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Alcona Co. Fair starts Tuesday
August 19, 2019 – 12:48 am
Alcona Co. Fair starts Tuesday

Another county fair gets underway in northeast Michigan this week.

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RC woman, Alpena man named to state boards
August 19, 2019 – 12:42 am
RC woman, Alpena man named to state boards

Two residents of northeast Michigan were recently appointed to separate boards by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

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No more prison time for woman who gave birth in custody
August 19, 2019 – 12:34 am
No more prison time for woman who gave birth in custody

A northern Michigan woman who was sentenced to prison because a judge believed she would use drugs while pregnant won’t face additional time behind bars.

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Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about
August 19, 2019 – 12:20 am
Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about

Dozens of countries use dental therapists to bring basic dental care to remote areas, often tribal reservations.

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Driver revived after 4 overdose-reversal shots
August 19, 2019 – 12:12 am
Driver revived after 4 overdose-reversal shots

Michigan State Police say troopers had to give a driver in the Detroit area four doses of an overdose-reversal drug to revive him after he purportedly ingested heroin on his way home.

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‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push
August 19, 2019 – 12:08 am
‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

Eighty years after Rhoda Wise first claimed she was a receiver of Christian miracles, people are still visiting her Ohio home to see for themselves.

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Wildlife now roam where US once forged its deadliest weapons
August 19, 2019 – 12:02 am
Wildlife now roam where US once forged its deadliest weapons

A handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now havens for wildlife.

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James Alfred Crevier
August 19, 2019 – 12:00 am
James Alfred Crevier

James Alfred Crevier, 80, of Ossineke passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family.
 
James was born on November 24, 1938, to late Clifford and Evelyn (Collins) Crevier in Alpena, …

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Patrick Irwin Dean
August 19, 2019 – 12:00 am
Patrick Irwin Dean

Patrick Irwin Dean, 78, of Clare passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at Prestige Place in Clare.
 
Patrick was born in Alpena on January 3, 1941 to the late Irwin and Esther (Buczkowski) Dean.  He was …

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Hazel Elnora Nickles
August 19, 2019 – 12:00 am
Hazel Elnora Nickles

Hazel Elnora Nickles, 95, of Alpena passed away Friday, August 16, 2019, at Medilodge of Alpena.
Hazel Elnora Loy was born May 5, 1924 in Lava Flat, Idaho to the late Frank and Vera (Galbreth) Loy. …

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Stephen Nicholas Rafferty
August 19, 2019 – 12:00 am
Stephen Nicholas Rafferty

Stephen Nicholas Rafferty, 77, of Alpena passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at his home.
 
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Carol; 2 children, Susan Angeles, Michael Rafferty; 5 grandchildren, Shannon Angeles, Kayleigh (Gary) Kaminski, …

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Richard George Lewis
August 19, 2019 – 12:00 am
Richard George Lewis

Richard George Lewis, 90, of Lachine passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at his home.
Richard was born October 3, 1928 in Detroit to the late William and Ann (Shalkey) Lewis. He served in the United …

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