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Alpena Salvation Army asking for fan donations
May 26, 2010 – 2:58 am | Comments Off on Alpena Salvation Army asking for fan donations
Alpena Salvation Army asking for fan donations

As the weather warms, the Alpena Salvation Army is discovering many individuals who do not have air-conditioning and are in need of fans.

ARMC: Play smart in the sun
May 26, 2010 – 2:56 am | Comments Off on ARMC: Play smart in the sun
ARMC: Play smart in the sun

With Memorial Day upon us, we officially kick off the summer season which means fun in the sun. Remember to protect yourself and your family from the harmful effects of the sun.

Gov’t: 89 deaths tied to Toyota acceleration
May 26, 2010 – 2:54 am | Comments Off on Gov’t: 89 deaths tied to Toyota acceleration
Gov’t: 89 deaths tied to Toyota acceleration

The government says unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles may have been involved in the deaths of 89 people over the past decade.

House committee aims to retain university funding
May 26, 2010 – 2:50 am | Comments Off on House committee aims to retain university funding
House committee aims to retain university funding

Michigan’s 15 public universities would escape a cut in funding from the state in the next fiscal year under terms of a budget bill advancing in the Democratic-run state House.

County might impose recycling surcharge
May 25, 2010 – 3:24 pm | 3 Comments
County might impose recycling surcharge

Alpena County Commissioners have decided to hold a public hearing before reaching a decision on whether to impose a $10 a year recycling surcharge on all households.

Ella White student suspended for bringing gun to school
May 25, 2010 – 4:48 am | 35 Comments
Ella White student suspended for bringing gun to school

A potential tragedy was averted at Ella White Elementary School Monday, when a student showed up with a gun and ammunition.

County to consider bid for Hubbard Lake property
May 25, 2010 – 4:44 am | 7 Comments
County to consider bid for Hubbard Lake property

When Alpena County Commissioners meet Tuesday afternoon, they will consider a bid to sell an 81-acre parcel of land in Hubbard Lake.

Grayling women killed in weekend crash
May 25, 2010 – 4:42 am | Comments Off on Grayling women killed in weekend crash
Grayling women killed in weekend crash

A 27 year-old Grayling woman died Sunday, after the motorcycle she was riding on collided with a van.

Brave clerk foils Oscoda robbery attempt
May 25, 2010 – 4:40 am | 7 Comments
Brave clerk foils Oscoda robbery attempt

The brave actions of a store clerk and the alarm she activated forced a knife-wielding robber to flee an Oscoda store.

Alpena State Police continue crack down on underage drinking
May 25, 2010 – 4:38 am | 4 Comments
Alpena State Police continue crack down on underage drinking

The Michigan State Police Alpena Post is reminding parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of underage drinking and the consequences if they get caught.

Crawford Co. fire contained, but dangers remain
May 25, 2010 – 4:30 am | Comments Off on Crawford Co. fire contained, but dangers remain
Crawford Co. fire contained, but dangers remain

The Crawford County forest fire that burned more than 8,500 acres is under control, but officials say conditions are ripe for others to break out.

Presque Isle environmental group issues statement on denial of air permit for Wolverine
May 25, 2010 – 4:28 am | 11 Comments
Presque Isle environmental group issues statement on denial of air permit for Wolverine

CEI’s lawsuit was not against Wolverine, it was against the DNRE for allowing the industrial burning of coal without regulating carbon dioxide (CO2).