A 44 year old Rogers City priest was formally charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct Tuesday (2-21) in Presque Isle's 89th District Court.  Read More...
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    Alpena Man Arrested for Domestic Violence   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:58:35 EST
    Michigan State Police from the Alpena Post responded to 77 call for service during the week ending Monday. One of those calls resulted in an Alpena man being arrested for domestic violence.
    Rogers City Priest Charged with Two Counts CSC   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:56:08 EST
    A 44 year old Rogers City priest was formally charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct Tuesday (2-21) in Presque Isle's 89th District Court.
    Spring Weight Restrictions Expanding to All Michigan Roads   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:35:50 EST
    The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and local agencies are enacting additional annual spring weight restrictions. Effective at 8 a.m.
    Stay Off Lakes, Ponds and Rivers   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:33:12 EST
    As the week goes on, normal winter like weather is expected to return. But recent spring like weather has left its mark. In addition to snow disappearing, ice has greatly diminished too.
    Priest Charged with Sexual Misconduct   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:45:39 EST
    Though the allegations are being denied, a Roman Catholic priest in Presque Isle County has been jailed over a sexual misconduct investigation.
    Alpena DDA Director Resigns   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:07:18 EST
    The Executive Director of the Alpena Downtown Development Authority has submitted her letter of resignation. Lesslee Dort issued the letter to President of the DDA Mike Mahalar Monday (2-20).
    Alpena City Manager Gives State of the City Address  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:57:36 EST
    During last night's meeting (February 20th), City Manager Greg Sundin spoke before the Alpena City Council, giving a State of the City Address for 2016-17.
    APS Board of Education Agrees to Terms for Summer Tax Collections   Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:38:55 EST
    During their meeting Monday night (2-20), the Alpena Public School Board has unanimously agreed to terms proposed by the City of Alpena regarding the collection of summer taxes.
    Alpena Early College Information Meeting  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:18:34 EST
    There will be an Alpena Early College information meeting Wednesday (February 22nd), in the Alpena High School Auditorium This event will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
    Alpena Council and Planning Commission to Meet  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:15:57 EST
    The Alpena City Council And Planning Commission will be meeting in special joint session Thursday (23) for the purpose of reviewing the city Capitol Improvement Plan (C.I.P.).
    Alcona Deputies Issue Seven Citations   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:46:47 EST
    Members of the Alcona County Sheriff's Department responded to 113 complaints in the week ending Monday (2-20).
    Cheboygan Area C of C 2017 Annual Awards Dinner   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:13:17 EST
    The Cheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced their Annual Awards Dinner will be held Thursday, March 16th, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on North Straits Highway in Cheboygan.
    Montmorency Agencies Respond to Numerous Calls   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:29:37 EST
    Montmorency County emergency response agencies responded to numerous calls for service in the past week.
    Area Schools Rank in Top 20 Percent for Educational Success After High School  Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:41:49 EST
    According to Bridge Magazine, numerous area high schools ranked among the top 20 percent for preparing students for educational success after high school.
    DNR Reminds Anglers of Ice Shanty Removal Deadlines  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:07:35 EST
    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds anglers that mandatory ice shanty removal dates are approaching, although removal earlier due to warmer weather might be a good idea, if...
    Warm Weather Helps with Cabin Fever   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:39:53 EST
    Warmer weather over the weekend no doubt helped residents deal with cabin fever, as a new record temperature was set Saturday, and nearly broke a record Sunday.
    Female Killed in Rogers City Fire Identified   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:37:14 EST
    The name of the female who died in a Rogers City mobile home fire has been released. The victim was identified as 64 year old Lorna Litzner.
    Presque Isle Deputies Take 46 Calls   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:34:39 EST
    In the week ending Saturday (17), Deputies of the Presque Isle County Sheriff Department handled 46 complaints while making 26 traffic stops resulting in seven citations.
    Dog Rescued From Ice   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:02:38 EST
    Alpena Township Fire crews assisted by Maple Ridge and Alpena Sheriff Department personnel responded to and rescued a dog from the icy waters of the Thunder Bay River Sunday afternoon after being...
    After Eloping - Couple Celebrates 71 years   Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:29:31 EST
    A couple who eloped against their families' wishes will be celebrating 71 years of marriage in June.
    Gas Prices Fall in Past Week   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:32:03 EST
    The state average price for a gallon of regular gas dropped in the past week to average just over $2.25 a gallon ($2.25.2), which is just over six cents (6.1) lower than last week.
    More Computers for Alpena County  Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:07:39 EST
    Alpena County computer technology officials are working on replacing 24 computers and a laptop in various departments.
    Michigan Residents Encouraged to Prevent Tip-Over Related Accidents  Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:05:08 EST
    The Injury and Violence Prevention Unit of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is encouraging residents to keep their loved ones safe.
    Applications for Bailey Fund Scholarships Due March 1st  Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:02:36 EST
    The deadline for applications to the Bernard F. and Melissa Anne Bailey Family Fund Scholarship at MidMichigan Health is quickly approaching.
    ACC Received Many Gifts and Pledges  Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:03 EST
    As part of their monthly meeting (February 15th), Alpena Community College (ACC) Board of Trustees reviewed pledges and gifts received by the college and its foundation between January 10th and...

State News
    Tuesday State News Summary  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:25:45 EST
    The last surviving granddaughter of the founder of The Upjohn Co., has died. Martha Gilmore Parfet died Monday at her home in Hickory Corners in southwestern Michigan. She was 91.
    Monday State News Summary  Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:28:45 EST
    It was one year ago today an Uber driver named Jason Dalton allegedly murdered six people. Family members of those killed say they are still trying to heal.
    Friday State News Summary  Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:34:45 EST
    A fatal crash in west Michigan last night.
    Thursday State News Summary  Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:57:12 EST
    Republican members of the Michigan House of Representatives will hold a press conference at 1:00pm to announce the principles and priorities that will guide the House Republican caucus over the...
    Wednesday State news Summary  Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:10:21 EST
    A search continues for a missing Grand Rapids man. WOOD TV reports 31-year-old Jamel Parker has been missing since early Sunday morning after a party when he was seen running.

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