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Hospice seeks veteran volunteers in Alpena & surrounding area
February 28, 2020 – 12:30 am
Hospice seeks veteran volunteers in Alpena & surrounding area

Hospice of Michigan is looking for compassionate volunteers to help patients and families dealing with life-limiting illnesses in Alpena, Ossineke, Alcona and surrounding communities.

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Brush Creek Mill announces mini-grant awards
February 28, 2020 – 12:22 am
Brush Creek Mill announces mini-grant awards

Brush Creek Mill in Hillman has announced recipients of 2020 mini-grant awards for child-centered projects in Montmorency County.

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Stamas introduces class-inspired bill to name the gray tree frog state amphibian
February 28, 2020 – 12:14 am
Stamas introduces class-inspired bill to name the gray tree frog state amphibian

State Senator Jim Stamas has introduced legislation to name the gray tree frog Michigan’s official state amphibian.

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Michigan settles lawsuit over teen abuse in prison for $80M
February 28, 2020 – 12:08 am
Michigan settles lawsuit over teen abuse in prison for $80M

The state of Michigan has agreed to pay $80 million to settle a class-action lawsuit on behalf of male teens who said they were sexually assaulted in prison while housed with adults.

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Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks
February 28, 2020 – 12:02 am
Coronavirus fear touches off a global run on face masks

Fear of the spreading coronavirus is causing a global run on sales of face masks despite medical experts’ advice that most people who aren’t sick don’t need to wear them.

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Gerald Wayne Cook
February 27, 2020 – 5:52 pm
Gerald Wayne Cook

Gerald Wayne Cook, age 80, of Alpena, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 24, 2020.
On May 18, 1939, Gerald was born to the late Dewey and Ethel (Powers) Cook in Detroit, Michigan. Wayne served 6 …

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Glenn Louis LaRoche
February 27, 2020 – 5:52 pm
Glenn Louis LaRoche

Glenn Louis LaRoche, 76, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at his home.
 
Glenn was born on September 8, 1943 in Alpena to the late Lawrence and Mable (Eller) LaRoche. He served in the …

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LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 2-27-2020
February 27, 2020 – 6:28 am
LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 2-27-2020

Who moves on in hockey? How did your team do in basketball? What’s coming up tonight?

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Texts appear to validate sheriff’s claim about former undersheriff
February 27, 2020 – 12:56 am
Texts appear to validate sheriff’s claim about former undersheriff

A series of texts between former Alpena County Undersheriff Terry King and a friend appear to corroborate one of the allegations that led to King’s dismissal.

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Search begins for new Alpena Co. prosecutor
February 27, 2020 – 12:44 am
Search begins for new Alpena Co. prosecutor

When Alpena County Prosecutor Ed Black is sworn into office as the new judge of the 26th Circuit Court Friday, it will leave a hole in the prosecutor’s office that needs to be filled as quickly as possible.

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Road commission board picks new leader
February 27, 2020 – 12:38 am
Road commission board picks new leader

A new managing director has been chosen to lead the Alpena County Road Commission.

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Alcona deputies investigate domestic violence, missing person & other calls
February 27, 2020 – 12:30 am
Alcona deputies investigate domestic violence, missing person & other calls

Residents placed 73 complaints with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office last week.

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