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9 businesses in Roger City benefit from COVID-19 grants
June 17, 2020 – 12:56 am
9 businesses in Roger City benefit from COVID-19 grants

Rogers City and 21 other communities around the state have been awarded nearly $994,000 in grants aimed at supporting COVID-19 economic recovery efforts.

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Brown Trout to host fishing tournaments
June 17, 2020 – 12:30 am
Brown Trout to host fishing tournaments

The fishing tournaments for the 46th annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival in Alpena will be held as scheduled.

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Whitmer signs Stamas bill into law
June 17, 2020 – 12:20 am
Whitmer signs Stamas bill into law

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed several bills into law Tuesday, including one that was sponsored by 36th District State Senator Jim Stamas.

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Woman finds her mother’s ashes, weeks after flood
June 17, 2020 – 12:10 am
Woman finds her mother’s ashes, weeks after flood

With a friend’s help, a woman has discovered her mother’s ashes in the flood-ravaged remains of her Midland County home.

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Timothy Mark Ash
June 17, 2020 – 12:00 am
Timothy Mark Ash

Timothy Mark Ash, 56, of Alpena died Sunday, June 14, 2020 at home. 
Tim was born on August 24, 1963 in Alpena to the late Patricia Lee. He worked as a roofer for many years and …

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Bill Kraft
June 17, 2020 – 12:00 am
Bill Kraft

Bill Kraft, 87, of Lachine passed away Monday, June 15, 2020 at his home. 
Bill was born on May 4, 1933 in Alpena to the late August and Mary (Marzean) Kraft. He served in the United …

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APS board strikes deal with interim superintendent
June 16, 2020 – 8:06 am
APS board strikes deal with interim superintendent

The board of education for Alpena Public School has hired an interim superintendent.

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Attorney/expert fees top $1.5M for water/sewer lawsuit
June 16, 2020 – 12:56 am
Attorney/expert fees top $1.5M for water/sewer lawsuit

The cost of a lawsuit between the City and Township of Alpena over water and sewer rates is now over $1.5 million combined.

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Exchange Club sponsoring 4th of July decorating contest in Alpena
June 16, 2020 – 12:40 am
Exchange Club sponsoring 4th of July decorating contest in Alpena

The Exchange Club of Alpena is giving local residents and businesses an opportunity to showcase their patriotic spirit through a 4th of July decorating contest.

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Police, others, save man from sinking boat on Voyer Lake
June 16, 2020 – 12:30 am
Police, others, save man from sinking boat on Voyer Lake

Deputies with the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office needed to get their marine boat into the water last week, after a 911 call said it appeared a boat was sinking on Voyer Lake.

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Fifth Ave. closure
June 16, 2020 – 12:20 am
Fifth Ave. closure

A portion of Fifth Avenue in Alpena will be closed Wednesday, for construction work.

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MI gas prices continue to rise
June 16, 2020 – 12:10 am
MI gas prices continue to rise

The price of gasoline in Michigan continued to rise last week.

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