy trial

The man charged with firing gun shots at the Decorative Panels International plant in Alpena has waived his right to a speedy trial.

Public tours of Black River sturgeon hatchery
August 22, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Public tours of Black River sturgeon hatchery
Public tours of Black River sturgeon hatchery

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and others are sponsoring free tours of the Black River sturgeon hatchery on Saturday.

Alcona deputies investigate calls for sexual assault, domestic violence & more
August 22, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies investigate calls for sexual assault, domestic violence & more
Alcona deputies investigate calls for sexual assault, domestic violence & more

A number of serious complaints were filed with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office over the week, including a sexual assault, domestic violence and possession of drugs.

Cheboygan Dr. receives prestigious award
August 22, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan Dr. receives prestigious award
Cheboygan Dr. receives prestigious award

A Cheboygan doctor was recently awarded Michigan Academy of Family Physicians’ highest honor, the ‘Archie’ Award of Excellence.

Whitmer creates task force to tackle opioid epidemic
August 22, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Whitmer creates task force to tackle opioid epidemic
Whitmer creates task force to tackle opioid epidemic

A task force is being created to tackle Michigan’s opioid epidemic.

Unpleasant odors emanating from DPI plant
August 21, 2019 – 5:50 pm | Comments Off on Unpleasant odors emanating from DPI plant
Unpleasant odors emanating from DPI plant

The city of Alpena has identified the source of numerous complaints regarding unpleasant odors in the community.

Community invited to share meal at Longest Table
August 21, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Community invited to share meal at Longest Table
Community invited to share meal at Longest Table

A unique dining experience that is being held outdoors in Alpena is an opportunity for residents and community leaders to learn more about each other and engage in meaningful conversation.

Cheboygan car dealer receives grant for expansion project
August 21, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan car dealer receives grant for expansion project
Cheboygan car dealer receives grant for expansion project

A car dealership in Cheboygan County will use a nearly quarter-million-dollar grant to expand the business.

APS to purchase new social studies curriculum for high school
August 21, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on APS to purchase new social studies curriculum for high school
APS to purchase new social studies curriculum for high school

Alpena Public Schools is purchasing a new social studies curriculum for grades 9-12.

Regulators order 3rd round of gas credits for DTE customers
August 21, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Regulators order 3rd round of gas credits for DTE customers
Regulators order 3rd round of gas credits for DTE customers

State regulators have ordered another credit for natural gas customers of DTE Energy, the result of changes in federal tax law.