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Kenneth Leon Bullis
August 12, 2019 – 12:00 am
Kenneth Leon Bullis

Kenneth Leon Bullis, 81, of Alpena passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his home.
 
Ken was born on December 20, 1937 in Indian River to the late Thomas and Rose (Doe) Bullis.  At a young …

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Burton L. Wright
August 12, 2019 – 12:00 am
Burton L. Wright

Burton Lovell Wright, age 93, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Robin’s Nest Adult Foster Care in Caro, Michigan. He was born on August 12, 1926 in Pontiac, Michigan to Beatrice (Cooper) …

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145th annual Alpena County Fair kicks off this weekend
August 9, 2019 – 12:56 am
145th annual Alpena County Fair kicks off this weekend

The sights, sounds, smells and excitement of a county fair return to northeast Michigan this weekend, when the 145th annual Alpena County Fair kicks off.

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Council votes down ordinance change that would have allowed needle giveaway
August 9, 2019 – 12:44 am
Council votes down ordinance change that would have allowed needle giveaway

There will be no free needle giveaway program in the City of Alpena.

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Judge won’t expunge felonious assault conviction
August 9, 2019 – 12:38 am
Judge won’t expunge felonious assault conviction

An Alpena woman who ran down her former boyfriend with a car nearly a decade ago will have to live with the felony charge on her record for at least a few more years.

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MidMichigan raises min. pay rate to $14 an hour
August 9, 2019 – 12:30 am
MidMichigan raises min. pay rate to $14 an hour

More than 1,000 employees of MidMichigan Health will start to enjoy larger paychecks this month, after the healthcare provider announced it has raised its’ minimum pay rate to $14 an hour.

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Alcona deputies investigate 122 complaints
August 9, 2019 – 12:22 am
Alcona deputies investigate 122 complaints

A total of 122 complaints were phoned into the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office over the week.

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Troopers handle 17 auto accidents, arrest 2 for drunk driving
August 9, 2019 – 12:14 am
Troopers handle 17 auto accidents, arrest 2 for drunk driving

A total of 79 calls for service were phoned into the Michigan State Police Alpena Post over the week.

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Michigan to host 75th birthday party for Smokey Bear
August 9, 2019 – 12:04 am
Michigan to host 75th birthday party for Smokey Bear

State and federal agencies are gearing up for a Michigan celebration of Smokey Bear’s 75-year legacy of preventing forest fires.

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US lays out enforcement priorities for animals on planes
August 9, 2019 – 12:02 am
US lays out enforcement priorities for animals on planes

The government is telling airlines and passengers how it will enforce rules governing animals that people bring on planes.

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Council considers request to eliminate boat launch fee
August 8, 2019 – 12:56 am
Council considers request to eliminate boat launch fee

Dozens of area fishermen and women have signed a petition asking the City of Alpena to eliminate the fee to launch boats behind the post office.

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Voters pass 100% of road millage renewals
August 8, 2019 – 12:44 am
Voters pass 100% of road millage renewals

According to the County Road Association of Michigan, voters in local elections across the state showed overwhelming support for road millage renewals during Tuesday’s election.

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