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Council preserves Mayor Exchange Program
April 21, 2010 – 6:03 am | Comments Off on Council preserves Mayor Exchange Program
Council preserves Mayor Exchange Program

When Alpena Mayor Carol Shafto was elected to office one of the things she immediately did was reinstate the Mayor Exchange Program.

New online tutoring program offers APS students a new avenue for help
April 21, 2010 – 6:01 am | Comments Off on New online tutoring program offers APS students a new avenue for help
New online tutoring program offers APS students a new avenue for help

Alpena Public Schools has partnered with the Alpena County Library to offer students a new way of getting help with homework.

Alpena Prosecutors Office honors crime victims’ rights
April 21, 2010 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Alpena Prosecutors Office honors crime victims’ rights
Alpena Prosecutors Office honors crime victims’ rights

This week, communities across the nation are rallying to honor and support victims of crime.

Pair of wildfires keep local crews busy Tuesday
April 21, 2010 – 5:58 am | Comments Off on Pair of wildfires keep local crews busy Tuesday
Pair of wildfires keep local crews busy Tuesday

Despite receiving nearly two inches of rain this month, the wildfire danger across the region remains elevated.

Fire danger remains high during Wildfire Prevention Week
April 21, 2010 – 5:56 am | Comments Off on Fire danger remains high during Wildfire Prevention Week
Fire danger remains high during Wildfire Prevention Week

Fire danger indexes remain high and crews continue to battle fires as Wildfire Prevention Week continues.

Viegelahn, Rogers City, makes another run for State Rep.
April 21, 2010 – 5:54 am | Comments Off on Viegelahn, Rogers City, makes another run for State Rep.
Viegelahn, Rogers City, makes another run for State Rep.

A Rogers City man is making a second run for the soon to be vacant 106th District State Representative seat.

Sheltrown, others host “Buy Michigan First” event
April 21, 2010 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on Sheltrown, others host “Buy Michigan First” event
Sheltrown, others host “Buy Michigan First” event

A candidate for Bart Stupak’s congressional seat is taking care of matters at home while he plots his next move for the August primary.

McDowell plans run for Stupak’s seat in Congress
April 21, 2010 – 5:46 am | Comments Off on McDowell plans run for Stupak’s seat in Congress
McDowell plans run for Stupak’s seat in Congress

A state lawmaker from the Upper Peninsula is getting in the race to replace departing U.S. Representative Bart Stupak.

Stupak to hold telephone town hall meeting
April 21, 2010 – 5:42 am | Comments Off on Stupak to hold telephone town hall meeting
Stupak to hold telephone town hall meeting

U.S. Congressman Bart Stupak will hold a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, April 28.

5-day National Trout Festival starts in Kalkaska
April 21, 2010 – 5:40 am | Comments Off on 5-day National Trout Festival starts in Kalkaska
5-day National Trout Festival starts in Kalkaska

The five-day National Trout Festival is kicking off in Kalkaska.

MI House passes texting while driving ban
April 21, 2010 – 5:36 am | Comments Off on MI House passes texting while driving ban
MI House passes texting while driving ban

Using a cell phone to send text messages or e-mail while driving is one step closer to becoming illegal in Michigan.

US Mint dedicates first parks quarter
April 21, 2010 – 5:30 am | Comments Off on US Mint dedicates first parks quarter
US Mint dedicates first parks quarter

The U.S. Mint has launched a new series of quarters depicting national parks and wildlife sites.