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Police take calls for burglary, domestic assault & stalking
August 6, 2020 – 12:10 am
Police take calls for burglary, domestic assault & stalking

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to calls for burglary, domestic violence and stalking over the week.

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Detroit man arrested for carrying loaded guns in PI Co.
August 5, 2020 – 3:47 pm
Detroit man arrested for carrying loaded guns in PI Co.

State police arrested a man in Presque Isle County last week after finding two loaded handguns and a pair of brass knuckles in the vehicle he was riding in.

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Election Results: Kieliszewski defeats King for sheriff; all area proposals but 1 pass
August 5, 2020 – 2:22 am
Election Results: Kieliszewski defeats King for sheriff; all area proposals but 1 pass

Alpena County Sheriff Steve Kieliszewski will serve another 4 year term, and county residents overwhelmingly supported a new and larger millage for ambulance and other emergency services.

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City turns budget deficit into surplus
August 5, 2020 – 2:18 am
City turns budget deficit into surplus

The clerk, treasurer and finance director for the city of Alpena is projecting a surplus for the 2019-20 fiscal year that ended June 30, reversing an earlier prediction that the general fund budget would end the year in the red.

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Passenger totals continue to climb at Alpena airport
August 5, 2020 – 2:12 am
Passenger totals continue to climb at Alpena airport

The number of passengers using the Alpena airport continues to slowly climb.

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Deputies in Montmorency make 7 arrests, respond to 143 complaints
August 5, 2020 – 2:08 am
Deputies in Montmorency make 7 arrests, respond to 143 complaints

Last week was busy at the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office, which logged 143 complaints.

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Christmas comes early for young patients at Alpena hospital
August 4, 2020 – 5:20 pm
Christmas comes early for young patients at Alpena hospital

Children at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena will receive new toys as a result of a Christmas in July toy drive.

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Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning shuts down amid pandemic
August 4, 2020 – 4:44 pm
Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning shuts down amid pandemic

Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning has announced that all programming is temporarily cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Election Day! Millages dominate ballots across NE MI
August 4, 2020 – 12:56 am
Election Day! Millages dominate ballots across NE MI

It’s Election Day in Michigan. Lawmakers and other elected officials are seeking constituent support; while schools, municipalities and others are asking voters to approve millages and bond issues for projects, operations and other purposes.

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City moves forward with expanded hunts to control goose population
August 4, 2020 – 12:30 am
City moves forward with expanded hunts to control goose population

For the second time in as many years the city of Alpena will hold three hunts in September to control the number of geese around town.

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Teen arrested for breaking into Greenbush grocery store to steal liquor
August 4, 2020 – 12:20 am
Teen arrested for breaking into Greenbush grocery store to steal liquor

A downstate teenager was busted over the weekend for allegedly breaking into the Cedar Lake Grocery Store in Greenbush Township.

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MI gas prices down 2 cents
August 4, 2020 – 12:10 am
MI gas prices down 2 cents

Drivers in Michigan saw prices at the pumps drop a couple of pennies over the week.

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