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Holiday season may yield record sales
December 28, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on Holiday season may yield record sales
Holiday season may yield record sales

Retailers have reason to celebrate as shoppers spent more, leading to what may be a record holiday shopping season.

Atlanta family of six taken to hospital for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning
December 27, 2010 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Atlanta family of six taken to hospital for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning
Atlanta family of six taken to hospital for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

An Avery Township family of six was transported to Alpena Regional Medical Center on Christmas Eve after showing symptoms consistent with carbon monoxide poisoning.

Gaylord Police arrest local woman on bank robbery charges
December 27, 2010 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Gaylord Police arrest local woman on bank robbery charges
Gaylord Police arrest local woman on bank robbery charges

The Gaylord Police Department responded to the Fifth Third Bank on Main Street, Thursday, December 22, after workers alerted Central Dispatch to an attempted robbery.

Blood drives in Alpena, Cheboygan & Hubbard Lake
December 27, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on Blood drives in Alpena, Cheboygan & Hubbard Lake
Blood drives in Alpena, Cheboygan & Hubbard Lake

The American Red Cross is preparing for low donor turnout due to inclement weather, by offering eligible donors an extra incentive to donate in December and January.

Kids & internet safety over the holidays
December 27, 2010 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Kids & internet safety over the holidays
Kids & internet safety over the holidays

State police are offering parents some internet safety tips to follow while kids are off for the holiday break.

Alpena man & woman caught writing bad checks
December 27, 2010 – 5:59 am | Comments Off on Alpena man & woman caught writing bad checks
Alpena man & woman caught writing bad checks

A man and woman have been caught cashing a number of bad checks across Alpena County.

City approves school tax collections & elections
December 27, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on City approves school tax collections & elections
City approves school tax collections & elections

The City of Alpena has agreed to continue collecting summer taxes for Alpena Public Schools.

A white Christmas across NE Michigan
December 23, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on A white Christmas across NE Michigan
A white Christmas across NE Michigan

It’s going to be a white Christmas across northern Michigan, as snowfall totals rebound from one of the driest winters on record in 2009.

Fatal snowmobile accident in Cheboygan Co
December 23, 2010 – 6:31 am | Comments Off on Fatal snowmobile accident in Cheboygan Co
Fatal snowmobile accident in Cheboygan Co

A 23 year-old man was killed early Sunday morning when his snowmobile slammed into a wooden post near the end of a driveway.

Alpena airport numbers continue to climb
December 23, 2010 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on Alpena airport numbers continue to climb
Alpena airport numbers continue to climb

The number of passengers flying in and out of Alpena County Regional Airport has now increased 9 out of 11 months in 2010.

ACC receives $2.5M toward new EPT Center
December 23, 2010 – 6:23 am | Comments Off on ACC receives $2.5M toward new EPT Center
ACC receives $2.5M toward new EPT Center

Alpena Community College is half-way home to building a new Electrical Power Technology Center (EPTC).

Habermehl to re-open Bob-A-Lu
December 23, 2010 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on Habermehl to re-open Bob-A-Lu
Habermehl to re-open Bob-A-Lu

A popular mom and pop store is reopening in Alpena County.