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Utilities restoring power after Michigan storms
April 5, 2010 – 6:31 am | Comments Off on Utilities restoring power after Michigan storms
Utilities restoring power after Michigan storms

Utilities are restoring power to thousands of Michigan customers whose electricity was knocked out by storms packing high winds.

County to use silent bid to dispose of equipment at fairgrounds
April 5, 2010 – 6:29 am | Comments Off on County to use silent bid to dispose of equipment at fairgrounds
County to use silent bid to dispose of equipment at fairgrounds

Alpena County is gearing up for a silent bid sale to dispose of equipment at the fairgrounds.

Montmorency teens flee police on motorcycle & quad
April 5, 2010 – 6:25 am | Comments Off on Montmorency teens flee police on motorcycle & quad
Montmorency teens flee police on motorcycle & quad

It was a fairly quite holiday weekend for Montmorency County Deputies.

American Red Cross blood drives in Alpena & Cheboygan
April 5, 2010 – 6:05 am | Comments Off on American Red Cross blood drives in Alpena & Cheboygan
American Red Cross blood drives in Alpena & Cheboygan

The Great Lakes Region of the American Red Cross is looking for donors.

Fire that killed Mich. student called suspicious
April 5, 2010 – 5:56 am | Comments Off on Fire that killed Mich. student called suspicious
Fire that killed Mich. student called suspicious

A fire that killed a 22 year-old Eastern Michigan University student over the weekend, was one of four suspicious fires reported near the University of Michigan central campus.

Obama economic adviser predicts more job growth
April 5, 2010 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on Obama economic adviser predicts more job growth
Obama economic adviser predicts more job growth

A top adviser to President Barack Obama predicts positive job growth, but also says there’s a “big hole” in the economy from job losses due to the recession.

Space shuttle Discovery fuels for predawn launch
April 5, 2010 – 5:53 am | Comments Off on Space shuttle Discovery fuels for predawn launch
Space shuttle Discovery fuels for predawn launch

The astronauts are at the launch pad where space shuttle Discovery is set for a morning blastoff to the International Space Station.

Alpena Jail caterer saga continues
April 2, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on Alpena Jail caterer saga continues
Alpena Jail caterer saga continues

The Alpena County Jail has a new caterer to provide inmate meals.

Red Flag warning issued for fire danger
April 2, 2010 – 6:23 am | Comments Off on Red Flag warning issued for fire danger
Red Flag warning issued for fire danger

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of northern Michigan.

Local drought conditions worsen in March
April 2, 2010 – 6:21 am | Comments Off on Local drought conditions worsen in March
Local drought conditions worsen in March

Drought conditions worsened across northern lower Michigan during the month of March.

Former Alpena man new MI Army National Guard Assistant Adjutant General
April 2, 2010 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Former Alpena man new MI Army National Guard Assistant Adjutant General
Former Alpena man new MI Army National Guard Assistant Adjutant General

A former Alpena resident has assumed command as the assistant adjutant general of the Michigan Army National Guard.

Local unemployment numbers drop slightly
April 2, 2010 – 6:11 am | Comments Off on Local unemployment numbers drop slightly
Local unemployment numbers drop slightly

Unemployment rates edged slightly downward in Northeast Lower Michigan during the month of February.