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Woman assaulted & robbed near casino in St. Ignace
July 30, 2010 – 5:52 am | Comments Off on Woman assaulted & robbed near casino in St. Ignace
Woman assaulted & robbed near casino in St. Ignace

Michigan State Police are looking for three suspects who allegedly assaulted and robbed a woman near Kewadin Casino in St. Ignace.

Moore wants to bring back downtown movie theaters
July 30, 2010 – 5:51 am | Comments Off on Moore wants to bring back downtown movie theaters
Moore wants to bring back downtown movie theaters

Michigan-based documentary filmmaker Michael Moore wants to bring back the single-screen movie theaters that used to be the pillars of city business districts.

3rd victim identified in Montana grizzly mauling
July 30, 2010 – 5:35 am | Comments Off on 3rd victim identified in Montana grizzly mauling
3rd victim identified in Montana grizzly mauling

Authorities have identified the third victim of a bear attack in a campground near Yellowstone National Park as a 21 year-old man from Colorado.

“Focus Alpena,” a one-stop film friendly website
July 29, 2010 – 6:37 am | Comments Off on “Focus Alpena,” a one-stop film friendly website
“Focus Alpena,” a one-stop film friendly website

An Alpena City Councilman is stepping up the effort to attract Hollywood to northeast lower Michigan.

Carmeuse celebrates 150 years w/Rogers City party
July 29, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on Carmeuse celebrates 150 years w/Rogers City party
Carmeuse celebrates 150 years w/Rogers City party

Carmeuse, the global company that owns the Calcite plant in Rogers City is celebrating 150 years in business.

Court Management Council to decide fate of Friend of Court duties
July 29, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on Court Management Council to decide fate of Friend of Court duties
Court Management Council to decide fate of Friend of Court duties

Alpena County Prosecutor Ed Black is meeting with the local Court Management Council to see if he can be released from a contract to perform Friend of the Court duties for Alpena and Montmorency counties.

10 y/o girl seriously injured following freak accident in Mont. Co.
July 29, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on 10 y/o girl seriously injured following freak accident in Mont. Co.
10 y/o girl seriously injured following freak accident in Mont. Co.

A 10 year-old girl may have suffered serious injuries following a freak accident Wednesday night, in Montmorency County.

Suspect arrested for Alpena burglaries
July 29, 2010 – 6:23 am | Comments Off on Suspect arrested for Alpena burglaries
Suspect arrested for Alpena burglaries

Police have arrested an Alpena man for allegedly breaking into a home and two garages.

APS board candidates filing deadline
July 29, 2010 – 6:21 am | Comments Off on APS board candidates filing deadline
APS board candidates filing deadline

Citizens interested in sitting on the Alpena Public Schools Board of Education have less than 2 weeks to meet the filing deadline.

Alpena Salvation Army accepting school supplies & families in need
July 29, 2010 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Alpena Salvation Army accepting school supplies & families in need
Alpena Salvation Army accepting school supplies & families in need

The Salvation Army of Alpena County is again providing back-to-school supplies to families in financial hardship.

Flags lowered for TC soldier killed in Afghanistan
July 29, 2010 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Flags lowered for TC soldier killed in Afghanistan
Flags lowered for TC soldier killed in Afghanistan

Governor Jennifer Granholm has ordered United States flags throughout the state of Michigan lowered Thursday, in honor of a Traverse City soldier killed while on activity duty overseas.

Bernero apparently leading Dillon for gov
July 29, 2010 – 6:19 am | Comments Off on Bernero apparently leading Dillon for gov
Bernero apparently leading Dillon for gov

A new poll shows Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero apparently taking a lead over House Speaker Andy Dillon in the Democratic governor’s race.