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Police still looking for Triple M Tire Burglar(s)
January 7, 2011 – 5:08 pm | Comments Off on Police still looking for Triple M Tire Burglar(s)
Police still looking for Triple M Tire Burglar(s)

Police are still looking for the person or persons who stole tools and cash from Tripe M Tire in Alpena.

McRae Park outdoor rink open for skating
January 7, 2011 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on McRae Park outdoor rink open for skating
McRae Park outdoor rink open for skating

The Optimist Club of Alpena Is pleased to announce that, thanks to the recent cold weather, the outdoor skating rink at McRae Park in Alpena is ready for skating.

Committee to further talks on possible Target Alpena – Chamber merger
January 7, 2011 – 6:29 am | Comments Off on Committee to further talks on possible Target Alpena – Chamber merger
Committee to further talks on possible Target Alpena – Chamber merger

A committee will be meeting this month to further talks on a potential merger between the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce and Target Alpena Development Corporation.

UPDATE: AHS bus accident one of several along US-131
January 7, 2011 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on UPDATE: AHS bus accident one of several along US-131
UPDATE: AHS bus accident one of several along US-131

Multiple accidents occurred along a stretch of US-131 near Kalkaska Thursday afternoon, including one involving a charter bus carrying members of the Alpena High School boy’s basketball teams.

City plans for street name sign change-out
January 7, 2011 – 6:17 am | Comments Off on City plans for street name sign change-out
City plans for street name sign change-out

The City of Alpena has formulated a plan to change out all street name signs.

Commissioners approve special investigator position for prosecutor’s office
January 7, 2011 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Commissioners approve special investigator position for prosecutor’s office
Commissioners approve special investigator position for prosecutor’s office

When Alpena County Commissioners met for their organizational meeting this week, they had one item of old business to clean up.

Gaylord man to head up MI National Guard
January 7, 2011 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Gaylord man to head up MI National Guard
Gaylord man to head up MI National Guard

A Gaylord man is taking over the top spot of the Michigan National Guard.

East Grand Lake fire receives nearly $244K & Alpena $28K
January 7, 2011 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on East Grand Lake fire receives nearly $244K & Alpena $28K
East Grand Lake fire receives nearly $244K & Alpena $28K

Fire departments in Alpena and Presque Isle counties are receiving awards through the federal government’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

Early release for Alpena man accused of pointing gun at tow truck driver
January 7, 2011 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Early release for Alpena man accused of pointing gun at tow truck driver
Early release for Alpena man accused of pointing gun at tow truck driver

The Alpena man who allegedly pointed a gun at a tow truck driver has been released from jail ahead of schedule.

Christmas tree recycling to benefit Harrisville State Park
January 7, 2011 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Christmas tree recycling to benefit Harrisville State Park
Christmas tree recycling to benefit Harrisville State Park

The first annual Alcona County Christmas tree recycling program is being held in Lincoln Saturday.

Bolenz Jewelry supports ARMC
January 7, 2011 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Bolenz Jewelry supports ARMC
Bolenz Jewelry supports ARMC

As a community minded business, each month Bolenz Jewelry supports a local cause by collecting donations through their watch battery program.

2 men dead in downtown Traverse City shooting
January 7, 2011 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on 2 men dead in downtown Traverse City shooting
2 men dead in downtown Traverse City shooting

Authorities say two men were fatally shot in an apparent murder-suicide near downtown Traverse City.