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Snyder, Bernero not ready to name lt. gov. choices
August 5, 2010 – 5:49 am | Comments Off on Snyder, Bernero not ready to name lt. gov. choices
Snyder, Bernero not ready to name lt. gov. choices

Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Snyder says his search for a running mate is “very preliminary.”

Pregnant moms who overeat could make obese babies
August 5, 2010 – 5:48 am | Comments Off on Pregnant moms who overeat could make obese babies
Pregnant moms who overeat could make obese babies

A new study of births in Michigan and New Jersey says women who gain too much weight during pregnancy have big babies, putting their children at risk of becoming heavy later on.

And the winners are…
August 4, 2010 – 1:30 am | Comments Off on And the winners are…
And the winners are…

Republican Rick Snyder will take on Democrat Virg Bernero in November, to see who will be the next governor of Michigan.

Millages requests do well in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency & Presque Isle
August 4, 2010 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on Millages requests do well in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency & Presque Isle
Millages requests do well in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency & Presque Isle

Millage proposals did well in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties despite the economy.

City to adopt 6-month moratorium on pot
August 4, 2010 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on City to adopt 6-month moratorium on pot
City to adopt 6-month moratorium on pot

The City of Alpena will be adopting a six-month moratorium on the issuance of any permits, licenses or land use authorizations relative to the use, cultivation or distribution of medical marijuana.

Alpena trooper waives initial circuit court appearance
August 4, 2010 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Alpena trooper waives initial circuit court appearance
Alpena trooper waives initial circuit court appearance

An Alpena State Police trooper accused of misconduct in office has waived his initial appearance in the 26th Circuit Court.

Man who allegedly pointed gun at tow truck driver headed to trial
August 4, 2010 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Man who allegedly pointed gun at tow truck driver headed to trial
Man who allegedly pointed gun at tow truck driver headed to trial

It appears the Alpena man who allegedly pointed a gun at a tow truck driver is ready to tell his story to a jury.

Alpena hosts Yngling North American Championships
August 4, 2010 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Alpena hosts Yngling North American Championships
Alpena hosts Yngling North American Championships

The Yngling Open North American Championship Regatta is being held off the shores of Thunder Bay in Alpena this week.

Suspect breaks into Alpena adult novelty store
August 4, 2010 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Suspect breaks into Alpena adult novelty store
Suspect breaks into Alpena adult novelty store

Police have arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into a downtown Alpena adult novelty store.

Timberfest returns to Lewiston
August 4, 2010 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Timberfest returns to Lewiston
Timberfest returns to Lewiston

Timberfest returns to Lewiston this weekend, with a wide variety of events and activities for the entire family.

Election Day…get out and vote!
August 3, 2010 – 5:44 am | Comments Off on Election Day…get out and vote!
Election Day…get out and vote!

Today is Election Day and voters across the region will be voicing their opinion on everything from county commissioners and other local offices, to U.S. congressman, a variety of local millage proposals and Governor of Michigan.

Alpena millages would raise $1.1M a year
August 3, 2010 – 5:41 am | Comments Off on Alpena millages would raise $1.1M a year
Alpena millages would raise $1.1M a year

If Alpena voters support all 4 millage requests on the primary ballot today, they would raise an estimated $1.11 million a year.