Local & Regional News
Red Cross Appeals for Blood Donations Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:58:18 EDT
The American Red Cross urgently needs donors to help prevent an emergency blood shortage following the Independence Day holiday.
Alpena Township Board Not Favoring South Corridor Improvement Authority Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:55:47 EDT
The group interested in improving the south corridor coming into Alpena hope to develop an authority, and asked the Alpena Township Board of Trustees for support, but it appears it may be a tough...
Secret Attack Detailed In WWII Documentary Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:53:12 EDT
For those who might like to learn more of underwater World War II activity, you might like to check out a special showing of a documentary at the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center on Wednesday...
Outdoor Channels Fishing University Filming on Hubbard Lake - Presenting in Alpena Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:59:18 EDT
Anyone interested in meeting the pros from the Outdoor Channel's Fishing University TV show can do so this evening.
RCHS Renovations Moving Forward Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:50:37 EDT
A project to renovate portions of the Rogers City Middle School - High School Building are moving along ahead of schedule.
APS To Borrow Nearly 6 Million for Cash Flow Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:47:19 EDT
Pending final numbers to be presented to the Alpena Public School Board in August, the board has approved of borrowing up to 5.9 million dollars to head off any potential cash flow problems in...
Jeep Hits Tree on Piper Road in Alpena County Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:33:30 EDT
Personnel from the Alpena Township South Side Fire Department and Sanborn Township Fire personnel were dispatched to a one vehicle accident on Piper Road early Monday evening.
Deputies take 95 Calls in Alcona Co Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:22:29 EDT
Members of the Alcona County Sheriff's Department responded to 95 call during the week of July 14th through the 29th. During that time, deputies made 4 arrests.
Minimum Wage Petitions Filed Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:23:44 EDT
A coalition seeking to increase Michigan's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour did file enough signatures to get on the November statewide ballot, however there are still some hurdles.
Kids Count Data Shows Michigan Lacking In Child Well Being Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:02:55 EDT
Michigan continues to score poorly in child well being in the most recent Kids Count rankings.
Report Issued On Super Bowl Sunday Prison Escape Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:22 EDT
An independent investigation led by Attorney General Bill Schuette into the escape of a convicted murderer from the Ionia Correctional facility last February uncovered six security failures at the...
Detroit - Pensioners Vote In Favor Of Grand Bargain Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:57:37 EDT
Detroit's 32,000 pensioners have voted in favor of reducing their retirement benefits as part of the so-called "grand bargain" to help the city emerge from bankruptcy.
City Of Alpena To File Complaint Against Alpena Township Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:54:57 EDT
Following closed session Monday night, the Alpena City Council unanimously agreed to direct the City Attorney to file a complaint against Alpena Township.
Out of the Sky comes a Cannon Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:20:44 EDT
A large cannon fell out of the sky in northern Michigan this weekend.
Alpena Township Fire Departments Called out 114 Times in June Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:17:45 EDT
Most of us like to relax and take it easy during the summer months, but it doesn't work that way for the Alpena Township Fire Department.
Congressman Benishek Visits Alpena Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:15:04 EDT
Congressman Dan Benishek will be visiting and touring the Alcona Health Center, Alpena clinic site tomorrow, Tuesday, July 22nd at 9 A.M.
650 Million Detroit-Red Wings Arena Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:12:23 EDT
The massive entertainment complex surrounding the new Detroit Red Wings arena will cost around $650 million, $283 million, of which, will come from taxpayers.
LWV Candidates Forum Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:09:37 EDT
The League of Women Voters of Alpena County will once again be hosting a candidates forum.
Efforts To Save Oldest Great Lakes Ship Abandoned Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:47:46 EDT
The Great Lakes Steamship Society is throwing in the towel on saving the JB Ford as a museum ship.
M-33 North Of Atlanta May Have Limited Access Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:27:24 EDT
Montmorency County Sheriff Department Authorities report a logging truck has tipped over and M-33 North of Atlanta may be closed and or have limited access for a period of time.
Gas Prices Continue To Fall Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:54:36 EDT
The average price for a gallon of self serve regular continued to fall as the state average of nearly $3.62 ($3.61.7) is nearly 4 cents (3.7) lower than last week and just over 24 cents (24.1)...
Straits of Mackinac Worst Place for an Oil Spill Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:49:09 EDT
A University of Michigan researcher says a rupture of the aging underwater oil pipelines through the Straits of Mackinac would be the "worst possible place" for an oil spill on the Great Lakes,...
ESD Board Approves First Closing Of Budget Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:45:01 EDT
A new fiscal year is underway, but the books are not officially closed for the Alpena - Montmorency - Alcona Educational Service District.
RC Council Updates Six-Month Deal With Police Union Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:40:55 EDT
The Rogers City Council has approved an updated contract extension with the union representing its police officers.
Presque Isle Deputies Handle 65 Complaints Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:37:54 EDT
Presque Isle County Sheriff Deputies handled 65 complaints in the past week through Saturday Evening. That activity also included 19 traffic stops resulting in 6 citations.
Friday Afternoon State News Summary Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:11:41 EDT
(MI-Prison Guard Towers) Democrats are criticizing Governor Rick Snyder for closing guard towers at state prisons which may have contributed to the escape of a convicted murderer from the...
Tuesday Morning State News Summary Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:49:23 EDT
(MI-Prison Escape Report) An independent investigation led by Attorney General Bill Schuette into the escape of a convicted murderer from the Ionia Correctional facility last February...
Monday Afternoon State News Summary Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:04:59 EDT
(Wyoming-Murders-Suicide-UPDATE) Some disturbing new details released today (Monday) in the murders of a West Michigan couple and their unborn baby.
Monday Morning State News Summary Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:12:15 EDT
(CFA-MPG Needed) Some consumer groups are calling on federal regulators to require "Miles Per Gallon" (MPG) ratings to be included in all passenger vehicle advertising.
Saturday Morning State News Summary Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:19:18 EDT
(Capitol-Whitmer-Aramark Contract) Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer has called on Governor Rick Snyder to immediately end Aramarks contract with the Michigan Department of Corrections.