Local & Regional News
Department of Veterans Affairs Welcoming New Veteran Patients Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:50:33 EST
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RC Council Extends Contract For Marina With DNR Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:47:55 EST
The Rogers City Council recently approved of extending a contract with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
City Council Appoints Citizens to Volunteer Boards Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:45:25 EST
The Alpena City Council recently decided to appoint 2 citizens to city volunteer boards. One appointment was for Thomas Dowd, who will serve on the Recreation Board for a three year term.
Bartz Now Certified Lactation Counselor Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:43:06 EST
Bonnie Bartz, Certified Nurse Midwife and Nurse Practitioner with Alpena Regional Medical Center Medical Group - OB/GYN Associates, has recently earned the certification of Certified Lactation...
Man Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Regarding 95 Year Old Female Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:55:57 EST
A Presque Isle County man has pleaded guilty in Alpena 26th Circuit Court to embezzlement from a vulnerable adult.
Montmorency Deputies Arrest 2 Men for Domestic Assault Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:57:11 EST
Montmorency County Sheriff Deputies and State Police arrested 2 Atlanta men on charges of Domestic Assault.
More Two Way Streets Possible in Alpena Fri, 05 Feb 2016 04:34:50 EST
They say that every action has a reaction and that holds true for progress in the downtown Alpena area.
Senate Approves Bill for ARMC Partnership with Mid Michigan Health Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:23:22 EST
On Thursday, the Michigan Senate approved of legislation that would pave the way for a partnership between Alpena Regional Medical Center (ARMC) and Mid Michigan Health.
Traverse City Experiment Headed to Space Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:20:51 EST
An experiment put together by students at a high school in Traverse City will be sent into space next spring.
Gag Order Cleanup Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:18:16 EST
A revamped bill outlining what local governments and schools can communicate to voters about ballot issues leading up to Election Day has cleared a House committee.
Alpena Intergovernmental Council Hears CVB Presentation Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:15:54 EST
The Alpena County Intergovernmental Council met last night and heard a presentation from the Alpena Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Township Board Asked to Budget for Upcoming Grants Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:58:11 EST
An Alpena business owner has made a request of the Alpena Township Board of Trustees to set aside some funding for future grant matches.
New PI County Medical Examiner Meets Commissioners Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:55:38 EST
The new Presque Isle County Medical Examiner recently met with Presque Isle County Commissioners.
Emergency Contact Legislation Helps Law Enforcement Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:52:59 EST
Law enforcement officers will have the tools to contact family members quickly during an emergency situation under legislation signed Tuesday by Governor Rick Snyder.
Alpena Road Commission Approves Mile Certification Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:18:27 EST
Alpena County Road Commissioners recently approved of certifying the total amount of miles of county roads.
Rogers City Council Approves Hiring Part Time Patrol Officer Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:15:48 EST
The Rogers City Council recently approved allowing their Police Chief to hire a part time patrol officer.
Mushing Event this Weekend in Alpena Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:13:08 EST
The Mid-Union Sled Haulers (MUSH) will be holding its annual Thunder Bay Classic at the Alpena Sportsmen's Club Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 6 and 7).
Stamas to Hold Office Hours Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:10:35 EST
Senator Jim Stamas will conduct office hours in Mio on Monday, February 8th. The office hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Oscoda County Library located at 430 West 8th Street in Mio.
Pettalia Announces Office Hours Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:07:54 EST
Residents can meet with state Representative Peter Pettalia to talk about state government during February 8th office hours in Presque Isle, Alpena and Alcona counties.
MI Governor Among those Not testifying on Flint Water Crisis Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:05:15 EST
A U.S. Congressional committee took testimony Wednesday on the Flint water crisis. Among those not there to testify was Governor Rick Snyder.
Lawmakers Eye Concealed Carry Law Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:02:42 EST
A handful of Republicans in the Michigan House have introduced a package of bills to toss out the state’s concealed carry license.
Idalski Steps Down - Posen Chamber Elects Officers Wed, 03 Feb 2016 23:00:22 EST
The Posen Chamber of Commerce held their election of officers Wednesday evening and the organizations longest serving President stepped down.
Snowmobilers Trail Stop Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:59:34 EST
As long as Mother Nature cooperates, there will be a trail stop for all snowmobilers on Saturday (Feb. 6).
Lincoln Elementary Pancake Supper and Basket Raffle Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:57:01 EST
The Lincoln Elementary Parent Advisory Council is hosting their Annual Pancake Supper and Basket Raffle Fundraiser Friday, (February 5th) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the gym.
Craft Beer and Social Media a No No So Far Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:54:24 EST
Craft brewers and beer distributors in the state would be allowed to use Facebook and Twitter to promote their beer under legislation awaiting a hearing today (Wednesday) in a Michigan Senate...
Friday Afternoon State News Summary Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:02:20 EST
(Ann Arbor-Gag Order Law Injunction) A new state law that some local governments and schools are likening to a gag order that prevents them from discussing ballot issues will be put on hold.
Friday Morning State News Summary Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:03:11 EST
(Flint-Water Tests) Lead levels in some homes in Flint where the levels were above 150 parts per billion – the max the water filters the state is handing out can handle – have dropped.
Thursday Afternoon State News Summary Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:59:18 EST
(Capitol-Flint Water Bills-Update) The state Senate has approved $30 million to help pay water bills in Flint.
Thursday Morning State News Summary Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:47:54 EST
(Capitol-Concealed Carry) A handful of Republicans in the Michigan House have introduced a package of bills to toss out the state’s concealed carry license.
Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:44:44 EST
(Washington D.C.-Flint Hearings) A U.S. Congressional committee took testimony today (Wednesday) on the Flint water crisis. Among those not there to testify was Governor Rick Snyder.