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Tax Tribunal hears dispute between Alpena Co. & City over sidewalks
May 19, 2010 – 12:30 pm | One Comment
Tax Tribunal hears dispute between Alpena Co. & City over sidewalks

A Michigan Tax Tribunal Judge has heard both sides of the argument and will now render a decision on a long-standing dispute between Alpena County and the City.

Fires rage in Crawford County
May 19, 2010 – 3:56 am | 4 Comments
Fires rage in Crawford County

The “Meridian Boundary Fire” in Crawford County could continue to burn for days or even weeks.

Starlite Beach project alive and well
May 19, 2010 – 3:50 am | 9 Comments
Starlite Beach project alive and well

Passersbys should notice some demolition and construction activity taking place at Starlite Beach later this year.

APS hopes road commission will accept Wildcat Court
May 19, 2010 – 3:48 am | Comments Off on APS hopes road commission will accept Wildcat Court
APS hopes road commission will accept Wildcat Court

Alpena Public Schools is asking the Alpena County Road Commission to accept Wildcat Court into its county road system.

Chisholm St. detour signs cost $12K
May 19, 2010 – 3:44 am | 3 Comments
Chisholm St. detour signs cost $12K

Who would have guessed the most expensive part of fixing the water line break on Chisholm Street would be the detour signs?

Dziesinski stands mute to assault of tow truck driver
May 19, 2010 – 3:44 am | Comments Off on Dziesinski stands mute to assault of tow truck driver
Dziesinski stands mute to assault of tow truck driver

The Alpena man accused of pulling a gun on the person who repossessed his vehicle has stood mute to a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.

Decorative landscaping light ignites porch in Atlanta
May 19, 2010 – 3:40 am | Comments Off on Decorative landscaping light ignites porch in Atlanta
Decorative landscaping light ignites porch in Atlanta

A decorative solar-powered landscaping light is being blamed for a porch fire in Atlanta.

Long Lake boating access cite in Iosco Co. closed for ramp replacement
May 19, 2010 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Long Lake boating access cite in Iosco Co. closed for ramp replacement
Long Lake boating access cite in Iosco Co. closed for ramp replacement

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has temporarily closed the Long Lake boating access site in Iosco County for ramp replacement.

Girls on the Run 5K run/walk celebrates girls’ accomplishments
May 19, 2010 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on Girls on the Run 5K run/walk celebrates girls’ accomplishments
Girls on the Run 5K run/walk  celebrates girls’ accomplishments

Come celebrate with the program’s very first Girls on the Run participants, June 5, 2010 at Thunder Bay Junior High.

Senate analysts estimate budget hole for this year
May 19, 2010 – 3:28 am | Comments Off on Senate analysts estimate budget hole for this year
Senate analysts estimate budget hole for this year

Michigan lawmakers might not be done with tough budget decisions for the current fiscal year ending September 30.

Senate bill would cut local revenue sharing payments
May 19, 2010 – 3:26 am | One Comment
Senate bill would cut local revenue sharing payments

Michigan’s local governments would lose about 4 percent of their state tax revenue sharing payments under a bill passed by the Republican-led state Senate.

State Police Director retiring, named U.S. Marshal by President Obama
May 19, 2010 – 3:20 am | Comments Off on State Police Director retiring, named U.S. Marshal by President Obama
State Police Director retiring, named U.S. Marshal by President Obama

Michigan State Police Director Col. Peter C. Munoz has announced his retirement but will continue to protect and serve as a United States Marshal.