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eBay de-lists Kevorkian death van, citing policy
April 27, 2010 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on eBay de-lists Kevorkian death van, citing policy
eBay de-lists Kevorkian death van, citing policy

The VW camper van Dr. Jack Kevorkian used during his assisted suicide campaign is no longer listed for sale on eBay after the online auctioneer cited a policy against “murderabilia.”

Gubernatorial candidate Hoekstra in Alpena & Rogers City
April 26, 2010 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off on Gubernatorial candidate Hoekstra in Alpena & Rogers City
Gubernatorial candidate Hoekstra in Alpena & Rogers City

U.S. Congressman and Gubernatorial candidate Pete Hoekstra is spending time in northeast lower Michigan as part of his 100 jobs – 1000 miles campaign.

Suspect flees Otsego police after crashing ORV into tree
April 26, 2010 – 4:55 pm | Comments Off on Suspect flees Otsego police after crashing ORV into tree
Suspect flees Otsego police after crashing ORV into tree

Police from two departments were able to track a man down in Otsego County Sunday evening, who fled on an ORV, crashed it into a tree and then got up and ran on foot.

Statute of Limitations prevents City from further legal action against former manager
April 26, 2010 – 6:22 am | Comments Off on Statute of Limitations prevents City from further legal action against former manager
Statute of Limitations prevents City from further legal action against former manager

The City of Alpena has lost its legal battle against former manager Michael Uskiewicz.

Alpena Co may add another vehicle to its fleet
April 26, 2010 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Alpena Co may add another vehicle to its fleet
Alpena Co may add another vehicle to its fleet

Alpena County Commissioners might decide Tuesday, whether to add a used patrol car to its county-owned vehicle program.

APS readies itself for Race to the Top round 2
April 26, 2010 – 6:12 am | Comments Off on APS readies itself for Race to the Top round 2
APS readies itself for Race to the Top round 2

Alpena Public Schools will join other districts in Michigan that again try to secure funding through the federal government’s Race to the Top education program.

Allen & Gillard run for U.S. House
April 26, 2010 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on Allen & Gillard run for U.S. House
Allen & Gillard run for U.S. House

State Senator Jason Allen and former State Representative Matt Gillard are entering the race for Congress.

DNRE investigates dead bull elk in Vienna Township
April 26, 2010 – 6:06 am | Comments Off on DNRE investigates dead bull elk in Vienna Township
DNRE investigates dead bull elk in Vienna Township

Montmorency County Sheriff Deputies were called to a residence in the twin dams area of Hillman Friday, to investigate the theft of a boat motor.

Posen blood drive
April 26, 2010 – 5:49 am | Comments Off on Posen blood drive
Posen blood drive

The Great Lakes Region of the American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive in Posen Thursday.

Upper Peninsula man dies after wrong-way crash
April 26, 2010 – 5:49 am | Comments Off on Upper Peninsula man dies after wrong-way crash
Upper Peninsula man dies after wrong-way crash

An Upper Peninsula man driving the wrong way down U.S. 41 in Marquette with his grandson in the car struck another vehicle and died from his injuries.

Granholm: High court nominee not have to be judge
April 26, 2010 – 5:47 am | Comments Off on Granholm: High court nominee not have to be judge
Granholm: High court nominee not have to be judge

Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, a potential candidate for the Supreme Court, thinks it’s a smart idea for President Barack Obama to consider someone who isn’t a judge now

Forecasters optimistic about economy, job creation
April 26, 2010 – 5:45 am | Comments Off on Forecasters optimistic about economy, job creation
Forecasters optimistic about economy, job creation

A new survey shows economists are more optimistic about growth this year, though they still expect the recovery to remain slow.