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Michigan opioid prescriptions down 15 percent last year
June 19, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan opioid prescriptions down 15 percent last year
Michigan opioid prescriptions down 15 percent last year

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs says the number of opioids dispensed in the state decreased by 15 percent in 2018 compared with the year before.

Mackinac Island drone bill sent to Whitmer’s desk
June 19, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Mackinac Island drone bill sent to Whitmer’s desk
Mackinac Island drone bill sent to Whitmer’s desk

Mackinac Island could enact rules to restrict the use of drones under legislation heading to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her expected signature.

Salute to Alcona County!
June 18, 2019 – 4:32 pm | Comments Off on Salute to Alcona County!
Salute to Alcona County!

Join us on Friday, June 14th as we broadcast LIVE from noon  until 2 PM from A1 Woods and Waters!

City Hall to receive security & safety upgrades
June 18, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on City Hall to receive security & safety upgrades
City Hall to receive security & safety upgrades

More municipalities are turning to surveillance video cameras as a means to fight crime, especially at a time when mass shootings and other types of violence are on the rise.

APS Super formally receives contract extension & 2% raise
June 18, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on APS Super formally receives contract extension & 2% raise
APS Super formally receives contract extension & 2% raise

The Superintendent of Alpena Public Schools formally received a contract extension Monday evening, along with a bump in pay.

Shafto fills APS board vacancy
June 18, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Shafto fills APS board vacancy

The Alpena Public Schools board of education has a new member.

Alpena man utters profanity at judge after receiving prison sentence
June 18, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Alpena man utters profanity at judge after receiving prison sentence
Alpena man utters profanity at judge after receiving prison sentence

A 30 year-old Alpena man is headed back to prison and he isn’t happy about it or afraid to let the judge know how he feels.

Montmorency deputies respond 8 crashes over the week
June 18, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies respond 8 crashes over the week
Montmorency deputies respond 8 crashes over the week

A total of 106 calls for help were phoned into the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office last week.

Temporary closure of Grand Lake bridge
June 18, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Temporary closure of Grand Lake bridge
Temporary closure of Grand Lake bridge

The Grand Lake Outlet Bridge on County Highway East 638 will be closed for much of Tuesday to allow a construction crew time to apply an epoxy coating to the concrete deck.

Gas prices continue to decline in MI
June 18, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Gas prices continue to decline in MI
Gas prices continue to decline in MI

Gas prices in Michigan continue to decline.

Enbridge to begin rock, soil sampling in Straits of Mackinac
June 18, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Enbridge to begin rock, soil sampling in Straits of Mackinac
Enbridge to begin rock, soil sampling in Straits of Mackinac

Enbridge says it’s moving ahead with collecting rock and soil samples in the Straits of Mackinac while preparing for a court battle with Michigan’s governor over a planned oil pipeline tunnel there.

APS: Latest test results show more work needed in Math
June 17, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on APS: Latest test results show more work needed in Math
APS: Latest test results show more work needed in Math

The latest round of in-house testing shows some students at Alpena Public Schools are doing well in reading but most of them continue to struggle in math.