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Granholm in Alpena for ribbon cutting ceremony
August 18, 2010 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on Granholm in Alpena for ribbon cutting ceremony
Granholm in Alpena for ribbon cutting ceremony

Governor Jennifer Granholm will be in Alpena Thursday, for a ribbon cutting and ground breaking ceremony for a new biorefinery project.

Schools add new reports to websites…include superintendent’s salaries
August 18, 2010 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on Schools add new reports to websites…include superintendent’s salaries
Schools add new reports to websites…include superintendent’s salaries

School districts across Michigan have added a special budget and transparency report to their websites.

APS hires 7 teachers, more on the way
August 18, 2010 – 6:31 am | Comments Off on APS hires 7 teachers, more on the way
APS hires 7 teachers, more on the way

Seven new teachers are joining Alpena Public Schools for the 2010-11 year.

Council hears 1st reading of medical marijuana ordinance
August 18, 2010 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Council hears 1st reading of medical marijuana ordinance
Council hears 1st reading of medical marijuana ordinance

Until certain regulations and zoning rules can be established, the City of Alpena plans to enforce a 6-month moratorium on the sale or dispensation of medical marijuana.

Law enforcement torch run to pass through some NE MI communities
August 18, 2010 – 6:29 am | Comments Off on Law enforcement torch run to pass through some NE MI communities
Law enforcement torch run to pass through some NE MI communities

The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) of Michigan celebrates its 29th anniversarywith its 750-mile non-stop relay run from Copper Harbor to Sterling Heights.

Jaws of Life used in Presque Isle Co. crash
August 18, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Jaws of Life used in Presque Isle Co. crash
Jaws of Life used in Presque Isle Co. crash

Two women were transported to the hospital following a Tuesday afternoon accident in Presque Isle County.

Public tours of sturgeon hatchery on Black River
August 18, 2010 – 6:04 am | Comments Off on Public tours of sturgeon hatchery on Black River
Public tours of sturgeon hatchery on Black River

Public tours are being held Thursday and Friday, at the sturgeon hatchery on the Black River near Onaway.

Granholm to lay out revised 2010-11 budget plan
August 18, 2010 – 6:02 am | Comments Off on Granholm to lay out revised 2010-11 budget plan
Granholm to lay out revised 2010-11 budget plan

Governor Jennifer Granholm plans to lay out a revised spending plan for lawmakers Wednesday.

$250K bond set for woman in pie attack on Levin
August 18, 2010 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on $250K bond set for woman in pie attack on Levin
$250K bond set for woman in pie attack on Levin

An anti-war protester accused of hitting Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin in the face with an apple pie during a constituent meeting in Michigan has been jailed on a $250,000 bond.

U.S. fines Enbridge for Minnesota pipeline deaths
August 18, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on U.S. fines Enbridge for Minnesota pipeline deaths
U.S. fines Enbridge for Minnesota pipeline deaths

The company whose pipeline caused a massive oil spill last month in a Michigan river has been fined $2.4 million over an accident that killed two workers in Minnesota.

Mazda3 and Mazda5 recalled for steering problems
August 18, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on Mazda3 and Mazda5 recalled for steering problems
Mazda3 and Mazda5 recalled for steering problems

Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling 215,000 Mazda3 and Mazda5 vehicles to fix problems with the power-steering system that could lead to a crash.

UPDATE: 7 week-old infant dies in Cheboygan crash
August 17, 2010 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on UPDATE: 7 week-old infant dies in Cheboygan crash
UPDATE: 7 week-old infant dies in Cheboygan crash

An infant has died as a result of her injuries following a three-vehicle accident Friday, in Cheboygan County’s Koehler Township.