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Choosing a service station for Alpena Sheriff Dept.’s fleet
May 24, 2010 – 6:52 am | Comments Off on Choosing a service station for Alpena Sheriff Dept.’s fleet
Choosing a service station for Alpena Sheriff Dept.’s fleet

When Alpena County Commissioners meet Tuesday afternoon, they are expected to choose a service station to perform repairs and upkeep on the fleet at the sheriff’s department.

Alpena Post to beef up patrols during Click It Or Ticket campaign
May 24, 2010 – 6:51 am | Comments Off on Alpena Post to beef up patrols during Click It Or Ticket campaign
Alpena Post to beef up patrols during Click It Or Ticket campaign

The popular “Beep-Beep Man” commercials are back and herald the return of a statewide enforcement effort aimed at getting Michigan motorists to buckle up.

Cheboygan man loses appeal, remains in prison
May 24, 2010 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Cheboygan man loses appeal, remains in prison
Cheboygan man loses appeal, remains in prison

A Cheboygan man who committed numerous crimes across northern Michigan to pay for his prescription drug addiction will remain in prison.

4-wheeler accident & fire in Montmorency Co.
May 24, 2010 – 6:49 am | Comments Off on 4-wheeler accident & fire in Montmorency Co.
4-wheeler accident & fire in Montmorency Co.

The Montmorency County Sheriff Department recently responded to a 4-wheeler accident and a small fire that got out of control.

ORV safety class offered in Cheboygan
May 24, 2010 – 6:48 am | Comments Off on ORV safety class offered in Cheboygan
ORV safety class offered in Cheboygan

The Cheboygan County Sheriff Department is offering an off-road vehicle (ORV) safety class over the Memorial Day Weekend.

4 blood drives in northeast lower Michigan
May 24, 2010 – 6:37 am | Comments Off on 4 blood drives in northeast lower Michigan
4 blood drives in northeast lower Michigan

The American Red Cross is hosting 4 blood drives this week, across the region.

1 dies, 6 rescued after boat sinks in Manistee
May 24, 2010 – 6:36 am | Comments Off on 1 dies, 6 rescued after boat sinks in Manistee
1 dies, 6 rescued after boat sinks in Manistee

Authorities say one person died and six others were rescued after a charter boat struck a pier and sank in Manistee.

Poll: Economists more upbeat despite deficit worries
May 24, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on Poll: Economists more upbeat despite deficit worries
Poll: Economists more upbeat despite deficit worries

A survey of leading economic forecasters predicts the pace of U.S. growth will pick up in the year ahead as consumers and businesses accelerate spending.

Guns claim kids’ lives in both urban, rural areas
May 24, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on Guns claim kids’ lives in both urban, rural areas
Guns claim kids’ lives in both urban, rural areas

A new study finds that children in America’s most rural areas are as likely to die by gunshot as kids in the biggest cities.

Astronauts need a last inspection of Atlantis
May 24, 2010 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on Astronauts need a last inspection of Atlantis
Astronauts need a last inspection of Atlantis

The Atlantis astronauts have some surveying work ahead of them, now that they’re flying free of the International Space Station.

SESAME SEED COOKIES
May 24, 2010 – 5:42 am | Comments Off on SESAME SEED COOKIES
SESAME SEED COOKIES

Welcome one and all to Sesame Seed Week. This picture of the cookies kind of looks like a certain famous hamburger. Don’t you think?

DNRE denies air quality permit for proposed Rogers City power plant
May 21, 2010 – 3:50 pm | Comments Off on DNRE denies air quality permit for proposed Rogers City power plant
DNRE denies air quality permit for proposed Rogers City power plant

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment has denied Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative an air quality permit that would enable them to build a power plant in Rogers City.