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Alpena hosts Yngling North American Championships
August 4, 2010 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Alpena hosts Yngling North American Championships
Alpena hosts Yngling North American Championships

The Yngling Open North American Championship Regatta is being held off the shores of Thunder Bay in Alpena this week.

Suspect breaks into Alpena adult novelty store
August 4, 2010 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Suspect breaks into Alpena adult novelty store
Suspect breaks into Alpena adult novelty store

Police have arrested a suspect for allegedly breaking into a downtown Alpena adult novelty store.

Timberfest returns to Lewiston
August 4, 2010 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Timberfest returns to Lewiston
Timberfest returns to Lewiston

Timberfest returns to Lewiston this weekend, with a wide variety of events and activities for the entire family.

Election Day…get out and vote!
August 3, 2010 – 5:44 am | Comments Off on Election Day…get out and vote!
Election Day…get out and vote!

Today is Election Day and voters across the region will be voicing their opinion on everything from county commissioners and other local offices, to U.S. congressman, a variety of local millage proposals and Governor of Michigan.

Alpena millages would raise $1.1M a year
August 3, 2010 – 5:41 am | Comments Off on Alpena millages would raise $1.1M a year
Alpena millages would raise $1.1M a year

If Alpena voters support all 4 millage requests on the primary ballot today, they would raise an estimated $1.11 million a year.

City considers funding for “Focus Alpena” website
August 3, 2010 – 5:38 am | Comments Off on City considers funding for “Focus Alpena” website
City considers funding for “Focus Alpena” website

The Alpena Municipal Council received a formal presentation Monday night, on a proposal to create a new website to try and attract the film industry to town.

Director of Target Alpena leaving town
August 3, 2010 – 5:36 am | Comments Off on Director of Target Alpena leaving town
Director of Target Alpena leaving town

Lee Shirey, the executive director of Target Alpena Development Corporation is stepping down.

Grotto murder trial later this month
August 3, 2010 – 5:32 am | Comments Off on Grotto murder trial later this month
Grotto murder trial later this month

A status conference was held Monday, in advance of a trial for an Alpena woman accused of murdering her former husband.

Serial arsonist stands mute to charges in Alpena Co.
August 3, 2010 – 5:30 am | Comments Off on Serial arsonist stands mute to charges in Alpena Co.
Serial arsonist stands mute to charges in Alpena Co.

The man police call a serial arsonist stood mute Monday, to charges pending in Alpena County.

Police taser Cheboygan driver following multi-county chase
August 3, 2010 – 5:24 am | Comments Off on Police taser Cheboygan driver following multi-county chase
Police taser Cheboygan driver following multi-county chase

A Cheboygan man was jailed Sunday night, after he led police on a multi-county chase.

Dump truck crashes into semi in Presque Isle
August 3, 2010 – 5:22 am | Comments Off on Dump truck crashes into semi in Presque Isle
Dump truck crashes into semi in Presque Isle

Two people were transported to the hospital Friday, when a dump truck slammed into a semi truck in Presque Isle County.

State gas prices down 5.9 cents
August 3, 2010 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on State gas prices down 5.9 cents
State gas prices down 5.9 cents

AAA Michigan says gasoline prices are down 5.9 cents per gallon over the past week to a statewide average of $2.78.