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Red Flag warning issued for fire danger
April 2, 2010 – 6:23 am | One Comment
Red Flag warning issued for fire danger

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of northern Michigan.

Local drought conditions worsen in March
April 2, 2010 – 6:21 am | Comments Off on Local drought conditions worsen in March
Local drought conditions worsen in March

Drought conditions worsened across northern lower Michigan during the month of March.

Former Alpena man new MI Army National Guard Assistant Adjutant General
April 2, 2010 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Former Alpena man new MI Army National Guard Assistant Adjutant General
Former Alpena man new MI Army National Guard Assistant Adjutant General

A former Alpena resident has assumed command as the assistant adjutant general of the Michigan Army National Guard.

Local unemployment numbers drop slightly
April 2, 2010 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on Local unemployment numbers drop slightly
Local unemployment numbers drop slightly

Unemployment rates edged slightly downward in Northeast Lower Michigan during the month of February.

Cheboygan women busted on various drug charges
April 2, 2010 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan women busted on various drug charges
Cheboygan women busted on various drug charges

S.A.N.E. made about a dozen drug-related arrests during the month of March, including five women from Cheboygan.

PIE&G co-op gives back to area schools
April 2, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on PIE&G co-op gives back to area schools
PIE&G co-op gives back to area schools

Area schools are benefiting from the latest round of grants awarded through the membership of Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op (PIE&G).

Junior Achievement of Alpena kicks off spring 2010 instruction
April 2, 2010 – 6:07 am | One Comment
Junior Achievement of Alpena kicks off spring 2010 instruction

Junior Achievement of Alpena is moving forward on their mission of educating youth on economics and finances.

Michigan auto insurance fee to rise in July by $18
April 2, 2010 – 5:55 am | One Comment
Michigan auto insurance fee to rise in July by $18

Michigan motorists will pay $18.20 more this year to a fund helping support seriously injured accident victims.

Voters must register for May 4 election by Monday
April 2, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Voters must register for May 4 election by Monday
Voters must register for May 4 election by Monday

Monday is the deadline to register to vote in the May 4 elections.

Granholm signs bill on park admission fees
April 2, 2010 – 5:49 am | One Comment
Granholm signs bill on park admission fees

Governor Granholm has signed into a law a plan allowing Michigan motorists to visit state parks by paying a $10 fee when they renew their vehicle license plates each year.

44 year-old Hale man killed in morning accident
April 1, 2010 – 10:31 am | Comments Off on 44 year-old Hale man killed in morning accident
44 year-old Hale man killed in morning accident

A Hale man is dead following an early morning accident in Iosco County.

Alpena woman falls asleep at wheel causing crash
April 1, 2010 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Alpena woman falls asleep at wheel causing crash
Alpena woman falls asleep at wheel causing crash

An Alpena woman fell asleep at the wheel early this morning, crashing into the back end of another vehicle.