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Utility work & water shut off on 1st and Richardson/Maple
September 16, 2019 – 12:20 am
Utility work & water shut off on 1st and Richardson/Maple

Some residents living along and around sections of First Avenue in Alpena will be without water service for much of Monday.

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No Deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute
September 16, 2019 – 12:14 am
No Deal: Auto workers strike against GM in contract dispute

More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers union went on strike early Monday as contract talks with General Motors broke down.

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More third-graders are expected to be held back under law
September 16, 2019 – 12:08 am
More third-graders are expected to be held back under law

Third-graders may be forced to repeat the grade next year if they struggle with reading.

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Michigan season for hunting small game species now open
September 16, 2019 – 12:02 am
Michigan season for hunting small game species now open

Cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare, ruffed grouse and other animals are all in hunters’ sights after Michigan’s small game season opened Sunday.

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Kenneth D. Lighthall
September 13, 2019 – 5:03 pm
Kenneth D. Lighthall

Kenneth D. Lighthall, 81, formerly of Alpena, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in Bradenton, Florida.
Ken was born on June 7, 1938 in Dearborn to the late Marvin and Velma (Hoag) Lighthall. He attended Onsted …

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LOCAL SPORTS FRIDAY 9-13-19
September 13, 2019 – 6:05 am
LOCAL SPORTS FRIDAY 9-13-19

There’s a whole mess o’ sports for you today.

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City signs new 5-year deal w/MDOT to maintain US-23 and M-32
September 13, 2019 – 12:56 am
City signs new 5-year deal w/MDOT to maintain US-23 and M-32

The City of Alpena will continue to maintain state highways that zigzag through town.

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Alpena dad guilty of sexually assaulting son, mom up next
September 13, 2019 – 12:44 am
Alpena dad guilty of sexually assaulting son, mom up next

It took a jury nearly seven hours Thursday, to find an Alpena man guilty of sexually assaulting his former son.

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Library makes partial HVAC fix in advance of major renovations
September 13, 2019 – 12:40 am
Library makes partial HVAC fix in advance of major renovations

The public library in downtown Alpena has begun the installation of a new air conditioning unit to alleviate a portion of the humidity problems inside the building.

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Minor injuries after 3 vehicles collide by Ella White school
September 13, 2019 – 12:36 am
Minor injuries after 3 vehicles collide by Ella White school

No one was seriously injured Wednesday, following a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Third Avenue and Ripley Boulevard.

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New Advise MI College Advisor for Alpena High & ACES
September 13, 2019 – 12:30 am
New Advise MI College Advisor for Alpena High & ACES

A new Advise MI College Advisor has been assigned to Alpena High School and ACES Academy.

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MSP weekly stats
September 13, 2019 – 12:24 am
MSP weekly stats

Residents from Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Oscoda and Presque Isle counties placed 57 calls to the State Police post in Alpena over the week.

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