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Council reviews long-term tax abatements
March 19, 2019 – 12:56 am
Council reviews long-term tax abatements

An annual report on businesses that received long-term tax abatements from the City of Alpena shows most of those companies have fulfilled their end of the bargain in regards to capital investment and job creation.

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APS board approves contract extensions for administrators
March 19, 2019 – 12:44 am
APS board approves contract extensions for administrators

The board of education for Alpena Public Schools has extended the contracts of all administrators by one year, including building principals.

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Hillman man pleads guilty to rape of stepsister
March 19, 2019 – 12:38 am
Hillman man pleads guilty to rape of stepsister

A 21 year-old Hillman man has admitted to raping his stepsister on at least two occasions.

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S.A.N.E. busts Tower couple with meth
March 19, 2019 – 12:30 am
S.A.N.E. busts Tower couple with meth

A man and woman from Tower are facing up to 20 years in prison each, after being busted for manufacturing methamphetamine.

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Alpena fireworks fundraiser kicks off this week
March 19, 2019 – 12:22 am
Alpena fireworks fundraiser kicks off this week

An annual fundraiser for the Alpena Fourth of July fireworks show kicks off this week.

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Gas prices up 7 cents…Alpena prices even higher
March 19, 2019 – 12:14 am
Gas prices up 7 cents…Alpena prices even higher

Gas prices in Michigan are up after setting a record high for 2019 last week.

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Divers hope to recover underwater crucifix part near Petoskey
March 19, 2019 – 12:08 am
Divers hope to recover underwater crucifix part near Petoskey

Divers hope to locate and repair the arm of an underwater statue depicting a crucified Jesus in northern Michigan, which is part of a yearly event that draws hundreds to a frozen bay.

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Man arrested in 1986 slaying of southwestern Michigan woman
March 19, 2019 – 12:02 am
Man arrested in 1986 slaying of southwestern Michigan woman

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a 1986 slaying in southwestern Michigan.

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Virginia Cayler
March 18, 2019 – 5:41 pm
Virginia Cayler

Virginia Cayler, 88, of Alpena passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Virginia Tadajewski was born July 1, 1930 in Alpena to the late Leo and Gertrude …

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Lawrence Henry Aube
March 18, 2019 – 5:39 pm
Lawrence Henry Aube

Lawrence Henry Aube, 87, of Ossineke passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Mackinac Straits Health Hospital in St. Ignace.
Lawrence was born March 10, 1932, in Ossineke to the late Alderic and …

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City election workers to receive pay raise in 2019
March 18, 2019 – 12:56 am
City election workers to receive pay raise in 2019

Election workers for the City of Alpena are receiving a raise in 2019.

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Survey on adding area for small dogs
March 18, 2019 – 12:44 am
Survey on adding area for small dogs

The City of Alpena is asking residents to take a survey to see how they feel about adding a small dog area to the Thomas Stafford Dog Park at north Riverfront Park.

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