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MI gas prices down slightly, but on the rise
January 22, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
MI gas prices down slightly, but on the rise

The price of gas in Michigan was down over the week but prices are beginning to head in the other direction.

UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 percent in 2019
January 22, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 percent in 2019

The United Nations is forecasting the global economy will grow by around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020, but says waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding prospects.

Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry
January 22, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry

Gunmakers and dealers are gathering this week for the industry’s largest annual conference as they grapple with slumping sales.

Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but NFL wants them gone
January 22, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Prop bets popular for Super Bowl, but NFL wants them gone

Wagers on how many touchdown passes New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will throw or how many rushing yards Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley will gain are likely to be popular options for bettors on the Super Bowl.

MLK Day events at ACC
January 21, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off
MLK Day events at ACC

A number of public events celebrating the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held at Alpena Community College Monday.

New car rental business lands at Alpena airport
January 21, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off
New car rental business lands at Alpena airport

A new car rental business has landed at Alpena County Regional Airport.

APS board expected to approve new supervisor of facilities
January 21, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off
APS board expected to approve new supervisor of facilities

Alpena Public Schools didn’t have to look far to find a new supervisor of facilities.

Suspect steals gas from Hubbard Lake business
January 21, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off
Suspect steals gas from Hubbard Lake business

The search continues for a man who is seen on video stealing gas from a business in Hubbard Lake.

Hospice searching for local volunteers
January 21, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off
Hospice searching for local volunteers

Hospice of Michigan, the original and largest hospice provider in the state, is searching for volunteers in the Alpena area.

Motown Museum offers free child admission on MLK Day
January 21, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
Motown Museum offers free child admission on MLK Day

Motown Museum plans to offer free child admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, when visitors can learn about the link between the civil rights leader and hit-making record company once based in Detroit.

Amtrak train hits unoccupied vehicle on track in Indiana
January 21, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Amtrak train hits unoccupied vehicle on track in Indiana

An Amtrak train from Chicago to Grand Rapids, Michigan, hit an unoccupied vehicle on the track in Indiana, but no passengers or crew were injured.

Bitter cold freezes US regions hit by storm
January 21, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Bitter cold freezes US regions hit by storm

A winter storm that covered parts of the Midwest and Northeast in snow and sleet this weekend has manifested into a bitter freeze.