Man, woman arrested on weapons, drug charges

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PRESQUE ISLE — On Feb. 9, troopers from the Michigan State Police-Alpena Post responded to a vehicle in the ditch. A 41-year-old man from Rogers City, and a 37-year-old woman from Alpena were the driver and passenger of the vehicle. While one of the troopers was speaking with the man, the ...

Olive brings heavy snow, wind; more may arrive Monday

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ALPENA — Mother Nature reminded residents in Northeast Michigan who were hopeful for an early spring that she still has a few tricks up her sleeve. Winter Storm Olive blanketed the area with a little more than a foot of snow, which coupled with strong winds drifted over roads and made travel ...

Berriman’s fate to be decided next month

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ALPENA – After a termination hearing that lasted nearly nine hours on Monday evening and early Tuesday morning, members of the Alpena Public Schools Board of Education say they acted in the public’s best interest when they decided to vote next month on the non-renewal of suspended Ella ...

Youth Volunteer Corps honors teachers

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ALPENA — A group of about 50 caring young people recently presented the staff of Alpena Public Schools with teacher appreciation packages. Catherine Knoch, director of operations at the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena, oversees the Youth Volunteer Corps program. “For Martin Luther King ...