Local & Regional News
Getting To School Safely - Bus Tips For Students Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:20:33 EDT
As school starts for most next Tuesday, State Police of Alpena say there are basic things students and motorists should be mindful of.
Makowski Says Rogers City Enrollment Holding Steady Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:18:05 EDT
Rogers City Area Schools Superintendent Katy Makowski says the district's enrollment for the upcoming school year appears to be steady.
3 Escape Serious Injuries in Rollover Accident Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:15:36 EDT
A driver and his 3 year old passenger escaped serious injuries in a 1 vehicle rollover accident Wednesday (8-27) morning.
Alpena Commissioners Roll Back County Clerk Worker Wages Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:13:07 EDT
After Alpena County Commissioners approved reclassifications and a resulting pay increase for workers in the Alpena County Clerks office last April (29), they have rescinded that action.
Schauer Leads Snyder In Governor Race Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:10:39 EDT
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.
Labor Day Travel Expected To Be Slightly Higher Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:08:22 EDT
More than 1.12 (M) million Michigan residents will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, or about one-percent more than those who traveled last year,...
Alpena County Required To Refund Fannie Mae - Freddie Mac Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:58:40 EDT
As the result of a class action suit being finalized, Alpena County will be required to refund some property transfer tax fee money to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Python Found in Cheboygan Co Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:30:19 EDT
Cheboygan County authorities are trying to find the owner of a 4 1/2 foot python.
SUV Travels through Ditch and Lawns before Slamming into Garage Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:25:11 EDT
A woman had to extracted from her SUV after it slammed into a garage Monday evening.
Black River Bridge Walk Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:18:34 EDT
If don't want to make the drive to Mackinaw City for annual 5 mile walk across the Mackinac Bridge this Labor Day weekend, you may want to consider staying closer to home and trekking across a...
40,000 Expected for 57th Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:15:56 EDT
Governor Rick Snyder will lead the expected 40,000 walkers across the 5-mile span of the Mackinac Bridge beginning at 7 A.M. Monday, September 1st.
Alpena Commissioners Approve Drug Court Grant Application Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:09:31 EDT
In regular session Tuesday, Alpena County Commissioners approved of the 88th District Court submitting a grant renewal request to the state to help fund the local adult drug court system.
YAY - Grant Street Now Open Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:07:00 EDT
Today is the day many local residents have been waiting for. Grant Street in Alpena is open to traffic as of 6 o'clock last night (Tuesday).
Pretty Good Month for ARMC Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:04:28 EDT
The Alpena Regional Medical Center went over finances for the month July at this weeks Board of Trustees Meeting (Tuesday).
10 Year Old Bicyclist Hit by Truck Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:01:55 EDT
A 10 year old girl was transported to the hospital after being hit by a truck while riding her bike.
New Committee For Unmanned Areal Systems Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:59:26 EDT
While once committee formed to pursue unmanned areal surveillance aircraft projects in Alpena has disbanded, another has been formed to take it's place.
RC Council Extends SR2S Agreement Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:50:44 EDT
The Rogers City Council has extended a grant agreement that will give the Rogers City Area Schools district another year to use roughly 13 thousand dollars in funds from the Safe Routes to School...
Hillman Council Approves Hazardous Mitigation Plan Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:56:10 EDT
Hillman Village Council members recently reviewed and accepted the Montmorency County Hazardous Mitigation plan.
Evening Hours Offered by Farmers Market Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:45:42 EDT
Beginning this Wednesday (Aug. 27th) the Alpena Farmer's Market will begin offering evening hours.
Cardinal Edmund Szoka Laid to Rest Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:43:05 EDT
Cardinal Edmund Szoka (SHOCK-uh) is laid to rest today (Tuesday). The former Archbishop of Detroit died of natural causes last week. He was 86.
Information Sought on Montmorency Elk Poaching Case Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:38:15 EDT
As elk hunting season gets under way in Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters and northeast Michigan residents that it is still seeking information on an elk poaching...
Hit and Run Driver Located and Jailed Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:22:55 EDT
One subject is in jail following a hit and run accident Monday evening . At 5:15, Michigan State Police from the Alpena Post were called to the crash on US 23 near Long Lake Park Road.
APS Consolidating City Of Alpena Bus Routes Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:05:43 EDT
As previously reported, due to retirements or relocations resulting in a shortage of drivers, Alpena Public Schools will be consolidating some bus runs in the city as school starts after Labor Day.
New Minimum Wage Goes In Effect September 1st Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:03:16 EDT
Starting September 1st, Michigan workers will see an increase in the minimum wage rate from $7.40 to $8.15 an hour, the first rate increase in six years.
Alcona Deputies Keep Busy Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:49 EDT
Alcona Sheriff Deputies logged 66 complaints in the past week (August 18-24). The bulk of those were traffic related as others ranged from car deer trespassing and noise complaints.
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.
Wednesday Afternoon State News Summary Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:52 EDT
(Capitol-Wolf Hunting) The Michigan House of Representatives give final approval on Wednesday to a bill titled the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act. The vote was 65-to-43.
Wednesday Morning State News Summary Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:53:11 EDT
(Capitol-Wolf Hunting) The Michigan House of Representatives holds a session day today (Wed), and it could vote on a proposal called the Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.
Tuesday Afternoon State News Summary Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:13:16 EDT
MI-Miniumum Wage) If you're paid the minimum wage, you're likely getting a pay increase next Monday. It follows recent action by the Michigan Legislature, and the Governor.
Tuesday Morning State News Summary Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:54:46 EDT
(MI-Radioactive Waste Review) Governor Rick Snyder has directed the Department of Environmental Quality to assemble a panel of experts to review Michigans standards for disposing low-activity...