Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Local News

Sanctuary to celebrate expansion
August 29, 2014 – 9:08 am | Comments Off
Sanctuary to celebrate expansion

After years of meetings, discussions, public hearings and hard work, it appears the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena is finally receiving congressional approval to expand.

Babcock sentenced on 5 car break ins in Alpena
August 29, 2014 – 9:03 am | Comments Off
Babcock sentenced on 5 car break ins in Alpena

A man who broke into more than five vehicles in the Alpena area recently pleaded guilty as charged and was sentenced.

CRTC run proceeds to benefit local military families
August 29, 2014 – 9:00 am | Comments Off
CRTC run proceeds to benefit local military families

The Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center is holding a 2nd annual Runway Kids and 5k Fun Run.

Road salt costs on the rise
August 29, 2014 – 8:57 am | Comments Off
Road salt costs on the rise

With temperatures in the 80s, who’s thinking about winter road salt? Road agencies are – and they’re seeing higher prices.

Wolf hunting will continue in Michigan
August 29, 2014 – 8:51 am | Comments Off
Wolf hunting will continue in Michigan

The Michigan Legislature has cleared the way to allow continued hunting of gray wolves, a species that once had disappeared from the state but now thrives in the Upper Peninsula.

Alpena commissioners rescind April decision
August 28, 2014 – 8:01 am | Comments Off
Alpena commissioners rescind April decision

Alpena County Commissioners Tuesday, rescinded a decision from April that reclassified and subsequently gave raises to some employees of clerk’s office.

County holds public picnic to celebrate 200th anniversary of National Anthem
August 28, 2014 – 7:56 am | Comments Off
County holds public picnic to celebrate 200th anniversary of National Anthem

Alpena County is holding a public picnic to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the National Anthem.

County fair in Millersburg this weekend
August 28, 2014 – 7:52 am | Comments Off
County fair in Millersburg this weekend

The 113th annual Presque Isle County Fair is being held in Millersburg this weekend.