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Over 1.7 million pounds of recyclables passed through Alpena center over year
October 24, 2019 – 12:56 am
Over 1.7 million pounds of recyclables passed through Alpena center over year

More than 1.73 million pounds of recyclables passed through the Alpena Resource Recovery Facility for the fiscal year that runs from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019.

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Residents have opportunity to help shape future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park
October 24, 2019 – 12:48 am
Residents have opportunity to help shape future of Mich-e-ke-wis Park

Residents who want to have a hand in shaping the future of Alpena’s Mich-e-ke-wis Park should attend a public input meeting next month.

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City/TBTA to host public forum on millage increase for Dial-A-Ride
October 24, 2019 – 12:40 am
City/TBTA to host public forum on millage increase for Dial-A-Ride

The City of Alpena and the Thunder Bay Transportation Authority are hosting a public informational forum to better educate the community on a large millage increase that would benefit the Dial-A-Ride Transportation service.

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Zinke sentenced on firearm charge
October 24, 2019 – 12:34 am
Zinke sentenced on firearm charge

An Alpena man who is no stranger to the law was sentenced on a firearms charge this week.

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HUNT busts two Rogers City men with LSD/acid
October 24, 2019 – 12:28 am
HUNT busts two Rogers City men with LSD/acid

Two young men from Rogers City were busted last week, for transporting an unknown quantity of LSD from downstate to northeast Michigan.

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Line 5 pipeline presentation at Rogers City library
October 24, 2019 – 12:20 am
Line 5 pipeline presentation at Rogers City library

A group opposed to Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline is holding a public discussion at the Presque Isle County Library in Rogers City Thursday evening.

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Community foundation hosts over 130 youth grantmakers
October 24, 2019 – 12:14 am
Community foundation hosts over 130 youth grantmakers

The Community Foundation for northeast Michigan recently hosted more than 130 youth grantmakers for a regional Youth Advisory Council training event.

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Workers at large GM plant in Flint approve contract
October 24, 2019 – 12:08 am
Workers at large GM plant in Flint approve contract

Workers at one of the largest General Motors factories have voted to ratify a new contract with the company, an indication that a five-week strike could be coming to an end.

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Term limits plan would be tied to ‘good government’ changes
October 24, 2019 – 12:02 am
Term limits plan would be tied to ‘good government’ changes

A potential plan to ask Michigan voters to ease legislative term limits would likely be paired with “good government” changes aimed at addressing the state’s feeble transparency and accountability grades.

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Philip J. Dion
October 23, 2019 – 5:20 pm
Philip J. Dion

Philip J. Dion, age 65, of Alpena, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at home.
On March 25, 1954, Philip was born in Flint, Michigan to the late Philip E. and Sylvia (Sochacki) Dion. …

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Edmund A. Zbytowski
October 23, 2019 – 5:20 pm
Edmund A. Zbytowski

Edmund A. Zbytowski, age 98, of Herron, Michigan passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at home.
On February 11, 1921, Edmund was to the late John and Cecelia (Bajracz) …

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Dorothy Ann Ruddy
October 23, 2019 – 5:18 pm
Dorothy Ann Ruddy

Dorothy Ann (Patzer) Ruddy, 83, of Alpena was called home on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.
Dorothy was born February 25, 1936 in Manitowac, WI to the late Zeno and Anita (Broecker) Tadych. Dorothy was a kind …

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