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MI woodchuck predicts 6 more weeks of winter
February 3, 2011 – 3:20 am | Comments Off on MI woodchuck predicts 6 more weeks of winter
MI woodchuck predicts 6 more weeks of winter

Livingston County’s resident weather-predicting woodchuck has indicated six more weeks of winter ahead.

DUI charge reinstated in case where cop read lips
February 3, 2011 – 3:18 am | Comments Off on DUI charge reinstated in case where cop read lips
DUI charge reinstated in case where cop read lips

Eye contact and reading lips are enough to allow police in Michigan to pull over a suspected drunken driver.

Census estimates show big gains for US minorities
February 3, 2011 – 3:14 am | Comments Off on Census estimates show big gains for US minorities
Census estimates show big gains for US minorities

Preliminary census estimates show U.S. racial minorities accounted for roughly 85 percent of the nation’s population growth over the last decade.

New life for Wolverine power plant in Rogers City
February 2, 2011 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on New life for Wolverine power plant in Rogers City
New life for Wolverine power plant in Rogers City

There’s new life for a proposed coal-fired power plant in Rogers City.

SCHOOL CLOSINGS OR DELAYS
February 2, 2011 – 3:46 am | Comments Off on SCHOOL CLOSINGS OR DELAYS
SCHOOL CLOSINGS OR DELAYS

SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS:

Area closings and delays for February 2, 2011
February 2, 2011 – 3:45 am | Comments Off on Area closings and delays for February 2, 2011
Area closings and delays for February 2, 2011

Legal, official business and community events that have been cancelled or delayed due to inclement area weather.

Alcona, Iosco counties added to Blizzard Warning
February 2, 2011 – 3:44 am | Comments Off on Alcona, Iosco counties added to Blizzard Warning
Alcona, Iosco counties added to Blizzard Warning

A colossal blizzard roaring across a third of the country has paralyzed the nation’s heartland with ice and snow.

Groundhog Day 2011
February 2, 2011 – 3:40 am | Comments Off on Groundhog Day 2011
Groundhog Day 2011

Wednesday is Groundhog Day, the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox.

City re-opens RFQ&P process for sale of civic center
February 2, 2011 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on City re-opens RFQ&P process for sale of civic center
City re-opens RFQ&P process for sale of civic center

There’s renewed interest in the Alpena Civic and Convention Center.

APS to redefine fund balance policy
February 2, 2011 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on APS to redefine fund balance policy
APS to redefine fund balance policy

A new accounting standard is forcing Alpena Public Schools to redefine its general fund balance policies.

January cold with below ave. snowfall in most areas
February 2, 2011 – 3:32 am | Comments Off on January cold with below ave. snowfall in most areas
January cold with below ave. snowfall in most areas

January was cold across northern lower Michigan. Colder than normal that is.

4 arrested after Cheboygan woman dies of heroin overdose
February 2, 2011 – 3:28 am | Comments Off on 4 arrested after Cheboygan woman dies of heroin overdose
4 arrested after Cheboygan woman dies of heroin overdose

More arrests are expected in an ongoing drug investigation that started Saturday, when a Cheboygan woman was dropped off at the local hospital and later died of a heroin overdose.