What we cover, what we don’t, and why

Last week, a reader called to report something happening in town that displeased her and she thought ought to be a story. I determined pretty quickly it wasn’t ...

Congrats to the Rash boys

Out at the Alpena County Fair last week, you may have picked up a Coney dog or elephant ear from three cheerful teens and helped them further ...

Citizens should not own weapons of war

Weapons. Our U.S.A. was started with single-shot mascots, in the 1700s. Most citizens used them to put food on their plates. When war was started, big guns were ...

Worker accused of defrauding

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A former Catholic Diocese of Kalamazoo employee has been indicted on a federal wire fraud charge after allegedly defrauding immigrants she ...

Man charged in death of Detroit girl attacked by 3 dogs while on her bike

Michigan priest accused of binding teen

VERNON DAVID COPELAND

Vernon David Copeland, 54, of Gaylord and formerly of Alpena, passed away at home on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 after a courageous, hard-fought 21-month battle with ...

MARY GIBBONS

Floyd E. Minier

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