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PIE&G co-op gives back to area schools
April 2, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on PIE&G co-op gives back to area schools
PIE&G co-op gives back to area schools

Area schools are benefiting from the latest round of grants awarded through the membership of Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op (PIE&G).

Junior Achievement of Alpena kicks off spring 2010 instruction
April 2, 2010 – 6:07 am | One Comment
Junior Achievement of Alpena kicks off spring 2010 instruction

Junior Achievement of Alpena is moving forward on their mission of educating youth on economics and finances.

Michigan auto insurance fee to rise in July by $18
April 2, 2010 – 5:55 am | One Comment
Michigan auto insurance fee to rise in July by $18

Michigan motorists will pay $18.20 more this year to a fund helping support seriously injured accident victims.

Voters must register for May 4 election by Monday
April 2, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Voters must register for May 4 election by Monday
Voters must register for May 4 election by Monday

Monday is the deadline to register to vote in the May 4 elections.

Granholm signs bill on park admission fees
April 2, 2010 – 5:49 am | One Comment
Granholm signs bill on park admission fees

Governor Granholm has signed into a law a plan allowing Michigan motorists to visit state parks by paying a $10 fee when they renew their vehicle license plates each year.

44 year-old Hale man killed in morning accident
April 1, 2010 – 10:31 am | Comments Off on 44 year-old Hale man killed in morning accident
44 year-old Hale man killed in morning accident

A Hale man is dead following an early morning accident in Iosco County.

Alpena woman falls asleep at wheel causing crash
April 1, 2010 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Alpena woman falls asleep at wheel causing crash
Alpena woman falls asleep at wheel causing crash

An Alpena woman fell asleep at the wheel early this morning, crashing into the back end of another vehicle.

Alpena Township pays less for water/sewer – residents pay more
April 1, 2010 – 5:52 am | One Comment
Alpena Township pays less for water/sewer – residents pay more

When Alpena Township adopted a new fiscal year budget this week, it included a hike in water and sewer rates that go into effect today.

Service at Alpena airport still up in the air
April 1, 2010 – 5:49 am | 13 Comments
Service at Alpena airport still up in the air

The Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) has given Mesaba Airlines another contract extension as it tries to reach a decision on essential air service in and out of Alpena County Regional Airport.

ARMC suffers another large financial setback
April 1, 2010 – 5:49 am | 4 Comments
ARMC suffers another large financial setback

The financial numbers at Alpena Regional Medical Center took another hit during the month of February.

HUNT releases 2009 annual report
April 1, 2010 – 5:47 am | 3 Comments
HUNT releases 2009 annual report

The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) made a record number of arrests in 2009.

Wolverine: Talks continue with Granholm administration on permit
April 1, 2010 – 5:42 am | Comments Off on Wolverine: Talks continue with Granholm administration on permit
Wolverine: Talks continue with Granholm administration on permit

As of press time, Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative had not heard back on an air quality permit needed for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Rogers City.