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Water shutoff around Ninth Avenue
April 13, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off
Water shutoff around Ninth Avenue

Some residents living around Ninth Avenue will be without water service for most of the day Tuesday, as crews for the City of Alpena install a water valve.

GOP Gov. candidates discuss downsizing government
April 13, 2010 – 5:54 am | 2 Comments
GOP Gov. candidates discuss downsizing government

Four Republicans seeking their party’s gubernatorial nomination agree the state must cut taxes and revamp government to attract jobs to Michigan.

City of Alpena “stuck” in concrete lawsuit
April 12, 2010 – 6:32 am | 3 Comments
City of Alpena “stuck” in concrete lawsuit

Some new developments occurred last week, in a lawsuit pitting contractors against each other over crumbling concrete placed around parts of Alpena.

Otsego Co. judge: Deer baiting ban too vague
April 12, 2010 – 6:30 am | 3 Comments
Otsego Co. judge: Deer baiting ban too vague

A judge in Otsego County has thrown out a case against a man charged under Michigan’s ban on baiting and feeding deer in the Lower Peninsula, saying the ban is too vague.

Stupak constituents seek federal aid over ideology
April 12, 2010 – 6:17 am | 8 Comments
Stupak constituents seek federal aid over ideology

Tea party activists are gloating over Representative Bart Stupak’s decision to retire after becoming one of their top targets.

West Branch Police respond to fatal crash
April 12, 2010 – 6:16 am | One Comment
West Branch Police respond to fatal crash

A 16 year-old Rose City teen was killed over the weekend, after the vehicle she was riding in was forced off the road and into a large tree.

Two Alpena men caught breaking into cars
April 12, 2010 – 6:11 am | One Comment
Two Alpena men caught breaking into cars

The City of Alpena Police has two suspects in custody for breaking into several cars throughout the Alpena area.

Police arrest two at Atlanta area home for family fighting
April 12, 2010 – 6:09 am | Comments Off
Police arrest two at Atlanta area home for family fighting

Police made two arrests at the same Atlanta area home Sunday, following separate domestic incidents.

Miss Sunrise Side pageants this weekend
April 12, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off
Miss Sunrise Side pageants this weekend

The clock is ticking on the start of this year’s Sunrise Side scholarship programs.

Blood drives in Alpena, Cheboygan, Herron & Oscoda
April 12, 2010 – 6:07 am | Comments Off
Blood drives in Alpena, Cheboygan, Herron & Oscoda

The American Red Cross is trying to bolster blood supplies in the region by hosting four blood drives this week.

State sets bear hunting license quotas at 11,742
April 12, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off
State sets bear hunting license quotas at 11,742

The state has approved license quotas allowing hunters to take 11,742 bears in Michigan this year.

Recovery to remain sluggish into 2011
April 12, 2010 – 6:05 am | One Comment
Recovery to remain sluggish into 2011

A new survey suggests economic recovery will be sporadic and somewhat uncertain into next year.