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Kia recalls SUVs, vans; electrical problem can cause fires
February 21, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Kia recalls SUVs, vans; electrical problem can cause fires
Kia recalls SUVs, vans; electrical problem can cause fires

Kia is joining its affiliate Hyundai in recalling thousands of vehicles in the U.S. because water can get into a brake computer, cause an electrical short and possibly a fire.

Seniors seek 10-year lease extension on building
February 20, 2020 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Seniors seek 10-year lease extension on building
Seniors seek 10-year lease extension on building

When the Alpena County Board of Commissions meets next week, it is expected to discuss a lease extension on the local senior citizens center building.

Alpena companies fulfill most long-term tax abatement obligations
February 20, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Alpena companies fulfill most long-term tax abatement obligations
Alpena companies fulfill most long-term tax abatement obligations

An annual report on businesses that receive long-term tax abatements from the City of Alpena shows most of those companies have fulfilled their obligations to capital investment and job creation.

Reel Fun Ice Fishing Tournament on Grand Lake
February 20, 2020 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Reel Fun Ice Fishing Tournament on Grand Lake
Reel Fun Ice Fishing Tournament on Grand Lake

The Reel Fun Ice Fishing Tournament on Grand Lake returns for a 12th year this Saturday.

Seats remain for safeTALK suicide alertness training
February 20, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Seats remain for safeTALK suicide alertness training
Seats remain for safeTALK suicide alertness training

Only eight seats remain available for an upcoming safeTALK suicide alertness training session in Alpena.

Alcona deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving
February 20, 2020 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Alcona deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving
Alcona deputies make arrests for domestic violence & drunk driving

Deputies with the Alcona County Sheriff’s Office responded to several serious complaints last week, including a bomb threat, domestic assault and larceny.

Another sign spring is coming – ice shanty removal dates announced
February 20, 2020 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Another sign spring is coming – ice shanty removal dates announced
Another sign spring is coming – ice shanty removal dates announced

Call it another sign spring is on the way – the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that mandatory ice shanty removal dates are quickly approaching.

Laws require warning labels on Michigan marijuana products
February 20, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Laws require warning labels on Michigan marijuana products
Laws require warning labels on Michigan marijuana products

Marijuana sold in Michigan shops will have to have labels warning pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers about the health risks for their fetuses and infants under newly enacted laws.

Airline passengers put up with more & longer flight delays
February 20, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Airline passengers put up with more & longer flight delays
Airline passengers put up with more & longer flight delays

A government report says airline travelers were a bit more likely to be delayed, and more often for longer spells, when flying around the U.S. last year.

Mackinac Center for Public Policy releases report cards on local schools
February 19, 2020 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Mackinac Center for Public Policy releases report cards on local schools
Mackinac Center for Public Policy releases report cards on local schools

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has issued a Context and Performance (CAP) report card that measures the academic performance of Michigan elementary and middle schools.

Alpena CVB gives city $5K for damage caused by high water levels/erosion
February 19, 2020 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Alpena CVB gives city $5K for damage caused by high water levels/erosion
Alpena CVB gives city $5K for damage caused by high water levels/erosion

The Alpena Area Convention & Visitors Bureau gave the city of Alpena a check this week, to help pay for recent shoreline erosion damage caused by the high water level of Lake Huron.

AHS to show off its departments & course offerings
February 19, 2020 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on AHS to show off its departments & course offerings
AHS to show off its departments & course offerings

Alpena High School is holding a special event to show off its departments and course offerings.