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Crowdfunding campaign launched for Rogers City beautification project
December 7, 2016 – 12:56 am | Comments Off
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Rogers City beautification project

Rogers City is hoping to raise $50,000 for a downtown beautification project.

NE MI donates over $41K on Giving Tuesday
December 7, 2016 – 12:48 am | Comments Off
NE MI donates over $41K on Giving Tuesday

Residents of northeast Michigan donated more than $41,000 to local groups and organizations on Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that is said to kick off the charitable season.

Habitat completes renovations on 79th home in NE Michigan
December 7, 2016 – 12:40 am | Comments Off
Habitat completes renovations on 79th home in NE Michigan

A dedication ceremony is being held Wednesday, for the 79th Habitat for Humanity home completed in northeast Michigan.

Alpena recognizes victims of Pearl harbor on 75th anniversary
December 7, 2016 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
Alpena recognizes victims of Pearl harbor on 75th anniversary

It was 75 years ago today, that U.S. troops stationed at Pearl Harbor were awakened by gunfire and explosions.

Woman who OD’d on Indian Trails bus pleads guilty
December 7, 2016 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Woman who OD’d on Indian Trails bus pleads guilty

A downstate woman who nearly died of a drug overdose in Alpena was in court Monday, on drug charges.

Alcona deputies investigate lost/missing person, OD & more
December 7, 2016 – 12:20 am | Comments Off
Alcona deputies investigate lost/missing person, OD & more

The Alcona County Sheriff’s Office investigated two lost or missing persons over the week, a drug overdose and four domestic assaults.

Bill lightens penalty for underage drinking in MI
December 7, 2016 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Bill lightens penalty for underage drinking in MI

Michigan lawmakers are moving to lighten the penalty for underage drinking, making a first offense a civil infraction instead of a misdemeanor crime.

Federal judge weighs whether to end Michigan recount
December 7, 2016 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Federal judge weighs whether to end Michigan recount

A federal judge could decide whether to end Michigan’s presidential recount after the state’s second-highest court said the Green Party nominee was ineligible to seek a second look at millions of ballots.