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Broadband usage growing even as gaps persist
November 8, 2010 – 6:56 am | Comments Off on Broadband usage growing even as gaps persist
Broadband usage growing even as gaps persist

The U.S. still faces a significant gap in residential broadband use that breaks down along incomes, education levels and other socio-economic factors.

New casino near Gaylord pleases some, angers others
November 5, 2010 – 7:27 am | Comments Off on New casino near Gaylord pleases some, angers others
New casino near Gaylord pleases some, angers others

A new casino has opened in Vanderbilt that pleases gaming enthusiast but angers some Indian tribes.

HUNT says about 3-4 overdoses occurring each month
November 5, 2010 – 7:25 am | Comments Off on HUNT says about 3-4 overdoses occurring each month
HUNT says about 3-4 overdoses occurring each month

The Huron Undercover Narcotics Team (HUNT) says the number of drug-related overdoses is increasing across the region, to as many as 3 to 4 per month.

Trial date scheduled for Alpena woman accused of stealing from Hunan’s
November 5, 2010 – 7:24 am | Comments Off on Trial date scheduled for Alpena woman accused of stealing from Hunan’s
Trial date scheduled for Alpena woman accused of stealing from Hunan’s

A trial date has been set for an Alpena woman accused of embezzling from Jimmy Chen’s Hunan Chinese Restaurant.

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday
November 5, 2010 – 7:23 am | Comments Off on Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday
Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday

We sprung ahead in March and this weekend we’ll fall back.

Will you sleep an extra hour?
November 5, 2010 – 7:22 am | Comments Off on Will you sleep an extra hour?
Will you sleep an extra hour?

As we roll our clocks back one hour for the return of Standard Time Sunday, we “gain” an extra hour in the day. But will Americans use that extra time to catch up on their sleep?

Huron-Manistee National Forests recognized for stewardship of rivers
November 5, 2010 – 7:21 am | Comments Off on Huron-Manistee National Forests recognized for stewardship of rivers
Huron-Manistee National Forests recognized for stewardship of rivers

The Huron-Manistee National Forests have been recognized for their outstanding management of five wild and scenic rivers.

Alpena Holiday parade quickly approaching
November 5, 2010 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on Alpena Holiday parade quickly approaching
Alpena Holiday parade quickly approaching

The date of the annual Bolenz-Lafarge holiday parade in Alpena is quickly approaching.

Governor-elect Rick Snyder unveils transition website
November 5, 2010 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on Governor-elect Rick Snyder unveils transition website
Governor-elect Rick Snyder unveils transition website

Governor-elect Rick Snyder has unveiled his new transition website aimed at helping Michigan residents share their ideas and learn more about his plans for the state once he takes office January 1.

Cable subscribers flee
November 5, 2010 – 7:17 am | Comments Off on Cable subscribers flee
Cable subscribers flee

Cable companies have been losing TV subscribers at an ever faster rate in the last few months, and satellite TV isn’t picking up the slack.

Trucks outsell cars by widest margin in 5 years
November 5, 2010 – 7:17 am | Comments Off on Trucks outsell cars by widest margin in 5 years
Trucks outsell cars by widest margin in 5 years

Trucks outsold cars by the highest margin in nearly five years in October, a small sign that the economy may be starting to improve.

Lewis W. Karsten
November 4, 2010 – 4:51 pm | Comments Off on Lewis W. Karsten
Lewis W. Karsten

Lewis W. Karsten age 83 of Rogers City passed away November 3, 2010 at Alpena Regional Medical Center. Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a …