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Motorist drives up car hauler ramps & lands upside down
December 9, 2010 – 4:26 am | Comments Off on Motorist drives up car hauler ramps & lands upside down
Motorist drives up car hauler ramps & lands upside down

Alcohol may have played a role in an unusual accident Wednesday, near the intersection of Third and Sable in Alpena.

Cheboygan Sheriff Dept. offers snowmobile safety class
December 9, 2010 – 4:24 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan Sheriff Dept. offers snowmobile safety class
Cheboygan Sheriff Dept. offers snowmobile safety class

The Cheboygan County Sheriff Department is offering a snowmobile safety class on Saturday, December 18.

Cuts to education hurt Granholm’s education legacy
December 9, 2010 – 4:22 am | Comments Off on Cuts to education hurt Granholm’s education legacy
Cuts to education hurt Granholm’s education legacy

Governor Jennifer Granholm spent eight years as the self-proclaimed “education governor,” working to turn Michigan into a state whose residents could handle stem-cell research as easily as they built cars.

Viewers can see new governor sworn in
December 9, 2010 – 4:18 am | Comments Off on Viewers can see new governor sworn in
Viewers can see new governor sworn in

Residents who can’t make it to the Capitol on January 1 to watch Michigan’s new governor and other officials be sworn in will be able to watch from home as the inauguration ceremony takes place.

Laser incidents worry aviation officials
December 9, 2010 – 4:14 am | Comments Off on Laser incidents worry aviation officials
Laser incidents worry aviation officials

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has recorded a steady increase in reports from across the country of people pointing lasers at aircraft cockpits.

Democrats attempt to revive food safety bill
December 9, 2010 – 4:10 am | Comments Off on Democrats attempt to revive food safety bill
Democrats attempt to revive food safety bill

The House has passed sweeping legislation that aims to make food safer in the wake of E. coli and salmonella outbreaks in peanuts, eggs and produce.

Alpena trooper reaches plea deal in misconduct case
December 8, 2010 – 6:42 am | Comments Off on Alpena trooper reaches plea deal in misconduct case
Alpena trooper reaches plea deal in misconduct case

A plea agreement has been reached between the State of Michigan and a trooper from the Alpena State Police Post.

APS to receive nearly $1M in additional funding
December 8, 2010 – 6:38 am | Comments Off on APS to receive nearly $1M in additional funding
APS to receive nearly $1M in additional funding

Governor Granholm has signed legislation that will financially benefit school districts across Michigan.

Alpena to Cheboygan rail trail project breaks ground in spring 2011
December 8, 2010 – 6:37 am | Comments Off on Alpena to Cheboygan rail trail project breaks ground in spring 2011
Alpena to Cheboygan rail trail project breaks ground in spring 2011

The Alpena to Cheboygan rail trail should be ready for use by September 2011.

Holcomb not surprised by lack of support for tenure bill
December 8, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on Holcomb not surprised by lack of support for tenure bill
Holcomb not surprised by lack of support for tenure bill

Alpena Public Schools Superintendent Brent Holcomb is not surprised by a lack of support that would have made it easier for schools to fire bad teachers.

MDOT open house in Alpena to talk about intersection project
December 8, 2010 – 6:31 am | Comments Off on MDOT open house in Alpena to talk about intersection project
MDOT open house in Alpena to talk about intersection project

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is hosting an open house in Alpena to discuss a major roadway intersection project slated for completion in 2011.

Consumers Energy wins award for crime & drug prevention event
December 8, 2010 – 6:29 am | Comments Off on Consumers Energy wins award for crime & drug prevention event
Consumers Energy wins award for crime & drug prevention event

Consumers Energy is one of only two utility companies in the country to be recognized for participating in an event to heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention.