Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Local News

Final arguments in Alpena cement case to be heard Wednesday
August 2, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Final arguments in Alpena cement case to be heard Wednesday
Final arguments in Alpena cement case to be heard Wednesday

It turns out there wasn’t enough time last week, to complete the bench trial going on in Alpena, to determine which company is responsible for placing bad concrete around parts of the city’s north side.

July was warm & rainy
August 2, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on July was warm & rainy
July was warm & rainy

The month of July was warm and wet for many communities across northern lower Michigan.

Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City
August 2, 2010 – 5:25 am | Comments Off on Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City
Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City

The 38th Annual Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City Tuesday, with events designed for both the young and old at heart.

Montmorency Co. Deputies investigate B & E and ballpark damage
August 2, 2010 – 5:21 am | Comments Off on Montmorency Co. Deputies investigate B & E and ballpark damage
Montmorency Co. Deputies investigate B & E and ballpark damage

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the weekend break in of a cabin and garage, and vandalism at a ballpark in Lewiston.

Blood drives each in Alpena & Cheboygan
August 2, 2010 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on Blood drives each in Alpena & Cheboygan
Blood drives each in Alpena & Cheboygan

Four blood drives are being held this week, two each in Alpena and Cheboygan counties.

Water shut off from Chisholm to Ninth Ave. bridge
August 2, 2010 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on Water shut off from Chisholm to Ninth Ave. bridge
Water shut off from Chisholm to Ninth Ave. bridge

Water service will be shut off for most of Monday, for residents living along a section of Ninth Avenue.

EPA notes improvements at Michigan oil spill site
August 2, 2010 – 5:19 am | Comments Off on EPA notes improvements at Michigan oil spill site
EPA notes improvements at Michigan oil spill site

The Environmental Protection Agency says there has been “significant improvement” at the site of an oil spill in a southern Michigan river.

Grizzly cubs from deadly mauling were malnourished
August 2, 2010 – 5:18 am | Comments Off on Grizzly cubs from deadly mauling were malnourished
Grizzly cubs from deadly mauling were malnourished

Three grizzly bear cubs whose mother killed one person and mauled two others in a late night attack at a Montana campground were malnourished and still in their winter coats.

10 year-old in court for bringing gun to school
July 30, 2010 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on 10 year-old in court for bringing gun to school
10 year-old in court for bringing gun to school

The 10 year-old student who brought a gun to Ella White Elementary School made his initial appearance in court Thursday.

County wants employees to take frozen sick time pay
July 30, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on County wants employees to take frozen sick time pay
County wants employees to take frozen sick time pay

Alpena County is trying to clear its books of some sick time benefits that were frozen several years ago.

Lightening strike takes out cameras in secure area of Alpena airport
July 30, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on Lightening strike takes out cameras in secure area of Alpena airport
Lightening strike takes out cameras in secure area of Alpena airport

A recent lightening strike at Alpena County Regional Airport took out some infrared surveillance cameras in a secure area of the airport.

Alpena vets office not likely to close if millage fails
July 30, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Alpena vets office not likely to close if millage fails
Alpena vets office not likely to close if millage fails

One of the 4 millage requests Alpena County voters face when they head to the polls Tuesday, is a proposal to fund the local Veterans Affairs Office.