Articles by Phil Heimerl
A section of Ripley Boulevard in Alpena will be closed for upgrades next week.
Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff Thursday in honor of a 23 year-old Army private from Plainwell killed in Afghanistan’s Kunar province.
Alpena Power Company customers are currently experiencing power outages.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fire Investigation Unit has determined a lightning strike caused the Howes Lake Fire near Grayling.
The Presque Isle County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the death of a farmer, found Tuesday night slumped over the wheel of his tractor.
A fast-spreading wildfire broke out in a pine forest near Grayling Tuesday afternoon, consuming approximately 800 acres and leading authorities to evacuate residents along a rural road.
City of Alpena voters will elect a new mayor in November.
It won’t be long before downtown Alpena is lit up with new wayfinding signs.