Local & Regional News
Road Commissioners Question Contractor Non-use of Warning Signs Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:17:33 EDT
Alpena County Road Commissioners recently discussed aspects of contractors working in right of ways using adequate warning signs and safety equipment and clothing.
Reconditioned Vehicles for Alpena Sheriff Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:12:42 EDT
Alpena County Commissioner Finance Committee members recommended the full board approve the purchase of three reconditioned police vehicles for the Alpena County Sheriff's Office.
City Council Approves VAV Replacement Design Services Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:09:09 EDT
During a recent meeting (June 5th), Alpena City Council members approved design assistance services for the second floor Variable Air Volumes (VAVs) of the Public Safety Facility.
Alpena CRTC and Camp Grayling Surveys Available Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:06:06 EDT
The Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) Policy Committee, the Northeast Michigan Council of Governments and Tetra Tech (Joint Land Use Study consultants) invite members of the public to fill out an...
Governor Appoints Lewiston Man to Travel Commission Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:00:04 EDT
Governor Rick Snyder announced the appointment of a Lewiston man to the Michigan Travel Commission.
APS Approves Calendar Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:59:29 EDT
Although students are just getting into the swing of school being out for the summer, Alpena Public School officials have already approved the 2107/18 school calendar.
AMA-ESD Board Approve Year End Budget Amendments Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:03:20 EDT
The Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education recently approved year end budget amendments for the General and Special Education Funds for 2017-18.
Road Commission Board Eliminates 29 Policies - Adds Two Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:02:52 EDT
As part of recent meetings, Alpena County Road Commission members have been reviewing current policies.
Hillman Council Mulls Over Reservations for Park Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:02:24 EDT
Members of the Hillman Village Council are mulling over the prospect of developing a reservation system for Emerick Park.
Montmorency Agencies Respond to 104 Calls Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:01:58 EDT
Montmorency County emergency service agencies responded to 104 calls for service in the past week ending Sunday (June 25th).
Gas Prices Up Slightly - Roll Back Slightly Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:01:30 EDT
In what seems to be a common trend, gas prices jumped up prior to the weekend, but rolled back slightly, as motorists continue to benefit from higher oil production and weak demand.
State Parks to Honor Veterans with Fireworks Free Fourth of July Celebrations Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:01:01 EDT
Veterans are invited to enjoy a quieter Independence Day This Independence Day, from July 1st to the 4th, several Michigan state parks will offer Fireworks-Free Fourth of July celebrations.
Alpena County Finances On Track Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:00:25 EDT
Alpena County Treasurer Kim Ludlow reported on the status of the county budget during a recent Finance Committee meeting.
Alpena Parade Registration Extended by One Week Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:03:48 EDT
Organizers of the 2017 Alpena 4th of July parade say they have extended a registration deadline by one week.
Pilot Program Helps Delinquent Borrowers Succeed Financially Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:13:20 EDT
As thousands of Michigan college students celebrate their graduation this spring, the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury) reminds new graduates that help is available when facing...
Riding ORVs on the Huron-Manistee National Forests Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:12:38 EDT
The United States Forest Service reminds the public that the use of off-road vehicles (ORVs) in the Huron-Manistee National Forests is restricted to designated trails and areas.
Former County Commissioner Experienced Collaborated Care Firsthand Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:11:56 EDT
Former Alpena County Commissioner Camille Nerkowski learned firsthand the benefits of MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena becoming part of the MidMichigan Health family.
Three People Injured in Three Vehicle Accident Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:07:23 EDT
Three people were injured after a three vehicle accident that occurred Friday afternoon (June 23rd).
Naloxone More Available in Michigan Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:06:35 EDT
Governor Rick Snyder recently authorized the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to issue a standing order pre-authorizing the distribution of Naloxone by pharmacists to...
Public Safety Facility to Get New Copier Sat, 24 Jun 2017 07:05:53 EDT
At a recent meeting (June 5th), the Alpena City Council recently approved of purchasing a new copier at the Public Safety Facility.
June 27th is National HIV Testing Day Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:44:03 EDT
National HIV Testing Day is June 27th, and a day to get the facts, get tested.
Kick up Your Heals and Join the Band Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:22:09 EDT
There will be plenty of music and fun Sunday (6-25) afternoon at the VFW Hall in Alpena.
May Unemployment Rates Improve in NE Michigan Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:46:21 EDT
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in May rose moderately in 13 of the state’s 17 major labor market areas, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.
ACC Trustees Approve Administrator Salaries Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:02:19 EDT
During their most recent meeting (June 21st) Alpena Community College (ACC) Board of Trustees approved the Administrative Salary Schedule for fiscal year 2017-18, and authorized ACC President...
Monday State News Summary Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:23:58 EDT
Three days after heavy rains caused major flooding in mid-Michigan, state and local leaders are conducting damage assessments.
Friday State News Summary Fri, 23 Jun 2017 05:37:19 EDT
After storms overnight, there's flooding in Midland and Isabella Counties this morning.
Wednesday State News Summary Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:59:28 EDT
Governor Rick Snyder has ordered U.S.
Tuesday State News Summary Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:32:09 EDT
All summer programs and activities have been canceled in the Lake Orion School district, as police search for a missing student armed with his grandfather's guns.
Monday State News Summary Mon, 19 Jun 2017 05:34:20 EDT
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is spending the week in Europe. It's not a vacation, but a trade mission including stops at the Paris Air Show and in Germany and Italy.