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Alcona deputies respond to calls for attempted burglary, suicide & domestic violence
June 11, 2020 – 12:30 am
Alcona deputies respond to calls for attempted burglary, suicide & domestic violence

A number of serious complaints were filed with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office last week, including a suicidal person, attempted burglary and domestic assault.

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Annual Aliferis Race cancelled
June 11, 2020 – 12:20 am
Annual Aliferis Race cancelled

The 19th annual Aliferis Race at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena has been cancelled.

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Michigan Senate OKs cocktails to go, cut in liquor prices
June 11, 2020 – 12:10 am
Michigan Senate OKs cocktails to go, cut in liquor prices

Michigan restaurants and bars could sell cocktails and other liquor for pickup or delivery and would see a temporary cut in state liquor prices under legislation overwhelmingly approved by state Senate.

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Semi at fault for 3-vehicle crash near Ossineke
June 10, 2020 – 11:22 am
Semi at fault for 3-vehicle crash near Ossineke

No one was seriously injured Tuesday, when three vehicles, including a semi-truck and trailer, crashed near Ossineke.

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Newest home in Wildcat Court hits the market
June 10, 2020 – 12:56 am
Newest home in Wildcat Court hits the market

The newest student-built home in Wildcat court is on the market.

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Cheboygan cancels holiday parade
June 10, 2020 – 12:30 am
Cheboygan cancels holiday parade

Another community in northeast Michigan has cancelled its annual 4th of July holiday parade in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Local grant opportunities
June 10, 2020 – 12:20 am
Local grant opportunities

More grant opportunities are available to nonprofit agencies in northeast Michigan.

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Helen E. Schmanski
June 9, 2020 – 4:38 pm
Helen E. Schmanski

Helen E. Schmanski, 98, of Alpena passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Sally’s Care Home. 
Helen Drevanz was born on November 10, 1921 in Alpena to the late Richard and Clara (Wegmeyer) Drevanz.  On July 31, …

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Latest discussions on sale of APS bus garage are promising
June 9, 2020 – 12:56 am
Latest discussions on sale of APS bus garage are promising

The latest discussions on a possible sale of the Alpena Public Schools’ transportation garage on M-32 appear to be promising.

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VanWagoner inks deal with TCAPS as APS begins search for new superintendent
June 9, 2020 – 12:40 am
VanWagoner inks deal with TCAPS as APS begins search for new superintendent

The boards of education for Alpena Public Schools and Traverse City Area Public Schools met at the same time Monday, but for very different reasons.

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Kieliszewski to receive Distinguished Sheriff Award
June 9, 2020 – 12:30 am
Kieliszewski to receive Distinguished Sheriff Award

Alpen County Sheriff Steve Kieliszewski is receiving a Distinguished Sheriff Award from the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association on Tuesday.

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MI gas prices continue to rise, up another 9 cents
June 9, 2020 – 12:20 am
MI gas prices continue to rise, up another 9 cents

Prices at the pumps continued to go up in Michigan over the week.

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