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Man attempts to drown two at Oscoda Twp. Dam
May 28, 2010 – 6:05 am | 5 Comments
Man attempts to drown two at Oscoda Twp. Dam

What began as a fishing trip for four people from mid-Michigan has ended with the arrest of a Bay City man on two counts of assault with intent to murder.

Alpena State Police warn of warm weather scams
May 28, 2010 – 6:04 am | One Comment
Alpena State Police warn of warm weather scams

It’s that time of year again, when questionable construction companies sweep through the area, taking advantage of people through home improvement or driveway sealing scams.

Alpena Road Commission reconditioning gravel roads
May 28, 2010 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Alpena Road Commission reconditioning gravel roads
Alpena Road Commission reconditioning gravel roads

The Alpena County Road Commission this week, began the yearly task of preparing gravel roads following the winter season.

MDOT clears way for safer holiday travel
May 28, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on MDOT clears way for safer holiday travel
MDOT clears way for safer holiday travel

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is lifting traffic restrictions on 121 of 183 projects statewide during the Memorial Day weekend.

Satellite TV bill signed into law…impacts Alpena
May 28, 2010 – 5:53 am | Comments Off on Satellite TV bill signed into law…impacts Alpena
Satellite TV bill signed into law…impacts Alpena

President Obama signed S.3333, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010, into law Thursday, renewing laws surrounding retransmission of broadcast content by satellite companies.

Michigan lawmaker seeks to tweak deer baiting ban
May 28, 2010 – 5:51 am | Comments Off on Michigan lawmaker seeks to tweak deer baiting ban
Michigan lawmaker seeks to tweak deer baiting ban

A state lawmaker says he’s introducing legislation aimed at protecting people from prosecution if they inadvertently violate Michigan’s ban on deer baiting.

Local Unemployment numbers decline in April
May 27, 2010 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off on Local Unemployment numbers decline in April
Local Unemployment numbers decline in April

Unemployment rates in Northeast Lower Michigan showed significant seasonal declines during the month of April.

2 Alpena soldiers among Grayling group returning from Iraq – homecoming ceremony today
May 27, 2010 – 6:08 am | 4 Comments
2 Alpena soldiers among Grayling group returning from Iraq – homecoming ceremony today

A grand homecoming ceremony is planned for a group of soldiers from Camp Grayling, following a 12-month tour of duty in Iraq.

County to review loan offer for NLA lighting upgrade
May 27, 2010 – 6:07 am | 5 Comments
County to review loan offer for NLA lighting upgrade

The lighting upgrade project at Northern Lights Arena has new support.

Sullenger presents construction cost report to council
May 27, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Sullenger presents construction cost report to council
Sullenger presents construction cost report to council

The Alpena Municipal Council recently received an overview on the cost of construction projects completed in 2009.

Cox to review state energy standards – mentions Wolverine air permit
May 27, 2010 – 6:04 am | 3 Comments
Cox to review state energy standards – mentions Wolverine air permit

The Michigan Attorney General said he will fight to review any state energy standard that exceeds federal standards to ensure Michigan’s is fact-based and scientifically defensible.

Cheboygan K-9 team wins awards at field trial
May 27, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan K-9 team wins awards at field trial
Cheboygan K-9 team wins awards at field trial

The K-9 team from the Cheboygan County Sheriff Department competed in detector dog field trials last week and came home with a first and second place finish.