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Martin changes plea on probation violation for Ella White incident
August 11, 2010 – 7:10 am
Martin changes plea on probation violation for Ella White incident

The Alpena woman linked to an assault at Ella White Elementary School has changed her plea on a parole violation.

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V-J Day Festival returns to Hillman
August 11, 2010 – 7:09 am
V-J Day Festival returns to Hillman

The 65th annual V-J Day Festival returns to Hillman this weekend.

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Stupak says bill will save 214 teacher jobs in N. Michigan
August 11, 2010 – 7:08 am
Stupak says bill will save 214 teacher jobs in N. Michigan

The U.S. House pushed through an emergency $26 billion jobs bill Tuesday, that Democrats said would save 300,000 teachers, police and others from election-year layoffs.

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City opens DPW for yard waste drop off
August 11, 2010 – 7:06 am
City opens DPW for yard waste drop off

The City of Alpena is opening its’ public works service center Saturday, so residents can drop off bagged grass, brush and other yard waste.

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DHD #4 Alpena offering free vision & hearing screening
August 11, 2010 – 7:04 am
DHD #4 Alpena offering free vision & hearing screening

District Health Department #4 in Alpena is offering free vision and hearing screenings for children entering kindergarten through age 18.

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Hunt for suspected serial killer hits 3 states
August 11, 2010 – 6:58 am
Hunt for suspected serial killer hits 3 states

Authorities believe a white man suspected of killing five men and wounding 11 others in and around Flint, Michigan since May is also responsible for three recent attacks in Virginia and one in Ohio.

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U.P. fan walks across state to support lowly Lions
August 11, 2010 – 6:57 am
U.P. fan walks across state to support lowly Lions

Some Detroit Lions fans have marched wearing the colors of opposing teams.

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Curtis Donald Laube
August 10, 2010 – 5:42 pm
Curtis Donald Laube

Curtis was born in Flint on February 12, 1932 to the late Conrad and Anna (Miller) Laube.  On April 16, 1977 he married the former Mary McConnaughey.  Mr. Laube had been employed by GM for …

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Josephine A. Schultz
August 10, 2010 – 3:09 pm
Josephine A. Schultz

 
Josephine A. Schultz, 78, of Hubbard Lake, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2010 at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
 
Josephine was born in Lachine on November 12, 1931 to the late Jay and Florence (Hemmer) Manning.  Later …

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Leona Scheifele
August 10, 2010 – 2:54 pm
Leona  Scheifele

Leona  Scheifele, 82, of 131 S. State Avenue, Alpena, passed away on Friday, August 6, 2010, at Alpena/Tendercare.
 
Leona was born July 22, 1928 in Alpena to the late Edward and Julia (Bruski) Szymanski and married …

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Madeline M. Yake
August 10, 2010 – 2:47 pm
Madeline M. Yake

Madeline M. Yake, 97, of Ossineke passed away Sunday, August 8, 2010 at Rolling Acres Care Home. Madeline was born in Alpena on December 16, 1912 to the late Peter and Mary (Fitzpatrick) Poirier.  She …

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Spot: Elk Country Animal Shelter Pet of the Week
August 10, 2010 – 2:20 pm
Spot: Elk Country Animal Shelter Pet of the Week

Hi my name is Spot and I’m just a little bit of a kitten – I think they may have run out of kitten names by the time they got to me, but “Spot” it …

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