Local & Regional News
DNR Stocks Muskellunge for Fishing Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:40:44 EST
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently stocked nearly 26 thousand (25,740) muskellunge fingerlings into 12 bodies of water throughout the state, including some in Northeast...
PIC Looks to 1 point 1 Million Dollar Communications Upgrade Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:38:06 EST
Presque Isle County officials are looking at undertaking a one point 1 million dollar communications upgrade.
AMA ESD Board Approves Finances for November Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:33:48 EST
At their most recent session (December 8th), Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District Board of Education (AMA-ESD) members reviewed and accepted financial statements for the month of...
New Coach at ACC Fri, 09 Dec 2016 03:40:02 EST
Frank McCourt, Alpena Community College Men’s Basketball Team Head Coach, has formally announced that this will be his last season.
2016 Citizen of the Year Nominations Sought Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:28:47 EST
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Outstanding Citizen of the Year. The award will be given out at the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday, February 9th.
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:26:25 EST
Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act began November 1st and will continue through January 31st.
Head On Collision Involving Semi-truck Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:36:12 EST
One person is in stable condition following a head on collision with semi-truck this morning (12-08) in Cheboygan.
Cheers at Homes for the Aged Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:33:33 EST
“Homes for the aged,” will now have the ability to obtain liquor licenses under legislation signed today (12-08) by Governor Rick Snyder.
Bovine TB Identified in Alpena County and Montmorency County Herds Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:30:57 EST
Bovine tuberculosis was recently confirmed in a large dairy herd in Alpena County and a large beef herd in Montmorency County during annual surveillance testing.
City Engineer Updates DDA on Bridge Work Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:36:01 EST
Alpena City Engineer, Rich Sullinger updated Downtown Development Authority Board members on the status of the Second Avenue Bridge maintenance protect during their meeting Tuesday afternoon...
Speed Limit Increase Possible for Some Roads Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:29:31 EST
Could Michigan highways become faster? The Michigan Senate has voted in favor of a bill that would raise the speed limits on 1500 miles of rural roads.
Police Dispatched to Shots Fired in City Limits Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:08:03 EST
Alpena City Police have confirmed a weapon being discharged within the City Limits of Alpena Friday, the 25th of November (11-25).
Palisades Nuclear Power Plant Proposed to Close 2018 Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:52:09 EST
Entergy Corporation and Consumers Energy have announced both have agreed to an early termination of their power purchase agreement in relation to the Palisades nuclear power plant in Van Buren...
RC Council Pauses on Channel 191 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:30:18 EST
Following a recent workshop session, the Rogers City Council took no action on finalizing operation of the public access channel 191.
Selfridge ANG Base Considered to Host F-35 Mission Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:25:54 EST
Wednesday (12-07), U.S. Air Force’s announcement that Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Macomb County is among five candidates to host the Air National Guard’s new F-35 mission.
Tougher Voter Requirements In Store for Michigan Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:55:17 EST
A divided Michigan House has approved tougher ID requirements for voters.
Michigan Recount Halted Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:18:36 EST
A federal judge has ruled that the presidential ballot recount in Michigan should be stopped.
Shared Health Officer Services Begin January 1st Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:54:33 EST
Recently, the Boards of Health for District Health Department No. 2 (DHD2) and District Health Department No.
Hillman Council Gets Airport Tree Update Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:51:59 EST
Hillman Village Council members were given an update on the inspection status of their airport.
Snowdrifters Donate Turkeys for Christmas Dinners Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:49:21 EST
For the fifth consecutive year, members of the Alpena Snowdrifters Club took up a collection to help provide Christmas dinners for those in need.
Alpena Exchange Club Makes Salvation Army Donation Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:46:50 EST
The Alpena Exchange Club kicked off its day of volunteer bell ringing with a generous donation to The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Fund Drive Tuesday (12-06).
Some Downtown Snow Removal Issues Resolved Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:44:08 EST
Some issues of, and problems associated with snow removal in downtown Alpena may be resolved.
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - 75 Years Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:54:59 EST
Today is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, observed annually in the United States on December 7th, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese...
Giving Tuesday Results for CFNEM Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:52:28 EST
In its second year of providing the platform for local nonprofits to participate in the ever-growing Giving Tuesday movement, the Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan (CFNEM) surpassed last...
Wildlife Sanctuary Board Plans Green Buffer Along Thunder Bay River Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:49:54 EST
A report on a riparian buffer, which is a strip of green vegetation along a riverbank, was one of several update reports at a recent Wildlife Sanctuary Board meeting at Alpena City Hall.
Friday State News Summary Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:21:48 EST
A Muskegon County judge could decide today if a man accused of kidnapping and killing gas station clerk Jessica Heeringa will stand trial.
Thursday State News Summary Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:14:36 EST
The recount is over in Michigan. That after a federal judge who ordered a start to recounting presidential votes reversed his decision, effectively ending a second look at ballots statewide.
Wednesday State News Summary Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:35:47 EST
Opposing court rulings on the Michigan ballot recount. The state court of appeals says it should end, being Green Party candidate Jill Stien did not have enough of a vote to qualify for a recount.
Tuesday State News Summary Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:06:12 EST
An alert going out this morning near the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing. Police say there was an attempted home invasion by three suspects and at least one of them was armed.
Monday State News Summary Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:04:48 EST
Scattered power outages in west Michigan after snow brought down some power lines and tree limbs last night.