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Lawyers want mental exam in Stupak threat case
January 5, 2011 – 5:22 am | Comments Off on Lawyers want mental exam in Stupak threat case
Lawyers want mental exam in Stupak threat case

Lawyers for a man charged with threatening a Michigan congressman say their client shows signs of possible dementia and may not be competent to stand trial.

Drop off drugs at MSP Alpena Post today
January 5, 2011 – 5:18 am | Comments Off on Drop off drugs at MSP Alpena Post today
Drop off drugs at MSP Alpena Post today

Michigan State Police and the Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) are collecting unwanted or unused controlled drugs today, at the MSP post in Alpena.

Alpena Regional Medical Center earns ACR Accreditation
January 5, 2011 – 5:10 am | Comments Off on Alpena Regional Medical Center earns ACR Accreditation
Alpena Regional Medical Center earns ACR Accreditation

Alpena Regional Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Snyder issues executive order separating DEQ, DNR
January 5, 2011 – 5:06 am | Comments Off on Snyder issues executive order separating DEQ, DNR
Snyder issues executive order separating DEQ, DNR

Governor Rick Snyder has issued an executive order putting oversight of the state’s natural resources and environmental quality into two departments instead of one.

Habermehl to lead Alpena County board through 2011
January 4, 2011 – 1:56 pm | Comments Off on Habermehl to lead Alpena County board through 2011
Habermehl to lead Alpena County board through 2011

The Alpena County Board of Commissioners held its’ 2011 organizational meeting Tuesday afternoon.

Youth & rec committee becoming “pool heavy”
January 4, 2011 – 6:23 am | Comments Off on Youth & rec committee becoming “pool heavy”
Youth & rec committee becoming “pool heavy”

Nearly half of the members of the newly formed youth and recreation committee have been replaced, effective January 1.

Authentic Mexican restaurant to open in Alpena
January 4, 2011 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Authentic Mexican restaurant to open in Alpena
Authentic Mexican restaurant to open in Alpena

Los Cuatro Amigos is moving into the former Hunan’s Chinese Restaurant location on State Street.

Alpena woman avoids trial by pleading guilty to embezzlement
January 4, 2011 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on Alpena woman avoids trial by pleading guilty to embezzlement
Alpena woman avoids trial by pleading guilty to embezzlement

An Alpena woman pled guilty Monday, to embezzling more than $27,000 from the owner of a local restaurant.

Medlin sentenced on probation violation
January 4, 2011 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on Medlin sentenced on probation violation
Medlin sentenced on probation violation

A 19 year-old man is headed to prison for delivering illicit drugs in Alpena County.

Local citizen receives call from Jamaican scammer
January 4, 2011 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Local citizen receives call from Jamaican scammer
Local citizen receives call from Jamaican scammer

A resident of Northeast Lower Michigan was recently part of a new telephone scam.

State gas prices up 5 cents – Alpena prices up a dime
January 4, 2011 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on State gas prices up 5 cents – Alpena prices up a dime
State gas prices up 5 cents – Alpena prices up a dime

Gas prices across Michigan and the nation continue to rise and might reach $4 a gallon before the end of 2011.

Police take aim at distracted drivers
January 4, 2011 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Police take aim at distracted drivers
Police take aim at distracted drivers

Bagel-chomping motorists prone to texting while driving beware: Police in a Detroit suburb have officially begun looking for you.