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Northern lights could be spectacular tonight
August 3, 2010 – 5:10 am | Comments Off on Northern lights could be spectacular tonight
Northern lights could be spectacular tonight

The sun may be about to put on a colorful light show.

BOP to visit Standish prison…again
August 3, 2010 – 5:08 am | Comments Off on BOP to visit Standish prison…again
BOP to visit Standish prison…again

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons (BOP) will travel to northern lower Michigan next week, to tour Standish Maximum Security Prison.

Youth & rec millage offers no guarantee for Plaza Pool
August 2, 2010 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Youth & rec millage offers no guarantee for Plaza Pool
Youth & rec millage offers no guarantee for Plaza Pool

Alpena County hopes a 4-year youth and recreation millage will help fund the Plaza Pool.

Commissioners want state & local official to explain mental health bills
August 2, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on Commissioners want state & local official to explain mental health bills
Commissioners want state & local official to explain mental health bills

State and local officials are being asked to explain alleged mental health billing errors dating back to 2006.

Kaplan, Alpena, charged with embezzling from Hunan’s
August 2, 2010 – 6:08 am | Comments Off on Kaplan, Alpena, charged with embezzling from Hunan’s
Kaplan, Alpena, charged with embezzling from Hunan’s

An Alpena woman has been charged with embezzling thousands of dollars from Jimmy Chen’s Hunan Chinese Restaurant.

Woman dies after being ejected in Otsego Co. crash
August 2, 2010 – 6:07 am | Comments Off on Woman dies after being ejected in Otsego Co. crash
Woman dies after being ejected in Otsego Co. crash

A downstate woman was killed Friday, in a single vehicle accident in Otsego County.

Final arguments in Alpena cement case to be heard Wednesday
August 2, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Final arguments in Alpena cement case to be heard Wednesday
Final arguments in Alpena cement case to be heard Wednesday

It turns out there wasn’t enough time last week, to complete the bench trial going on in Alpena, to determine which company is responsible for placing bad concrete around parts of the city’s north side.

July was warm & rainy
August 2, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on July was warm & rainy
July was warm & rainy

The month of July was warm and wet for many communities across northern lower Michigan.

Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City
August 2, 2010 – 5:25 am | Comments Off on Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City
Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City

The 38th Annual Nautical City Festival kicks off in Rogers City Tuesday, with events designed for both the young and old at heart.

Montmorency Co. Deputies investigate B & E and ballpark damage
August 2, 2010 – 5:21 am | Comments Off on Montmorency Co. Deputies investigate B & E and ballpark damage
Montmorency Co. Deputies investigate B & E and ballpark damage

The Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the weekend break in of a cabin and garage, and vandalism at a ballpark in Lewiston.

Blood drives each in Alpena & Cheboygan
August 2, 2010 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on Blood drives each in Alpena & Cheboygan
Blood drives each in Alpena & Cheboygan

Four blood drives are being held this week, two each in Alpena and Cheboygan counties.

Water shut off from Chisholm to Ninth Ave. bridge
August 2, 2010 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on Water shut off from Chisholm to Ninth Ave. bridge
Water shut off from Chisholm to Ninth Ave. bridge

Water service will be shut off for most of Monday, for residents living along a section of Ninth Avenue.