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DHD#4 offering business assistance in advance of holiday re-opening
May 20, 2020 – 12:50 am
DHD#4 offering business assistance in advance of holiday re-opening

District Health Department No.4 is offering restaurants, bars, and retail businesses that plan to reopen Friday both help and guidance as they navigate a safe return during the start of the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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Another drive thru fundraiser for fireworks
May 20, 2020 – 12:20 am
Another drive thru fundraiser for fireworks

Another drive through fundraiser for the annual Alpena 4th of July fireworks display will be held Friday.

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Police respond to domestic dispute, break in & more
May 20, 2020 – 12:15 am
Police respond to domestic dispute, break in & more

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office logged a total of 86 calls for help over that week.

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Michigan to mail absentee ballot applications to all voters
May 20, 2020 – 12:10 am
Michigan to mail absentee ballot applications to all voters

Michigan’s top election official says absentee ballot applications will be mailed to all 7.7 million registered voters for the August primary and November general election.

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Kathyrn Kaiser
May 20, 2020 – 12:00 am
Kathyrn Kaiser

It is with deep sadness to announce the passing away of Kathryn Kaiser, age 64, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at home in Orlando Florida.
Kathy was born to Thomas and Germaine (Bronikowski) Kaiser …

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Council reaches consensus on water/sewer rate hike & discusses new budget
May 19, 2020 – 12:56 am
Council reaches consensus on water/sewer rate hike & discusses new budget

The new general fund budget for the city of Alpena will include a water and sewer rate increase of 5%.

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Alpena Co. Fair cancelled
May 19, 2020 – 12:36 am
Alpena Co. Fair cancelled

There will be no cotton candy, animal shows, bump and runs or other family fun at the Alpena County Fair this summer.

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Early College students continue to excel
May 19, 2020 – 12:20 am
Early College students continue to excel

Students participating in the Alpena Early College program continue to excel in the classroom.

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MI gas prices up a penny over the week
May 19, 2020 – 12:10 am
MI gas prices up a penny over the week

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Michigan is up a penny over the week.

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David Stanley Goodburne
May 19, 2020 – 12:00 am
David Stanley Goodburne

David Stanley Goodburne, 90, of Alpena passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 at his home. 
Surviving are his wife, Joan; four children, Mike (Janet) Bagnieschi, April (John) Bellmore, Edward (Mary) Goodburne, David (Vicki) Goodburne; two stepchildren, …

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Hilma Erna Beitler
May 19, 2020 – 12:00 am
Hilma Erna Beitler

Hilma Erna Beitler, 92, of Hubbard Lake passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at Touch of Country AFC. 
Hilma Erna Schultz was born on February 8, 1928 in Hubbard Lake, Michigan to the late Franz and …

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Arnold “Bunny” Herman Abend
May 19, 2020 – 12:00 am
Arnold “Bunny” Herman Abend

Arnold “Bunny” Herman Abend, 86, of Spruce passed away peacefully Monday, May 18, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family after a short illness with cancer. 
Bunny was born on May 6, 1934 in Alpena …

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