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Federal building for sale – city interested in land, not building
October 28, 2010 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on Federal building for sale – city interested in land, not building
Federal building for sale – city interested in land, not building

The Alpena Federal Building is up for sale.

Top wind speeds: Mackinac Bridge 78 mph; Alpena 58 mph
October 28, 2010 – 11:59 am | Comments Off on Top wind speeds: Mackinac Bridge 78 mph; Alpena 58 mph
Top wind speeds: Mackinac Bridge 78 mph; Alpena 58 mph

So what was the top wind speed measured in Northern Michigan Wednesday?

State approves $80K grant to benefit downtown LeFave project
October 28, 2010 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on State approves $80K grant to benefit downtown LeFave project
State approves $80K grant to benefit downtown LeFave project

The state of Michigan has awarded the City of Alpena a grant that will be used to revamp a downtown building.

UPDATE: Alpena Power, PIE&G and Consumers race to restore power
October 28, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on UPDATE: Alpena Power, PIE&G and Consumers race to restore power
UPDATE: Alpena Power, PIE&G and Consumers race to restore power

High winds, downed trees and power lines have created a nightmare for local power companies.

Alpena 911 flooded with calls stemming from high winds
October 28, 2010 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Alpena 911 flooded with calls stemming from high winds
Alpena 911 flooded with calls stemming from high winds

911 centers across Michigan were inundated with phone calls Wednesday and the Alpena call center was no exception.

Commissioners approve $37K in purchases
October 28, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Commissioners approve $37K in purchases
Commissioners approve $37K in purchases

Alpena County Commissioners Tuesday, approved a number of purchases totaling more than $37,000.

Alpena airport enplanements continue to climb
October 28, 2010 – 5:58 am | Comments Off on Alpena airport enplanements continue to climb
Alpena airport enplanements continue to climb

The number of people flying in and out of Alpena County Regional Airport continues to climb.

Alpena man’s rape conviction upheld
October 28, 2010 – 5:57 am | Comments Off on Alpena man’s rape conviction upheld
Alpena man’s rape conviction upheld

An Alpena man’s rape conviction has been upheld by the Michigan Court of appeals.

CRTC to break ground on $8.9M project
October 28, 2010 – 5:56 am | Comments Off on CRTC to break ground on $8.9M project
CRTC to break ground on $8.9M project

The Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center (CRTC) is hosting a ground breaking ceremony Friday, for two new buildings at the base.

Curbside yard waste pick-up schedule Alpena
October 28, 2010 – 5:52 am | Comments Off on Curbside yard waste pick-up schedule Alpena
Curbside yard waste pick-up schedule Alpena

Crews for the City of Alpena will be picking up yard waste at the curb next week.

Bodies of missing girl, 15, man, 38, found in van
October 28, 2010 – 5:51 am | Comments Off on Bodies of missing girl, 15, man, 38, found in van
Bodies of missing girl, 15, man, 38, found in van

State police say troopers looking for a missing 15 year-old northern Michigan girl have found her and a man dead inside a van about 170 miles away.

Alpena Co. fair to run same week in 2011
October 27, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on Alpena Co. fair to run same week in 2011
Alpena Co. fair to run same week in 2011

The Alpena County Fair will run from August 31 to September 5 in 2011.