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Local sports from Thursday, Aug. 27
August 28, 2020 – 6:10 am
Local sports from Thursday, Aug. 27

THE ALPENA HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER TEAM KICKED OFF ITS SEASON WITH A ONE TO ONE TIE AGAINST HARBOR SPRINGS. THAT GAME WAS PLAYED AT WILDCAT STADIUM.
THE ALPENA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM IS OFF …

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Number of local jobless workers falls from 12.8K to 8.6K
August 28, 2020 – 12:56 am
Number of local jobless workers falls from 12.8K to 8.6K

Local jobless rates were down in July but remain much higher than one year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Kalamazoo man dies on sailboat near Alpena
August 28, 2020 – 12:30 am
Kalamazoo man dies on sailboat near Alpena

A 77 year-old man from Kalamazoo died on a sailboat Thursday, north of Thunder Bay Island in Lake Huron.

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County continues to grapple with $1.3M shortfall
August 28, 2020 – 12:20 am
County continues to grapple with $1.3M shortfall

Alpena County is still grappling with a general fund budget deficit of over $1 million in the current fiscal year.

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Alcona deputies respond to 7 calls for civil disputes & 2 for domestic violence
August 28, 2020 – 12:10 am
Alcona deputies respond to 7 calls for civil disputes & 2 for domestic violence

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to seven calls for civil disputes last week, four for larceny and two for domestic violence.

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Animal control to add storage shed to fairgrounds operation
August 27, 2020 – 12:56 am
Animal control to add storage shed to fairgrounds operation

The Alpena County animal control operation at the fairgrounds will be expanding in the near future.

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PI libraries to offer students free internet access
August 27, 2020 – 12:30 am
PI libraries to offer students free internet access

The Presque Isle District Library is rolling out a new service at all five of its branches that will help students who have no access to high speed internet or laptop computers.

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Alpena woman charged with stealing TV from ST. Vincent DePaul
August 27, 2020 – 12:20 am
Alpena woman charged with stealing TV from ST. Vincent DePaul

A 57 year-old Alpena woman recently turned herself into police after a surveillance video showed her stealing a television from a donation trailer at the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store.

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Ripley Blvd. valve replacement project to impact water service to large area
August 27, 2020 – 12:10 am
Ripley Blvd. valve replacement project to impact water service to large area

The city of Alpena will be replacing some underground water valves along a stretch of Ripley Boulevard which will impact traffic and water service to a large area.

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Alpena library temp location now open with curbside pickup options
August 26, 2020 – 4:51 pm
Alpena library temp location now open with curbside pickup options

The temporary location of the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library is now open, however no one is allowed inside the building and books and other materials are available for curbside pickup only.

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Scotty G Fishing Tournament raises over $4.2K for Alpena Cancer patients
August 26, 2020 – 3:57 pm
Scotty G Fishing Tournament raises over $4.2K for Alpena Cancer patients

The annual Scotty G Fishing Tournament raised over $4,000, which will help patients at the Alpena Cancer Center with ancillary expenses such as hotel stays, gas cards, meal vouchers and prescription assistance.

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Local sports from August 26, 2020
August 26, 2020 – 4:51 am
Local sports from August 26, 2020

Local sports in back with updates from Tuesday on girl’s high school volleyball and golf.

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