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City, MDOT, gear up for 2011 intersection reconstruction
July 22, 2010 – 6:12 am
City, MDOT, gear up for 2011 intersection reconstruction

MDOT and the City of Alpena continue to prepare for the 2011 reconstruction of the Washington Avenue – Ripley Boulevard intersection.

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APS co-op expands to offer diesel fuel
July 22, 2010 – 6:08 am
APS co-op expands to offer diesel fuel

A consortium of school districts across Michigan can now take advantage of lower diesel fuel prices.

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Police investigate copper thefts at Wurtsmith Air Force Base
July 22, 2010 – 6:04 am
Police investigate copper thefts at Wurtsmith Air Force Base

Oscoda Township Police continue to investigate a recent rash of copper thefts at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base.

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Johannesburg meeting on commercial hunting guide regulations
July 22, 2010 – 6:02 am
Johannesburg meeting on commercial hunting guide regulations

The DNRE is hosting an informational meeting in Johannesburg next Thursday, to talk about commercial hunting guide regulations.

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Michigan lawmakers return with budget unresolved
July 22, 2010 – 6:00 am
Michigan lawmakers return with budget unresolved

Michigan lawmakers have returned to session at the state Capitol after a two-week break and they’re still trying to fix the state’s government budget problems.

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Black Star Raspberry Cupcakes
July 22, 2010 – 12:01 am
Black Star Raspberry Cupcakes

In honor of my friend Daryl’s birthday, I created these dark chocolate espresso raspberry cupcakes covered in a robe of silky rich mocha ganache and topped with a generous dollop of mocha mousse, fresh raspberries, and chocolate-covered coffee beans.

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CONNELL, Frederic “Fritz”,
July 21, 2010 – 5:44 pm
CONNELL, Frederic “Fritz”,

CONNELL, Frederic “Fritz”, 90, of Alpena died Monday, July 19, 2010 after fighting the good fight against heart disease.
Fritz was born June 11, 1920 in Alpena to Thomas and Freida (Heinold) Connell and was a …

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Verna Lela Owens
July 21, 2010 – 5:42 pm
Verna Lela Owens

Verna Lela Owens, 81, of 301 Long Rapids Road, Alpena, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2010, at Alpena/Tendercare.
 
Surviving are 2 brothers, Donald Jackson, Clarence and wife Gladys Jackson; and a sister, Bernie May Hensley.
 
A …

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Alpena Co. wins round 1 in battle over city sidewalk bill
July 21, 2010 – 5:09 pm
Alpena Co. wins round 1 in battle over city sidewalk bill

Alpena County has won round one of a dispute with the city over a special assessment levied on sidewalk.

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Dean Arbour purchases portion of former Fletcher Motel
July 21, 2010 – 6:28 am
Dean Arbour purchases portion of former Fletcher Motel

It’s now official. Dean Arbour Ford of Alpena has purchased a portion of the former Fletcher Motel property.

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City of Alpena likely to finish year in the black
July 21, 2010 – 6:27 am
City of Alpena likely to finish year in the black

The final audited numbers won’t be ready for months, but it appears the City of Alpena will finish its’ 2009-10 fiscal year in the black.

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Chamber survey: No Alpena commissioner candidates score high for business-friendliness
July 21, 2010 – 6:24 am
Chamber survey: No Alpena commissioner candidates score high for business-friendliness

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce recently collected questionnaires from county commissioner candidates to see which of them are the most business friendly.

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