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Michigan State Police to investigate breathalyzer supplier
January 14, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Michigan State Police to investigate breathalyzer supplier
Michigan State Police to investigate breathalyzer supplier

Michigan State Police has launched a fraud investigation into the company that supplies the state’s breathalyzer devices.

Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes
January 14, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes
Michigan seeks extensive records about underwater oil pipes

Michigan officials are demanding an extensive set of records from Enbridge as they investigate the company’s oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway.

Former All Saints employee caught with hundreds of child porn photos/videos
January 13, 2020 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off on Former All Saints employee caught with hundreds of child porn photos/videos
Former All Saints employee caught with hundreds of child porn photos/videos

A former employee of All Saints Catholic School in Alpena has been charged in connection with a child pornography investigation.

Expect more coastline damage & erosion along Great Lakes in 2020
January 13, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Expect more coastline damage & erosion along Great Lakes in 2020
Expect more coastline damage & erosion along Great Lakes in 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is telling coastline residents and communities to brace for another year of erosion and damaging events as water levels continue to rise on the Great Lakes.

Storm dumps 4 to 7.5 inches across NE Michigan
January 13, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Storm dumps 4 to 7.5 inches across NE Michigan
Storm dumps 4 to 7.5 inches across NE Michigan

The weekend snowstorm that some agencies were forecasting could dump as much as a foot of snow or more on parts of the Midwest lost some of its steam before reaching northern Michigan.

MSU Extension to hold Farm Bill meetings in Alpena & Millersburg
January 13, 2020 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on MSU Extension to hold Farm Bill meetings in Alpena & Millersburg
MSU Extension to hold Farm Bill meetings in Alpena & Millersburg

MSU Extension will be hosting four Farm Bill update meetings this month, including two in northeast Michigan.

20 year-old facing prison time for B&E’s and probation violation
January 13, 2020 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on 20 year-old facing prison time for B&E’s and probation violation
20 year-old facing prison time for B&E’s and probation violation

A 20 year-old Alpena man is potentially facing prison time for two break ins and a probation violation on a previous sexual assault conviction.

Michigan Tech students start work on carnival snow statues
January 13, 2020 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Michigan Tech students start work on carnival snow statues
Michigan Tech students start work on carnival snow statues

Work has started on massive snow statues to be featured during Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival.

Michigan may add non-binary option to driver’s licenses
January 13, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Michigan may add non-binary option to driver’s licenses
Michigan may add non-binary option to driver’s licenses

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s office is working to add a third gender option on Michigan licenses and ID cards.

Clinics awarded grants to help uninsured, underinsured
January 13, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Clinics awarded grants to help uninsured, underinsured
Clinics awarded grants to help uninsured, underinsured

Nearly four dozen clinics will share $860,500 through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Strengthening the Safety Net program.

Pope Benedict XVI breaks silence to reaffirm priest celibacy
January 13, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Pope Benedict XVI breaks silence to reaffirm priest celibacy
Pope Benedict XVI breaks silence to reaffirm priest celibacy

Retired Pope Benedict XVI has broken his silence to reaffirm the “necessity” of priestly celibacy.

2019: 4th wettest on record in Alpena
January 10, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on 2019: 4th wettest on record in Alpena
2019: 4th wettest on record in Alpena

According to meteorologists from the National Weather Service, the biggest weather story in northern Michigan in 2019 was the exceptionally wet conditions.