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Zinke, Alpena, charged with inappropriate conduct with a minor
July 31, 2020 – 12:30 am
Zinke, Alpena, charged with inappropriate conduct with a minor

A 45 year-old Alpena man is facing charges for allegedly soliciting a minor for immoral purposes.

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State police ramp up patrols on M65 & M33
July 31, 2020 – 12:20 am
State police ramp up patrols on M65 & M33

The Michigan State Police are ramping up patrols across the state as part of a summer traffic initiative.

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Brush pickup in Alpena next week
July 31, 2020 – 12:10 am
Brush pickup in Alpena next week

Crews for the City of Alpena will be picking up brush curbside next week.

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Joyce Gohlke
July 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Joyce Gohlke

Gohlke, Joyce E., 90, of Alpena, passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center Alpena.
Joyce was born October 5, 1929 at McRae Hospital to Ingvar N.K. and Mildred (Turner) Larsen in Alpena. After …

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Lloyd John “Butch” Woytaszek
July 31, 2020 – 12:00 am
Lloyd John “Butch” Woytaszek

Lloyd John “Butch” Woytaszek, age 68, of Alpena, Michigan passed away suddenly on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
He was born on August 12, 1951 in Alpena, Michigan to the late Lloyd and Irma (Krueger) Woytaszek. He …

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Whitmer Orders Bars Closed
July 30, 2020 – 6:42 am
Whitmer Orders Bars Closed

Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-160 and Executive Order 2020-161, amending Michigan’s Safe Start Order and issuing revised workplace safeguards.
Under the Safe Start Order, starting Friday July 31, statewide indoor gatherings will be …

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County ends 2019 with audited deficit of $500K
July 30, 2020 – 12:56 am
County ends 2019 with audited deficit of $500K

For the first time in many years Alpena County has ended a fiscal year with a general fund budget deficit.

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Stuff the Bus campaign for local kids who lack back to school supplies
July 30, 2020 – 12:30 am
Stuff the Bus campaign for local kids who lack back to school supplies

Regardless of what the final version of back to school looks like in August and September, area kids will need supplies to do their best in the classroom or from home.

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Search continues for Steven Casebier of Alpena
July 30, 2020 – 12:20 am
Search continues for Steven Casebier of Alpena

Police continue to search for an Alpena man wanted for larceny, fleeing and eluding and assaulting a police officer.

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Alcona deputies investigate sex assault, burglary, domestic assaults & more
July 30, 2020 – 12:10 am
Alcona deputies investigate sex assault, burglary, domestic assaults & more

Residents of Alcona County reported a number of serious complaints into the sheriff’s office last week, including a sexual assault, a suicidal person and a burglary.

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One dead, two injured following crash on US-23, north of Cheboygan
July 29, 2020 – 3:54 pm
One dead, two injured following crash on US-23, north of Cheboygan

One person was killed and two others were transported to the hospital with serious injuries following an auto accident Tuesday, north of Cheboygan.

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Alcona Schools releases plan for new school year
July 29, 2020 – 3:50 pm
Alcona Schools releases plan for new school year

Alcona Community Schools has released a plan for the new school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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