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APS: Keycards, AHS credit union/coffee bar & other summer projects
August 16, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS: Keycards, AHS credit union/coffee bar & other summer projects
APS: Keycards, AHS credit union/coffee bar & other summer projects

When students return to Alpena High School later this month, they will be able to take advantage of a new branch of Alpena Alcona Credit Union and a coffee bar.

Flags lowered for fallen fireman from East Tawas
August 16, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Flags lowered for fallen fireman from East Tawas
Flags lowered for fallen fireman from East Tawas

U.S. and Michigan flags have been ordered to half-staff Friday, to honor the service of fallen volunteer firefighter from northeast Michigan.

Visiting troops volunteer at humane society
August 16, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Visiting troops volunteer at humane society
Visiting troops volunteer at humane society

The military took over the Huron Humane Society (HHS) on Thursday, well kind of.

Johannesburg farm receives ‘Ag Exporter of the Year’ award
August 16, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Johannesburg farm receives ‘Ag Exporter of the Year’ award
Johannesburg farm receives ‘Ag Exporter of the Year’ award

A northern Michigan farm is being recognized as the top agricultural exporter in Michigan.

Free ORV weekend this Sat. & Sun.
August 16, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Free ORV weekend this Sat. & Sun.
Free ORV weekend this Sat. & Sun.

State residents and visitors alike can take advantage of a free ORV weekend in Michigan this Saturday and Sunday.

Troopers arrest 3 for OWI over week
August 16, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Troopers arrest 3 for OWI over week
Troopers arrest 3 for OWI over week

Residents of northeast Michigan placed 92 calls for help over the week, with the Michigan State Police post in Alpena.

Annual Grub Crawl
August 16, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Annual Grub Crawl
Annual Grub Crawl

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is now selling tickets to the 9th annual Grub Crawl.

Michigan OKs $1.3M compensation for man exonerated of murder
August 16, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan OKs $1.3M compensation for man exonerated of murder
Michigan OKs $1.3M compensation for man exonerated of murder

Michigan’s attorney general has approved $1.3 million in compensation for a 61 year-old man who spent nearly three decades in prison before being exonerated in the arson-related deaths of his wife and two young daughters.

Worried about a recession? Protect yourself but don’t panic
August 16, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Worried about a recession? Protect yourself but don’t panic
Worried about a recession? Protect yourself but don’t panic

If the threat of a recession gives you pause when it comes to your personal finances, experts say now is a time to prepare, not panic.

Star Staffing Alpena makes list of fastest growing companies in USA
August 15, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Star Staffing Alpena makes list of fastest growing companies in USA
Star Staffing Alpena makes list of fastest growing companies in USA

A small business in northeast Michigan has made Inc. magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in America.

New life for Sunset School
August 15, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on New life for Sunset School
New life for Sunset School

New life is being breathed into Sunset Elementary School off Hobbs Drive.

Hubbard Lake man arrested for terrorizing same woman
August 15, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Hubbard Lake man arrested for terrorizing same woman
Hubbard Lake man arrested for terrorizing same woman

A 42 year-old Hubbard Lake man who allegedly tried to run down his girlfriend with a SUV last month, has been arrested for terrorizing the same victim.