Local & Regional News
State Trooper Fatally Injured in Traffic Crash Sun, 30 Aug 2015 06:18:37 EDT
The Michigan State Police have confirmed the death of Trooper Chad H. Wolf who succumbed to injuries sustained in a traffic crash earlier Friday morning.
Early Morning Blaze Causes Extensive Damage to Hubbard Lake Icon Sun, 30 Aug 2015 02:58:02 EDT
A Hubbard Lake icon was extensively damaged in a fire that broke out early Sunday morning.
MI Drunk and Drug-Related Traffic Deaths Down Sun, 30 Aug 2015 01:00:05 EDT
Fewer people died in Michigan in drunk and drug-related traffic accidents in 2014 than the year before.
Autism and Medical Marijuana Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:55:17 EDT
Autism will not be included on a list of conditions treatable by medical marijuana in Michigan.
Cheboygan Senior Expo Scheduled for October 8th Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:07:45 EDT
The 2015 Cheboygan Senior Expo will be held on Thursday, October 8th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 9480 N. Straits Highway in Cheboygan, MI.
Task Force Formed for MI Interstate Shootings Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:36:50 EDT
A special task force has been formed after reports of at least six incidents of vehicles struck by bullets on I-94 and I-69 in Michigan's Calhoun County dating back to last month.
Warrant Issued in Alpena County Against a Missing Mother Involved an Amber Alert Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:22 EDT
According to wire services, bench warrant has been issued in Alpena County against a missing mother, who was the subject of an Amber Alert more than a week ago.
Presque Isle Commissioners Relieve Prosecutor of Civil Council Duty Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:28:46 EDT
Presque Isle County Commissioners decided to seek outside legal council to advise and represent the board in civil issues instead of having representation by County Prosecutor Rick Steiger.
Lines and Drips Offers Artwork and Showcases Local Artists Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:25:42 EDT
There is a new artistic business in Alpena, and Congressman Dan Benishek and Mayor Matt Waligora were hand this afternoon (Friday) afternoon to welcome its opening and take part in a ribbon cutting...
Jobless Rates Decline Slightly In Northeast Lower Michigan In July Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:30:03 EDT
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in July edged upward in 13 of the state’s 17 major labor market areas, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.
Undersheriff Praises Multi Agency Response Of Sailboat Rescue Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:16:06 EDT
As first reported Wednesday, a number of agencies responded to rescue 2 men on a sailboat that started taking on water east of Alpena, and Alpena County Undersheriff Terry King had high praise...
ARMC Continues to Evaluate Affiliation Proposals Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:17:22 EDT
Alpena Regional Medical Center officials continue the process of studying options in affiliating with another healthcare organization and hired a consultant to help.
County Realizes Savings In Energy Project Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:14:51 EDT
The County of Alpena is realizing and exceeding projected energy savings as the result of a study and implementation of a 2 year study.
Rogers City Council Decides To Let Contract Expire With Marina Operator Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:12:19 EDT
Rogers City Marina operator Northern Michigan Marine Management Services has been unable to obtain a loan for a boat lift system and the Rogers City Council decided to let the current agreement...
Dark Store Tax Laws Considered Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:09:28 EDT
Upper Peninsula lawmakers want to close a loophole they say is costing their communities hundreds of thousands of dollars.
APS Freshman Orientation and Elementary Open Houses Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:06:58 EDT
The start of a new school year is just around the corner.
Alpena Fire Department Gets 106K Grant Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:04:27 EDT
The Alpena City Fire Department has been awarded a 1 hundred 6 thousand dollar grant ($106,667.00) in the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters grant program.
Library Offers Computer Classes Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:24:08 EDT
The Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library is offering computer classes beginning Wednesday, September 23rd.
Stabenow Announces Legislation to Invoke the Boundary Waters Treaty Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:21:36 EDT
40K Expected for 58th annual Mackinac Bridge Walk Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:19:05 EDT
Around 40 thousand people are expected to participate in the 58th annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge walk which is a little more than a week away (Monday 7th).
Enplanements On The Edge of 10 K At Alpena Airport Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:16:35 EDT
The number of passengers flying in and out of the Alpena County Regional Airport continued their downward trend in July.
ACC Trustees Discuss Impact Of House and Senate Bills Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:24:57 EDT
Alpena Community College Board of Trustees met recently and as part of the meeting discussed the potential impact of legislative bills in the state House and Senate.
Hillman Sewer Systems Get Favorable Inspection From DEQ Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:22:25 EDT
Hillman Village Council members were happy to learn recently that an inspection of their sewer systems resulted in a favorable opinion.
US-31 North of Alanson - Detour Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:19:53 EDT
Motorists who may be traveling on US-31 North of Alanson should know a road failure has occurred and traffic is being detoured.
Weekend State News Summary Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:29:30 EDT
(Oakland Co-Trooper-Injured) A Michigan State Police trooper injured in an early morning crash Friday has died.
Friday Afternoon State News Summary Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:58:43 EDT
A full report on an internal investigation into two state lawmakers who had an affair may not be released today (Friday).
Friday Morning State News Summary Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:58:39 EDT
(Capitol-UP Teacher Shortage) The standards the state has set to fill specialized teaching vacancies could be contributing to an eventual teacher shortage in the Upper Peninsula, according to one...
Thursday Morning State News Summary Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:11:51 EDT
(Scandal-Text Messages) There's a new twist in the sex scandal involving two state lawmakers.
Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:17:07 EDT
(MI ACT Scores are Average) High school graduates in Michigan this year had an American College Test score of 20.1.