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Montmorency County Man Jailed on Child Porn Charges [Video]
HILLMAN, MI – At about 3:15 PM today, Wednesday December 12th, 2018, detectives from the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team arrested a 42-year-old Hillman man on charges related to possession of child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime. Following the arrest, the man was lo
Athletic club matching donations to help ‘Toys for Kids’
Alpena — It’s been a tough holiday season for the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 583’s ‘Toys for Kids’ wrapping drive. They serve hundreds of families in need and are still shy of their goal to serve all of those children in need before the holidays.
Michigan DNR land auction begins on Tuesday
(WXYZ) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is putting up land for sale in counties across Michigan. Counties include: Alpena, Antrim, Clare, Crawford, Emmet, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Lake, Livingston, Marquette, Menominee, Midland, Newaygo, Oakland, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego, Roscommon and S
Clarissa “Jean” Cole
, 88, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Monticello House Care Facility in Jackson, Missouri. Born in Onaway March 23, 1930, Jean was the daughter of Virgil and Amy (Jasman) McClary. She married Douglas C. Cole July 10, 1948 and they made their home and raised their family in Onaway.
Late antlerless firearm hunt planned for 2019 in Alpena County
A late antlerless firearm hunt on private land is being planned for 2019. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said the hunt will be in southern Alpena County, south of M-32, and held Jan. 3-6, and 10-13.
United Way Aims to Help Homeless for the Holidays With “Sock it to Poverty” Fundraiser
Alpena, Mich.- The United Way is aiming to help the homeless in Alcona, Alpena and Montmorency County. The organization has created an event called ‘Sock it to Poverty.’ The United Way is encouraging all local businesses and organizations to set up a donation site to drop off warm items until Decemb
Alpena kids growing antsy for Santa’s visit
ALPENA — Christmas is less than two weeks away and children are starting to see Santa Claus and tell him what they want for Christmas. Ella White Elementary School kindergartners are excited for him to visit them on Christmas Eve.
Swami foregoes the holiday rush
The holiday rush for Swami has to be pushed up by a week. So instead of waiting to the last day to do his shopping he must get his act together a week sooner. The reason for the switch in his plans, the week before Christmas, he has four home basketball dates at Alpena High, spanning from Tuesday th
Turnovers plague Chiefs in road loss to Alpena
ALPENA — Turnovers ended up hurting the Cheboygan varsity boys basketball team in an 80-45 non-conference loss at Alpena on Tuesday. The Chiefs (0-5) committed 30 turnovers while Alpena — led by a game-high 21 points from Chris DeRocher — took advantage throughout the night.
APS programs get $140K from Youth and Rec millage
ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools programs will receive over $140,000 in grant funds from the Alpena County Youth and Recreation millage for 2019. Superintendent John VanWagoner said during Wednesday’s APS Finance Committee meeting that the district expects to be awarded after Jan. 1 with grant funds f
Cardinal wrestlers compete twice in opening week
WHITTEMORE – The Whittemore-Prescott wrestling team capped off the opening week of the season on Saturday, when it competed at the Oscoda Invitational. The Cardinals went 3-2 on the day. They beat Tawas Area 54-23, Alpena 48-13 and Boyne City 41-36. The team came up short against Grayling 46-28 and
Lady Owls hoops throttle Hale and Hillman teams
HALE – The opening week of the girls basketball season couldn’t have gone much better for Oscoda. The Lady Owls, fresh off a dominating win over Hillman to begin the week, capped the week with another big victory, 51-13 in Hale.
Tawas Area girls basketball hangs on for opening win over Rogers City
TAWAS CITY – At one point it looked like a relatively comfortable season opening win. The Tawas Area girls basketball team saw its double digit lead evaporate, however, as it had to hang on for dear life to claim a 39-37 victory over visiting Rogers City on Monday, Dec. 3.
PI to seek legal advice on turbine dispute
ROGERS CITY — The Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners will seek legal counsel before they consider a petition to force a wind turbine ordinance to a public vote. County Clerk Ann Marie Main notified commissioners she certified enough signatures had been collected for the board to consider the
Lady Cardinals use defense to top Inland Lakes, 51-40
INDIAN RIVER — Last season, it was the Onaway Lady Cardinals starting out 0-2 under first-year head coach John George. In George's second campaign, though, things turned out the exact opposite.
U.S. House bill aims to boost detection of PFAS in environment
Washington — Michigan lawmakers are introducing bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House this week seeking to expedite the federal government's detection of contamination by harmful fluorinated compounds known as PFAS chemicals.
Alpena Township Fire Department Honors: ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Firefighter of the Year’
Alpena, Mich.-The Alpena Township Fire Department recently celebrated the holidays with their annual Christmas dinner and awards night. The life saving unit passed out two major awards including: “Firefighter of the Year,” and “Rookie of the Year.”
Graduating ACC Registered Nurses Complete Final Task of a Mock Disaster
We warn you some of the images you’re about to see could be disturbing. Alpena, Mich.- Four soon to be Alpena Community College graduates had one last challenge to complete and it would test them in many different levels.
Hornets thrash Pickford, set up Ski Valley showdown with Cardinals Wednesday
PELLSTON — For the Pellston Hornets, it would've been easy to look ahead to Wednesday night's Ski Valley showdown against Johannesburg-Lewiston. But with the way the Hornets are playing right now, it's all business no matter who they go up against.
Wildcats stay undefeated with win
TAWAS — Despite a slow start, the Alpena boys basketball team picked it up and put together a strong second half on its way to earning win number three in as many games to begin the season, defeating Tawas 64-44 on Friday.