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New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years
October 16, 2019 – 12:02 am
New study: Opioid crisis cost US economy $631B over 4 years

A new study finds the opioid crisis has cost the U.S. economy $631 billion over the past four years.

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Nancy Eileen Jacobs
October 15, 2019 – 5:06 pm
Nancy Eileen Jacobs

Nancy Eileen (Arnold) Jacobs, 81, of Surprise, Arizona passed away August 20, 2019.
 
Surviving are 4 children, Lori Brimmage, Curtis Johnson, Marc Johnson, Daren Johnson; 3 grandchildren; sister, Betty Messenger; 2 brothers, Donald Arnold and Edward …

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George Joseph Iles
October 15, 2019 – 5:04 pm
George Joseph Iles

George Joseph Iles, 81, of Black River, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
George was born Dec. 3, 1937 in Lincoln Park to the late Alfred and Alma (Fries) Iles. George was a man of integrity, …

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Search continues for man who stole cash from bathroom of Ossineke BP
October 15, 2019 – 5:02 pm
Search continues for man who stole cash from bathroom of Ossineke BP

Police continue to search for a man who stole some cash out of the restroom of the Ossineke BP gas station in early August.

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Win Off Color Tour Tixs from The Bay!
October 15, 2019 – 11:44 am
Win Off Color Tour Tixs from The Bay!

The Off Color Comedy Tour brings you three hilarious stand-up comedians together for one big night only! On Saturday, October 26, 2019, hear Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson, and David Alan Grier deliver their trademark stand-up—you’ll …

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LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 10-15-19
October 15, 2019 – 6:02 am
LOCAL SPORTS TUESDAY 10-15-19

If we run them all together it would be a new sport… Volleyballsoccergolf!

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MSP grant pays for keyless entries at APS elementary schools
October 15, 2019 – 12:56 am
MSP grant pays for keyless entries at APS elementary schools

Within the last couple of weeks, all six Alpena Public Schools elementary buildings have been fitted with new, keyless entries.

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Sexual assault case against Ossineke man dismissed due to scheduling mishap
October 15, 2019 – 12:44 am
Sexual assault case against Ossineke man dismissed due to scheduling mishap

The case against an Ossineke man accused of sexually assaulting two girls approximately 15 years ago, has been dismissed without prejudice.

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Icy roadway leads to fatal crash in Cheboygan County
October 15, 2019 – 12:34 am
Icy roadway leads to fatal crash in Cheboygan County

Rain, sleet and freezing rain led to numerous accidents on Interstate 75 in Cheboygan County Sunday night, including one fatal crash.

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Global Handwashing Day
October 15, 2019 – 12:28 am
Global Handwashing Day

There seems to be a day devoted to almost everything.

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Montmorency deputies respond to calls for domestic violence, stolen dog, crashes & more
October 15, 2019 – 12:20 am
Montmorency deputies respond to calls for domestic violence, stolen dog, crashes & more

Last week was busy for Montmorency County deputies who responded to 100 complaints, including a stolen dog.

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Cut off date for local recycling center
October 15, 2019 – 12:14 am
Cut off date for local recycling center

Effective October 31, the Alpena Resource Recovery Facility will no longer accept certain items, until spring of 2020.

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