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Bicyclist brings suicide prevention message to Cheboygan area
July 10, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Bicyclist brings suicide prevention message to Cheboygan area
Bicyclist brings suicide prevention message to Cheboygan area

A man who is encouraging others to try bicycling while raising awareness of suicide prevention has made his way to northeast Michigan.

ACC gets $500K for telemedicine project
July 10, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on ACC gets $500K for telemedicine project
ACC gets $500K for telemedicine project

The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded Alpena Community College a $500,000 grant that will be used to help battle the opioid epidemic in northeast Michigan counties.

More passengers fly out of Alpena in June
July 10, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on More passengers fly out of Alpena in June
More passengers fly out of Alpena in June

The number of flyers using Alpena County Regional Airport in June was up nearly 18 percent compared to one year ago.

Alpena students earn scholarships through MidMichigan Medical Center
July 10, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alpena students earn scholarships through MidMichigan Medical Center
Alpena students earn scholarships through MidMichigan Medical Center

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena recently awarded four Alpena area students with scholarships to further their education in the field of human medicine.

MSP weekly stats
July 10, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on MSP weekly stats
MSP weekly stats

A total of 111 calls for service were placed with the Michigan State Police Alpena Post last week.

Great Lakes water levels continue surge; 2 set records
July 10, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Great Lakes water levels continue surge; 2 set records
Great Lakes water levels continue surge; 2 set records

Water levels in two of the Great Lakes are the highest ever recorded.

Utility, prisons start tree-trimming job program for inmates
July 10, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Utility, prisons start tree-trimming job program for inmates
Utility, prisons start tree-trimming job program for inmates

DTE Energy and Michigan’s prison system have launched a tree-trimming program that aims to fill open jobs and find full-time employment for released inmates.

Mudded majesty: Kids made merry amid Detroit-area park’s mud
July 10, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Mudded majesty: Kids made merry amid Detroit-area park’s mud
Mudded majesty: Kids made merry amid Detroit-area park’s mud

An annual clash between good, clean fun and down-and-dirty theatrics has once again left scores of mud-covered children smiling in a suburban Detroit park.

APS: Updates on sewer pipe, new field & gymnasium improvements
July 9, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS: Updates on sewer pipe, new field & gymnasium improvements
APS: Updates on sewer pipe, new field & gymnasium improvements

A committee of the board of education for Alpena Public Schools received an update Monday, on the sewer pipe issue between the high school and M-32, the new artificial turf field for Wildcat Stadium and improvements to the high school gymnasium.

61 year-old Hillman woman who set house on fire given option for jail or tether
July 9, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on 61 year-old Hillman woman who set house on fire given option for jail or tether
61 year-old Hillman woman who set house on fire given option for jail or tether

A 61 year-old Hillman woman was sentenced Monday, for intentionally setting her home on fire in 2012.

New DNR conservation officers arrive in NE Michigan
July 9, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on New DNR conservation officers arrive in NE Michigan
New DNR conservation officers arrive in NE Michigan

Three new conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources have arrived in northeast Michigan.

Montmorency deputies respond to crashes, drunk drivers, assaults & a stolen vehicle
July 9, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies respond to crashes, drunk drivers, assaults & a stolen vehicle
Montmorency deputies respond to crashes, drunk drivers, assaults & a stolen vehicle

In addition to the typical fireworks and noise complaints that inevitably occur around the 4th of July holiday, deputies from the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office investigated a possible break in over the week, along with a stolen vehicle, domestic disputes and more.