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Alpena vets office not likely to close if millage fails
July 30, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Alpena vets office not likely to close if millage fails
Alpena vets office not likely to close if millage fails

One of the 4 millage requests Alpena County voters face when they head to the polls Tuesday, is a proposal to fund the local Veterans Affairs Office.

Bill includes $19M for Camp Grayling
July 30, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Bill includes $19M for Camp Grayling
Bill includes $19M for Camp Grayling

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2011, Wednesday, which includes funding for a large-scale project at Camp Grayling.

Police catch St. Anne graffiti artist
July 30, 2010 – 6:02 am | 11 Comments
Police catch St. Anne graffiti artist

It turns out the graffiti artist that spray painted a message across St. Anne Catholic Church is Alpena is also a bit of a show-off.

S.A.N.E. busts up Meth lab in Cheboygan
July 30, 2010 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on S.A.N.E. busts up Meth lab in Cheboygan
S.A.N.E. busts up Meth lab in Cheboygan

The Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement (SANE) team recently broke up a methamphetamine lab in Cheboygan and made a number of unrelated drug arrests.

Construction begins on section of River St.
July 30, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Construction begins on section of River St.
Construction begins on section of River St.

Crews will begin resurfacing a small section of River Street in Alpena today.

Woman assaulted & robbed near casino in St. Ignace
July 30, 2010 – 5:52 am | 4 Comments
Woman assaulted & robbed near casino in St. Ignace

Michigan State Police are looking for three suspects who allegedly assaulted and robbed a woman near Kewadin Casino in St. Ignace.

Moore wants to bring back downtown movie theaters
July 30, 2010 – 5:51 am | 3 Comments
Moore wants to bring back downtown movie theaters

Michigan-based documentary filmmaker Michael Moore wants to bring back the single-screen movie theaters that used to be the pillars of city business districts.

3rd victim identified in Montana grizzly mauling
July 30, 2010 – 5:35 am | Comments Off on 3rd victim identified in Montana grizzly mauling
3rd victim identified in Montana grizzly mauling

Authorities have identified the third victim of a bear attack in a campground near Yellowstone National Park as a 21 year-old man from Colorado.

“Focus Alpena,” a one-stop film friendly website
July 29, 2010 – 6:37 am | 3 Comments
“Focus Alpena,” a one-stop film friendly website

An Alpena City Councilman is stepping up the effort to attract Hollywood to northeast lower Michigan.

Carmeuse celebrates 150 years w/Rogers City party
July 29, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on Carmeuse celebrates 150 years w/Rogers City party
Carmeuse celebrates 150 years w/Rogers City party

Carmeuse, the global company that owns the Calcite plant in Rogers City is celebrating 150 years in business.

Court Management Council to decide fate of Friend of Court duties
July 29, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on Court Management Council to decide fate of Friend of Court duties
Court Management Council to decide fate of Friend of Court duties

Alpena County Prosecutor Ed Black is meeting with the local Court Management Council to see if he can be released from a contract to perform Friend of the Court duties for Alpena and Montmorency counties.

10 y/o girl seriously injured following freak accident in Mont. Co.
July 29, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on 10 y/o girl seriously injured following freak accident in Mont. Co.
10 y/o girl seriously injured following freak accident in Mont. Co.

A 10 year-old girl may have suffered serious injuries following a freak accident Wednesday night, in Montmorency County.