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Alpena woman avoids trial by pleading guilty to embezzlement
January 4, 2011 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on Alpena woman avoids trial by pleading guilty to embezzlement
Alpena woman avoids trial by pleading guilty to embezzlement

An Alpena woman pled guilty Monday, to embezzling more than $27,000 from the owner of a local restaurant.

Medlin sentenced on probation violation
January 4, 2011 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on Medlin sentenced on probation violation
Medlin sentenced on probation violation

A 19 year-old man is headed to prison for delivering illicit drugs in Alpena County.

Local citizen receives call from Jamaican scammer
January 4, 2011 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Local citizen receives call from Jamaican scammer
Local citizen receives call from Jamaican scammer

A resident of Northeast Lower Michigan was recently part of a new telephone scam.

State gas prices up 5 cents – Alpena prices up a dime
January 4, 2011 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on State gas prices up 5 cents – Alpena prices up a dime
State gas prices up 5 cents – Alpena prices up a dime

Gas prices across Michigan and the nation continue to rise and might reach $4 a gallon before the end of 2011.

Police take aim at distracted drivers
January 4, 2011 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Police take aim at distracted drivers
Police take aim at distracted drivers

Bagel-chomping motorists prone to texting while driving beware: Police in a Detroit suburb have officially begun looking for you.

Detroit: Number of homicides down in 2010
January 4, 2011 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Detroit: Number of homicides down in 2010
Detroit: Number of homicides down in 2010

Detroit police report that homicides and non-fatal shootings decreased in Michigan’s largest city last year.

Source says Corrigan to leave MI Supreme Court
January 4, 2011 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Source says Corrigan to leave MI Supreme Court
Source says Corrigan to leave MI Supreme Court

A person has told The Associated Press that Michigan Supreme Court Justice Maura Corrigan will quit to become head of the state’s welfare agency.

Seasonal temps return after warm end to 2010
January 3, 2011 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Seasonal temps return after warm end to 2010
Seasonal temps return after warm end to 2010

Above average temperatures blanketed Northern Lower Michigan over the last few days of 2010.

Researchers in Presque Isle Co using scents to battle sea lamprey
January 3, 2011 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on Researchers in Presque Isle Co using scents to battle sea lamprey
Researchers in Presque Isle Co using scents to battle sea lamprey

Great Lakes biologists hope to make progress in the fight against the invasive sea lamprey by taking advantage of the eel-like fish’s keen sense of smell.

DNR announces sturgeon fishing/spearing rules for Black Lake
January 3, 2011 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on DNR announces sturgeon fishing/spearing rules for Black Lake
DNR announces sturgeon fishing/spearing rules for Black Lake

The Department of Natural Resources will again allow all interested anglers to participate in sturgeon fishing/spearing on Black Lake.

No one injured in 3-alarm fire at Lee’s Towing
January 3, 2011 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on No one injured in 3-alarm fire at Lee’s Towing
No one injured in 3-alarm fire at Lee’s Towing

It took crews from three departments to bring a fire under control Sunday, at Lee’s Towing on US-23 North.

4-wheeler & trailer stolen from Sanborn Twn. hunting property
January 3, 2011 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on 4-wheeler & trailer stolen from Sanborn Twn. hunting property
4-wheeler & trailer stolen from Sanborn Twn. hunting property

State Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a 4-wheeler and trailer from hunting property in Sanborn Township.