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Michigan Adoption Day events in Alpena, Cheboygan & Oscoda
November 23, 2010 – 6:16 am | Comments Off on Michigan Adoption Day events in Alpena, Cheboygan & Oscoda
Michigan Adoption Day events in Alpena, Cheboygan & Oscoda

Approximately 30 counties, including some in northeast lower Michigan, are holding Adoption Day events Tuesday.

APS adopts first budget amendment of fiscal year
November 23, 2010 – 6:14 am | Comments Off on APS adopts first budget amendment of fiscal year
APS adopts first budget amendment of fiscal year

The Alpena Public Schools Board of Education passed Monday, the first of what will likely be three budget amendments for the 2010-11 fiscal year.

Alpena man gets 60 days for pointing gun at tow truck driver
November 23, 2010 – 6:14 am | Comments Off on Alpena man gets 60 days for pointing gun at tow truck driver
Alpena man gets 60 days for pointing gun at tow truck driver

The Alpena man who allegedly pointed a gun at a tow truck driver has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.

Early morning fire torches Alpena home
November 23, 2010 – 6:12 am | Comments Off on Early morning fire torches Alpena home
Early morning fire torches Alpena home

An early morning fire Tuesday, caused extensive damage to an Alpena home.

Montmorency deputies respond to snowmobile fire, B & E and gas drive off
November 23, 2010 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies respond to snowmobile fire, B & E and gas drive off
Montmorency deputies respond to snowmobile fire, B & E and gas drive off

No one was injured Saturday, when a snowmobile caught fire near Canada Creek Ranch in Montmorency County.

1.3 million Michiganders to travel during Thanksgiving
November 23, 2010 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on 1.3 million Michiganders to travel during Thanksgiving
1.3 million Michiganders to travel during Thanksgiving

An estimated 1.3 million Michiganders will travel 50 miles or more from home during the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday period.

Holiday-themed safe driving initiative
November 23, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Holiday-themed safe driving initiative
Holiday-themed safe driving initiative

Michigan State Police are kicking off the “Give Thanks. Drive Safely” campaign heading into the Thanksgiving holiday.

Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend
November 23, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend
Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend

The average price of gas in Michigan is down headed into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

City thanks donor for Christmas tree
November 23, 2010 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on City thanks donor for Christmas tree
City thanks donor for Christmas tree

The Christmas tree at Culligan Plaza in downtown Alpena was donated by Clarence Evans of Ford Avenue.

Shepler’s halts service to Mackinac Island
November 23, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on Shepler’s halts service to Mackinac Island
Shepler’s halts service to Mackinac Island

Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry owners say they’ve halted extended season service in a dispute with officials of the Great Lakes resort community.

AHS alarm system & upgrades push costs over $230K
November 22, 2010 – 6:44 am | Comments Off on AHS alarm system & upgrades push costs over $230K
AHS alarm system & upgrades push costs over $230K

The total bill for the new alarm system and other upgrades at Alpena High School has gone above $230,000.

Decorative Panels International merges with ASB
November 22, 2010 – 6:42 am | Comments Off on Decorative Panels International merges with ASB
Decorative Panels International merges with ASB

Decorative Panels International (DPI) and American Standard Brands (ASB) have completed a merger of the two companies.