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Brownfield Authority receives update on Alpena biorefinery
April 30, 2010 – 5:26 am | One Comment
Brownfield Authority receives update on Alpena biorefinery

The Alpena Authority for Brownfield Redevelopment (ADR) received an update this week, on the progress of an environmental assessment taking place for a new biorefinery project.

County approves cash for overnight room at 911 center
April 30, 2010 – 5:24 am | Comments Off on County approves cash for overnight room at 911 center
County approves cash for overnight room at 911 center

Alpena County Commissioners have approved spending more than $3,000 on the remodel of a room at the 911 Center that will provide dispatchers a better place to stretch out.

AG’s office appeals ruling on Otsego deer feeding case
April 30, 2010 – 5:20 am | One Comment
AG’s office appeals ruling on Otsego deer feeding case

The Attorney General’s Office has filed an appeal of the ruling in the case of an Otsego County man ticketed for illegally feeding deer.

ACC PTK Honor Society inducts members
April 30, 2010 – 5:13 am | Comments Off on ACC PTK Honor Society inducts members
ACC PTK Honor Society inducts members

Alpena Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society held induction ceremonies for their 2010 members.

Yard waste pickup in Alpena
April 30, 2010 – 5:10 am | Comments Off on Yard waste pickup in Alpena
Yard waste pickup in Alpena

Yard waste pickup for residents of the City of Alpena begins Monday on the south side of town.

West Branch hospital to close OB unit July
April 30, 2010 – 5:06 am | Comments Off on West Branch hospital to close OB unit July
West Branch hospital to close OB unit July

A mid-Michigan hospital will close its obstetrics unit as part of a $1.2 million budget reduction.

Flags lowered for Michigan soldier
April 30, 2010 – 5:00 am | Comments Off on Flags lowered for Michigan soldier
Flags lowered for Michigan soldier

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff Friday, to honor a soldier from southern Michigan who was killed in Afghanistan.

MDOT moves ahead with reduced road projects plan
April 30, 2010 – 4:46 am | 2 Comments
MDOT moves ahead with reduced road projects plan

MDOT is moving forward with plans to delay hundreds of road and bridge projects scheduled for the next five years because of its inability to raise enough money to match federal transportation dollars.

Food-related illness in Mich. linked to Ohio, NY
April 30, 2010 – 4:30 am | Comments Off on Food-related illness in Mich. linked to Ohio, NY
Food-related illness in Mich. linked to Ohio, NY

Health officials say a strain of E. coli blamed for an outbreak of food-related illness in Michigan may be related to cases under investigation in Ohio and New York.

Gaylord police searching for female armed robbery suspect
April 29, 2010 – 10:25 am | One Comment
Gaylord police searching for female armed robbery suspect

Gaylord Police continue to search for the woman who held up a cash advance business Wednesday, by knifepoint.

No mortgage sale on Alpena Staples property
April 29, 2010 – 6:10 am | One Comment
No mortgage sale on Alpena Staples property

The commercial property being leased by Staples in Alpena is in jeopardy of being foreclosed after the owners failed to pay their mortgage.

Tax abatement & brownfield plan approved for Dean Arbour Ford
April 29, 2010 – 6:09 am | 3 Comments
Tax abatement & brownfield plan approved for Dean Arbour Ford

The City of Alpena’s Authority for Brownfield Redevelopment approved a tax abatement and a brownfield redevelopment plan Wednesday, for a proposed auto dealership on the site of the former Fletcher Motel property.