Local & Regional News
APS Makes Budget Adjustments Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:09:06 EDT
Alpena School Board members in regular session made adjustments to their budget.
RC Council Sets Budget Workshop Session Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:08:15 EDT
Rogers City Council members and staff continue to develop and finalize the city budget for their next fiscal year, which starts in July, setting a budget workshop for April 17th.
AHS Team 5505 Wins Chairmans Awards Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:07:23 EDT
Several regional FIRST Robotics teams competed over the weekend at the Escanaba Tournament and Gaylord Tournament. Alpena High School Team 5505 won the Chairman's Award.
Man Arrested For Felonious Assault and Other Firearm-Related Offenses Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:06:30 EDT
On Monday (March 19th) at 10:51 a.m., officers of the Alpena Police Department responded to a local coffee shop in Downtown Alpena to investigate a report of a man brandishing a firearm.
Man Arrested After Alleged Threat and Discharging Shotgun Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:05:38 EDT
An Alcona County man was arrested last week after allegedly threatening a neighbor with and firing a shotgun.
Alcona Agencies Respond to 103 Complaints Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:04:46 EDT
Alcona Sheriff Deputies and emergency service agencies responded to 103 complaints in the past week ending Sunday.
Man Arrested for Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Possession of Drugs Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:03:54 EDT
After Troopers from the Michigan State Police Gaylord Post conducted a traffic stop Saturday (March 17th), they arrested a 52 year old Wolverine resident for Carrying a Concealed Weapon and...
Man Arrested for OWI Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:03:03 EDT
On Saturday (March 17th) at 8:58 p.m., the Cheboygan County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the area of Butler Road and North Black River Road for a rollover accident.
Alpena Council Votes Against Gun Control - March Resolution Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:01:24 EDT
During their meeting last night (March 19th), Alpena City Council members voted against a resolution of support for the March for Our Lives effort which calls for elected officials to take a...
APS ORS Reimbursement Process Continues Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:07:30 EDT
As we reported before, some school districts in Michigan, including Alpena Public Schools (APS), will be getting a big check to pay off refunds owed to thousands of current or former...
PI Commissioners Purchase Property to Deed Back to EDC Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:06:38 EDT
Presque Isle County Commissioners have decided to purchase some property in the Airport Industrial Park, with an intention of immediately selling it back to the Presque Isle County Economic...
Montmorency Agencies Handle 71 Calls for Service Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:05:42 EDT
Montmorency County emergency response agencies handled 71 calls for service in the past week.
Average Gas Price Increases in Michigan Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:04:51 EDT
The state average price of $2.61 ($2.61.9) for a gallon of regular gas increased by nearly four cents (3.7) in the past week, which is over 26 cents than last year (26.3).
Snyder Signs Transparency Legeslation for Investments of DDAs Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:03:57 EDT
Legislation to standardize reporting requirements for local tax increment finance authorities (TIFAs) across the state was recently signed by Governor Rick Snyder.
DNR Releases New Five-Year Strategic Plan for Fisheries Management Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:03:05 EDT
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released a new five-year strategic plan designed to guide future fisheries management activities.
January Unemployment Rates See Seasonal Increases Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:01:23 EDT
Seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in January rose in all of the state’s 17 major labor market areas, including 11 counties of Northeast Lower Michigan.
PI Commissioners Make Appointments to Boards Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:50:38 EDT
Presque Isle County Commissioners recently made some appointments to county boards and commissions.
APS Property Committee Approves Waste Removal Bid Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:49:21 EDT
During their meeting Wednesday morning (March 8th) Alpena Public Schools Property Committee approved a waste removal bid.
DNR Reminds New Hunters to Sign Up for Safety Classes Sun, 18 Mar 2018 07:48:01 EDT
Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers remind new hunters that it’s not too early to sign up for safety classes.
Missing Person Found Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:03:02 EDT
Leah Jo Scanlon has been found, according to the Michigan State Police.
APS Committee Hears about Mechatronics and AMP-UP Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:00:32 EDT
During their most recent meeting (March 14th) Alpena Public School officials heard about two student programs - Mechatronics and AMP-UP - from Career and Technical Education Director...
Law Enforcement Seeks Publics Help Finding Missing Person Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:20:13 EDT
The Michigan State Police (MSP) is requesting the public's assistance in helping find a missing person.
New AHS Volleyball Coach Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:03:22 EDT
Officials of the Alpena High School Athletic Department have announced their selection of a new head volleyball coach.
Free Wildlife and Pollinator Habitat Workshops for Landowners Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:58:59 EDT
Landowners looking to attract deer, songbirds, pheasants and pollinators like butterflies onto their property, while improving air, water and soil quality, are invited to attend one of...
LSSU and MSP To Host Womens Recruiting Seminar Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:58:08 EDT
Lake Superior State University (LSSU) And The Michigan State Police will be hosting a Women’s Recruiting Seminar. It will be held from 10 a.m.
Tuesday State News Summary Tue, 20 Mar 2018 05:59:22 EDT
The state's traffic safety community will learn about the technological advances Michigan is utilizing to predict general patterns in traffic crashes, fatalities and injuries as part of the...
Monday State News Summary Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:43:49 EDT
A new poll out this morning from the University of Michigan shows parents of kids aged nine to 12 may struggle balancing the need for independence with appropriate supervision.
Friday State News Summary Fri, 16 Mar 2018 06:20:48 EDT
Ahead of this weekend's St. Patrick's Day festivities, the Michigan State Police is reminding motorists to make safe driving choices.
Thursday State News Summary Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:58:59 EDT
The Michigan Senate has approved legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case.
Wednesday State News Summary Wed, 14 Mar 2018 08:29:54 EDT
Students around the country and in Michigan are planning to walk out of class this morning in memory of the 17 students and staffed killed one month ago in school shootings in Parkland,...