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Alpena County Commissioners stalemate on choosing insurance provider
September 28, 2016 – 7:54 am | Comments Off
Alpena County Commissioners stalemate on choosing insurance provider

Alpena County Commissioners are locked in a voting stalemate for their choice of an insurance provider.

Alpena Troopers have busy week
September 28, 2016 – 7:51 am | Comments Off
Alpena Troopers have busy week

State Troopers from the Alpena Post were busy last week, handling 74 complaints and responding to the scene of a large number of traffic accidents.

EMT workers’ families to get death benefit
September 28, 2016 – 7:49 am | Comments Off
EMT workers’ families to get death benefit

The surviving family members of Michigan first responders who die in the line of duty will qualify for up to five years of state-paid health insurance under legislation signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder.

Great lakes lighthouse restored
September 28, 2016 – 7:47 am | Comments Off
Great lakes lighthouse restored

An historic lighthouse on the shore of Lake Erie is once again functioning after years of work to restore the 120-year-old structure.

State Police begin arson investigation near Gaylord
September 27, 2016 – 7:49 am | Comments Off
State Police begin arson investigation near Gaylord

Michigan State Police Troopers from the Gaylord post have begun an arson investigation related to a structure fire in Otsego Lake Township.

P.I.Sheriff Dept. worked 63 complaints last week
September 27, 2016 – 7:47 am | Comments Off
P.I.Sheriff Dept. worked 63 complaints last week

The Presque Isle County Sheriff Department handled 63 complaints for the week ending September 24.

State prisons start new program to help parolees
September 27, 2016 – 7:45 am | Comments Off
State prisons start new program to help parolees

Few states have been more aggressive in releasing inmates and diverting offenders than Michigan, where prison costs were spiraling out of control a decade ago.

Gas prices are inching down overall
September 27, 2016 – 7:42 am | Comments Off
Gas prices are inching down overall

AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 6 cents per gallon in the past week.