Local & Regional News
Vietnam Vets Need Your Help Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:11:37 EST
Once again the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 583 are collecting items for their Toys for Kids campaign.
Youth Advisory Council Awards over 12K in Grant Money Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:09:12 EST
The Northeast Michigan Youth Advisory Council has awarded over 12 thousand dollars' ($12,100) worth of grants to a pair of non-profit groups, and six area schools.
Court Denies Appeal of Cheboygan County Man Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:06:40 EST
The Michigan Court of Appeals has denied the appeal of a Cheboygan County man who is now serving time in prison on methamphetamine charges.
Michigan Unemployment Rate Lowest in 8 Years Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:04:09 EST
Michigan's unemployment rate in November was the lowest monthly rate since April 2006.
14 Arrested in 2012 Meningitis Outbreak Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:00:43 EST
Fourteen people have been arrested, including two who are charged with second-degree murder, in connection with the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak in the US, which claimed 19 lives in Michigan,...
UPDATE - Road Funding May Be Stalled Again Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:30:57 EST
The chances of road funding being resolved in anything other than a late-night scenario appear unlikely now that Wednesday mornings negotiations failed to produce an agreement with talks slated...
Alpena County Budget in Place for Adoption Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:52:47 EST
After a few adjustments and being put on display for around a month, the Alpena County Commissioners Finance Committee is recommending to the full board they adopt their 2015 Alpena County General...
Alcona and Iosco Counties Ash Firewood Network Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:50:18 EST
The Alcona Conservation District is attempting to begin an ash firewood network to help local residents either find firewood to cut or find someone to cut their dead ash trees.
Makowski Earns Strong Evaluation from RCAS Board Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:47:43 EST
The Rogers City Area Schools Board of Education has given Superintendent Katy Makowski a "highly effective" evaluation. The results were announced during Monday's (Dec.
MacArthur Wraps Up Road Commission Board Tenure Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:45:10 EST
Alpena County Road Commission Chairman Neil MacArthur presided over his last regular meeting this week as Chairman and a serving board member of the Alpena County Road Commission.
UPDATE Ossineke Man Perishes in House Fire Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:20:24 EST
One person is dead following a house fire in Ossineke.
HUNT and Alcona Deputies Arrest Suspected Drug Trafficker Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:21:19 EST
Huron Undercover Narcotics Team detectives and deputies with the Alcona County Sheriffs Department have arrested a 33-year-old Detroit man on drug trafficking charges.
Przybyla Resigns from RC Council Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:18:51 EST
The new year will bring a new member to the Rogers City Council. A.J. Przybyla has resigned, according to Mayor Tom Sobeck.
Schultz Appointed 26th Circuit Court Attorney Referee Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:16:10 EST
The 26th Judicial Circuit Court has announced that Kimberly Schultz has been appointed as its Circuit Court Attorney Referee.
AG and DEQ Issue Statement on Enbridge UP Pipeline Leak Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:13:34 EST
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant issued a statement regarding a reported petroleum pipeline incident resulting from a “pinhole”...
Survey Says People Want More Road Funding Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:11:05 EST
Most Michiganders want more funding to improve the state's roads, according to a recent AAA Michigan survey.
One Person Perished in Ossineke House Fire Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:54:45 EST
One person is dead following a house fire in Ossineke.
Input Sought on Lake Sturgeon Management Effort Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:02:45 EST
The Department of Natural Resources announced that the lake sturgeon management effort in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties’ Black Lake will be part of a public survey effort this winter.
City of Alpena Honors Employees for Going the Extra Mile Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:00:13 EST
A handful of City of Alpena employees are being recognized for going the extra mile at work. Mayor Matt Waligora recently presented awards, as part of the City Wide Pride Program.
Capitol Nativity Display Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:57:35 EST
State Senator Rick Jones says he will tear down and put up a Christian Nativity scene every day on the grounds of the state Capitol in order to have his religion represented during the holidays.
Amended Deficit Elimination Plan Approved by APS Board Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:55:02 EST
The Alpena Public School Board of Education approved of a third amended Deficit Elimination Plan that will be forwarded to the state.
Some Driving Fines may be Erased by Community Service Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:52:27 EST
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and State Treasurer Kevin Clinton announced today (Tuesday) that select motorists are being sent letters this month stating they are eligible to perform community...
80 MPH Speed Limit Considered Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:49:11 EST
A proposal in Lansing would open the door to speed limits on rural freeways to rise to 80 miles per hour. It's supported by several lawmakers along with a motorist organization.
Winner - Winter Campfire Ice Cream Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:46:45 EST
The winner of the annual Hudsonville Ice Cream Pure Michigan Limited Edition flavor contest is now on store shelves.
Alpena City Council Approves Lease Amendment Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:13:56 EST
The Alpena City Council recently agreed to amend a site lease agreement with internet service provider SpeedConnect.
Thursday Morning State news Summary Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:06:18 EST
The governor concluded another round of talks with Democratic and Republican leaders from both the House and Senate last night (Wed) with no resolution to raise $1.2 (b) billion to fix Michigan's...
Wednesday Morning State News Summary Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:07:37 EST
(MI-Driving Fines) Nearly 170-thousand motorists in Michigan are being sent letters this month stating they are eligible to perform community service in place of paying certain Driver Responsibility...
Tuesday Afternoon State News Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:18:29 EST
(Mi-Flu-Season-Begins) State Department of Community Health officials say the influenza season has started early in Michigan this year, and are urging residents to get vaccinated.
Tuesday Morning State New Summary Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:42:27 EST
As new UAW President Dennis Williams heads into the 2015 contract talks, he plans to push hard for a wage increase for GM, Ford and Chrysler workers.
Monday Afternoon State News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:57:58 EST
(Capitol-Road Funding Talks) Legislative leaders are trying to reach a road funding deal, but after two hours of talking inside the Capitol offices this morning (Monday), they still can't agree.