Local & Regional News
RC Leaders Have Date for Contract Negotiations with Police Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:26:07 EDT
Rogers City officials have set a date to begin contract negotiations with the union representing the city's police officers.
AmeriGas to Pay Back 56 Hundred MI Customers Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:23:39 EDT
More than 56-hundred propane consumers in Michigan will receive a total of more than a half million dollars, in a settlement with AmeriGas following complaints of price gouging last winter.
Alcona Schools Update Athletic Events Policy Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:21:10 EDT
Alcona Community Schools have revised a few of their athletic events policies to better serve the community and spectators at events.
MSP Offer Emergency Program to 5th Graders Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:18:34 EDT
Fifth-graders all across the state have an opportunity to participate in a program designed to help them prepare for emergencies, including tornadoes, floods and storms.
MI Hospitals Prepared for Ebola Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:16:03 EDT
Governor Rick Snyder said in Lansing today (Wed) that Michigan's hospitals are ready if there are cases of Ebola virus infection.
MI Jobless Rate - 5th Highest in the Nation Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:13:28 EDT
Michigan's September unemployment rate of 7.2 percent was the fifth highest in nation. That's according to figures released Tuesday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Missing Man Complaint Results in Seizure of Marijuana Plants and Arrest Warrants Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:37:10 EDT
A missing man complaint has lead to arrest warrants being issued.
Help for Homeless Students to Stay in School Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:34:46 EDT
When you think of homelessness, you likely think of someone living on the street, under a bridge or in a park somewhere.
RC Leaders May Seek Street Millage Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:24:02 EDT
Rogers City officials may consider asking citizens for a street repair millage, although Mayor Tom Sobeck made it clear that a lot of work must be done before a proposal is put on the ballot.
City Of Alpena Renews Lawn Cutting Contract Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:10:08 EDT
Winter may be on its way, but the City of Alpena still has lawn maintenance on the brain.
2 New Toll Booths Operational In Sault St Marie Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:05:00 EDT
Two of the six planned new toll booths at the International Bridge in the Upper Peninsula are now open.
Register Now For The Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade In Alpena Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:02:29 EDT
Plans for the Bolenz Jewelry Holiday Parade in Alpena have begun and registration forms are now being accepted. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m.
Poll Shows Governor Race Tight Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:01 EDT
Two new polls show Governor Rick Snyder continues to lead Democratic challenger Mark Schauer in the gubernatorial race, with one poll showing Snyder's lead widening.
Local Clinics Receive Grants Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:28:33 EDT
For the 10th year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is helping to fund more than 50 free medical clinics across Michigan to help the uninsured get the care they need.
AMA-ESD To Benefit From Grant Awarded To State Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:26:03 EDT
Although they didn't get a Federal School Climate Grant, the Alpena Montmorency Alcona Educational Service District will directly benefit.
Alpena Council Approves Policy For New Rental Unit Construction Downtown Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:23:32 EDT
With over 20 rental units created in downtown Alpena over the last decade, the City wants to keep up the momentum.
RC Schools Expecting Slightly Lower Student Count Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:33:19 EDT
Rogers City Area Schools officials are preparing for a slightly lower student count this year.
Environmental Issues To Solve Before Beer Making Can Begin Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:09:33 EDT
The City of Alpena is welcoming a production brewing company to the area, but there are environmental issues to work through first.
Seeing Orange For Unity Day Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:07:06 EDT
On Wednesday (October 22nd), you may be seeing a lot people wearing orange.
New Armory In Traverse City Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:04:37 EDT
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs will announce in the coming weeks the official opening of a new armory in Traverse City.
Health Care Cap Ballot Question Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:02:08 EDT
The Board of State Canvassers Monday approved petition language for a ballot drive that would require physicians and hospitals to charge their lowest price for a product or service to everyone.
Santa Claus Needs a Place to Park His Sled Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:59:40 EDT
It's not just retailers who are already gearing up for the Christmas season.
City Grants 10 Year Tax Abatement For Alpena Hotel Project Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:57:21 EDT
There are many steps necessary to bring new hotel to downtown Alpena and the process to do so continues.
Number of Unvaccinated Children in MI Growing Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:14:21 EDT
Figures from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show there is increasing numbers of unvaccinated children in kindergarten in Michigan, making the state the fourth-highest in...
2 Arrested in Alcona - 1 on 4 Counts Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:11:44 EDT
Two people were arrested in the week of October 13th through the 19th as a result of the 50 complaints handled by the Alcona County Sheriff's Department. One of those arrested faces 4 counts.
Wednesday Morning State News Summary Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:57:37 EDT
(MiPoll-Gov Race) Two new polls show Governor Rick Snyder continues to lead Democratic challenger Mark Schauer in the gubernatorial race, with one poll showing Snyder's lead widening.
Tuesday Afternoon State News Summary Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:30:41 EDT
(Capitol-Tesla) Governor Rick Snyder this afternoon (Tue) approved a measure that clarifies state law by requiring new cars in Michigan to be sold only by franchised dealers.
Tuesday Morning State News Summary Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:51:43 EDT
(MI-Ebola Not Here) The state's new public health director is reassuring residents that it is not a forgone conclusion that Michigan will eventually deal with a case of the Ebola virus here.
Monday Afternoon State News Summary Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:58:50 EDT
(East Lansing-Heroin Summit) Some 500 health and law enforcement officials gathered in East Lansing today (Monday) for what is being dubbed as Michigan's first Heroin Summit.
Monday Morning State News Summary Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:07:16 EDT
(Capitol-Med Marijuana) While lawmakers return to Lansing for a session day on Wednesday, not much is expected.