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FAFSA filing deadline/government shutdown
January 16, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
FAFSA filing deadline/government shutdown

The partial federal government shutdown is impacting the Free Application for Student Aid verification process.

Alcona deputies take calls for sexual assault, domestic violence & more
January 16, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Alcona deputies take calls for sexual assault, domestic violence & more

Alcona County sheriff deputies responded to some serious complaints over the week, including a suicidal person and a sexual assault.

Senate GOP’s top priority is cutting auto insurance premiums
January 16, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Senate GOP’s top priority is cutting auto insurance premiums

Republicans who control the Michigan Senate are making the reduction of auto insurance rates a top priority.

IRS recalling 46,000 workers to handle taxes
January 16, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
IRS recalling 46,000 workers to handle taxes

The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown – nearly 60 percent of its workforce – to handle tax returns and pay out refunds.

Atlanta man pleads guilty to killing older brother
January 15, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Atlanta man pleads guilty to killing older brother

A Montmorency County man who shot and killed his older brother has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

APS to hire firm to aid in updating Asbestos Compliance Plan
January 15, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off
APS to hire firm to aid in updating Asbestos Compliance Plan

Administrators for Alpena Public Schools have chosen a firm to conduct asbestos inspections as the district moves forward with updating its Asbestos Compliance Plan.

Thunder Bay International Film Festival starts next week
January 15, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
Thunder Bay International Film Festival starts next week

The seventh annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival will kick off next week.

Deputies in Montmorency Co respond to 79 complaints
January 15, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Deputies in Montmorency Co respond to 79 complaints

The number of complaints called into the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office was down over the week, even though deputies still responded to a fair number of accidents and calls for vehicles that left the roadways.

Gas prices rise on renewed oil strength
January 15, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Gas prices rise on renewed oil strength

The cost of gas in Michigan is back on the rise due to higher crude oil prices.

Michigan to issue February food aid benefits early
January 15, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Michigan to issue February food aid benefits early

Michigan will issue Food Assistance Program benefits for February early as directed by the federal Food and Nutrition Service.

Top auto awards go to Hyundai and Ram
January 15, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Top auto awards go to Hyundai and Ram

The Hyundai Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona and the Ram pickup have received North American car, sport utility and truck of the year awards.

Feds to ease rules on drone flights over people and at night
January 15, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Feds to ease rules on drone flights over people and at night

Federal officials plan to ease restrictions on flying drones over crowds and at night.