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Board approves ballot language for Michigan road fund vote
February 27, 2015 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Board approves ballot language for Michigan road fund vote

The Board of State Canvassers has set the wording of a road funding ballot proposal asking voters if they want to increase the state sales tax and raise $1.3 billion a year more for transportation infrastructure.

County supports Alpena to Hillman trail improvements
February 26, 2015 – 12:34 am | Comments Off
County supports Alpena to Hillman trail improvements

The Alpena to Hillman trail might be receiving an estimated $1.8 million facelift.

Bovine TB meeting in Rogers City tonight
February 26, 2015 – 12:28 am | Comments Off
Bovine TB meeting in Rogers City tonight

The Michigan DNR is holding an informational meeting in Rogers City tonight, to speak with producers about the recent confirmation of bovine Tuberculosis in two white-tailed deer.

Leer church gets MI historical marker
February 26, 2015 – 12:22 am | Comments Off
Leer church gets MI historical marker

Four new sites in Michigan were awarded historical markers this week, including one in Alpena County.

2 men to be sentenced on separate drunk driving charges
February 26, 2015 – 12:18 am | Comments Off
2 men to be sentenced on separate drunk driving charges

Two men with a history of alcohol abuse will be sentenced in March and April after pleading guilty to separate drunk driving charges in Alpena.

Police investigate hit & runs and arrest 2 Hillman men
February 26, 2015 – 12:14 am | Comments Off
Police investigate hit & runs and arrest 2 Hillman men

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two hit and run accidents that happened Tuesday night in Vienna Township and Lewiston.

Chamber & SBDC host business development workshops
February 26, 2015 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Chamber & SBDC host business development workshops

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Small Business Development Center will be hosting a series of business development workshops that are free and open to the public.

Stamas’ website offers free tax preparation guides
February 26, 2015 – 12:04 am | Comments Off
Stamas’ website offers free tax preparation guides

State Senator Jim Stamas is offering constituents of the 36th District free tax preparation guides.