Local & Regional News
TBFFA and Youngs Art Van Surprise Widow Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:33:05 EST
Members of the Thunder Bay Area Firefighters Association (TBFFA) gathered at Youngs Appliance/Art Van to present a check to Bobi Sue Kaszubowski, widow of Alpena Township Fire Captain Bob...
Same Sex Couple Files in Supreme Court Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:27:49 EST
The same-sex couple who challenged Michigan's ban on licensing same-sex marriages in DeBoer v. Snyder filed their opening brief in the Supreme Court case on Friday.
ACC Study Shows Most High School Students are Prepared for College Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:44:24 EST
High School students may be more prepared for college than people think. Alpena Community College recently conducted a study on the performance of students attending ACC from high school.
Alpena Commissioners Declare Saturday Rare Disease Awareness Day Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:41:47 EST
Alpena County Commissioners adopted a resolution declaring Saturday, February 28th Rare Disease Awareness Day.
Hell for Sale Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:39:11 EST
A campaign to purchase Hell is underway on the Internet.
Food Drive to Benefit Salvation Army Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:45:59 EST
AmeriGas started its annual food drive on February 16th which will run until March 31st which will help to fill The Salvation Army's food pantry with items which are distributed to families in...
Brave Souls Taking the Plunge for Special Olympics Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:38:42 EST
More than 40 brave souls are expected to take the plunge on Saturday. The Polar Plunge that is.
Alpena Commissioners Approves Expenses for NLA Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:35:21 EST
Alpena County Commissioners agreed to credit Northern Lights Arena maintenance accounts to cover a series of expenses for the facility.
AMA ESD Finances On Track Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:03:11 EST
The budget continues on track for the Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District.
County Gun Board Permit Legislation Off To Governor Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:00:39 EST
Legislation that would scrap Michigan's county gun board permit system for concealed weapons is on its way to the governor's desk for his signature.
Body Camera Debate Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:58:04 EST
In the wake of the national debate over alleged police brutality, there are renewed talks at the state Capitol in Lansing about placing body cameras on police officers around Michigan.
Lawmakers Introduce Great Lakes Invasive Species Legislation Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:55:33 EST
Several lawmakers from Michigan and adjoining states have introduced the Defending Our Great Lakes Act, which is bipartisan legislation to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from...
Officers Allegedly Assaulted In Montmorency County Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:53:00 EST
Some members of the Montmorency County Sheriff Department were allegedly assaulted Thursday.
NE MI Benefits from DNR Invasive Species Grant Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:18:21 EST
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today (Thursday) announced the award of 20 grant projects totaling more than $4 million, under the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program.
Expect to Pay More at the Pump Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:15:49 EST
According to GasBuddy, motorists can expect to pay more at the pump.
Women Packing Heat Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:13:13 EST
A growing number of women statewide are packing heat.
Long Rapids School Rezoning Nearing an End Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:10:41 EST
Rezoning is under consideration for the Long Rapids School after being put up for sale by the Alpena Public School District.
APS Girls Varsity Coach Placed on Leave Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:08:04 EST
A statement released by the Superintendent of Alpena Public Schools Brent Holcomb, says the Girl's Varsity basketball coach has been placed on leave.
New Ballot Language Considered Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:04:03 EST
New language for the May 5th ballot proposal to raise the state sales tax to increase road funding makes clear that it removes the sales tax on gas and that the tax would adjust for inflation.
Rogers City Meeting Held for Potential TB High Risk Areas Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:33:39 EST
After two bovine Tuberculosis positive free-ranging white-tailed deer in Presque Isle County were identified, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), established two...
Montmorency Deputies Investigate Crashes - Shots Fired Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:24:44 EST
Montmorency County Sheriff Deputies investigated 2 vehicle crashes and a report of shots being fired in the past 2 days.
DNR Reminds Anglers of Ice Shanty Removal Deadlines Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:19:42 EST
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today reminded anglers that mandatory ice shanty removal deadlines are approaching, and that regardless of date, shanties must be removed as soon as the...
Gun Bills - UPDATE Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:17:12 EST
Michigan's county gun board permit system for concealed weapons would be scrapped under a pair of bills approved by the Michigan House on Wednesday.
Alpena Commissioners Support Paxton Trail Improvement Efforts Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:10:14 EST
Alpena County Commissioners have gone on record supporting improvements to a recreational trail between Alpena and Hillman.
Representative Pettalia Announces Local Office Hours Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:35:17 EST
Residents can meet with state Representative Peter Pettalia to talk about state government during Friday, February 27th office hours in Presque Isle County.
Friday Afternoon State News Summary Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:14:13 EST
(SCOTUS-DeBoer Filings) The same-sex couple who challenged Michigans ban on licensing same-sex marriages in DeBoer v. Snyder filed their opening brief in the Supreme Court case on Friday.
Friday Morning State News Summary Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:49:14 EST
(Capitol-Body Cameras) In the wake of the national debate over alleged police brutality, there are renewed talks at the state Capitol in Lansing about placing body cameras on police officers...
Thursday Afternoon State News Summary Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:20:27 EST
(Capitol-Body Cameras) In the wake of the national debate over alleged police brutality, there are renewed talks at the state Capitol in Lansing about placing body cameras on police officers around...
Thursday Morning State News Summary Wed, 25 Feb 2015 23:14:26 EST
(Capitol-Film Tax Credit) There's an effort underway at the state Capitol to kill the so-called Hollywood film tax credit of $50 million.
Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:20:46 EST
(Capitol-Gun Bills-UPDATE) Michigan's county gun board permit system for concealed weapons would be scrapped under a pair of bills approved by the Michigan House on Wednesday.