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3D mammograms now available at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena
October 2, 2019 – 3:36 am
3D mammograms now available at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena

Patients in northeast Michigan now have access to new technology that improves breast cancer detection and reduces false positives.
 
MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena is now offering 3D mammography, also known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis.
 
The new technology uses …

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Federal funds for food and shelter made available to area counties
October 2, 2019 – 3:34 am
Federal funds for food and shelter made available to area counties

Three area counties have been awarded federal funds through the state set-aside process from the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Alpena, Alcona, and Montmorency counties have been chosen to receive the funds.
Alpena …

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Local League of Women Voters group changes name
October 2, 2019 – 3:33 am
Local League of Women Voters group changes name

The League of Women Voters of Alpena County (LWVAC) members have voted for a name change of the group.
 
The new name, League of Women Voters of Northeast Michigan (LWVNM,) reflects the growth and impact of …

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Posen Vikings volleyball to host Spike Out Cancer game
October 2, 2019 – 3:33 am
Posen Vikings volleyball to host Spike Out Cancer game

The Posen High School volleyball team will be hosting their Spike Out Cancer game this Thursday.
 
The Vikings will be playing the Hillman Tigers during the match, which will start at 6 PM in the Posen …

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117 complaints called in to Alcona Sheriff’s Office
October 2, 2019 – 3:31 am
117 complaints called in to Alcona Sheriff’s Office

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to 117 complaints last week.
That included calls for animal abuse, found drugs, and a bomb threat.
Deputies arrested one person for drunk driving, picked up three people on …

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Francis Loraine Farrier
October 1, 2019 – 4:02 pm
Francis Loraine Farrier

Francis Loraine Farrier, 89, of Hillman passed away peacefully Monday, September 30, 2019, at her home.
 
Francis Loraine Klein was born on April 18, 1930 in Montmorency County to the late Ruban and Clara (Gollen) Klein. …

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Edwin C. Liske
October 1, 2019 – 4:01 pm
Edwin C. Liske

Edwin C. Liske, 81, of Hubbard Lake, Michigan passed away peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, September 30, 2019.
 
He is survived …

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LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 10-1-19
October 1, 2019 – 5:21 am
LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 10-1-19

Some volleyball and some soccer results today.

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Hope Shores Alliance honors Domestic Violence Month
October 1, 2019 – 3:35 am
Hope Shores Alliance honors Domestic Violence Month

Hope Shores Alliance is asking the community to share in honoring October as the 31st National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
The Center for Disease Control estimates nearly 20 people are physically abused by an intimate partner …

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Michigan unemployment rate falls in August
October 1, 2019 – 3:34 am
Michigan unemployment rate falls in August

Michigan’s unemployment rate fell by nine-tenths of a percentage point to 4.2 percent in August.
Figures released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show Michigan’s jobless rate was four-tenths of a percentage point …

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City of Alpena & Zonta Club promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October 1, 2019 – 3:33 am
City of Alpena & Zonta Club promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The City of Alpena and the local Zonta Club are doing their part to promote October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
 
The Municipal Council has adopted a proclamation urging citizens to support the cause.
 
According to …

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New phone scam in Alcona County
October 1, 2019 – 3:32 am
New phone scam in Alcona County

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office is informing the public of a scam that involves area residents.
 
The office has received several complaints about a caller identifying himself as “Alcona County Sheriff Scott Stephenson.” The caller tells …

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