Local & Regional News
RC Council Approves Civic Events Wed, 24 May 2017 17:07:57 EDT
Rogers City Council members recently approved of two civic events, that will involve use of city facilities.
Placing Flags on Veterans Graves in Alpena Wed, 24 May 2017 17:07:05 EDT
Help is needed in Alpena to place flags on the graves of fallen Veterans.
Road Commission Addresses Long Lake Road Commercial Truck Traffic Wed, 24 May 2017 17:06:23 EDT
Alpena County Road Commission officials will be getting tougher on commercial heavy truck traffic on parts of Long Lake Road north of Alpena.
Alpena County Child Care Budget Recommended for Approval Wed, 24 May 2017 17:02:17 EDT
The 2018 proposed Alpena County child care budget was approved by Alpena County Finance Committee members and heads to the full board for consideration.
Limited Alpena Township Funding for Huron Humane Society Wed, 24 May 2017 06:04:00 EDT
Despite being asked to increase a donation for operations, Alpena Township Trustees decided to only provide three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) to Huron Humane Society in their 2017 - 18...
ACES Academy Celebrates ACES Day Wed, 24 May 2017 06:03:33 EDT
Tuesday morning (May 23rd), ACES Academy held their 20th annual ACES Day Celebration, honoring past graduates of the academy.
Jim Mott Named 2017 Outstanding Older Citizen of the Year Wed, 24 May 2017 06:03:07 EDT
The Alpena Senior Citizens Center recently named Jim Mott as the “2017 Outstanding Older Citizen of the Year." The committee was unanimous in their decision when they read the nomination...
Tom Sobeck Appointed Chief Executive Officer of PIE&G Wed, 24 May 2017 06:02:40 EDT
Officials of Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op (PIE&G) announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Tom Sobeck as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Great Lakes Budget Cut Wed, 24 May 2017 06:02:14 EDT
The $4.1 trillion budget President Donald Trump has proposed does not include any money for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
Police Body Cam Legislation Moves Foreword Wed, 24 May 2017 06:01:31 EDT
Michigan lawmakers are looking to create guidelines for body camera footage obtained by law enforcement officers.
Days Numbered for Mile Stretch of Gravel on Leer - Carr Road Wed, 24 May 2017 06:01:10 EDT
The days are numbered for a mile long stretch of gravel on Carr Road - a connector portion between segments of Leer Road on the northern Alpena county line.
Alpena to Host Baseball Tournament Tue, 23 May 2017 12:01:59 EDT
Alpena has been chosen as the host location of the 2017 Cal Ripken Michigan State Baseball Tournament the weekend of July 7th through the 9th.
Allor - Fed Should Pay for Drinking Water for Oscoda Families Tue, 23 May 2017 12:01:31 EDT
Recently, 106th State House Representative Sue Allor said the federal government should pay for costs associated with the water safety problem affecting families who live near the former...
Lawmakers Work to Help Students With Debt Tue, 23 May 2017 12:01:01 EDT
United States Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow joined their colleagues in introducing the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act.
Alpena County Legal Self Help Center Now Open to Public Tue, 23 May 2017 12:00:26 EDT
Residents of Alpena County have a new place to go for legal help.
Unified Community - Unified Logo Tue, 23 May 2017 06:18:30 EDT
Alpena Convention, Visitors Bureau Executive Director Mary Beth Stutzman appeared before Alpena Township Board of Trustee members Monday (23), who spoke on the current status and future of...
Airport Terminal Designs Unveiled Tue, 23 May 2017 06:17:47 EDT
Officials have released interior and exterior design concepts for a new passenger terminal at Alpena County Regional Airport. These concepts were decided upon Monday afternoon.
Stoppa Receives 30 Year of Service Award Tue, 23 May 2017 06:16:54 EDT
At the recent (May 12th) United Way Community Leaders Conference in Orlando Florida, Brian Gallagher, President & CEO of the United Way Worldwide presented Germaine Stoppa, executive director...
Alpena Township Tax Liability Caught Up - Awaits Penalty Decision Tue, 23 May 2017 04:39:05 EDT
Tax issues were a point of discussion at the Alpena Township Board of Trustee meeting Monday.
Updated Second Avenue Bridge Closures Mon, 22 May 2017 16:40:05 EDT
The City of Alpena recently announced updated closure dates for the Second Avenue Bridge.
Allor Testifies in Support of Sexual Assault Examinations Bill Mon, 22 May 2017 16:39:23 EDT
State Representative Sue Allor recently testified in the House Michigan Families, Children, and Seniors Committee in support of her bill that expands state payment to health care providers...
Congressional Delegation Tour of the Soo Locks Mon, 22 May 2017 16:38:40 EDT
On behalf of Michigan’s Congressional Delegation, United States Senator Debbie Stabenow and Congressman Fred Upton recently announced a bipartisan member tour to the Soo Locks on Friday,...
Extra Patrols for Memorial Holiday Weekend Mon, 22 May 2017 16:37:58 EDT
Cheboygan County Sheriff Dale Clarmont stated his department is stepping up patrols for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.
MSP Recruiting Effort Underway Mon, 22 May 2017 16:37:14 EDT
State officials continue a recruiting effort for the Michigan State Police (MSP), and an informational session will be held in Alpena.
Alpena Road Commission Approves More Speed Limit Changes Mon, 22 May 2017 16:36:18 EDT
Members of the Alpena County Road Commission approved more speed limit changes on county roads.
Wednesday State News Summary Wed, 24 May 2017 05:27:00 EDT
A 23-year-old man was stabbed last night in Grand Rapids.
Tuesday State News Summary Tue, 23 May 2017 18:57:00 EDT
Congressman Dan Kildee has sent a letter to Governor Rick Snyder urging the state to reverse its decision regarding assistance to families affected by the Flint water crisis.
Monday State News Summary Mon, 22 May 2017 05:48:29 EDT
Democratic Representatives and Senators will be outlining plans today to protect residents from what the lawmakers call the "most toxic parts" of health care cuts in Washington DC.
Friday State News Summary Fri, 19 May 2017 05:44:48 EDT
Grief councils are on hand at a southwest Michigan high school, following the death of a teenage in New York City's Times Square.
Thursday State News Summary Thu, 18 May 2017 05:23:28 EDT
The state's unemployment rate fell in April to 4.7 percent.