Local & Regional News
Alpena To Host State Babe Ruth Softball Tournament Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:31:48 EDT
Alpena Huron Shore Babe Ruth is pleased to announce that they will be the host of the first ever Michigan State Tournament for Babe Ruth Softball.
Get Ready For Summer With Safe Sitter Class Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:29:17 EDT
Once again, Alpena Regional Medical Center’s Community Health Department is hosting a Safe Sitter class. The session will be held Saturday, April 25 in the hospital Theater from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Pure MI on Google Maps Around the World Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:26:46 EDT
State officials say a new partnership between Google and Pure Michigan will make Michigan's most iconic destinations accessible to people all around the world on Google Maps.
1st Pay Increase for Judges in 15 Years Considered Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:24:15 EDT
The state Senate has approved a bill that would give Michigan judges their first pay increase in 15 years.
Alpena Commissioners Approve Emergency Services Grant Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:21:46 EDT
Alpena County Commissioners have approved of accepting a State of Michigan 2014 - 2015 Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Planning Program Grant.
Burglaries and Break Ins Reported in Montmorency County Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:45:53 EDT
Emergency response personnel were called out to 92 calls in the week ending March 27th in Montmorency County Of those calls, there were multiple reports of burglaries and break ins all...
Flags to be lowered in Honor of Service Members Killed in Training Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:39:58 EDT
Speed Limits Legislation Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:06:48 EDT
Once thought to be dead, legislation that would increase the speed limit to 80 miles per hour on some outstate rural freeway sections in Michigan is being resurrected in the state House.
Pressure to be Perfect Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:04:09 EDT
Alpena Regional Medical Center will be hosting a program for young girls titled, Pressure to be Perfect - An in-depth look at the changes a young girl faces becoming a young woman.
Historical Tour of Alpena Planned Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:19:46 EDT
The Alpena Area Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced plans for this month's field trip adventure.
DHS-DCH Merger Challenged Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:17:12 EDT
A resolution to block the Department of Human Services and the Department of Community Health merger until Governor Rick Snyder provides more details on savings was not acted on by the House on...
ARMC Registered Nurses Reject Contract Offer Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:14:35 EDT
Registered nurses from the Alpena Regional Medical Center in Alpena, have voted unanimously to reject a recent contract offer from the employer.
Trouble for Proposal 1 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:38:06 EDT
A new statewide poll is showing that Proposal 1, which is on the May ballot in Michigan, is in trouble.
February Finances On Track For ACC Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:29:09 EDT
Alpena Community College is eight months into its fiscal year, and finances continue to track as anticipated.
Huron Humane Society Requests Funds From City Of Alpena Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:26:36 EDT
The Huron Humane Society recently came before the Alpena City Council with its annual budget request.
Commissioners Approve Parks Resolution Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:24:04 EDT
Alpena County Commissioners recently approved of a resolution of support for their parks commission to apply for a grant.
Stamas Hosting Office Hours in Harrisville Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:21:32 EDT
Senator Jim Stamas will conduct office hours in Harrisville on Monday, March 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street.
Rogers City Council Approves Harbor Contract Addendum Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:19:01 EDT
On a split vote, the Rogers City Council has approved of a harbor contract addendum.
Sheriff Warns of Unsafe Ice Conditions Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:16:28 EDT
Ice is, or is becoming unsafe on area bodies of water as spring weather moves in.
Auto Insurance MCCA Fee To Go Down Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:13:56 EDT
The fee auto insurers pay, and pass on to its customers, into an insurance fund to cover large claims related to car crashes - is coming down.
Military Parents - Not Punished For not Appearing For Custody Disputes Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:11:24 EDT
The state Senate unanimously approved legislation yesterday (Thursday) that would ensure active-duty military parents are not punished for not appearing in court over custody disputes while...
February Elections May Be Eliminated Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:08:52 EDT
A state House committee has approved a package of bills designed to save local communities money by eliminating February elections where turnout is often low.
Electronic Proof Of Insurance Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:06:20 EDT
The Michigan House yesterday (Thu) passed a measure to allow drivers to present "electronic" proof of insurance during a traffic stop, instead of being required to have a paper copy of it.
Rotarians - Books and First Graders Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:03:48 EDT
For nearly a decade members of the Alpena Rotary Club have been sharing the joy of reading with area first graders during March is Reading Month.
Under the Radar Premier Shows Off Alpena Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:57:10 EDT
It's been a while since the cast and crew of the Public Television show Under the Radar Michigan visited Alpena, but they're back to reveal what they've been working on.
Saturday Morning State News Summary Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:05:31 EDT
The deaths of two Detroit children found in a freezer in their familys home have been ruled homicides.
Friday afternoon State News Summary Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:58:16 EDT
(WayneCo-Frozen Children Autopsies) The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office has determined that the two children whose bodies were found in the freezer in their Detroit home died of blunt force...
Friday Morning State News Summary Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:59:59 EDT
(Capitol-Welfare Truancy) The state House has passed legislation that would cut off welfare to families with a repeatedly truant child.
Thursday Afternoon State News Summary Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:14:39 EDT
(Detroit-Bodies Found-UPDATE) Bond has been set at $1 million for a mother of two Detroit children whose frozen bodies were found in their low-income apartment home.
Thursday Morning State News Summary Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:58:13 EDT
(Census: MI Population) A new report from the U-S Census Bureau says Wayne County experienced the largest decline in the US in terms of number of residents, between 2013 and 2014.