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Alpena 4th of July fireworks
July 2, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Alpena 4th of July fireworks
Alpena 4th of July fireworks

The City of Alpena’s fireworks show will be held at dusk Sunday. The rain date is Monday, July 5.

Alpena to consider medical marijuana ordinances
July 1, 2010 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Alpena to consider medical marijuana ordinances
Alpena to consider medical marijuana ordinances

Another community recently passed ordinances stemming from Michigan’s medial marijuana law.

Staffing shortfall remains an issue at Alpena jail
July 1, 2010 – 6:14 am | Comments Off on Staffing shortfall remains an issue at Alpena jail
Staffing shortfall remains an issue at Alpena jail

A staffing shortfall at the Alpena County Jail has again been revealed following a state inspection.

Public hearing on recycling surcharge
July 1, 2010 – 6:12 am | Comments Off on Public hearing on recycling surcharge
Public hearing on recycling surcharge

A public hearing is being held later this month, to allow residents of Alpena County an opportunity to comment on a proposed mandated surcharge to support recycling.

Hope House latest to use Pepsi grant program
July 1, 2010 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Hope House latest to use Pepsi grant program
Hope House latest to use Pepsi grant program

Officials with Hope House are giving residents an easy way to help fund an expanded residential treatment center for troubled girls.

No big surprise…June was wet…wet…wet
July 1, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on No big surprise…June was wet…wet…wet
No big surprise…June was wet…wet…wet

The month of June proved to be soggy across most of northern lower Michigan.

ARMC trustees approve purchases and accept May finances
July 1, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on ARMC trustees approve purchases and accept May finances
ARMC trustees approve purchases and accept May finances

The Alpena Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Board of Trustees approval several purchases this week and accepted the financial results from the month of May.

Alpena State Police: Don’t text while driving – it’s the law!
July 1, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Alpena State Police: Don’t text while driving – it’s the law!
Alpena State Police: Don’t text while driving – it’s the law!

Starting today, it is against the law to text while driving in Michigan.

Ella White instigator violates parole
July 1, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Ella White instigator violates parole
Ella White instigator violates parole

The woman who assaulted a police officer at Ella White Elementary School in April 2009 is in trouble again.

Liquor thieves hit Cheboygan restaurant & lounge
July 1, 2010 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Liquor thieves hit Cheboygan restaurant & lounge
Liquor thieves hit Cheboygan restaurant & lounge

Cheboygan County Sheriff Deputies are looking for the person or persons who broke into the Pines Restaurant and Lounge and left with bottles of liquor.

Alpena & Cheboygan student attend MI State Police Trooper school
July 1, 2010 – 5:56 am | Comments Off on Alpena & Cheboygan student attend MI State Police Trooper school
Alpena & Cheboygan student attend MI State Police Trooper school

Two of 49 high schools students attending a special Michigan State Police (MSP) trooper-recruit program this week are from northeast lower Michigan.

Lawmakers set to vote on Michigan school aid plan
July 1, 2010 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on Lawmakers set to vote on Michigan school aid plan
Lawmakers set to vote on Michigan school aid plan

Michigan’s public schools would avoid further cuts in state aid and even get a small increase under a budget proposal coming to a vote in the state Legislature.