Local & Regional News
ACC Received Many Gifts and Pledges Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:06:31 EDT
As part of their monthly meeting (April 19th), Alpena Community College (ACC) Board of Trustees reviewed pledges and gifts received by the college and its foundation between March 8th and...
Penny Drive Nets 1K for Huron Humane Society Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:05:55 EDT
Efforts of students from Thunder Bay Junior High will help out in a big way for the Huron Humane Society.
Harbor Dredging Funding Requested Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:05:21 EDT
Michigan U-S Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters recently asked the Office of Management and Budget to include dredging of recreational and commercial harbors in their 2018 budget.
Special Events Season at the Mackinac Bridge Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:26:43 EDT
Winter is barely in the rear-view mirror in the Straits of Mackinac, but special events season at the Mackinac Bridge is ready to begin.
House Natural Resources Budget Subcommittee Approves Spending Plan Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:25:54 EDT
According to 106th House Representative Sue Allor (R-Wolverine), the House Natural Resources budget subcommittee recently approved a spending plan that includes one million dollars in funding...
Senators Question Effect of Hiring Freeze on Government Spending Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:44:06 EDT
United States Senators Gary Peters and Heidi Heitkamp sent a letter urging the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the implementation of President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze for...
Stranded Mushroom Hunters Located Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:50:44 EDT
A pair of lost mushroom hunters were located alive well Thursday night.
IRS Scam Warning Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:50:01 EDT
Alpena City Police Chief Joell Jett has passed along information from Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on how to avoid falling prey to a debt collection scam.
WWI Memorial Exhibit at Jesse Besser Museum Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:43:59 EDT
There will be an opening reception of the World War I Memorial Exhibit at the Besser Museum in Alpena Saturday (April 29th).
Garden Show in Alpena Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:41:25 EDT
It's time for the 14th Annual “Let’s Get Growing” Garden Show. Sponsored by the Alpena County MSU Extension the show takes place Saturday (April 29th) at the Alpena Mall from 10:00 a.m.
Bovine TB Found in Western Michigan Cow Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:39:30 EDT
Authorities from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development say bovine tuberculosis has been found in a cow in Western Michigan.
Mediation Process Ended by City Over Water and Sewer Litigation Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:09:11 EDT
Alpena city officials say the City has decided to end a mediation process as a three year disagreement continues over water and sewer rates.
March Jobless Rates Decline in All Michigan Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:12:02 EDT
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in March fell in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.
Threat Investigated at Ella White Elementary Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:55:40 EDT
Shortly before dismissal Thursday (4-27), a nonspecific threat was discovered in a bathroom stall at Ella White Elementary School in Alpena.
Arbor Day in Alpena Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:32:37 EDT
The City of Alpena will be observing Arbor Day Friday. The day is set aside for the planting of trees.
Some Road Projects Get a Green Light - Others a Yellow Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:31:32 EDT
Monday night (4-24), the Alpena Township Board of Trustees gave some proposed road projects a green light, while others got a yellow.
Alpena Senior Citizens Center Awarded 200K Grant Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:30:09 EDT
The Alpena Senior Citizens Center has received a $200,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.
Improvements at MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:28:26 EDT
Construction of the newly expanded medical oncology infusion area located in the Cancer Center at MidMichigan Medical Center - Alpena is now complete.
Free SKYWARN Spotter Training in East Tawas Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:27:22 EDT
The National Weather Service is hosting Skyspotter training for all those interested. Each year, the National Weather Service in Gaylord presents Severe Weather Spotter Classes.
Detroit Mayor - Auto Insurance the Biggest Scandal in Michigan Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:26:20 EDT
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan calls auto insurance the biggest scandal in Michigan, telling a state house panel in Lansing what people have to pay is indefensible.
State Police - Watch for and Report Meat Salesman Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:24:54 EDT
Michigan State Police of Alpena are asking residents to keep an eye out for, and report any possible encounters with door to door meat salesmen.
Forty-Five North Art Gallery Opens in Alpena Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:33:41 EDT
The doors to new art gallery in downtown Alpena opened Tuesday (4-25).
Alpena Township Trustees Table Purchases Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:55:05 EDT
The Alpena Township Board of Trustees Monday night (4-24) voted to table a pair of purchases that have been considered since the former board was in charge.
Transmission Problem - 12K Lose Power Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:54:21 EDT
Approximately 12,000 Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op (PIE&G) members lost power yesterday morning just before 7:00 a.m.
Alpena Chamber Holds Open House Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:53:38 EDT
After a year of remodeling efforts, and making other upgrades, the Alpena Chamber of Commerce will be holding an open house for their and prospective members today.
Friday State News Summary Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:18:39 EDT
A Detroit-area man has been sentenced to six months in prison for stealing nearly 200- thousand dollars in Social Security payments after his mother died in 2003.
Thursday State News Summary Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:17:40 EDT
A Kalamazoo based Girl Scout group is taking the national Girl Scout headquarters to court over hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Wednesday State News Summary Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:44:51 EDT
An announcement is coming today on increasing speed limits across the states.
Tuesday State News Summary Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:58:37 EDT
The body of a man, believed to have drowned earlier this month, in the Kalamazoo River, has been recovered.
Monday State News Summary Mon, 24 Apr 2017 06:49:27 EDT
The National Transportation Safety Board is inevestigating after four people were injured when a plane crashed in Mason County on Sunday.