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Coffin believed to hold MI’s 1st governor
June 30, 2010 – 5:46 am | Comments Off on Coffin believed to hold MI’s 1st governor
Coffin believed to hold MI’s 1st governor

Detroit officials overseeing the remodeling of a downtown park have found what are believed to be the remains of Michigan’s first governor.

MDOT reminds citizens of political sign regulations
June 30, 2010 – 5:45 am | Comments Off on MDOT reminds citizens of political sign regulations
MDOT reminds citizens of political sign regulations

As political campaign signs begin to dot the landscape, MDOT is reminding candidates and property owners that rules apply when placing signs.

7 in Congress ask Obama for fast Asian carp moves
June 30, 2010 – 5:42 am | Comments Off on 7 in Congress ask Obama for fast Asian carp moves
7 in Congress ask Obama for fast Asian carp moves

Michigan U.S. Sen. Carl Levin says 14 senators and 33 U.S. House members have signed a letter to President Barack Obama seeking “urgent steps to protect the Great Lakes” from an Asian carp invasion.

Alpena County grows savings acct. by $600K in 2009
June 29, 2010 – 3:12 pm | Comments Off on Alpena County grows savings acct. by $600K in 2009
Alpena County grows savings acct. by $600K in 2009

Alpena County has received a glowing review of its finances for the 2009 fiscal year.

MDOT gears up for Washington Ave./Ripley reconstruction
June 29, 2010 – 6:47 am | Comments Off on MDOT gears up for Washington Ave./Ripley reconstruction
MDOT gears up for Washington Ave./Ripley reconstruction

Businesses and residents had an opportunity Monday night, to speak to Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials about the complete re-design of the Washington Avenue – Ripley Boulevard intersection.

Alpena High wins $10K in text message contest
June 29, 2010 – 6:46 am | Comments Off on Alpena High wins $10K in text message contest
Alpena High wins $10K in text message contest

Alpena High School has been awarded the top prize of $10,000 in a competition that showcased the text-messaging prowess of Wildcat students.

Storm knocks out power to some Alpena residents
June 29, 2010 – 6:37 am | Comments Off on Storm knocks out power to some Alpena residents
Storm knocks out power to some Alpena residents

A fast moving but powerful thunderstorm knocked out power to some residents across the region Monday.

Three alarm Fire rips through home near Atlanta airport
June 29, 2010 – 6:36 am | Comments Off on Three alarm Fire rips through home near Atlanta airport
Three alarm Fire rips through home near Atlanta airport

A house and garage near the Atlanta airport were destroyed by fire early this morning.

Vehicles vandalized at Alpena’s Fast Cash
June 29, 2010 – 6:36 am | Comments Off on Vehicles vandalized at Alpena’s Fast Cash
Vehicles vandalized at Alpena’s Fast Cash

Troopers from Alpena are looking for the person or persons who damaged three vehicles that were parked at a business on Walter Street, off M-32.

S.A.N.E. drug arrests
June 29, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on S.A.N.E. drug arrests
S.A.N.E. drug arrests

The Straits Area Narcotics Enforcement (SANE) team made 8 drug-related arrests over the past month.

Co-defendant in Stupak threat case due in court
June 29, 2010 – 6:23 am | Comments Off on Co-defendant in Stupak threat case due in court
Co-defendant in Stupak threat case due in court

A Colorado man charged with threatening Michigan U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak is due to make his first appearance in federal court in Bay City.

State gas prices up 4.6 cents
June 29, 2010 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on State gas prices up 4.6 cents
State gas prices up 4.6 cents

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices are up 4.6 cents per gallon over the past week to a statewide average of $2.84.