Local & Regional News
First Federal - Mackinac Financial Corporation Merge Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:45:48 EST
Representatives of Mackinac Financial Corporation and First Federal of Northern Michigan have announced their intentions to merge.
RC Board Selects Superintendent Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:04:05 EST
Meeting in special session Tuesday, Rogers City School Board members hired a new Superintendent.
APS Seeks Proposals for Refunding Bonds Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:03:38 EST
Alpena Public School officials continue the process of refunding, or refinancing bonds.
Alpena Council Approves Hire of Firefighter-Paramedic Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:03:11 EST
During their second January meeting (January 15th) Alpena City Council members authorized the hire of one additional firefighter/paramedic for the City of Alpena Fire/EMS Department.
MSP Answers 80 Calls for Service Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:02:43 EST
Michigan State Police from the Alpena Post responded to 80 calls for service during the week ending Sunday (01-14).
Flint Water Litigation Costly Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:02:16 EST
The price tag to defend and prosecute officials regarding wrongdoing in the Flint water crisis has now surpassed $20 million.
New Year Resolutions - Gone ? Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:01:33 EST
How are those New Year's resolutions working out ? Come January 1, 40% of Americans determine to be nicer, eat healthier or quit smoking -and stick to that plan for months after.
Record Snowfall Monday Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:13:41 EST
There was a lot of fluffy white stuff falling Monday, which added up to a record setting amount of snowfall.
APS Graduation Requirements Increase With Senior Exit Survey Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:04:44 EST
Alpena Public School students wishing to graduate from school will be required to take an exit survey, but will gain more graduation credits for doing so.
Alpena Mayor Proclaims Thunder Bay Film Festival Week Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:04:18 EST
During Monday's Alpena City Council meeting (January 15th), Alpena Mayor Matt Waligora proclaimed next week (January 21st to the 28th) as "Thunder Bay International Film Festival Week" in the...
Michigan Invests In Local Schools to Grow FIRST Robotics Teams Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:03:50 EST
Michigan leads the nation in FIRST Robotics teams, and $2.5 million in state grants are being given to hundreds of schools across Michigan.
DNR Awards Recreation Passport Grant to Presque Isle County Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:03:24 EST
Officials of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced 22 communities will share nearly 1-and a half million dollars ($1,468,900.00) in Recreation Passport grants, including...
Lawmakers to Attend Ground Water Testing Forum Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:28:34 EST
36th State Senator Jim Stamas (R-Midland) and 106th State House Rep.
Alcona County Sheriff - 110 Calls Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:02:34 EST
Members of the Alcona County Sheriff's Office responded to 110 complaints, made seven arrests and 35 traffic stops during the week ending Sunday (01-14).
MEA Endorses Witmer Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:02:09 EST
On Monday, Michigan's largest teachers union endorsed Gretchen Whitmer for governor.
Higher Lakes Level Keeping Army Corps Busy Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:01:27 EST
It's a busy time in northern Michigan for the Army Corps of Engineers due to rising water in Lakes Michigan and Huron.
Alpena Council Hears Annual Financial Report Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:01:08 EST
Monday (15), Alpena City Council members heard the results of an audit report from their past fiscal year (2016-17).
AMA-ESD Board Approves Budget Amendments Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:37:20 EST
The Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District (AMA ESD) Board of Education recently approved budget amendments (12th) for General and Special Education funds for 2017-18.
Discount Radon Test Kits Available For Limited Time Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:03:37 EST
January is National Radon Action Month and District Health Department Number Four offices will be selling radon test kits at a reduced cost.
Montmorency Agencies Respond to 84 Calls Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:03:11 EST
Montmorency emergency response agencies had a lighter week of activity as they responded to 84 calls for service.
Gas Prices Continue to Increase Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:02:46 EST
Gas prices continue to increase as the state average for a gallon of regular is nearly $2.71 ($2.70.6) a gallon, which is nearly eight cents (7.9) above last week, and over 30 cents higher...
Soo Locks Last Day of Operation Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:36:37 EST
The Soo Locks in northern Michigan are closing for the season today (January 15th). Joanne Gray with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Sault (Sue) Ste.
Michigan Tech Team to Lead Pipeline Study Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:01:54 EST
The director of the Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Technological University will lead a team that will study Pipeline 5 under the Straits of Mackinac.
PI County New 911 Center Equipment Performing Well Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:01:18 EST
After full implementation of a new 911 central dispatch system in Presque Isle County in December (12), all systems appear to be working very well.
Alpena Home Total Loss After Fire Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:45:26 EST
An Alpena home was a total loss after a fire that occurred early this (Sunday) morning (14th).
Wednesday State News Summary Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:32:13 EST
The National Weather Service trying to confirm that flashing lights and a loud boom heard Tuesday night in Southeast Michigan was a meteor.
Tuesday State News Summary Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:30:35 EST
U-S-A Gymnast Simone Biles -- the latest to accuse Doctor Larry Nassar of sexual assault.
Monday State News Summary Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:38:05 EST
People in Michigan and across the nation honor the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. today. Celebrations are planned in Lansing, Kalamazoo, Detroit and other many other cities in the state.
Friday State News Summary Fri, 12 Jan 2018 06:43:31 EST
The 63 Sam's Club stores across the country will be closing -- the announcement being made on Thursday by parent-company Walmart.
Thursday State News Summary Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:59:08 EST
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has filed a lawsuit in federal court to ensure that Wolverine Worldwide continues to respond to the water crisis in Kent County.