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Development Council names Riffert as Aliferis honorary race chair
June 24, 2010 – 5:44 am | Comments Off on Development Council names Riffert as Aliferis honorary race chair
Development Council names Riffert as Aliferis honorary race chair

The ARMC’s Development Council has named Collin Riffert the 2010 Honorary Race Chair for the 9th Annual Aliferis Memorial Run/Walk.

More than 17K MI homeowners to get federal mortgage help
June 24, 2010 – 5:41 am | Comments Off on More than 17K MI homeowners to get federal mortgage help
More than 17K MI homeowners to get federal mortgage help

More than 17,000 Michigan homeowners could avoid foreclosure following the Obama Administration’s approval of a plan to funnel $154.5 million in federal funds to the state.

Lawmakers stalled on Michigan state budget fix
June 24, 2010 – 5:40 am | Comments Off on Lawmakers stalled on Michigan state budget fix
Lawmakers stalled on Michigan state budget fix

Michigan lawmakers are still searching for a final plan to erase a $300 million state deficit for the current fiscal year.

Canada earthquake shakes ground in Michigan
June 24, 2010 – 5:39 am | Comments Off on Canada earthquake shakes ground in Michigan
Canada earthquake shakes ground in Michigan

Wayne County’s emergency management office received repeated calls from police and fire agencies reporting tremors from a 5.0 magnitude earthquake in Canada.

Registration deadline nears for Michigan primary
June 24, 2010 – 5:38 am | Comments Off on Registration deadline nears for Michigan primary
Registration deadline nears for Michigan primary

Michigan residents who want to vote in the August primary face a July 6 deadline to register.

Bayview Park Tennis Courts shut down for cleaning
June 23, 2010 – 5:03 pm | Comments Off on Bayview Park Tennis Courts shut down for cleaning
Bayview Park Tennis Courts shut down for cleaning

Beginning Thursday, the Bayview Park tennis courts in Alpena will be closed to facilitate surface cleaning.

Alpena couple, Kenziorski, charged in overdose death
June 23, 2010 – 6:36 am | Comments Off on Alpena couple, Kenziorski, charged in overdose death
Alpena couple, Kenziorski, charged in overdose death

An Alpena couple has been charged with the February overdose death of a 38 year-old man.

APS board receives review of trimester plan
June 23, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on APS board receives review of trimester plan
APS board receives review of trimester plan

Alpena High School Principal Matt Poli provided the board of education Monday, with a review of the switch from semesters to trimesters.

City adopts new 5-year recreation plan
June 23, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on City adopts new 5-year recreation plan
City adopts new 5-year recreation plan

A new 5-year recreation plan has been adopted for the City of Alpena.

Alpena Co. patrol cars end up on the streets of the ‘windy city’
June 23, 2010 – 6:33 am | Comments Off on Alpena Co. patrol cars end up on the streets of the ‘windy city’
Alpena Co. patrol cars end up on the streets of the ‘windy city’

A used patrol car from the Alpena County Sheriff’s Office will soon be cruising the streets of the windy city.

Cheboygan officials to make presentation on Centers for Regional Excellence grant
June 23, 2010 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan officials to make presentation on Centers for Regional Excellence grant
Cheboygan officials to make presentation on Centers for Regional Excellence grant

Nine Michigan communities awarded Centers for Regional Excellence (CRE) grants in 2008 will discuss their successes and challenges today, at a statewide conference in Okemos.

2nd suspected linked to cocaine bust at Dry Dock pleads guilty
June 23, 2010 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on 2nd suspected linked to cocaine bust at Dry Dock pleads guilty
2nd suspected linked to cocaine bust at Dry Dock pleads guilty

The second suspect linked to an undercover cocaine bust at the Dry Dock bar in Alpena has been sentenced.