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Two dead, one in coma after head-on wreck on U.S.-23

ALPENA — A two-car, head-on crash involving two pickup trucks on Monday night in Alpena claimed the lives of two Northeast Michigan men. Another man is in a coma in the critical care unit at Hurley Medical Center in Flint with a long list of serious injuries. The wreck occurred on ...

Woman facing assault charges has preliminary examination postponed

ALPENA — An Alpena woman facing charges for allegedly stabbing a man in the back with a knife, had her upcoming preliminary examination adjourned to a later date on Tuesday. Thirty-two-year-old Autumn Burton is currently facing one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count ...

APS hopes to up staff engagement

ALPENA — Alpena Public Schools may be looking to further invest in the training and development of leadership roles as APS administrators and members of the Board of Education discussed new ways to increase staff engagement during the school board’s monthly workshop on Monday. APS held ...

‘And Then There Were None’ continues Thursday through Sunday

ALPENA — Imagine that the weekend getaway you’ve been invited to on a private island has just turned into murderous mayhem, and the suspect could be somewhere in your midst. That’s what the characters are dealing with in Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery “And Then There Were ...

COACH Homeschoolers are Division B Science Olympiad Regional Champs

ALPENA — Congratulations to COACH Homeschoolers for taking first place in the Science Olympiad Division B (grades 6-9) Regional Competition that took place on Saturday, March 2, at Alpena Community College. The homeschooling students beat out seven teams and medaled in every individual event ...