A 58 year old Posen man arrested and charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct stood mute in court earlier this month, and has been given a two month extension on his next court appearance.  Read More...
Local & Regional News
    2015 Firearm Deer Season Deemed Successful  Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:49:49 EST
    The 2015 firearm deer season will go on the record books as being much like that of 2014.
    MSP Handle 53 Complaints  Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:47:10 EST
    Members of the Michigan State Police Alpena Post responded to 53 calls in the week ending November 28th. Traffic crashes accounted for 18 of the calls, six were for other criminal traffic issues.
    Community Foundation Helps Nonprofits Join Giving Tuesday Movement  Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:44:37 EST
    The "Giving Tuesday" event will be in effect Tuesday (1st).
    Alcona Deputies Respond to 54 Calls  Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:42:03 EST
    For the week ending November 29th, Alcona Sheriff Deputies responded to 54 calls for service. Deputies made four arrests, including three on warrants and one for Operating While Intoxicated.
    Posen Man Charged with CSC gets 2 Month Extension on Court Appearance  Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:39:26 EST
    A 58 year old Posen man arrested and charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct stood mute in court earlier this month, and has been given a two month extension on his next court appearance.
    MEDC Grants Alpena 250 K to Promote Drone Test Site   Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:32:07 EST
    The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has awarded a $250,000 grant to the Northern Michigan Unmanned Aerial Systems Consortium (NMUASC) in Alpena.
    Northeast Michigan Companies Share 12 million in Worker Training Grants   Mon, 30 Nov 2015 00:27:24 EST
    More than 13,000 job-seekers and workers will receive training for in-demand technical jobs through grants totaling $12.8 million awarded under Michigan’s Skilled Trades Training Fund.
    Commissioners Approve Dive Equipment for Alpena Sheriff Department   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:45:59 EST
    Alpena County Sheriff Steve Kieliszewski requested and has received permission to purchase dive equipment as he moves forward with a plan to establish and fully equip a Sheriff Department dive team.
    Presque Isle Commissioners Approve Salary Increases For Employees   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:43:27 EST
    Presque Isle County Commissioners approved of salary increases for elected and for non union supervisory employees, but it did not come without some debate.
    AMA ESD Board Discusses Legislation   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:40:55 EST
    Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education Superintendent Brian Wilmot recently gave a report to board members, part of which he reviewed recent legislation...
    TBJHS Students Participate in VEX Robotics Competition   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:38:23 EST
    Two teams from Thunder Bay Junior High School in Alpena recently competed in a VEX Robotics tournament in Traverse City.
    Montmorency Agencies Log 121 Calls   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:35:44 EST
    Montmorency County Central Dispatch referred 121 calls to various agencies in the past week.
    Canada Delays Action On Nuclear Waste Site   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:33:10 EST
    The Canadian government has again delayed a decision on whether or not to move forward with a controversial nuclear waste site less than a mile from the shore of Lake Huron.
    Festive Events For Downtown Alpena   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:30:38 EST
    There were a lot of festive moments during the annual Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade. Winners included: Non Commercial 1. Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce/Goodrich Trucking 2.
    Gas Prices Continue To Fall   Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:28:06 EST
    The state average price of nearly $1.81 ($1.80.6) for a gallon of self serve regular gas is down by over 12 cents in the past week (12.2), which is a dollar 6 ($1.06) cheaper than last year.
    Not Your Standard Scanner  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:27:50 EST
    Alpena Probate Court officials have requested and received permission from Alpena County Commissioners to purchase a new Microfilm Scanner, but it is not your standard scanner.
    Lachine Resident Receives Scholarship  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:24:29 EST
    A Lachine resident is the recipient of a distinguished nursing scholarship.
    DNR Seeks Wolf Killer  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:22:20 EST
    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering a reward for information on the poaching death of a gray wolf in Houghton County. The animal was killed on Saturday south of Twin Lakes.
    Chemicals Pulled from Sunken Barge  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:19:47 EST
    Coast Guard crews have begun the tedious process of pulling 10,000 gallons of chemicals from an old shipwreck sitting at the bottom of Lake Erie.
    Free Fishing - Free Parking  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:18:16 EST
    Legislation to allow people to park for free at state parks during free fishing weekends awaits lawmakers in the Michigan House when they return from their Thanksgiving break.
    Emeritus Status for Recent ACC Retirees  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:15:44 EST
    10 recent retirees of Alpena Community College received Emeritus Status.
    Vietnam Vets Celebrate Christmas with Local Children  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:21:34 EST
    Members of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 583 have some special Christmas activities planned in Alpena Everyone is invited to breakfast Santa Saturday (11-28) from 9:30 to 11:30 at the Thunder...
    Alpena County 9 Point 1 Million Dollar Budget On Display  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:19:02 EST
    As required by state statute, Alpena County Commissioner's recently decided to put a 9 million dollar general fund budget for 2016 on display for the public.
    700 Families Received Thanksgiving Dinner Thanks to Vietnam Vets  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:16:31 EST
    Thanksgiving dinner was made better for 700 local families thanks to the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 583 Operation Feed a Family.
    ARMC Christmas Tree Ball Tickets on Sale  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:13:53 EST
    The Alpena Regional Medical Center Auxiliary’s Christmas Tree Ball is set for Saturday, December 5th at the APlex.

State News
    Monday Afternoon State News Summary  Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:36:00 EST
    (MI Gas Prices) Triple-A reports today (Monday) that the average price of a gallon of gas dropped 12 cents over the past week in the state.
    Monday Morning State News Summary  Sun, 29 Nov 2015 23:21:35 EST
    (Saline-Chad Carr Memorial) Nearly 2,000 people filled the gymnasium and an overflow auditorium at Saline High School Sunday to say farewell to Chad Carr.
    Weekend State News Summary  Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:34:42 EST
    (Scams Increase During the Holidays) Scammers get busier during the holidays. So says the president of the Better Business Bureau of Western Michigan.
    Friday Afternoon State News Summary  Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:42:07 EST
    (MI Toll Roads Still Supported) While the legislature and the governor have put in place a new funding mechanism for road and bridge maintenance in Michigan, the package did not include anything...
    Friday Morning State News Summary  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:55:59 EST
    (Mi-Black-Friday) As many recover from the Thanksgiving Day feast, and firearms deer hunters fill the woods, consumers are filling stores today (Fri) hunting for holiday bargains.

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