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Two-alarm fire damages Alpena home
July 26, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Two-alarm fire damages Alpena home
Two-alarm fire damages Alpena home

An early morning fire Sunday, caused major damage to a home on Alpena’s north side.

Montmorency Co. ORV accident & bar fight
July 26, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Montmorency Co. ORV accident & bar fight
Montmorency Co. ORV accident & bar fight

Montmorency County Sheriff Deputies responded to an ORV accident and a bar fight over the weekend.

Cheboygan blood drive
July 26, 2010 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan blood drive
Cheboygan blood drive

The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in Cheboygan on Wednesday.

District Health Dept No. 2 closed for training
July 26, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on District Health Dept No. 2 closed for training
District Health Dept No. 2 closed for training

District Health Department No. 2 offices will be closed Wednesday, for staff training.

Water shutoff on Oldfield in Alpena
July 26, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on Water shutoff on Oldfield in Alpena
Water shutoff on Oldfield in Alpena

Water service will be shut off for most of today, for residents living on Oldfield Street, from Commercial to Merchant.

Recovery effort continues in Lake Michigan crash
July 26, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Recovery effort continues in Lake Michigan crash
Recovery effort continues in Lake Michigan crash

Authorities say the effort to recover the bodies of four people missing since a small plane plunged into Lake Michigan while flying a cancer patient to the Mayo Clinic is continuing.

State of Mich. finalizing policy on social media
July 26, 2010 – 5:53 am | Comments Off on State of Mich. finalizing policy on social media
State of Mich. finalizing policy on social media

The state of Michigan plans to consider what its employees and agencies post on social media websites as matters of public record and subject to Freedom of Information Act requests.

Obama to visit US auto plants
July 26, 2010 – 5:52 am | Comments Off on Obama to visit US auto plants
Obama to visit US auto plants

President Barack Obama will visit U.S. auto plants in Michigan and Illinois this week and next, to highlight his administration’s decision to rescue General Motors and Chrysler last year and revitalize the U.S. auto industry.

County to begin sealcoating roads Monday
July 23, 2010 – 4:00 pm | Comments Off on County to begin sealcoating roads Monday
County to begin sealcoating roads Monday

The Alpena County Road Commission will begin sealcoating several roads Monday, weather permitting.

Search for murder suspect, Skiba, ends with apparent suicide
July 23, 2010 – 3:45 am | Comments Off on Search for murder suspect, Skiba, ends with apparent suicide
Search for murder suspect, Skiba, ends with apparent suicide

The search for an Alpena man accused of killing his former girlfriend has ended with an apparent suicide.

Alpena adds one fee and reduces other for ambulance transports
July 23, 2010 – 3:38 am | Comments Off on Alpena adds one fee and reduces other for ambulance transports
Alpena adds one fee and reduces other for ambulance transports

It will soon cost Alpena County residents less money for non-emergency ambulance transports.

Alpena Prosecutor wants out of Friend of Court duties
July 23, 2010 – 3:36 am | Comments Off on Alpena Prosecutor wants out of Friend of Court duties
Alpena Prosecutor wants out of Friend of Court duties

Alpena County Prosecutor Ed Black has asked to be let out of a deal to cover Friend of the Court matters for Alpena and Montmorency counties.