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Johannesburg meeting on commercial hunting guide regulations
July 22, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Johannesburg meeting on commercial hunting guide regulations
Johannesburg meeting on commercial hunting guide regulations

The DNRE is hosting an informational meeting in Johannesburg next Thursday, to talk about commercial hunting guide regulations.

Michigan lawmakers return with budget unresolved
July 22, 2010 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Michigan lawmakers return with budget unresolved
Michigan lawmakers return with budget unresolved

Michigan lawmakers have returned to session at the state Capitol after a two-week break and they’re still trying to fix the state’s government budget problems.

Alpena Co. wins round 1 in battle over city sidewalk bill
July 21, 2010 – 5:09 pm | 3 Comments
Alpena Co. wins round 1 in battle over city sidewalk bill

Alpena County has won round one of a dispute with the city over a special assessment levied on sidewalk.

Dean Arbour purchases portion of former Fletcher Motel
July 21, 2010 – 6:28 am | One Comment
Dean Arbour purchases portion of former Fletcher Motel

It’s now official. Dean Arbour Ford of Alpena has purchased a portion of the former Fletcher Motel property.

City of Alpena likely to finish year in the black
July 21, 2010 – 6:27 am | Comments Off on City of Alpena likely to finish year in the black
City of Alpena likely to finish year in the black

The final audited numbers won’t be ready for months, but it appears the City of Alpena will finish its’ 2009-10 fiscal year in the black.

Chamber survey: No Alpena commissioner candidates score high for business-friendliness
July 21, 2010 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on Chamber survey: No Alpena commissioner candidates score high for business-friendliness
Chamber survey: No Alpena commissioner candidates score high for business-friendliness

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce recently collected questionnaires from county commissioner candidates to see which of them are the most business friendly.

APS to make money off Speednet contract
July 21, 2010 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on APS to make money off Speednet contract
APS to make money off Speednet contract

Alpena Public schools has entered into a contract with Speednet that allows the wireless internet provider to place an antenna on the former Long Rapids Elementary School property.

Wife to testify against hubby in Alpena fatal drug OD case
July 21, 2010 – 6:20 am | 5 Comments
Wife to testify against hubby in Alpena fatal drug OD case

An Alpena woman has agreed to testify against her husband in a case linked to a fatal drug overdose.

Alpena County Commissioner candidate forum
July 21, 2010 – 6:18 am | Comments Off on Alpena County Commissioner candidate forum
Alpena County Commissioner candidate forum

A forum is being held tonight, for Alpena County Commissioner candidates.

Alpena awarded financial reporting award for 16th consecutive year
July 21, 2010 – 6:12 am | One Comment
Alpena awarded financial reporting award for 16th consecutive year

The City of Alpena has been awarded the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting for the 16th consecutive year.

No parking on sidewalks
July 21, 2010 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on No parking on sidewalks
No parking on sidewalks

The Alpena Police Department would like to remind citizens that vehicles within the City of Alpena may not be parked across a sidewalk or obstruct the sidewalk in any way.

Michigan gubernatorial candidates win endorsements
July 21, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Michigan gubernatorial candidates win endorsements
Michigan gubernatorial candidates win endorsements

The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is endorsing both Republican Rick Snyder and Democrat Virg Bernero in the Michigan governor’s race.