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Parents could go to jail for missing parent-teacher meetings
July 7, 2010 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on Parents could go to jail for missing parent-teacher meetings
Parents could go to jail for missing parent-teacher meetings

A Detroit-area prosecutor wants lawmakers to pass an ordinance that could jail parents for up to three days for repeatedly missing scheduled parent-teacher conferences.

Alpena teachers reject contract
July 6, 2010 – 10:05 pm | Comments Off on Alpena teachers reject contract
Alpena teachers reject contract

Some 204 teachers rejected a contract offer Tuesday night, from Alpena Public Schools.

Alpena teachers to vote on contract offer
July 6, 2010 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on Alpena teachers to vote on contract offer
Alpena teachers to vote on contract offer

Alpena Public Schools teachers will vote on a new contract Tuesday evening.

County still trying to work out deal with former jail caterer
July 6, 2010 – 5:45 am | Comments Off on County still trying to work out deal with former jail caterer
County still trying to work out deal with former jail caterer

Alpena County is still trying to reach a settlement with the former caterer at the jail.

DNRE hosts open house in Pigeon River Forest
July 6, 2010 – 5:44 am | Comments Off on DNRE hosts open house in Pigeon River Forest
DNRE hosts open house in Pigeon River Forest

The DNRE is hosting an open house to provide information and take public comment on proposed management treatments for the Pigeon River Country.

MSP & HUNT collect controlled substances
July 6, 2010 – 5:43 am | Comments Off on MSP & HUNT collect controlled substances
MSP & HUNT collect controlled substances

Michigan State Police and the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) will be collecting unused and unwanted controlled substances Wednesday, at the Alpena State Police Post.

Van burns up near Atlanta
July 6, 2010 – 5:40 am | Comments Off on Van burns up near Atlanta
Van burns up near Atlanta

No one was injured when a van went up in flames Friday, at a rest stop north of Atlanta.

Michigan gas prices down 7 cents
July 6, 2010 – 5:39 am | Comments Off on Michigan gas prices down 7 cents
Michigan gas prices down 7 cents

The price of gas in Michigan slowly fell over the 4th of July holiday week.

Heat hits mid-90s for 2nd day; homeless woman dead
July 6, 2010 – 5:38 am | Comments Off on Heat hits mid-90s for 2nd day; homeless woman dead
Heat hits mid-90s for 2nd day; homeless woman dead

Temperatures pushed into the mid-90s across much of Michigan for a second straight day Monday, and claimed the life of a homeless woman in suburban Detroit.

Michigan Legislature on break until July 21
July 6, 2010 – 5:37 am | Comments Off on Michigan Legislature on break until July 21
Michigan Legislature on break until July 21

It should be fairly quiet at Michigan’s state Capitol for the next two weeks.

MI Supreme Court proposes rules for illegal immigrants
July 6, 2010 – 5:36 am | Comments Off on MI Supreme Court proposes rules for illegal immigrants
MI Supreme Court proposes rules for illegal immigrants

The Michigan Supreme Court is considering new statewide courtroom instructions for illegal immigrants who plead guilty to crimes.

Alpena Township man arrested on child sex charges
July 3, 2010 – 5:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena Township man arrested on child sex charges
Alpena Township man arrested on child sex charges

A 47 year-old Alpena Township man is being held without bond, for allegedly having sexual relations with children under the age of 13.