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Enjoy a historic summer as a Tawas Point Lighthouse keeper
December 10, 2018 – 12:54 am | Comments Off
Enjoy a historic summer as a Tawas Point Lighthouse keeper

Winter doesn’t officially arrive until next week Friday, but officials with the Tawas Point Lighthouse are already seeking volunteers for its lighthouse keeper program in 2019.

Alpena library offers 2 new teen programs
December 10, 2018 – 12:46 am | Comments Off
Alpena library offers 2 new teen programs

The public library in downtown Alpena is offering two new programs for kids between the ages of 12 and 18.

CFNEM accepting grant apps
December 10, 2018 – 12:38 am | Comments Off
CFNEM accepting grant apps

The Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan is accepting grant applications for its Community Impact and Youth Advisory Council grants.

Tips help state recover shipwreck parts near Traverse City
December 10, 2018 – 12:30 am | Comments Off
Tips help state recover shipwreck parts near Traverse City

Authorities say two men have been sentenced to community service for taking artifacts from an 1886 shipwreck near Traverse City.

Cops riding school buses in Marquette in road safety move
December 10, 2018 – 12:22 am | Comments Off
Cops riding school buses in Marquette in road safety move

Sheriff’s deputies are riding school buses in an Upper Peninsula district to try to catch drivers who violate bus-safety laws.

Snyder promises ‘nerd-like’ review of controversial bills
December 10, 2018 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Snyder promises ‘nerd-like’ review of controversial bills

Gov. Rick Snyder says he hasn’t decided if he’ll sign or reject controversial bills from the Republican Legislature in the days before Democrats get control of major statewide offices in Michigan.

Michigan keeping most rest areas open year-round
December 10, 2018 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Michigan keeping most rest areas open year-round

Most of Michigan’s rest areas are open this winter so travelers have a place to stop for a break year-round.

Average US price of gas drops 22 cents per gallon to $2.51
December 10, 2018 – 12:02 am | Comments Off
Average US price of gas drops 22 cents per gallon to $2.51

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 22 cents a gallon over the past three weeks, to $2.51.

Alpena police search for thief/thieves who committed car break ins
December 8, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off
Alpena police search for thief/thieves who committed car break ins

The search continues for a thief or thieves who broke into several vehicles in the Alpena area and made off with approximately $2,600 in goods.

Numerous planes to touch down in Alpena with gifts for kids
December 7, 2018 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Numerous planes to touch down in Alpena with gifts for kids

Two agencies in Alpena along with the local airport are participating in Child and Family Services of Michigan’s Operation Good Cheer program.

Local vets remember 77th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor
December 7, 2018 – 12:42 am | Comments Off
Local vets remember 77th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor

It was 77 years ago today, that U.S. troops stationed at Pearl Harbor were awakened by gunfire and explosions.

City’s election costs up 26 percent
December 7, 2018 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
City’s election costs up 26 percent

The City of Alpena’s cost to conduct the November General Election was up significantly from one year ago.