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Police look to solve multiple larcenies
July 3, 2010 – 5:00 am | Comments Off on Police look to solve multiple larcenies
Police look to solve multiple larcenies

This week’s Crimes of The Week come from the files of the Michigan State Police Alpena Post.

Northern Michigan counties receive grant funds to provide food and shelter
July 2, 2010 – 12:52 pm | Comments Off on Northern Michigan counties receive grant funds to provide food and shelter
Northern Michigan counties receive grant funds to provide food and shelter

Six counties in northern Michigan have received federal grant monies to provide shelter, food and support services for people facing economic crisis.

New legislation saves Alpena Schools nearly $1.2M
July 2, 2010 – 6:29 am | Comments Off on New legislation saves Alpena Schools nearly $1.2M
New legislation saves Alpena Schools nearly $1.2M

Alpena Public Schools is benefiting to the tune of $1.19 million from the latest budget move made by state lawmakers.

Cruise ships could dock in Tawas by 2011
July 2, 2010 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on Cruise ships could dock in Tawas by 2011
Cruise ships could dock in Tawas by 2011

Cruise ships could be docking in northeast lower Michigan before the end of 2011.

County will not send letter of support for deer plan
July 2, 2010 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on County will not send letter of support for deer plan
County will not send letter of support for deer plan

Alpena County will not submit a second letter to the State in support of proposed deer management regulations.

Tribe gives Mullett Lake 102K walleye fingerlings
July 2, 2010 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Tribe gives Mullett Lake 102K walleye fingerlings
Tribe gives Mullett Lake 102K walleye fingerlings

Mullet Lake in Cheboygan County received a welcome boost earlier this week with the stocking of nearly 102,000 summer fingerlings.

Mrs. Avis Hinks Day
July 2, 2010 – 6:14 am | Comments Off on Mrs. Avis Hinks Day
Mrs. Avis Hinks Day

Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and our freedom from Great Britain.

Yellow Jug Old Drugs program working
July 2, 2010 – 6:13 am | Comments Off on Yellow Jug Old Drugs program working
Yellow Jug Old Drugs program working

The Yellow Jug Old Drugs campaign is working in northeast lower Michigan.

Alpena State Police to beef up holiday patrols
July 2, 2010 – 6:12 am | Comments Off on Alpena State Police to beef up holiday patrols
Alpena State Police to beef up holiday patrols

State Troopers from Alpena will join other officers from across the country in an effort to make 4th of July holiday travel safer by adding extra patrols during Operation C.A.R.E.

Local clinic brings life-saving message to Alpena 4th of July parade
July 2, 2010 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on Local clinic brings life-saving message to Alpena 4th of July parade
Local clinic brings life-saving message to Alpena 4th of July parade

A special float encouraging residents to “Donate Life” will be part of the Alpena 4th of July parade Sunday.

Alpena Police: Play it safe this 4th of July
July 2, 2010 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Alpena Police: Play it safe this 4th of July
Alpena Police: Play it safe this 4th of July

Alpena Police are reminding residents to be careful with fireworks and to use only those that are legal.

Dryer fire at Alpena laundromat
July 2, 2010 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Dryer fire at Alpena laundromat
Dryer fire at Alpena laundromat

A dryer fire at the Downtown Laundromat in Alpena was quickly extinguished early Thursday morning.