The Alpena City Fire Department was called out to a fire Thursday evening. At 9:05, a report of a structure fire was reported at the corner of East Fletcher Street and Ford Avenue.  Read More...
Local & Regional News
    Alpena Fourth of July Parade has Some Surprises   Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:50:39 EDT
    By all outward appearances, the Alpena Fourth of July celebration should provide all with a bang up time! With sandcastle contests, Maritime Festival, Parade and the regions largest 4th of...
    City Gets Ready For Fireworks Display  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:45:29 EDT
    City of Alpena officials say they are getting ready for the annual 4th of July fireworks display and attendees need to be aware of some yearly rules and precautions.
    Porch Fire Spreads to Home  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:42:51 EDT
    The Alpena City Fire Department was called out to a fire Thursday evening. At 9:05, a report of a structure fire was reported at the corner of East Fletcher Street and Ford Avenue.
    Same Sex Marriage Poll Results  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:13:49 EDT
    A new statewide poll shows a strong majority of voters approved of the Supreme Court decision which effectively legalized same sex marriage nationwide.
    Health Insurance Rates Increase  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:11:20 EDT
    Michigan residents covered by the Affordable Care Act and get insurance from the federal health care exchange could see their rates increase in 2016.
    Fall Turkey Hunting Applications Available  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:02:53 EDT
    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that fall turkey hunting applications now are available, and will be available through August 1st. The application fee is $5.00.
    15th Annual Thunder Bay Maritime Festival  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:04:27 EDT
    Join Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary for a star-spangled celebration at the Thunder Bay Maritime Festival on the 4th of July in Alpena, Michigan.
    Call 911 If You See a Child Locked in Car   Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:56:17 EDT
    Police are advising anyone who sees a child alone in a car to call 911 immediately.
    Police Participate In Operation CARE   Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:56:30 EDT
    Law enforcement agencies across the country and in Northeast Lower Michigan will be participating in Operation CARE this holiday weekend.
    Miss Michigan - Welcome Back to Alpena   Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:20:39 EDT
    Miss Michigan will be in town this weekend, her hometown Alpena.
    Alpena Fire Crews Respond To Garage Fire   Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:15:12 EDT
    Alpena City Fire Crews responded to a garage fire Wednesday.
    Alpena Road Commission Officials - Updating FOIA Request Policy   Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:12:40 EDT
    As with a number of other governmental agencies, officials of the Alpena County Road Commission are updating their Freedom Of Information Act, or FOIA policies.
    ACC Upgrading Network Infrastructure  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:10:08 EDT
    Alpena Community College is upgrading its network infrastructure.
    Montmorency Agencies Kept Busy   Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:07:38 EDT
    Montmorency County emergency response agencies have been busy this week with a variety of calls.
    Auction On Alpena County Surplus Assets  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:05:07 EDT
    A request was made by the Alpena County Commissioners Finance Committee to hold a silent auction type of sale to dispose of surplus assets such as desks, chairs, file cabinets, and other items.
    Roads - What Is Next ?  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:02:36 EDT
    The state Senate has pushed forward a $1.5 billion plan to fund Michigan's roads, but it still may be a long road ahead to settle road funding issues.
    Overtime for Some Salaried Workers  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:46:34 EDT
    A new rule change in Washington could allow up to 100-thousand more workers in Michigan to claim overtime pay.
    Hubbard Lake to Offer Boat Wash and Demonstration  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:43:58 EDT
    On Friday, July 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hubbard Lake East Bay DNR Boat Ramp, the Department of Environmental Quality will provide a portable boat wash station.
    ARMC Board Reviews Finances  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:39:13 EDT
    The Alpena Regional Medical Center Board Of Trustees reviewed and accepted financial information for the month of May.
    MI has Biggest Gas Saving  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:55:30 EDT
    More Americans are strapping on their hiking boots and reconnecting with nature this Independence Day, thanks to some of the cheapest gas prices since 2009.
    Emergency Personnel Respond to 4 Vehicle Accident on US 23  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:48:31 EDT
    Emergency personnel were called out Tuesday night to a four vehicle accident on US 23 near Hamilton Road in Alpena Township.
    Makowski Steps Down As Superintendent At Rogers City   Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:36:52 EDT
    The Rogers City School Board will have to begin a search for a new Superintendent as that district's chief administrator has decided to accept another position.
    Alpena 911 Telephone System Replacement In The Works   Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:02:47 EDT
    Alpena County Finance Committee and Alpena County Board of Commissioners approved moving forward with purchasing new 911 equipment.
    Alpena Airport Ground Services Crews Get Pay Hike   Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:15 EDT
    Meeting in regular session Tuesday, Alpena County Commissioners approved of a 3 percent pay increase for its Alpena Airport maintenance Crew.

State News
    Friday Morning State News Summary  Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:34:30 EDT
    Michigan's travel and tourism season kicks into a higher gear this weekend, according to acting Travel Michigan Director Dave Lorenz.
    Thursday Afternoon State News Summary  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:21:10 EDT
    (Capitol-Expand Elliott Larsen) Senate Democrats are urging that chamber's Republican leadership to move on a bill to expand Michigan's civil right's law to cover gay and transgendered people.
    Thursday Morning State News Summary  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:59:31 EDT
    (Senate-Roads) The state Senate has pushed forward a $1.5 billion plan to fund Michigan's roads.
    Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary  Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:00:41 EDT
    (Capitol-Juneteenth Resolution) State lawmakers from each side the aisle disagree about commemorating a day to recognize the abolishment of slavery in the U.S.
    Wednesday Morning State News Summary  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:46:17 EDT
    (Capitol-Senate Roads Plan) The Michigan Senate is set to vote on road funding plan today (Wednesday).

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