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61 year-old Hillman woman who set house on fire given option for jail or tether
July 9, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on 61 year-old Hillman woman who set house on fire given option for jail or tether
61 year-old Hillman woman who set house on fire given option for jail or tether

A 61 year-old Hillman woman was sentenced Monday, for intentionally setting her home on fire in 2012.

New DNR conservation officers arrive in NE Michigan
July 9, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on New DNR conservation officers arrive in NE Michigan
New DNR conservation officers arrive in NE Michigan

Three new conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources have arrived in northeast Michigan.

Montmorency deputies respond to crashes, drunk drivers, assaults & a stolen vehicle
July 9, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Montmorency deputies respond to crashes, drunk drivers, assaults & a stolen vehicle
Montmorency deputies respond to crashes, drunk drivers, assaults & a stolen vehicle

In addition to the typical fireworks and noise complaints that inevitably occur around the 4th of July holiday, deputies from the Montmorency County Sheriff’s Office investigated a possible break in over the week, along with a stolen vehicle, domestic disputes and more.

5 Michigan counties get agricultural disaster designation
July 9, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on 5 Michigan counties get agricultural disaster designation
5 Michigan counties get agricultural disaster designation

Five Michigan counties have been declared federal disaster areas because of losses from heavy rains and high winds in the past year.

Allor applauds White House commitment to environmental conservation
July 9, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Allor applauds White House commitment to environmental conservation
Allor applauds White House commitment to environmental conservation

Rep. Sue Allor was at the White House Monday, for an environmental address from President Donald Trump.

Gas prices up over week
July 9, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Gas prices up over week
Gas prices up over week

Gas prices in Michigan are up over the week after surging days before the 4th of July holiday weekend.

Ex-tribe police chief case goes back to county circuit court
July 9, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Ex-tribe police chief case goes back to county circuit court
Ex-tribe police chief case goes back to county circuit court

The case of a former police chief in the Upper Peninsula who’s been barred from running for public office because of a corruption conviction is headed back to county court.

Meat from a lab? Startups cook up alternative to slaughter
July 9, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Meat from a lab? Startups cook up alternative to slaughter
Meat from a lab? Startups cook up alternative to slaughter

A growing number of startups worldwide are making meat that doesn’t require slaughtering animals.

Bruiser, Alpena dog, will not be put down after appeals court overturns local judgement
July 8, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Bruiser, Alpena dog, will not be put down after appeals court overturns local judgement
Bruiser, Alpena dog, will not be put down after appeals court overturns local judgement

A German Shepherd named Bruiser will live to see another day after the Michigan Court of Appeals reversed a decision by an Alpena court that the dog be euthanized.

County hires familiar face to take over ESC and 9-1-1 duties
July 8, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on County hires familiar face to take over ESC and 9-1-1 duties
County hires familiar face to take over ESC and 9-1-1 duties

A familiar face has been hired as Emergency Services Coordinator and 9-1-1 director for Alpena County.

Unveiling of Vietnam War scene at veterans park in Oscoda
July 8, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Unveiling of Vietnam War scene at veterans park in Oscoda
Unveiling of Vietnam War scene at veterans park in Oscoda

A special unveiling event is being held next month, at Veterans Memorial Park of Northeast Michigan in Oscoda.

Brown Trout to continue with recycling effort
July 8, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Brown Trout to continue with recycling effort
Brown Trout to continue with recycling effort

There’s little doubt most people who attend the Michigan Brown Trout Festival in Alpena each year enjoy a beer, pop or some other beverage at the festival.