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Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists
May 1, 2015 – 12:03 am | Comments Off
Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows that 6 in 10 Americans favor using drones to target and kill members of terrorist groups such as al-Qaida overseas.

Bird flu losses likely to top 20M with new cases in Iowa
May 1, 2015 – 12:01 am | Comments Off
Bird flu losses likely to top 20M with new cases in Iowa

Agriculture officials say five more farms likely have been affected by the deadly H5N2 bird flu virus, including an egg-laying operation with 5.5 million chickens.

Rogers City Chamber hires new executive director
April 30, 2015 – 2:01 pm | Comments Off
Rogers City Chamber hires new executive director

The Rogers City Area Chamber of Commerce has hired a new executive director.

NE Michigan a destination for astro-tourism?
April 30, 2015 – 7:50 am | Comments Off
NE Michigan a destination for astro-tourism?

Someday Northeast Michigan could become a destination for what is being called astro-tourism.

ARMC up $674K in March
April 30, 2015 – 7:42 am | Comments Off
ARMC up $674K in March

The board of trustees at Alpena Regional Medical Center learned this week, that the hospital posted a strong financial gain in March.

Police search for two drug suspects from Alpena area
April 30, 2015 – 7:39 am | Comments Off
Police search for two drug suspects from Alpena area

The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) is searching for two people from the Alpena area who are wanted on separate drug charges.

Supreme Court turns down appeal of Wolverine man
April 30, 2015 – 7:36 am | Comments Off
Supreme Court turns down appeal of Wolverine man

The Michigan Supreme Court has turned down the appeal of a Cheboygan County man who’s in prison on drug charges.

People wanted on felony warrants to get food aid and benefits
April 30, 2015 – 7:33 am | Comments Off
People wanted on felony warrants to get food aid and benefits

The state is taking steps to offer food aid and other public benefits to people who were cut off because they had warrants for felony crimes.