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Typical Alpena Labor Day calls for mid-70’s and no rain
August 31, 2020 – 12:56 am
Typical Alpena Labor Day calls for mid-70’s and no rain

There is a good chance the weather will be pleasant in northeast Michigan on Labor Day, if history is any indication.

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Over $2M needed for La Forest/Oliver infrastructure project
August 31, 2020 – 12:40 am
Over $2M needed for La Forest/Oliver infrastructure project

The city of Alpena continues to make infrastructure improvements by upgrading water and sewer lines, which typically includes improvements to streets impacted by the changes.

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Lewiston lotto thief loses after being nabbed in gas station bathroom
August 31, 2020 – 12:30 am
Lewiston lotto thief loses after being nabbed in gas station bathroom

A man who stole lottery tickets from the Sunrise Convenience Store at the Lewiston BP gas station was quickly caught Sunday, in the restroom of a nearby station.

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Hillman woman takes over chair of NRC
August 31, 2020 – 12:20 am
Hillman woman takes over chair of NRC

A Hillman woman has taken over as chairperson of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission.

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Access to food aid eased for students in technical programs
August 31, 2020 – 12:10 am
Access to food aid eased for students in technical programs

Food assistance has been extended to students pursuing technical education.

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Donald Otto Liske
August 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Donald Otto Liske

Donald Otto Liske, 90, Alpena passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Turning Brook surrounded by his loving family. 
Donald was born in Herron on July 10, 1930 to the late Otto and Sarah (Suderman) Liske.  On …

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Mildred Fluksa
August 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Mildred Fluksa

Mildred Fluksa, 88, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Turning Brook.  
“Millie” was born on December 9, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Joseph and Eva Fluksa (Hanisek). She grew …

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Karol Ann Cain
August 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Karol Ann Cain

Karol Ann Cain (66) passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, August 30, 2020. Her devoted and beloved children were by her side. 
Karol was an authority on dementia and elder care, traveling abroad and …

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Delmar George Marshall
August 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Delmar George Marshall

Delmar George Marshall, 78, of Alpena passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Medilodge – Alpena. 
Delmar was born in Alpena to the late George and Bernice (Gutkowski) Marshall on April 29, 1942.  He married Darlene Nelson …

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Jane Florence Twite
August 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Jane Florence Twite

Jane Florence Twite, 95, of Alpena passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 at her home. 
Jane Florence Modrzynski was born on September 8, 1924 in Alpena to the late Stanley and Mary (Wisniewski) Modrzynski. On February …

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Patrick Dennis Idalski
August 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Patrick Dennis Idalski

Patrick Dennis Idalski, 79, of Alpena, MI passed away peacefully on Friday, August 28, 2020, surrounded by family in Atlanta, GA.  His passing followed a very courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. 
Patrick Dennis Idalski was born in …

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Rogers City father/son arrested for poaching & other crimes
August 28, 2020 – 5:30 pm
Rogers City father/son arrested for poaching & other crimes

A father and son from Rogers City are being charged with poaching and other crimes following an investigation into the illegal hunting of elk, deer and other animals.

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