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City passes on alleged low bid for arriving minutes past deadline
April 8, 2010 – 3:56 am | Comments Off on City passes on alleged low bid for arriving minutes past deadline
City passes on alleged low bid for arriving minutes past deadline

The City of Alpena is sticking to its guns and its policy and has decided to reject an alleged low bid for a repair project that arrived six minutes past the bid deadline.

Chamber welcomes MI AG Mike Cox to Alpena
April 8, 2010 – 3:54 am | Comments Off on Chamber welcomes MI AG Mike Cox to Alpena
Chamber welcomes MI AG Mike Cox to Alpena

The Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce is welcoming Michigan Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Mike Cox to town.

National DARE Day
April 8, 2010 – 3:50 am | Comments Off on National DARE Day
National DARE Day

Alpena DARE officers are asking citizens to show support for the program Thursday, as part of National DARE Day.

Former Mio teacher allegedly displayed misconduct in Atlanta Schools
April 8, 2010 – 3:48 am | Comments Off on Former Mio teacher allegedly displayed misconduct in Atlanta Schools
Former Mio teacher allegedly displayed misconduct in Atlanta Schools

A former special education teacher of Mio-Ausable Schools will spend the next 90 days in jail on various charges that stem from an investigation of abuse and indecent exposure in the classroom.

Indian River man sentenced on child sex crime
April 8, 2010 – 3:44 am | Comments Off on Indian River man sentenced on child sex crime
Indian River man sentenced on child sex crime

A 41 year-old Indian River man will spend the next 78 months to 15 years in prison for having sexual relations with a child.

Alpena recognizes Parkinson’s Awareness month
April 8, 2010 – 3:40 am | Comments Off on Alpena recognizes Parkinson’s Awareness month
Alpena recognizes Parkinson’s Awareness month

A group of junior Girl Scouts helped the Alpena Municipal Council with a proclamation designating April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month.

NE Michigan Tea Party rallies in Alpena
April 8, 2010 – 3:38 am | Comments Off on NE Michigan Tea Party rallies in Alpena
NE Michigan Tea Party rallies in Alpena

North East Michigan Tea Party is proud to announce its 2nd annual Tax Day Rally.

Tea Party group attacks Stupak in ad campaign
April 8, 2010 – 3:34 am | Comments Off on Tea Party group attacks Stupak in ad campaign
Tea Party group attacks Stupak in ad campaign

The Tea Party Express is kicking off a $250,000 ad campaign targeting U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak for defeat in the November election.

U.S. House leaders urge Stupak to seek re-election
April 8, 2010 – 3:30 am | Comments Off on U.S. House leaders urge Stupak to seek re-election
U.S. House leaders urge Stupak to seek re-election

A congressional aide says the two top-ranking U.S. House Democrats fear Representative Bart Stupak may retire and have urged him to seek re-election.

ARMC: Spring weather brings awareness for sports safety
April 8, 2010 – 3:26 am | Comments Off on ARMC: Spring weather brings awareness for sports safety
ARMC: Spring weather brings awareness for sports safety

Spring has sprung early in Northern Michigan and soon the youth athletic fields will be filled with athletes playing soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, golf, or running track.

ACC offers builder’s continuing competency course
April 8, 2010 – 3:20 am | Comments Off on ACC offers builder’s continuing competency course
ACC offers builder’s continuing competency course

Alpena Community College is offering Continuing Competency classes on Monday, June 21, and Wednesday, June 23 from 6 to 9 p.m.

LSRC train might have caused series of fires in Alpena area
April 7, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on LSRC train might have caused series of fires in Alpena area
LSRC train might have caused series of fires in Alpena area

A train engine may be to blame for a series of fires Monday, in and around the Alpena area.