Tax freedom day gets later and later

April 15, tax day, was Monday of this week. We all are aware of that day, although we should become more familiar with tax “freedom” day. It was April 16 this ...

City gives rotten eggs for Easter

Alpena city residents learned this week that the Municipal Council will consider raising their water and sewer rates in the weeks ahead. Hip ...

Celebrate our local health care system

Since I began my medical career 50 years ago, I have been puzzled and fascinated by the process of healing. How do people find their way through a forest of pain, ...

Trump just wants to look like a hero

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts for 2019 included a 90 percent cut for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Trump had proposed ...

Flint school locked down

Former Michigan trooper convicted in teen’s Taser death

‘Under the Radar MI’ to visit Alpena County Library Tues.

Alison Swan to lead Earth Day poetry night Monday at Alpena library

Duane Haneckow

HANECKOW, Duane Lewis, 78, of Belknap Township, died April 18, 2019 at home. Beck Funeral Home will announce a complete obituary when his funeral arrangements are ...



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