Local & Regional News
School Safety is No Accident Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:47:33 EDT
Area law enforcement agencies remind motorists that with another school year to get underway for most on Tuesday, safety is no accident.
Railroad Crossing Improvements in Alpena Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:44:20 EDT
Beginning on Tuesday, September 2nd, a contractor for Lake State Railway will begin reconstruction of the Ripley Street crossing, near Ninth Avenue.
Drive Cautiously Around Schools Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:42:14 EDT
The Alpena Police Department in cooperation with Alpena Public Schools would like to remind students, staff, parents and guests of the high school of the traffic and parking signage on the high...
Alpena Township to be Represented at State Historic Preservation Meeting Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:39:44 EDT
Alpena Township will be represented at a State Historic Preservation Review Board meeting on September 19th.
2nd Annual Alpena CRTC Runway Kids 1k Fun Run and 5k Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:37:12 EDT
It's time for the 2nd Annual Alpena Combat readiness Training Center Runway Kids 1k Fun Run and 5k.
State Average Gas Price Up Nearly 9 Cents in Past Week Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:12:59 EDT
The statewide average for a gallon of regular was up nearly 9 cents (8.8) in the past week to nearly $3.59 ($3.58.8), which is nearly 15 cents (14.9) cheaper than last year.
No Surprise - Cooler And Wetter For August Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:10:31 EDT
The month of August rolled out with severe weather over the past few days, and to no surprise, it was much cooler and wetter.
Commissioners Approve Emergency Management Performance Grant Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:08:01 EDT
The Alpena County Commissioners have agreed to enter into a yearly Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG) program.
RC Council Approves Nuclear Waste Repository Resolution Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:05:29 EDT
The Rogers City Council has approved a resolution opposing the creation of a nuclear waste repository anywhere in the Great Lakes Basin, after postponing the vote two weeks earlier.
Montmorency And Presque Isle County Residents Can Apply For Housing Funds Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:02:58 EDT
Hillman Village officials say they now have forms available for residents who might want to apply for state home Improvement program funding assistance.
Beer Jobs In Michigan - A Booming Business Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:00:27 EDT
Beer is good business for Michigan, it appears.
Grosse Pointe Farms Lawyer Swims 21 Miles Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:57:55 EDT
Detroit lawyer Sarah Colegrove claimed one of her biggest victories earlier last month.
New Miniumum Wage In Effect Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:55:22 EDT
If you're paid the minimum wage, you're getting a pay increase today (Mon).
ARMC Announces Results of 2014 Aliferis Races Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:14:28 EDT
Alpena Rgional Medical Center officials have announced the winners of the four events in the 2014 Aliferis Memorial Races, which were held on Saturday (Aug. 30).
Hillman Officials Considering Ordinance on Jake Brakes Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:34:49 EDT
The use of "Jake Brakes" is under scrutiny in Hillman.
New Ballot Canisters For Alpena Township Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:32:16 EDT
There will be some new voting ballot containers in the future for Alpena Township.
PI County Keeps Spectrum Health For Autopsies Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:29:40 EDT
The Presque Isle County Board of Commissioners has agreed to a deal keeping Spectrum Health Care as the county's autopsy provider.
Mackinaw Ferry Service Continues Despite Lawsuits Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:27:04 EDT
The longest running ferry service to Mackinac Island is advertising its popular Labor Day Weekend trips - although the future of the Arnold Line and the sale of its 11 vessels are being played...
Nearly 2 Miles of US 23 to be Resurfaced in Rogers City Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:24:27 EDT
Traffic on a portion of US 23 in Rogers City will be under flag control beginning Tuesday (September 2).
Alpena Commissioners Approve Van and Tasers For Sheriffs Department Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:37:25 EDT
The Alpena County Bored of Commissioners has agreed to purchase a used, 2012 van, to be used for shuttling prisoners.
Little Free Library in Alpena Thanks to Local Girl Scout Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:02:17 EDT
Alpena is home to the newest Little Free Library. The LFL is a take a book, return a book, gathering place where neighbors of all ages share their favorite literature and stories.
Tax Free School Supply Shopping Day ? Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:59:47 EDT
In an effort to bring down the price of school supplies, a state lawmaker is proposing a school supply tax holiday.
STUDY - Michigan High In Gender Wage Gap Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:57:16 EDT
Michigan has the seventh-highest gender wage gap in the country, according to a report from the Michigan League for Public Policy.
MI Ranks Well With Clean Energy Jobs Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:54:46 EDT
A new report from an environmental group says that Michigan ranks Michigan among the top ten states in clean energy jobs. The report comes from the group Environmental Entrepreneurs.
A Slight Change - Nerkowski Still Wins After Recount Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:52:06 EDT
The Alpena County Board of Election Canvassers met to conduct a recount for a County Commissioner race in District 3, and the winner remains the same.
Monday Morning State News Summary Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:52:52 EDT
(MI-ALICE Households) Forty-percent of Michigan households struggle to afford the basic necessities of housing, childcare, food, health care, and transportation, according to a new study.
Saturday Morning State Weekend News Summary Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:20:10 EDT
(Jackson-Consumers Electric Meters) Michigan homes and businesses could be seeing new electric meters sooner than expected from Consumers Energy.
Friday Morning State News Summary Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:46:17 EDT
(Capitol-School Opening) In 38 states school kids are already hitting the books, but not in Michigan.
Thursday Afternoon State News Summary Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:47:09 EDT
(MacombCo-Fatal Bank Shooting-UPDATE) One suspect is dead and another is still at large after an attempted robbery and fatal shooting outside outside a bank in Metro Detroit.
Thursday Morning State News Summary Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:02:50 EDT
(MiPoll-Gov Race) For the first time in more than a year, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is slightly leading Republican Governor Rick Snyder, according to a new poll.