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Mich. energy demand rising as economy recovering
May 27, 2010 – 5:50 am | One Comment
Mich. energy demand rising as economy recovering

Demand for electricity, natural gas and gasoline is increasing in Michigan, but prices are expected to remain about the same.

Michigan Democrats vote to restore schools money
May 27, 2010 – 5:49 am | 2 Comments
Michigan Democrats vote to restore schools money

The Democrat-run Michigan House has voted to restore some state aid money to public schools

Court of Appeals rules in favor of former Alpena Co. probate register
May 26, 2010 – 9:58 am | 6 Comments
Court of Appeals rules in favor of former Alpena Co. probate register

The Michigan Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a former Alpena County employee who filed a lawsuit claiming she was unfairly terminated and protected under the Whistleblowers Protection Act.

Pan on stove fills Miller St. apartment with smoke
May 26, 2010 – 9:57 am | Comments Off on Pan on stove fills Miller St. apartment with smoke
Pan on stove fills Miller St. apartment with smoke

Alpena City fire crews were sent to an apartment on Miller Street shortly after 8 o’clock Wednesday morning, after a burning pan on a hot stove filled the residence with smoke.

Alpena beef herd tests positive for Bovine TB
May 26, 2010 – 3:30 am | 4 Comments
Alpena beef herd tests positive for Bovine TB

An Alpena County cattle herd has tested positive for Bovine Tuberculosis.

Perfect timing for Heat Awareness Day in MI
May 26, 2010 – 3:16 am | Comments Off on Perfect timing for Heat Awareness Day in MI
Perfect timing for Heat Awareness Day in MI

Mid-summer like temperatures are providing the perfect backdrop for Wednesday’s designation as Heat Awareness Day in Michigan.

Deer management plan creates more debate at Alpena Commissioner meeting
May 26, 2010 – 3:10 am | 20 Comments
Deer management plan creates more debate at Alpena Commissioner meeting

It appears Alpena County Commissioners want to get into the middle of a deer management debate that might be better suited for the experts.

ARMC finances down in April
May 26, 2010 – 3:08 am | 6 Comments
ARMC finances down in April

Inpatient surgery volumes and unexpected and significant health insurance claims are two of the main reasons Alpena Regional Medical Center ended the month of April in the red.

Fire danger to remain very high over holiday weekend
May 26, 2010 – 3:06 am | Comments Off on Fire danger to remain very high over holiday weekend
Fire danger to remain very high over holiday weekend

The DNRE warns Michigan residents and visitors that wildfire danger is expected to be very high across northern Michigan over the Memorial Day weekend.

Alpena CRTC opens two new facilities
May 26, 2010 – 3:04 am | Comments Off on Alpena CRTC opens two new facilities
Alpena CRTC opens two new facilities

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday, for two new facilities at the Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center.

Pickup rollover in Hillman Township
May 26, 2010 – 3:02 am | Comments Off on Pickup rollover in Hillman Township
Pickup rollover in Hillman Township

Montmorency County Sheriff Deputies continue to investigate a single-vehicle accident Monday, in Hillman Township.

Alpena Police busy with vehicle damage complaints
May 26, 2010 – 3:00 am | Comments Off on Alpena Police busy with vehicle damage complaints
Alpena Police busy with vehicle damage complaints

Alpena Police are looking for the person or persons who damaged multiple vehicles during Sunday’s early morning fog.