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Mesaba to remain carrier at Alpena airport
May 14, 2010 – 11:46 am | Comments Off on Mesaba to remain carrier at Alpena airport
Mesaba to remain carrier at Alpena airport

Just days after filing another extension, the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) has come to terms with Mesaba Airlines over providing service in and out of Alpena.

Gilmet to represent City at MI Port Collaborative Summit
May 14, 2010 – 11:18 am | Comments Off on Gilmet to represent City at MI Port Collaborative Summit
Gilmet to represent City at MI Port Collaborative Summit

The Alpena area will be well represented when the Michigan Port Collaborative Spring 2010 Summit is held next week.

Sanctuary applies for buoy permit to mark more shipwrecks
May 14, 2010 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on Sanctuary applies for buoy permit to mark more shipwrecks
Sanctuary applies for buoy permit to mark more shipwrecks

The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is applying for a permit to deploy and recover mooring buoys to mark shipwreck archeological sites in Lake Huron.

Alpena Schools believes Fact-Finder violated law
May 14, 2010 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Alpena Schools believes Fact-Finder violated law
Alpena Schools believes Fact-Finder violated law

Alpena Public Schools believes the Fact-Finder brought in to help negotiate a contract between the district and its teacher’s union has violated the law.

School retirement plan approved – could save APS money
May 14, 2010 – 5:59 am | Comments Off on School retirement plan approved – could save APS money
School retirement plan approved – could save APS money

The Michigan Legislature has approved a plan aimed at saving schools money by coaxing thousands of public school employees into retirement this summer.

Swindle stands mute on drug charges
May 14, 2010 – 5:56 am | Comments Off on Swindle stands mute on drug charges
Swindle stands mute on drug charges

An Alpena man recently stood mute to drug charges stemming from a January undercover investigation.

Cheboygan arts grants for kids
May 14, 2010 – 5:52 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan arts grants for kids
Cheboygan arts grants for kids

The Cheboygan Area Arts Council has announced recipients of the 2010 Robert L. Moloney Scholarships.

NRC expands early & late antlerless seasons and liberalizes licenses
May 14, 2010 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on NRC expands early & late antlerless seasons and liberalizes licenses
NRC expands early & late antlerless seasons and liberalizes licenses

The Natural Resources Commission has made it easier for hunters to take more antlerless deer in much of the Lower Peninsula by expanding the early and late antlerless-only hunts and easing some license restrictions.

Michigan’s anti-bullying bill for schools
May 14, 2010 – 5:42 am | Comments Off on Michigan’s anti-bullying bill for schools
Michigan’s anti-bullying bill for schools

The state House has passed legislation that would require Michigan schools to adopt anti-bullying policies.

US war on drugs has met any of its goals
May 14, 2010 – 5:40 am | Comments Off on US war on drugs has met any of its goals
US war on drugs has met any of its goals

Forty years and $1 trillion later, the U.S. drug czar says the war on drugs has not been successful.

Prelim for Alpena Trooper adjourned
May 13, 2010 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off on Prelim for Alpena Trooper adjourned
Prelim for Alpena Trooper adjourned

A preliminary examination was adjourned today, for an Alpena State Police Trooper accused of misconduct.

Alpena Power planned outage on Monday
May 13, 2010 – 10:37 am | Comments Off on Alpena Power planned outage on Monday
Alpena Power planned outage on Monday

Alpena Power Company customers in the Thunder Bay Village area, off Lake Winyah Road, will experience a planned power outage on Monday, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and approximately 11 a.m.