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Raffle winner to visit top of Mackinac Bridge
April 22, 2014 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Raffle winner to visit top of Mackinac Bridge

The Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association is sponsoring a fund-raising raffle with a rare prize: a climb to the top of the Mackinac Bridge.

Coast Guard finishes lower Great Lakes icebreaking
April 22, 2014 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Coast Guard finishes lower Great Lakes icebreaking

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has wrapped up more than four months of icebreaking to open shipping lanes on the lower Great Lakes.

Reynolds, Hillman, dies after boiler explodes in Wellington Twn.
April 21, 2014 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
Reynolds, Hillman, dies after boiler explodes in Wellington Twn.

A 22 year-old Hillman man was killed Friday, when a wood boiler exploded in Wellington Township.

APS to hold garage sale inside former Sunset school
April 21, 2014 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
APS to hold garage sale inside former Sunset school

Alpena Public Schools is putting together another garage sale this summer, to rid itself of items it no longer needs.

County’s finances ahead of last year
April 21, 2014 – 12:22 am | Comments Off
County’s finances ahead of last year

Alpena County’s finances are holding strong through the first quarter of 2014.

DNR fishery workshop in Alpena Tuesday
April 21, 2014 – 12:16 am | Comments Off
DNR fishery workshop in Alpena Tuesday

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be in Alpena Tuesday night, to speak with anglers and others about Lake Huron’s fishery.

City crews help put out small fire at NEMROC
April 21, 2014 – 12:12 am | Comments Off
City crews help put out small fire at NEMROC

City of Alpena firefighters were called to the North Eastern Michigan Rehabilitation and Opportunity Center, Inc. on Friday.

Give blood at drives in Alpena, Herron & Posen
April 21, 2014 – 12:08 am | Comments Off
Give blood at drives in Alpena, Herron & Posen

Every day of every week, people need blood for emergency and ongoing medical care.