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CPR and First Aid classes offered at Alpena hospital
August 29, 2019 – 11:33 am
CPR and First Aid classes offered at Alpena hospital

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena is offering American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid classes for those looking to become certified or re-certified in either area.
The courses are intended for anyone with little …

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Alpena library now offering free movie streaming service – Kanopy
August 29, 2019 – 11:33 am
Alpena library now offering free movie streaming service – Kanopy

The Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library is now offering a free on-demand movie streaming service to its members.
In addition to films, Kanopy offers documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos …

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MSP weekly stats
August 29, 2019 – 11:31 am
MSP weekly stats

A total of 74 calls for service were phoned into the Michigan State Police Alpena Post over the week.
Troopers on patrol made three arrests – two for operating vehicle while intoxicated and one for no …

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LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 8-29-19
August 29, 2019 – 5:57 am
LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 8-29-19

LOCAL SPORTS THURSDAY 8-29-19
SOCCER
The Alpena Wildcat boys soccer team had another big win. This time the Wildcats beat Bay City Central 8-0.
VOLLEYBALL
Posen beat Wolverine in a volleyball match on Tuesday, 25-18, 25-15, and 25-12.
ON THE …

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Joanne Arlene Lewis
August 28, 2019 – 5:43 pm
Joanne Arlene Lewis

Joanne Arlene Lewis, 84, of Hillman passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at home.
 
Joanne Arlene Aulwes was born on October 5, 1934 in East Detroit to the late Arthur and Ora (Neaves) Aulwes. She graduated …

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Vernon David Copeland
August 28, 2019 – 5:43 pm
Vernon David Copeland

Vernon David Copeland, 54, of Gaylord and formerly of Alpena, passed away at home on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 after a courageous, hard fought 21 month battle with cancer.
 
 
He was born in Alpena on October …

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Work on Bagley St. Bridge to cause delays
August 28, 2019 – 3:00 pm
Work on Bagley St. Bridge to cause delays

The Alpena County Road Commission will be conducting engineering operations on the Bagley Street Bridge Thursday, which will cause delays.

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LOCAL SPORTS WEDNESDAY 8-28-19
August 28, 2019 – 5:59 am
LOCAL SPORTS WEDNESDAY 8-28-19

Big soccer win

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UPDATE: Police investigate death of 90 year-old man on Long Lake
August 28, 2019 – 12:56 am
UPDATE: Police investigate death of 90 year-old man on Long Lake

Police continue to investigate the death of a 90 year-old man on Long Lake Tuesday afternoon.

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New Undersheriff greeted by lack of support for pay increase
August 28, 2019 – 12:40 am
New Undersheriff greeted by lack of support for pay increase

As previously reported, former deputy Erik Smith has been promoted to Undersheriff at the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office; but he was not warmly greeted by the full board of commissioners following his introduction Tuesday, after the board failed to reach a consensus on a salary increase for the position.

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Alpena ranked 84th safest city in MI by BackgroundChecks.org
August 28, 2019 – 12:30 am
Alpena ranked 84th safest city in MI by BackgroundChecks.org

BackgroundChecks.org has published its annual report on the safest cities in each U.S. state for 2019.

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Weichel elected officer of the Prosecuting Attorneys Assn.
August 28, 2019 – 12:20 am
Weichel elected officer of the Prosecuting Attorneys Assn.

A familiar face in northeast Michigan has been elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan.

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