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Motorcyclist busted with meth
November 1, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Motorcyclist busted with meth
Motorcyclist busted with meth

Detectives with the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) and troopers with the Michigan State Police arrested a motorcyclist in Alpena Monday, on several driving offenses, and for being in possession of methamphetamine.
 
HUNT detectives believed the …

Cheboygan deputies bust man who may be linked to 20 B&E’s
November 1, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan deputies bust man who may be linked to 20 B&E’s
Cheboygan deputies bust man who may be linked to 20 B&E’s

The Cheboygan County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man who may be linked to as many as 20 breaking and enterings in northern Michigan.
 
The 26 year-old from Petoskey was busted Wednesday afternoon, (OCT 30) after …

Utility work at 4 intersections Friday
November 1, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Utility work at 4 intersections Friday
Utility work at 4 intersections Friday

Crews for the City of Alpena will be conducting additional utility repairs at four intersections Friday.
 
The work is being conducted at First Avenue and Blair Street, Second Avenue and Wisner Street, Third Avenue and Wisner, …

Winter parking restriction takes effect Friday
November 1, 2019 – 3:31 am | Comments Off on Winter parking restriction takes effect Friday
Winter parking restriction takes effect Friday

A City of Alpena winter parking restriction takes effect Friday.
 
Vehicles are not allowed to park on city streets between the hours of 3 a.m. and 6 a.m., from November 1 through April 1, so plows …

Brush-only pickup in Alpena next week
November 1, 2019 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on Brush-only pickup in Alpena next week
Brush-only pickup in Alpena next week

Crews for the City of Alpena will be picking up brush curbside next week.
Other yard waste such as grass clippings or leaves will not be picked up but can be dropped off at the public …

Nitchman jailed for embezzling from Alpena hotel
October 31, 2019 – 3:38 am | Comments Off on Nitchman jailed for embezzling from Alpena hotel
Nitchman jailed for embezzling from Alpena hotel

A 24 year-old Alpena man is being held on a $200,000 bond for allegedly embezzling from his former employer. 

Commissioners approve resolution for longer term limits
October 31, 2019 – 3:35 am | Comments Off on Commissioners approve resolution for longer term limits
Commissioners approve resolution for longer term limits

Alpena County Commissioners have signed onto a resolution that would extend the term of commissioners in Michigan, from two to four years.
Commissioner John Kozlowski brought the resolution up during Tuesday’s full board meeting. It was …

Ossineke man to remain in prison on child sex charges
October 31, 2019 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Ossineke man to remain in prison on child sex charges
Ossineke man to remain in prison on child sex charges

A child sex offender from Ossineke will remain in prison after the Michigan Supreme Court recently denied his application to appeal an earlier ruling by the Court of Appeals.
 
Steven Robert Senchuk is serving a 4-15 …

Cheboygan groups receive wildlife habitat grants
October 31, 2019 – 3:33 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan groups receive wildlife habitat grants
Cheboygan groups receive wildlife habitat grants

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced this year’s winners of nearly $1 million in wildlife habitat grants.
Two of them are headed to northeast Michigan.
Enhancement of large wetland complexes and winter deer complexes, planting …

Alcona deputies respond to calls for suicide, child abuse, fraud & more
October 31, 2019 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies respond to calls for suicide, child abuse, fraud & more
Alcona deputies respond to calls for suicide, child abuse, fraud & more

A total of 102 calls for help were phoned into the Alcona Sheriff’s Office over the week.
Some of the more serious calls were for a suicidal person, child abuse and fraud.
There were four reports of …

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.